Category: Chandler’s Ford

An archive of posts featuring the Chandler’s Ford Parish

UPDATE: missing girls found

Police at Eastleigh have confirmed that  two missing 14-year-old girls have returned safely to their homes. The two youngsters -one from Velmore, Chandler’s Ford – were unaware they had sparked a massive social media campaign while they were staying with friends at Shirley Southampton. Police were concerned that they had not been seen since Tuesday…

Body found in Valley Park van fire

Donnington drive

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.

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…

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…

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…