Politics

Kit Malthouse MP joins Andover veterans

Interview With Kit Malthouse

Andover & Villages met with Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Kit Malthouse, after local Conservatives launched their 2015 election campaign outside of the Guildhall in Andover's High Street. We took a seat in Butters Cafe to talk...
Kit Malthouse

TVBC Leader Phil North and MP Kit Malthouse Back Boris Johnson

Leader of Test Valley Borough Council, Conservative Cllr Phil North has today announced his intention to back Boris Johnson as the next leader of the Conservative Party. Taking to Facebook, Phil North stated his reasons...

Students put local MP Kit Malthouse under the spotlight

Harrow Way students put North West Hampshire’s MP Kit Malthouse through his paces when he visited the school recently. The Andover based Conservative politician met students who grilled him on his work in Westminster...

Test Valley Council hit back at Andover Alliance claims

Following the publication of a press release from 'Andover Alliance' about Standing up for Veterans, Test Valley Borough Council have hit back against the 'bold' claims against them. The 'misleading' and 'factually incorrect' claims are originally from...
MS Society Patron Kit Malthouse

MS Society Patron Malthouse Votes to Cut Disability Allowance

Andover's MP and Patron of the local MS Society group, Kit Malthouse has supported the Conservative Government, by voting to cut ESA disability benefits by £30 a week. The vote will mean that those who...
Andover mental health council

Council commit to tackling mental health in the workplace

Test Valley Borough Council has demonstrated its commitment to tackling mental health stigma in the workplace by signing up to the Time to Change Employer Pledge. Chief executive of TVBC Roger Tetstall, together with leader,...
Whitchurch’s ioLight in Government Grant Success

Kit meets community leaders to ramp up A343 campaign

On Friday, North West Hampshire MP Kit Malthouse met with a wide range of stakeholders to discuss traffic on the A343 at Highclere village hall. The road linking Newbury and Andover has been blighted by...
Andover conservatives manifesto

Local conservatives launch party manifesto

Test Valley Conservatives launched their manifesto earlier this week, ahead of the local elections on the 2nd of May. Their ambitious plans are designed to build on their success over the last 4-years, as well...

Kit Malthouse Speaks up for Entrepreneurs

During Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday 25th January Kit Malthouse MP asked Theresa May how she would help British entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. Speaking in a packed Commons chamber, he said that “…too...
Andover Test Valley Borough Council Member Champions

Member Champions appointed by TVBC Cabinet

A number of community champions have been appointed by the council’s cabinet to help develop ideas and policy for the next four years. Six councillors have been named as Member Champions, who will advise Test...

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More New Town Centre Shops for Andover

Two new shops are due to open this weekend in Andover town centre. A new vape shop, VPZ is set to open its doors in...
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Police issue advice following spate of van thefts in Andover area

Police have issued advice to Andover residents following a spate of thefts from vans in the Andover area. Tools within the vans have been stolen,...
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Andover man charged following drunken collision causing gas leak

A man has been charged with drink driving after he collided with a gas main which forced nearby residents to evacuate their homes. The incident...
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,...