Education

Primary School Visit Andover’s Wyevale Garden Centre

Pupils from Coombe Bissett Primary School, took a trip to Andover, a Wyevale Garden Centre on Wednesday 24th May to learn about wildlife, gardening and where food comes from, from the garden centres expert...

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...

THIS WEEK'S LATEST

Tesco Petrol Station no Longer 24 Hours

Andover's Tesco Extra petrol station has stopped operating for 24 hours a day. The station is closed in the evenings until after 6am in the...
Fire in Whitchurch

Fire at Kings Arms Pub resolved

A fire broke out in Whitchurch, Hampshire in The Kings Arms Pub located opposite the Whitchurch Fire Station. Initially, four pumps were in attendance along...

A303 Road Rage Killer Guilty of Manslaughter

A motorist who killed a man after hitting him with his car on the A303 in Wiltshire has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Tarkan Agca, aged...
winter gritters ready for new year

Gritter Garbo Gutted in Council Road Wars

Local residents in Shipton Bellinger were pleased to observe a Hampshire County Council gritter spreading the icy Bulford Road at 6.30am this morning (4th...