Politics

Calling Local Communities

Test Valley Borough Council is about to begin its consultation with residents on the priorities for its new Corporate Plan for 2019 to 2023. The authority is encouraging local residents and businesses to give their...
Kit Malthouse

Malthouse Welcomes Spring Statement

North West Hampshire MP Kit Malthouse has welcomed the news that the UK is now running a primary budget surplus as Chancellor Philip Hammond announced in the Spring Statement that the UK economy is...

Governance Review – Have Your Say

Test Valley Borough Council’s Community Governance Review consultation is well underway. The council is currently considering whether existing parish arrangements in any part of the borough should be changed. Substantial changes are proposed to transfer...

Kit Malthouse Pays Tribute to Andover Hospital

KIT Malthouse, MP for North West Hampshire, paid tribute to the staff of Andover War Memorial Hospital during a special event held to mark St Luke’s Day. “I’d like to say a big thank you...
Andover Marks and Spencers

North and Malthouse Fail to Secure MandS Future in High Street

North West Hampshire MP, Kit Malthouse and TVBC Leader, Councillor Phil North met with Marks & Spencer Retail Director, Sacha Berendji, in Parliament today (20th Feb 2018). The duo have been attempting to secure the...

RMT Strike to Hit Hampshire

Kit Malthouse MP was informed last week by the Managing Director of South Western Railway (SWR), that RMT plans to strike on 8th and 9th November. Mr Malthouse has asked for an urgent meeting...

Basingstoke & Deane Vision for 2050

People in Basingstoke and Deane are being asked to help shape what the borough will look like in the future as part of the Horizon 2050 project. Basingstoke and Deane is a great place to...
Test Valley Borough Council secures homelessness grant

Round-two of investment into homelessness in Test Valley

A new scheme launched in March of 2018 to transform homelessness across the Test Valley has been backed by a further £100,000. The Borough Council approved the funding in a bid to prevent and halt...

Borough Councillor meets with Aster’s head of housing for Hampshire

David Coole, Councillor for Andover Alliance, is seeking answers from local housing association Aster Group. The Test Valley Borough Councillor for Romans wards and a member of the Town Council contacted local housing association formally...

Voting deadline for local elections approach

With just under two weeks to go until the deadline to register to vote in the local elections this May, Test Valley Borough Council is urging residents to make sure they are registered in...

THIS WEEK'S LATEST

Public artwork unveiled in Augusta Park

On a gloriously sunny Monday, 15 July, the Augusta Park Community Centre was host to the unveiling of two new public artworks for Augusta...
A303 roadworks

A34, A404, M4 and Southern Roadworks 22/07/19

The following list of roadworks and disruptions for A34, A303, M4, A404, M4 and M27 is corrected as of Friday, 19th July, but could...

Bosc monitor lizard found after search warrant for drugs in Andover

Andover Police had an expected surprised when issuing a search warrant today, Thursday, 18th July, after finding a Savmon lizard under a sofa following...

A303 eastbound delays as emergency services deal with collision

Emergency services are on the scene of an RTI (Road traffic incident) on the A303 eastbound today, Thursday, 18th July. Lane One is blocked between...