Category: Chandler’s Ford

An archive of posts featuring the Chandler’s Ford Parish

Christmas Advent calendar raises £7,000 for tools charity

When Chandler’s Ford business, Draper Tools, launched a 2021 tool based advent calendar earlier this year, they pledged to donate £1 from the sale of every calendar to local charity Tools for Self Reliance. The 24 doors of the calendar open to reveal specially selected items that make up a 54-piece tool kit. It proved to…

Two Chandler’s Ford residents receive New Year Honours

Natalie Black – a Trade Commissioner and former Deputy Head of No 10 Policy Unit becomes a CBE. An MBE goes to HCC executive member and former Thornden pupil Peter Colenutt Two Chandler’s Ford residents have been honoured for their public service in the New Year Honours list the Cabinet Office has announced. Ms Natalie…

Community chips in for new kitchen at Fryern

Ribbon is cut on updated catering facility at the Age Concern CentreWhen the Age Concern Centre at Fryern found itself in need of a new kitchen, members of the local community chipped in to cover the costs and on Monday, supporters, tradesmen, fundraisers and donors gathered at the centre to celebrate the opening of the…

Fryern Junior school to be rebuilt

Existing 1960s building will be replaced by a modern sustainable facility.Chandler’s Ford residents have been finding out about the proposed plans for the redevelopment of Fryern Junior School at an exhibition and drop-in event yesterday. The existing school building – which include a 2 storey block – date back to the 1960s and while structurally…

Map reveals most searched for local celebrities

A DJ, a soap actor and a 17th Century witchfinder are all associated with places in Eastleigh A Judge who took part in the Salem Witch Trials, an Australian soap star and a radio and TV presenter are former Eastleigh residents who are the most searched for people from the Borough on Wikipedia. Data journalists…

Council scraps free parking permits

All residents in parking permit zones to pay for first permits – cost to rise to £50 by 2022. Deputy Leader: ‘It’s very disappointing’ All residents in Eastleigh and Chandler’s Ford who live in parking permit zones and park on-street will have to pay for a parking permit from April next year. Currently, residents in…

A community together – Fryern Funtasia 2019

The sun made an appearance on Bank Holiday Monday as Chandlers Ford’s Fryern Funtasia kicked into gear, opened by Eastleigh’s Mayor Bruce Tennent. As in prior years, the event hosted a wide variety of displays, including a maypole dance by the pupils of Fryern school – which was soon followed by a choir – and…

Detectives appeal over death of Chandler’s Ford man

Detectives investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Sagar Bhatti in Boyatt Wood are renewing their appeal for information. Officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw Sagar on the evening of Saturday, 9 March or during the early hours of Sunday, 10 March to help piece together his movements in the hours before…