Education

Andover Schools Sing for Space

More than 2,200 key stage 1 pupils (aged 5, 6 and 7 years), from 50 Hampshire schools recently lent their voices to an interplanetary musical adventure - ‘Barnaby Bear Goes into Space’. Organised by Hampshire...

Local Author shares her Secrets with College Students

Award winning local author Claire Fuller visited Peter Symonds College to share her experience with winners of the College’s annual Creative Writing Competition. The competition was open to entrants from across the college. First places...

Keep Your Children Safe in the Heat

With the school holidays getting off to a sweltering start, and forecasters predicting temperatures rising to as high as 31°c this week, Hampshire residents are urged to follow some simple advice to stay safe...
Harrow Way School

Harrow Way School selected for parliamentary review

Andover’s Harrow Way Community School has been selected to feature in the forthcoming 2019 edition of The Parliamentary Review. The highly regarded publication, which in past years included a foreword from the Prime Minister,...

Low Cost Degree Welcomes First Intake of Students

A revolutionary low cost degree launched by Be Wiser Insurance has welcomed its first intake. The BA (Hons) Insurance degree will cost students, like 19 year old Jessica Hall from Southampton and Neil Macdonald...

Winton Wows Winchester 

Year 10 GCSE Art students took full advantage of a fantastic opportunity offered by Hampshire Cultural Trust. Winchester Discovery Centre is currently hosting an exhibition of Turner paintings curated with the theme of the...

4,489,502 Winton Steps for Sports Relief

Inspired by Winton's weekly 3km school run and the first school trip all students experience at Winton, Year 7 & 8 students were set a challenge to run the distance from Andover to the...

Local College Celebrates Silver Award for Outstanding Teaching

Peter Symonds Adult and Higher Education Department (AHED) is delighted to have been awarded Silver by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) in its most recent assessments. The TEF is a government...

Avondale Pet Food Recalls Pet-food due to salmonella poisoning

Avondale Pet Foods Ltd recalls Just Natural Chicken & Tripe because salmonella has been found in the product. This product has been sold in Scotland and England only. Pack size 20 x 454g and 8 x...

Schools News – Gardening Fun at Longparish Playgroup

This term at Longparish Playgroup we have had lots of fun exploring how things grow in our garden. Last week we harvested our potatoes and had a potato themed snack, where we looked...

THIS WEEK'S LATEST

Andover Shed Break In Warning

Police are asking for help after a shed break-in on South Street occurred during the last month. The break-in happened between the 3rd October 2019...

Andover’s Charlton Bridge Claims Double Decker Bus

Andover's notorious bridge in Charlton Road has claimed another victim this morning. A Wheelers branded Double Decker bus drove under the bridge, completely slicing the...
Missing Boy Andover

Have you seen Missing Andover’s Joshua?

Hampshire Police have launched an appeal to find missing 16yo Joshua, who up until recently lived in Andover. Joshua lived with his Aunt and her...

Exciting Weekend in Andover Town Centre

Andover High Street will be alive with excitement this weekend with a dazzling double of festive events.  The fun kicks off on Friday, 15...