Join tree party in the park

Romsey Advertiser:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

The public can find out more about Romsey War Memorial Park’s splendid collection of trees at a free event next Tuesday (September 23).

Plans for pub and surgery at Abbotswood

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

PLANNING officials are scrutinising a detailed scheme to build a shopping precinct and pub at Abbotswood.

Resurfacing on M271

Romsey Advertiser:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

HIGHWAYS Agency officials are warning motorists that a busy section of motorway near Southampton will be closed for repairs.

Foodbank launches Chrismas appeal

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

PEOPLE across the Test Valley are being urged to take part in a scheme to provide children in need with a box of Christmas goodies.

Borough leader speaks to seniors group

1:47pm Friday 19th September 2014

Test Valley Borough Council leader Ian Carr will be visiting over-55s forum STOIC in Romsey next Friday (September 26).

Council may ban flying lanterns on its property

Romsey Advertiser:

9:16am Friday 19th September 2014

COUNTY council bosses are considering banning sky lanterns from all of the authority’s property.

Bearing up

Romsey Advertiser:

9:11am Friday 19th September 2014

Romsey Railway Station Volunteers raised £340 at the Romsey Show in aid of Combat Stress, the veterans’ mental health charity set up after the Great War. The money came from a raffle and sale of teddy bears dressed in soldier and nurse uniforms plus other Combat Stress items from their stall, which was part of the Three Rivers Community Rail Partnership stand.

High time something was done about bridge

Romsey Advertiser:

9:07am Friday 19th September 2014

A ROMSEY man is calling for urgent action after another large lorry struck a railway bridge outside his home.

Burglars break into school safe

8:57am Friday 19th September 2014

DETECTIVES are sifting through CCTV images after a break-in at Romsey School.

OAP has lucky escape at hands of bogus cop

8:56am Friday 19th September 2014

A PENSIONER has told how he almost lost £10,000 to a bogus police scam.

Author joins Christian bookshop's 30th anniversary

8:47am Friday 19th September 2014

A TEST Valley author will be signing her latest books at a Romsey Christian centre tomorrow.

Timetable set for local plan

8:45am Friday 19th September 2014

A GOVERNMENT-appointed planning inspector will hold a pre-hearing on Test Valley’s controversial local plan next month.

Fuel card thieves stole £18,000 from businesses

Romsey Advertiser:

8:44am Friday 19th September 2014

TWO serial thieves who embarked on a “professional piece of criminality” to steal thousands of pounds worth of fuel from businesses across the country have been jailed.

Burglars break into school safe

5:09pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

DETECTIVES are sifting through CCTV images after a break-in at Romsey School.

It's a weld wide appeal

12:22pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Netley Marsh-based charity, Tools for Self Reliance, has issued a plea for unwanted arc welders to help them complete their next African shipment.

Here we go again!

Romsey Advertiser:

9:10am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Reader Jeffrey Williams has sent in this picture of a yet another lorry stuck under the railway bridge at the junction of Winchester Road and Botley Road in Romsey.

M27 shuts after caravan overturns

Romsey Advertiser:

4:19pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

TWO Romsey mothers, Mrs Liz Chambers and Mrs Denise Dutfield, met HRH the Princess of Wales during coffeewith the stars when she hosted the first charity Get the Max Coffee Morning at Clardiges’s, London on Thursday in last week.

Romsey Show: Home grown entrants triumph in cattle classes

Romsey Advertiser:

10:54am Tuesday 16th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE cattle farmers did the county proud at Romsey Show.

Mayor hopes ceilidh will reel in the cash

10:08am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A TRADITIONAL Gaelic social evening is being staged in Romsey to raise cash for the town mayor Peter Hurst's charity pot.

MP to do her best for Scouting

Romsey Advertiser:

4:55pm Monday 15th September 2014

MP Caroline Nokes joined the Scouts at the Romsey Show on Saturday to officially launch her role as an ambassador for Romsey Scouting.

High drama at show

Romsey Advertiser:

10:37am Monday 15th September 2014

IT'S the moment a dog show on the ground took second place to a dog fight in the skies.

Panto theme for lantern parade

Romsey Advertiser: Picture from Romsey Lantern Parade.

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

The Lantern Parade at Romsey’s Late Night Shopping evening has now become a popular annual event and this year’s will have a theme for the first time – pantomimes.

Tank stars at show

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

MATTHEW Carvalho should have no problem parking at today's Romsey Show.

Man arrested after drugs raid

12:50pm Friday 12th September 2014

MAN has been arrested this morning following a drugs bust in a Hampshire neighbourhood.

Councils approve £500K improvements to Church Street

Romsey Advertiser:

9:24am Friday 12th September 2014

PLANS to make Romsey town centre more pedestrian-friendly are going ahead next year. In a joint project bosses at Hampshire County Council and Test Valley Borough Council have agreed to a £500,000 scheme to enhance Church Street.

