Teenager repays special baby unit which gave her good start in life

Romsey Advertiser:

9:29am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A teenager is organising a fashion show in aid of the special care baby unit which cared for her when she was born nine weeks premature.

Former bishop of Winchester dies aged 71

Romsey Advertiser: The Rt Rev Michael Scott-Joynt at his official residence, Wolvesey, which he will leave behind when he retires next month (May)

8:36am Tuesday 30th September 2014

“THE Church has lost a faithful, hard-working and distinguished servant.”

Market will give youngsters a chance to 'sell' themselves

Romsey Advertiser:

10:07am Monday 29th September 2014

Young people can promote their skills and talents at a new form of market coming to Romsey.

Theft from grandfather's grave adds to family's grief

Romsey Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A GRIEVING family were left devastated after a thief stole tributes from a relative’s grave.

Rat problem at park

Romsey Advertiser: Romsey's War Memorial Park

7:10am Friday 26th September 2014

ROMSEY is plagued with rats and something has to be done before there are serious health problems.

New charity launched to save cancer care centre

Romsey Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A NEW charity has been formed to save a vital cancer support centre in Romsey from closure.

Investigation launched after children struck down by sickness bug

Romsey Advertiser:

7:00am Friday 26th September 2014

HEALTH officials have launched an investigation after 39 pupils from a Romsey school were taken ill during an education visit to the nearby Broadlands Estate.

Students urged to guard their gadgets

Romsey Advertiser:

6:10am Friday 26th September 2014

STUDENTS across Hampshire are being warned to keep a close on expensive gadgets while travelling on trains.

GP looks forward to a busy retirement

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 26th September 2014

COLLEAGUES have said a fond farewell to a popular Romsey GP who has retired after 30 years at the same surgery.

He gave me his heart so I gave him a kidney

Romsey Advertiser: kidney 1672.JPG

4:14pm Thursday 25th September 2014

E stole her heart and now she has given him her kidney.

Vicar Tim to be assisted by teddies at Abbey open day

Romsey Advertiser:

8:28am Thursday 25th September 2014

Teddy Bears will be baptised and married at Romsey Abbey on Saturday morning.

Air ambulance to give round-the-clock service

Romsey Advertiser:

1:50pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

of Wight Air Ambu-lance (HIOWAA) will be introducing a helicopter equipped to fly at night.

How meer-kute!

Romsey Advertiser:

9:49am Wednesday 24th September 2014


Police hunt sex attacker with snake tattoo

5:20pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A YOUNG woman was sexually assaulted by a man with a snake tattoo as she made her way home from a night out.

MP welcomes broadband upgrade for village

Romsey Advertiser:

9:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

ROMSEY MP Caroline Nokes has welcomed the news that the first of three BT cabinets to be upgraded in West Wellow went live recently, providing faster broadband connection for the village.

Beware council tax refund scam

Romsey Advertiser:

8:38am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BE warned bogus council tax officials are at work in the Test Valley.

Nicholas to launch business awards

Romsey Advertiser:

3:18pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Showbiz legend Nicholas Parsons will be the guest of honour at the launch of the 11th Test Valley Business Awards.

Psychologist hopes to help Uganda's victims of violence

Romsey Advertiser:

10:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A FORMER Romsey woman is heading to Uganda to work with children and women who have been traumatised by violence.

Bazaar for children's charity

9:35am Monday 22nd September 2014

AN Autumn Bazaar is being staged to raise cash for the Children’s Society.

Drop off a pint...

8:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

There’s a chance to give blood at Romsey’s Crosfield Hall on Friday, October 3. Donor sessions run from 1pm to 3.25pm and 4.30pm to 6.30pm. To book an appointment, visit blood.co.uk or call 0300 123 2323.

Service to remember friends who founded village archive

7:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

TWO women who founded a village history society will be remembered this month. North Baddesley Historical Society was started by Una Lonergan and Beryl Green in September 2006. Una died last November and Beryl earlier this year.

Weld wide appeal

Romsey Advertiser:

10:00am Sunday 21st 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. Welding is a key trade that the charity supports. However, arc welders are rarely donated, say TFSR.

Prayer pioneer comes to Romsey

Romsey Advertiser:

7:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A leader of one of the world’s most innovative prayer movements comes to Romsey next Wednesday (September 24)

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 Christmas 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.

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