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.

Diabetes ball in the fall

10:18am Monday 1st September 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON charity will be hosting a glitzy ball later this year to raise money to fight diabetes.

Daredevil held by police after scaling Eiffel Tower

Romsey Advertiser: James Kingston

10:01am Friday 29th August 2014

A ROMSEY daredevil has been arrested after scaling the Eiffel Tower.

Borough must do more than monitor rat plague

9:58am Friday 29th August 2014

ENVIRONMENTAL health bosses have vowed to take action after the best place in the country to live has been infested with rats.

Former soldier and brewery boss is new Lord Lieutenant

Romsey Advertiser:

9:56am Friday 29th August 2014

Nigel Atkinson will be the new Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, taking over from Dame Mary Fagan, who retires on September 11 after more than 20 years’ service.

First phase of council's community hub completed

Romsey Advertiser:

9:45am Friday 29th August 2014

A COMMUNITY hub in the heart of Romsey has moved a step closer to completion.

Top brass at Romsey Show

9:40am Friday 29th August 2014

Romsey Show will be welcoming representatives from the American Embassy and the Canadian and Australian High Commissions to this year’s specially themed First World War event to reflect their countries’ involvement in the conflict and their special links with Romsey.

Cycle shop owner devastated by £20,000 raid

9:36am Friday 29th August 2014

RAIDERS ransacked a cycle shop and made off with cycles and equipment worth more than £20,000.

Laying down a marker for VC hero Fred

Romsey Advertiser:

10:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

HE was one of the first men to be awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War.

Power cut threat to town centre

Romsey Advertiser:

2:33pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

POWER in parts of Romsey could be switched off within the next two hours.

Hefty fine for fly-tipper

Romsey Advertiser:

7:50am Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN has been ordered to pay nearly £1,500 after he was caught fly-tipping in Chilworth.

Dress Downton to match show's Great War theme

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Enter into the spirit of this year’s Romsey Show by dressing in First World War style.

Valley Park named best place in England to live

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT is a suburb that only began life in the 1980s but has proved popular with young families.

Tesco shelve plan for Romsey store

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Supermarket giant Tesco has withdrawn its controversial plans for a superstore on the Broadlands estate, on the outskirts of Romsey.

Councils agree to fund £340K youth centre for the town

4:58pm Thursday 21st August 2014

HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds will be poured into a project to provide better facilities for youngsters.

Who made the grade on GCSE day?

Romsey Advertiser:

4:55pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THERE were smiles all round in Romsey as pupils across the area peeled back their white envelopes to reveal the results of months of hard work in the run up to their GCSEs.

Haampshire is hotspot for dog thefts

12:11pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Hampshire has been named as one of the top six counties for dog thefts in the past year The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) wants members to be extra vigilant following news that the county is in the top six in the country for dog thefts in the last year.

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