Politics

Sir George Young quits government after ‘attack on democracy’

Boris Johnson endured his first retirement in connection with his choice to close down Parliament over Brexit for a month. It comes after a 'Do not prorogue Parliament' petition almost reached 2,000,000 signatures. With over...
Local Plan Consultation Live

Local Plan Consultation Live

Test Valley Borough Council has launched a public consultation on the drafting of its new Local Plan. The authority has published an Issues and Options document, which encourages the public to consider the issues that...

Interest floods in for Andover Masterplan Project

Planning experts from across the country have submitted bids for the Andover masterplan project, which will shape the plans for the major redevelopment of the town centre. As part of the tender the council published...
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...
Climate emergency declared by TVBC

Climate emergency declared by TVBC in aim to reduce carbon foot-print

A climate crisis has been declared by the Test Valley Borough Council as it opens up its battle against climate change. Council leader, councillor Phil North, placed the movement forward at a complete council meeting...
Kit Malthouse MP joins Andover veterans

Kit Malthouse on Small Business Saturday

Just half of Test Valley small businesses survive after 5 years North West Hampshire MP issues rallying cry for Small Business Saturday Kit Malthouse MP is urging people in North West Hampshire to use...
Kit Malthouse

Kit Malthouse Pulls out of Leadership Race

North Hampshire MP, Kit Malthouse has pulled out of the leadership race to become leader of the conservative party, and ultimately, Prime Minister. Announcing his decision on Twitter today, Kit Malthouse said, "I have decided...

MandS Confirm Closure in EIGHT Weeks

A massive M&S sized hole is to be left in Andover's High Street in just eight weeks time. News of a possible closure was released on 31st January 2018, and today the High Street giant...
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson reportedly in Andover area this afternoon

Boris Johnson, PM, is reportedly making an appearance in the Andover area. Andover and Villages will be keeping you up-to-date with all the news regarding his appearance. It’s unclear the location he’ll be in this...
Kit Malthouse

Kit Malthouse MP chairs panel on countryside issues

Kit Malthouse, MP for North West Hampshire and Minister of State for Housing and Planning, hosted a discussion panel earlier this week (8th of February) to highlight some of the main issues that surround...

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Andover woman flying tipping

Andover woman fined after dumping waste in town

An Andover resident was made to pay more than £200 after her fly-tipped waste was discovered by council members. Shirley Gray, of Camelot Close, Andover,...
Andover Photographic Club Award

TVBC Mayor Visits Andover Photographic Club

Andover Photographic Club was fortunate to have the Worshipful Mayor of Test Valley, Cllr Martin Hatley, and Mayoress, Mrs Joanne Hatley as guests at...
Turkey Dinosaurs Recall

Turkey Dinosaurs Metal Danger Recall

Bernard Matthews is recalling a batch of its Turkey Dinosaurs because of metal pieces being found in some of the usually tasty dinosaurs. Anyone who...
Power outrage andover

Power outage disrupts 957 residents across Andover

Residents across Andover have been left with no power with Scottish and Southern Electricity Network confirming it. The outage was reported at 9.26pm. SSEN said. "We’re...