Category: Fryern

Fryern frys in Funtastic sunshine

Thousands of Chandler’s Ford residents made the most of the Bank Holiday heat-wave at Fryern Recreation ground on Sunday by visiting the annual ‘Funtasia’ May-Fair. Declaring the event open, Mayor Mrs Maureen Sollitt urged the crowd to have ‘fun in the sun’ – in recent years the event hasn’t been blessed with the best weather…

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 woman…

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 advertising…

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 new…

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 community…

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 complete…

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 woman…

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 crime…

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 rock…

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 Lieutenant…

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 at…