Indoor shopping village could create 100 jobs

Romsey Advertiser:

9:15am Friday 12th September 2014

MORE than 100 jobs will be created if a Bournemouth-based entrepreneur gets the green light to open an indoor shopping village at Nursling.

Show remembers the fallen

Romsey Advertiser:

7:30am Friday 12th September 2014

One of the first sights to greet visitors as they enter the Romsey showground tomorrow (Saturday) will be a Garden of Remembrance planted with 374 wooden crosses.

Unmanned crossing could be closed

9:03am Thursday 11th September 2014

AN unmanned level crossing in the Test Valley could be closed permanently.

Stockbridge residents angry over traffic speeds

8:53am Thursday 11th September 2014

TEST Valley villagers are growing increasingly concerned about traffic danger on a busy road past their homes.

Pair bailed in fuel line theft case

10:37am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TWO men under investigation for conspiring to steal tens of thousands of litres of fuel from an underground pipeline have been re-bailed until next month.

Stuff the church with scarecrows

Romsey Advertiser: Overton's creativity on full show as the annual Scarecrow Festival returns

10:10am Wednesday 10th September 2014

RESIDENTS in a Hampshire village are asked to start preparing theirscarecrows for a festival on September 27.

Pair bailed in fuel line theft case

10:01am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TWO men under investigation for conspiring to steal tens of thousands of litres of fuel from an underground pipeline have been re-bailed until next month.

Long-serving MP was wine buff and champion of small businesses

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Sir David Mitchell, who has died aged 86, was a Hampshire MP for a third of a century.

Cycle coding

Romsey Advertiser: Police stamp property to deter crooks

4:42pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

ROMSEY police officers will be carrying out cycle coding and property marking in the town on Friday (September 12)

Charity walkers looking forward to their big test

Romsey Advertiser:

10:21am Tuesday 9th September 2014

HUNDREDS of people will lace up their walking boots and soak up the countryside as they raise cash for good causes.

OAPs warned to be on their guard after 70-year-old loses £10,000 to conman

Romsey Advertiser: Romsey-based Inspector Jackie Willson

8:43am Tuesday 9th September 2014

PENSIONERS have been urged to be on their guard after a string of attempted frauds in the Romsey area.

Van goes up in flames

Romsey Advertiser:

1:32pm Monday 8th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a van fire involving gas cylinders on a residential street.

Vintage farm machines back in the field

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

FARM machinery from a bygone era will be taking to the Test Valley countryside this weekend. Binders and old combines and will be working (weather permitting) in fields off Danebury Road at Longstock near Stockbridge.

Food fest fills town centre with local flavours

Romsey Advertiser:

7:20am Friday 5th September 2014

FOOD lovers are expected to flock to Romsey on Sunday for the town’s annual festival.

For whom the bell tolls

Romsey Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Two Test Valley villages will remember their fallen from the First World War.

Borough moves to curb Valley Park rat problem

7:00am Friday 5th September 2014

AT last we are getting some action.

You're my heroes, greatgrandmother tells her rescuers

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

T was a dramatic rescue that saw the emergency services risking their own lives to save a great-grandmother from her blazing home.

County cuts more mobile library stops

Romsey Advertiser: A Hampshire County Council mobile library.

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Hampshire County Council has taken the axe to the mobile library service as part of £93m package of cuts passed by the Tory-led administration earlier this year.

Raiders find rich pickings in outbuildings

5:13pm Thursday 4th September 2014

POLICE are stepping up patrols in the Wellow area after a spate of tool thefts.

It's a premier inn

Romsey Advertiser: JUST CHAMPION: Vincent Kompany lifts the Premier League trophy above his head after Manchester City finished two points clear of their rivals

7:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

It has been lifted by the likes of David Beckham, Ryan Giggs and Alan Shearer.

New Forest ponies hit by strangles

Romsey Advertiser: Work begins on Forest sales yard

1:39pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

PONY owners in the New Forest are on high alert today after a major outbreak of a potentially fatal disease.

Level crossing closed for the weekend

Romsey Advertiser:

7:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A WELL-used Test Valley level crossing will be closed this weekend (September 6-7) while engineers carry out essential work.

Bikers' jumble

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A JUMBLE of motorcycle parts will be coming to Hampshire for traders and visitors.

Go batty after dark

Romsey Advertiser: The Bats of Mottisfont: Evening Walk.

12:08pm Monday 1st September 2014

NATURE enthusiasts can discover one of Hampshire's more nocturnal creatures on Friday (September 5).

Bloom contest entry grows by 20 per cent

Romsey Advertiser:

10:53am Monday 1st September 2014

TEST Valley in Bloom has been declared a big success this year.

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