Category: Chandler’s Ford

An archive of posts featuring the Chandler’s Ford Parish

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

MP wins promise of M3 resurfacing

The Conservative MP for Winchester and Chandlers Ford, Steve Brine MP, has announced that he has secured a commitment to bring forward the major resurfacing work on the M3 motorway. The Minister of State for Transport wrote to Steve Brine MP in August to confirm that the Highways Agency will bring forward plans to resurface the M3. …

Eastleigh loses another Mayor

  The Council has announced the death of another former Mayor, Mrs Bobbie Jones, just two days after her colleague Mrs Doreen Wellfare passed away. Bobbie Jones represented the Borough’s Chandler’s Ford Ward as a Conservative Councillor for eight years from 1988 to 1996 and was elected Mayor of Eastleigh in 1994-95. During her Mayoral…

Sophia’s wish to swim with Dolphins comes true

Nine-year-old Sophia Banger from Chandler’s Ford, Hampshire, recently had her wish of a lifetime to meet Winter the Dolphin, the star of Dolphin’s Tale, and swim with dolphins in Florida granted by Starlight Children’s Foundation, the UK’s leading wish granting charity for children with serious and terminal illnesses. When she was very little, Sophia was…

Chandler’s Ford duathlete wins at national championship

A Chandler’s Ford duathlete is celebrating winning at this year’s English Duathlon Championships which have been held at Newbury Hall in Yorkshire. Sam Aplin, a 25 year-old Administration assistant, finished third overall and was crowned champion in the 25 – 29 yr age group. The Eastleigh Running Club member also competes for Team GB in the…