Category: Chandlers Ford

Super Hero babies to raise funds for charity

A fundraising team of babies will be summoning their super human powers during their hour long class to raise money for baby charity Tommy’s as they take part in a superhero ‘Sensathon’. On Thursday babies and toddlers will be sponsored to triumph against a set of superhero challenges to fund vital research into stillbirth, premature…

Don’t risk DIY recession warns PM

Cameron and Osbourne

The two most powerful men in the country, the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, were in Eastleigh on Monday morning to reveal the findings of the latest HM Treasury analysis of the short term effects that leaving the EU would have on the UK. Both men are usually very busy with lots…

Veteran Conservative Councillor to stand down in May

Eastleigh’s longest serving councillor, Godfrey Olson OBE will not be seeking re-election to Eastleigh Borough Council when his present term as a councillor for Hiltingbury East ends in May. Cllr Olson was installed three times as the borough’s Mayor and also served twice as Leader of the Council He is the leader of the Conservative…

Local MPs ‘delighted’ with budget

Eastleigh’s MP’s say they are “delighted” with Chancellor George Osborne’s latest budget which details support for major projects in the area. The Borough’s two Conservative MPs, Mims Davies, the MP for Eastleigh and Steve Brine the MP for Winchester and Chandler’s Ford spoke to Eastleigh News on College Green,  outside the Houses of Parliament  straight…

Burglars drove off in victim’s cars

An unlucky Chandler’s Ford family lost both their cars following a break in on Saturday night. Thieves broke into a house Hornbeam Road on Saturday night (February 20). Once inside they stole the keys to black BMW X6 and a black BMW 320D Sport. Both have 62 registration plates. There was a Louis Vuitton handbag,…

Long serving councillor becomes Alderman

A former Chairman of Hampshire County Council and County Councillor for the Chandler’s Ford division, has been awarded the title of Honorary Alderman, in recognition of his service to the people of Hampshire. At a special meeting on 7 January 2016, the County Council approved the appointment of former County Councillor Colin Davidovitz BEM who…

Waitrose helps out RNLI

Waitrose in Chandler’s Ford have held a collection at their store in aid of the RNLI as part of their chosen charity of the year campaign. The amount collected was £733.01 which added to the money raised during their sponsored rowing event in the Summer, means the Chandler’s Ford branch has contributed £1,183.13 to help…

Daytime burglars strike in Velmore

Police are investigating a burglary in Westfield Road, Velmore  that happened yesterday (November 30). Items of jewellery were taken including Asian gold and ladies and gents watches by Michael Kors , Rado and Burberry. Entry was gained via the back door. Detective Constable Dal Andrews said: “ This burglary occurred in a residential area during the daytime.…

Chandler’s Ford hit by burglary spree

Police are appealing for witnesses following a spate of burglaries in Chandler’s Ford this week. The first took place in Pine Road, between 8.15am and 1.15pm on Tuesday November 17,  after a UPVC panel in the back door was kicked in. Once inside they made an untidy search and stole cash and jewellery, including a…

Thug breaks takeaway driver’s jaw in Velmore

A takeaway delivery driver had his jaw broken by an assailant while making a delivery in Velmore. The 37 year-old victim had stopped in Devon Drive on Saturday at around 3.45 am when a light blue coloured car pulled up behind him. The driver of the car demanded cash from the victim and assaulted him…

Former local Ukip candidate ‘comes home’ to the Tories

A former Conservative council candidate who defected to Ukip last year and then stood for the Eurosceptic’s in the Borough elections has flip-flopped again and rejoined the party he previously described as “out of touch” and “too far to the left.” Michael Read had been a life long member of the Conservative party and has previously…

Masked men push Chandler’s Ford shop worker to floor

Police in Chandlers Ford investigating an attempted robbery this Monday morning (March 16) are asking witnesses to come forward.

At 5.37am three men who had their faces covered forced their way into the One Stop store on Bournemouth Road and pushed a female staff member to the floor. They did not threaten anyone and left when an alarm was activated. Nothing was taken and no-one was hurt. The men were last seen heading towards Chalvington Road

Local Mum warns of ‘silent killer’ in homes

A Mum of two from Hampshire has warned of the dangers of carbon monoxide after a brush with danger last week. Potentially dangerous levels of the deadly gas were found in Louise Aspinall’s Chandler’s Ford home, even though her boiler was only two years old and had been recently serviced. “Ever since our boiler was…

MP seeks views on ‘Death Tax’

Steve Brine, the Conservative MP for Winchester and Chandler’s Ford  is leading local calls for the Chancellor to raise the inheritance tax threshold in his next Budget. The MP says he was disappointed that the a Conservative manifesto idea was jettisoned from the Coalition agreement back in 2010, and is now pushing to spare families…