Education

Children in Need at Winton

On Friday 18th November Winton joined in the celebrations to support Children in Need, as well as attending in non-uniform and spots students took part in a range of events. Competitions on the...

Council Agrees School Term Dates for 2017-18

Hampshire County Council has agreed the school term and, in turn, holiday dates for the academic year starting in September 2017. In agreeing the dates, Councillor Peter Edgar, Executive Member for Education, considered...

Andover College Art Exhibition

Year 9 Art students at Winton Community Academy celebrated the completion of a term long project and collaboration with Andover College and the New Art Centre, Roche Court. An exhibition of their work charts the...

Basingstoke College Tackles Parking Problems

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has been working with Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) and Stagecoach to address car park capacity issues at the college and to combat associated problems with parking in the...

Children celebrate at Andover Junior Graduation

Hundreds of pupils from schools across Andover celebrated their junior graduations at The Lights this week. The 11th annual Andover Junior Graduation saw more than 500 Year Six students from ten schools across the town come...

Still Not Too Late To Enrol For A Full Time Course This September At...

There’s still time for students to enrol on a full-time course starting this September at Andover College. Although the new term has started it’s not too late for those students who want to change...

Rookwood School supports local charity ‘Two Saints’

The children of the Pre-Prep recently invited local charity ‘Two Saints’ in to school to present a cheque for over £300. Over the past few months, the Pre-Prep children and staff have organised and taken...

Rookwood Trick to Treat Andover Food Bank

On Tuesday 31st October, pupils from Rookwood School went ‘Trick or Treating’ with a twist! Rather than collecting sweets or chocolate, the children asked for tinned goods for the local food bank and they were...

Borough Families to Benefit from Summer of Play

A new-look Playday is to bring play to more of the borough in July and August as part of a whole Summer of Play programme. Five community centres have been funded by Basingstoke and Deane...

Stars Inspire PE and Head Teachers

Hampshire Head Teachers and PE specialists are planning an even healthier 2018 for their pupils, inspired by former Olympic gold medallist Sally Gunnell OBE; TV medic, Dr Dawn Harper; and Ali Oliver, Chief Executive...

THIS WEEK'S LATEST

A303 roadworks

Southern Roadworks for around Hampshire 20/09/19

The following list of roadworks and disruptions for A34, A303, M4, A404, M4 and M27 is corrected as of Friday, 20th of September, but...
International Furniture Kevin Farrer Takes on BID in Court

Revolt Against Andover BID Continues in Court

The revolt against Andover BID (Business Investment District) continued yesterday in Basingstoke Magistrates Court (19th September 2019). Kevin Farrer, owner of International Furniture in Black...
Louis Tanner Andover

Young boy, 14, missing from Andover

A family are appealing to find a 14-year-old boy missing from Andover today. Louis Tanner was last seen at his address at around 3.30pm today...
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...