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‘Please help us before someone is killed’

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March 18, 2017
‘Please help us before someone is killed’

A Chandler’s Ford mum who says she fears for the safety of her visually impaired children is calling on Hampshire County Council to introduce traffic calming measures outside Toynbee School saying “please help us before someone is killed.” The dramatic plea came as friends and neighbours of Suzy Woolford, who lives on the Oakmount...
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Police seek man after Waitrose bag snatch

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November 27, 2014
Police seek man after Waitrose bag snatch

  Police are publishing a CCTV image of a man who may have information about a theft from a supermarket in Chandlers Ford. At approximately 1.15pm on Thursday, November 20, 2014, a 65-year-old woman was shopping in the Waitrose supermarket on Oakmount Road. She had her handbag placed in her shopping trolley. After the...
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Fryern charity event seeks local sponsors

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July 8, 2014
Fryern charity event seeks local sponsors

Local fund raiser Nicky Head is looking for local businesses who can help sponsor a family fun day at Fryern Rec on August 10 in aid of charity relief work in Syria. Similar community events at the Rec – like the Fryern Funtasia – have drawn in large crowds and would provide a great...
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Mayor opens new Costa Cafe in Chandler’s Ford

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May 4, 2014
Mayor opens new Costa Cafe in Chandler’s Ford

Coffee lovers in Chandler’s Ford have a new place to relax over a latte as cafe chain Costa Coffee have opened thier latest franchise at Fryern Arcade First to sample a cappuccino was Eastleigh Mayor Malcolm Cross who said: “I am delighted to be opening the new Costa coffee store in Chandler’s Ford. The...
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New Fryern Pavillion plans on show Friday

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December 12, 2013
New Fryern Pavillion plans on show Friday

Chandler’s Ford Parish Council is looking forward to taking ownership of the Fryern Pavilion and Recreation Ground from Eastleigh Borough Council on 1 April 2014, subject to the successful conclusion of the transfer of these assets. The Parish Council believes that the Fryern Recreation Ground has the potential to be the heart of the...
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Brine welcomes Post Office Investment

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November 27, 2013
Brine welcomes Post Office Investment

The Conservative MP for Winchester & Chandler’s Ford, Steve Brine MP, has welcomed a £640m investment in the Post Office network. Brine was in the House of Commons as the new funding was announced for the years 2015-2018 by Post Office Minister Jo Swinson who said the cash would enable the Post Office to...
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Fund launched to help victim OAP

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October 7, 2013
Fund launched to help victim OAP

  A fund has been launched to help compensate Leslie Parsonage – the 97 year-old who had £450 stolen from him while collecting his pension in Chandler’s Ford last week. The partially sighted pensioner was outside Boots at the Fryern Arcadewhen his wallet was lifted and police have appealed for help in tracing a...
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Motorcycle gang attempt Waitrose break-in

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November 3, 2012
Motorcycle gang attempt Waitrose break-in

Around one am yesterday morning, a team of burglars broke into the Waitrose supermarket Chandlers Ford, forcing apart the front doors and then attacking the secure cigarette kiosk.  The alarm was activated and the would-be thieves fled empty handed. They escaped on motorbikes in the direction of Fryern Recreation ground. Throughout the day scenes of...
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Fun-filled Funtasia at Fryern tomorrow

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May 6, 2012
Fun-filled Funtasia at Fryern tomorrow

A afternoon  filled with fun for all the  family  is promised this Bank Holiday Monday when Chandler’s Ford Parish council stage ‘Fryern Funtasia’ organised as part of the Parish’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The festivities, which will run between 12 – 4.30 pm are being sponsored by Johnathan Rees Property Services and  will include pony rides, Go-Karts...
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Fryern pupils start celebrations with a song

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March 16, 2012
Fryern pupils start celebrations with a song

Chandler’s Ford has made a tuneful start to their Queens Diamond Jubilee celebrations today as pupils from Fryern Hill infant and junior schools welcomed the Queens representative Dame Mary Fagan DCVO JP with a specially written song to celebrate the Queen’s long reign. Dame Mary, the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire and Britain’s most senior Lord...
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Chandlers Ford to kick off Jubilee Celebrations

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March 13, 2012
Chandlers Ford to kick off Jubilee Celebrations

Dame Mary Fagan Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire to start the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in Chandler’s Ford Chandler’s Ford Parish Council will mark the opening of its celebrations to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of her Majesty the Queen in style this week when the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, Dame Mary Fagan visits the Parish...
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“We prefer to live next to a dump”

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September 25, 2010
“We prefer to live next to a dump”

Snooty councillors on the Conservative dominated Chandlers Ford and Hiltingbury local Area Committee have put the kibosh on a Co-op convenience store opening on Hursley road. Planning permission had been sought to convert the derelict Forum garage, fast becoming an eyesore, into a late night supermarket but the committee backed almost 600 residents who...
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Axeman gives shop the chop!

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July 14, 2010
Axeman gives shop the chop!

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted burglary at a supermarket in Chandler’s Ford. The incident took place at around 1.15am on Tuesday July 13 at the Waitrose store in Oakmount Road. An axe was used to smash one of the store windows but no entry was gained. PC James Pieri said: “After...
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