Category: Chandler’s Ford

An archive of posts featuring the Chandler’s Ford Parish

Brazen thieves drive off with digger

A plant hire firm in Chandler’s Ford has had a £16,000 mini- digger stolen in broad daylight. Two thieves, who were both wearing ‘hi-vis’ jackets, were spotted brazenly loading Takeuchi mini-digger onto the back of a white van from a site in Sutherlands Court, at 0630 hrs on Friday, May 10. The first suspect is…

Door kicked in on Winchester Road

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  Burglars who kicked in a door on Winchester road chandlers ford last Tuesday afternoon (February 19) left empty handed. This is the second burglary in the area within the last couple of days and Police say that people had been seen in the area door knocking shortly before the incident. Residents are asked to…

Chandler’s Ford folk can have their say

Residents in chandlers ford will be able to take part in a debate on the future of the parish on Monday night (February 11). Chandler’s Ford Parish Council have organised an open meeting in the Dovetail Centre at Chandler’s Ford Methodist Church on Winchester Road. Under the localism act, communities are able to formulate their…

Body found in Valley Park van fire

A police investigation has been launched after firemen found a body in a burning van this morning.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service were attending the 5 am blaze Donnington Drive, Valley Park.

The death is being treated as unexplained -but not suspicious. The victim has not yet been formally identified.

The Police are carrying out a joint investigation alongside with the arson task force.

Bus passengers get their say

  Bus passengers in Chandler’s Ford have an opportunity to have their say on local bus services today as a mobile bus surgery is being held at Fryern Hill and Hiltingbury. Local operators Velvet Bus recently decided they had to withdraw the C1/C2 route for commercial reasons and rather than see passengers left stranded Hampshire…

Eastleigh Paralympic hero named Student of the Year

  London 2012 Paralympic Goalball player Adam Knott (18) of Chandler’s Ford has seen off competition from exceptional students from colleges across the UK to win a joint first prize with sprinter Adam Gemili  for their outstanding personal achievements. They received their Association of Colleges’ Student of the Year Awards at thier Annual Conference and…

Coffee and cake invite at Fox & Sons

Local estate agency Fox & Sons in Chandler’s Ford is hosting a coffee morning at its branch on Winchester Road to raise money for CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading charity for children and young people with cancer. Staff at Fox & Sons are inviting clients and passers-by to pay the branch a visit on 12…

Not in our backyard! B&Q say no to tip

DIY retail giant B&Q are one of a number of local businesses and investors who say  they could move away if Eastleigh Borough Council pursue plans to build a new Waste Recycling Centre next door to their headquarters on Stoney Croft Rise off Chestnut Avenue. Eastleigh Borough Council have submitted a planning application to Hampshire…

Fireworks at Parish Council meeting

There were fireworks at Monday night’s meeting of the Chandler’s Ford Parish Council (November 5) after Councillor David Pragnell refused to apologise to the council auditor. At a previous meeting of the Parish Council Cllr Pragnell had been referred to the Standards Monitoring Officer over an article he had published in a newsletter entitled: “Auditor…

Man burnt in chip pan ‘fireball’

A 25-year-old man has tonight received burns to his hand, and had parts of his eyebrows and eyelids singed off after trying to extinguish a chip pan fire in his home in Chandlers Ford. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service are now warning the public over dangers of extinguishing chip pan fires with water and not…

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…

Lauren makes final cut

A  Chandler’s Ford hairdressing apprentice, Lauren Hill, 17 has been selected as one of only eight UK finalists for the 2012 title of Hairdressing Student of the Year. Chosen to represent the South region from hundreds of entries by a judging panel boasting celebrity hairdressers Patrick Cameron, Andrew Barton, and Lisa Shepherd, Lauren has been…

Dormouse could hold up Woodside housing plans

Nesting dormice could stand in the way of more housing at Woodside Avenue by holding up the planned relocation of the council waste tip to Chandlers Ford. Chandler’s Ford Parish Council met last week to consider EBC plans to open a mega waste recycling centre at Stoneycroft Rise off  Chesnut Avenue – a move which…

Precinct bank raid suspects charged

      Four men in their thirties from South London  have been charged in connection with last November’s attempted robbery of the HSBC bank in Chandlers Ford, officers from the Southeast Regional Organised Crime Unit have announced. The charged men are accused of taking part in a string of bank ‘cash in transit’ robberies…

Patients place their trust in local hospital

A local private hospital has been given outstanding reviews from its patients and external auditors for the high quality care on offer. Findings from an annual Nuffield Health survey on quality has found that patients at the Nuffield Health Wessex hospital reported 99% trust in the care they received from the hospital’s doctors and nurses,…