Local News in Andover

Lidl Confirms June Opening for Andover Store

Lidl have confirmed that their Andover store will reopen in June 2015. The Andover branch closed in early January 2015 for a large refurbishment, but in late February, the builders undertaking the work experienced...

Advertising Sales Role Available

Andover & Villages are looking for someone to join their team to inform and advise local businesses about the new media opportunities open to them on their website.. We are looking for a...

Police Seek Witnesses Following Serious Sexual Assault In Andover Playing Field

Detectives investigating a report of a serious sexual assault in Andover have appealed for information. The incident took place on the playing field adjacent to Vigo Road, Andover, at around 7.30pm on Tuesday, August...

Bomb Scare Closes Amesbury’s Solstice Park

Wiltshire Police and the Bomb Disposal Unit descended on Solstice Park in Amesbury this afternoon, at around 3.00pm. (Tuesday 21st February 2017). Part of Solstice Park has been cordoned off, including the services area, McDonald's,...
Emile Cilliers sentenced for attempted Murder

Amesbury man charged with murder of wife.

An Amesbury man has been convicted of attempting to murder his wife by deliberately sabotaging her parachute before a jump in Wiltshire. Emile Cilliers, 38, from Amesbury, removed key parts of his wife Victoria's reserve...
Longparish thatch fire causes closure of B3048

Longparish thatch fire causes closure of B3048

A serious thatch fire has prompted Hampshire Police to close the B3048, the main road that passes through the village. Hampshire Fire and Police are on the scene. Drivers are advised to avoid the area and...

Witnesses Sought after Assault of Taxi Driver

Wiltshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a taxi driver was assaulted on Pennings Road in Tidworth. Just after midnight, in the early hours of Sunday 10 September 2017 an altercation took place between passengers...

Aster submits plans to demolish Andover explosion houses

After a devastating gas explosion in King Arthurs Way, one house in Launcelot Close was completely destroyed, with the other house damaged. Aster has submitted an application to TVBC to officially demolish both damaged houses for...

Permission Granted for Drug and Alcohol Clinic in Bridge Street

TVBC have given permission for a Drug and Alcohol Clinic to reside in Andover's Bridge Street. Taking over the 1st and 2nd floor and a part of the ground floor of number 51 Bridge...

Modern facilities for Hampshire’s new-look Country Parks

As Hampshire County Council undertakes a once-in-a-generation investment to transform its country parks, yet more improvements to Royal Victoria Country Park, Queen Elizabeth Country Park and the farms at Staunton Country Park and Manor...