Politics

Kit Malthouse walks blindfolded for The Blind Association

Kit Malthouse, Member of Parliament, has been seen taking part in a blindfolded walk for The Blind Association with the aim to focus on issues faced by people with loss of sight. Hampshire County Councillor...
Test Valley Borough Council secures homelessness grant

Test Valley Council Tax set to freeze

Test Valley Borough Council's cabinet had recommended a council tax-freeze for 2019/2020 at its meeting yesterday (February 13th) The decision comes off the back of the positive performance of the council’s Project Enterprise (PE) initiative,...
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...
Test Valley Borough Council secures homelessness grant

Have your say as polling review comes to a close

Residents in Test Valley are being encouraged to have their say in a review of where people cast their votes at elections. The review was launched by Test Valley Borough Council last month and is...

Kit Celebrates Chalkdown Cider Success

Recently, Kit Malthouse, Member of Parliament for North West Hampshire, visited Chalkdown Cider and its founder Piotr Nahakski at their site east of Andover to congratulate him and the team on a successful year....

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...

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...

Andover Politics – Are Advertising Boards for Political Gain?

The issue of A-board advertising in Andover has come to the fore again. This time businesses under the direction of the County Council are required to remove their A-boards, because it is a criminal...
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

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...

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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...