Tag: Bournemouth Road

Giant gnomes delight little Lola

The Asda store in Chandler’s Ford  invited a young girl with learning disabilities into the store to give her some giant gnomes. Lola Anderson, who’s four, loves Asda gnomes and was left heartbroken when one of her favourite gnomes had broken. Abbie Bowers, customer trading manager, asked little Lola to come into the store following…

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

Efit released of Chandler’s Ford robbery suspect

Police have released an efit image of one the men suspected of robbing a 31 year old man of £280 as reported earlier this month. The robbery took place some time between 9am and 10am on Friday, August 8 while the 31-year-old victim was walking along the alleyway between Bournemouth Road and Templars Way, close to…

HSBC robbers jailed for 2011 heist

robbery scene chandlers Ford precinct

Two men sentenced for their part in the 2011 Chandler’s Ford HSBC robbery had also taken part in a previous 2007 robbery at the same bank in which two gunmen were shot dead by the flying squad Police have revealed. Leon Hall, 36, of Oxtoby Way, Streatham, South London wwere sentenced today to six and…

Asda launches new community initiative

Asda at Chandler’s Ford has unveiled a new commitment to the local area called ‘Community Life’ as part of a nationwide campaign. As part of the initiative, a special community board is being launched and money will be raised for local worthwhile causes. Each store will have  a ‘Community Champion’ dedicated to supporting the local…

Garage closure hits local motorists

Motorists in Chandlers Ford have had to find an alternative place to purchase fuel since the Shell garage on the Bournemouth Road near The Fryern Arcade closed down last summer. A sign was put up on the front of the security fencing saying that the garage would reopen in January 2012. In early December the sign was replaced…

Robbers snatch bank cash

Detectives have sealed off two areas in Chandlers Ford following the theft of a cash box from a G4S security Guard a delivery to the HSBC bank at the Precinct. This is the same security company and bank branch which were targeted in the 2007 armed robbery which resulted in two of the robbers being…