Category: Valley Park

Self service only after Valley Park ram-raid

Armed cops and a police chopper were scrambled to sleepy Valley Park in the early hours of Thursday morning (June 21) following a burglary at the Tesco Express in Pilgrims Close when three suspects made off with the shop’s tills. It’s alleged that three men had ram-raided the shuttered store and were pursued in a…

Local school dubbed ‘rat hotel’

Hiltingbury Junior School has been branded a “rat hotel” and birth control pills for rats were mooted as a possible solution for what councillors in Chandler’s Ford have described as a “rat invasion.” At Wednesday’ nights meeting of the Chandler’s Ford and Hiltingbury Local Area Comittiee Councillors heard how rats have been seen in ‘broad…

Rats on agenda at Chandler’s Ford

Concerned Conservatives are demanding action on Chandler’s Ford’s ever-increasing population of rats. The rodents are on the agenda at the Chandler’s Ford and Hiltingbury Local Area Committee meeting to be held tomorrow night (June 6) at The Dovetail Centre on Winchester Road.  Cllr Margaret Atkinson has tabled a motion calling on Eastleigh Borough Council to…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosts ‘Big Iftar’

More than 60 people came together at Valley Park community centre last weekend to share food and learn more about Ramadan as part of ‘The Big Iftar’ – an event organised and hosted by local Ahmadiyya Muslims, a community who live by the motto: ‘Love for All, Hatred for none.’ The event, aimed to shed…

Muggers make off with £280 in Chandler’s Ford

A 31 year old man was robbed by two men on a footpath near Asda on Friday The victim was walking along the alleyway between Bournemouth Road and Templars Way, Chandlers Ford on Friday morning (August 8) between 9 and 10 am when he was set upon Once in the alleyway he was pushed to…

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.

Xela Buses in serious fire at Valley Park

Xela Buses damaged by Fire

Eastleigh’s  latest bus company has been dealt  a serious blow as three of their fledgling bus  fleet were severly damaged in a blaze last night. Two double decker buses and a single decker coach caught fire at the Xela bus  depot  in Monks Brook Industrial Park, Chandlers Ford last night at about 6.30 pm. Three…

Girl aged five seriously injured in Valley Park

A five year old girl has been left seriously injured following a collision with a single decker bus Chandlers Ford. The accident happened on Knightwood Road in Valley Park at approximately 5.30 this afternoon. Police are appealing for any witnesses to come foward. Anyone with information should ring 0845 045 45 45 or 101.

Valley Park goes into lock down

The Valley Park estate in Chandlers Ford was in going into lock down tonight after police leafleted residents urging them to secure their homes and vehicles over night following a series of thefts. The warning comes after six burglaries and seven thefts from vehicles occurred in the Valley Park and Knightwood area since September 28th.…

Valley park fire: UPDATED

Video footage has emerged of yesterdays fire at Valey Park. Hampshire Fire and rescue service were called to a house in Swale Drive Chandlers Ford at 5.30 yesterday morning. The roof of the detached house – where the average value of a property is £280K – was well ablaze with the entire roof engulfed in…

Fire destroys Valley Park home

Hampshire Fire and rescue service were called to a house in Valley Park, Chandlers Ford at 5.30 this morning. The roof of the detached house in Swale Drive  – where the average value of a property is £280K – was well ablaze with the entire roof engulfed in flame. The occupants had fled the fire…

Tales of the Riverbank

Eastleigh residents face the risk of flooding unless remedial work is undertaken to counteract the erosion of the Monks Brook riverbank. That’s the stark warning from Sam Snook , a local environmental campaigner who claims that recent housing developments at Valley Park and the Pirelli site – and the office complexes at the top of…