Local News

Simplyhealth supports Andover’s workforce

One of Andover’s largest employers, Simplyhealth, is helping more people in the town develop their career with the launch of an apprenticeship programme. The company, which has offices in Andover and Winchester, aims to support...
Amesbury burglary

Three arrested following burglary spotted by ‘drone’

Three people were arrested today, 21st June 2019, in early hours, after officers and drones responded to a burglary reported at roughly 4.00am. Officers found a Fiat that was linked to burglaries, abandoned in a...
Pride of Andover Awards 2019

Successful launch of the Pride of Andover Awards 2019

Saturday 15th June saw many of Andover’s community-minded businesses come together to celebrate the launch of the Pride of Andover Awards 2019. A private event held at the Guildhall in Andover town centre, the launch...

MISSING: Concerns grow for missing Andover dog

A families beloved dog has gone missing this morning following growing concerns they made an appeal to find the Dog named Teddy. He was spooked by the nearby cows. He was last seen while a family-member...
Artspace Interior Design Ltd

Local businesses set to settle in town centre

Two empty Chantry Centre units are set to be brought back to life after Test Valley Borough Council secured new tenants for the vacant shops. Furniture and accessories store, Artspace Interior Design Ltd, is set...

Travellers appear on Roman Way after being kicked off Augusta Park

Travellers have been spotted on Roman Way today after being kicked off their stationed site in Augusta Park by authority services. Over the past months, travellers have been spotted in and around Andover. The famous 'tree...
Hampshire declare climate emergency

Hampshire County Council declare ‘Climate Emergency’

Hampshire County Council earlier this week (Monday 17 June) declared a Climate Emergency, joining more than 70 local authorities across the country in committing to putting environmental issues at the heart of everything it...
James Kirkby

Suicide Verdict for King Arthurs Way Gas Explosion Man

An inquest has found that a "Loving" and "Devoted" father took his own life by causing a gas explosion. James Kirkby, 48, was found dead at the top of a pile of rubble after causing...

Man hit unconscious in hit-and-run Whitchurch collision

Police are appealing for witnesses or information after a motorcyclist was knocked unconscious after a collision in Whitchurch with a BMW that failed to stop. The incident occurred at around 6.18pm on Saturday, June 15....

Police seek witnesses for early-morning burglary

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at an address in Tidworth. It is believed the incident occurred between 6.30am and 11.00am on Friday 14 June. A home in Sidbury Circular Road was broken into...

THIS WEEK'S LATEST

Shaun Dyson charged with murder

Andover man charged with murder of Lucy Rushton

Detectives investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman in Andover have tonight (25/06) charged a man with murder. The charge comes after officers were called...

Man pledges guilty for dumping rubbish on verge

A man has been prosecuted after pleading guilty to failing in his duty of care when disposing of his waste in Andover last spring. A suitcase, and...

Winton Academy celebrate new ‘perfect’ team

Winton Community Academy’s new prefect team was introduced to a group of proud parents. The event which took place on Thursday 20th June, was...
Andover murder Lucy Rushton

Police officially name Andover murder victim, Lucy Rushton

Hampshire Police are in a position to confirm the name of a woman who died following an incident in Suffolk Road, Andover. Local residents were...