Tag: Chandlers Ford

Daytime burglars strike in Velmore

Police are investigating a burglary in Westfield Road, Velmore  that happened yesterday (November 30). Items of jewellery were taken including Asian gold and ladies and gents watches by Michael Kors , Rado and Burberry. Entry was gained via the back door. Detective Constable Dal Andrews said: “ This burglary occurred in a residential area during the daytime.…

Chandler’s Ford hit by burglary spree

Police are appealing for witnesses following a spate of burglaries in Chandler’s Ford this week. The first took place in Pine Road, between 8.15am and 1.15pm on Tuesday November 17,  after a UPVC panel in the back door was kicked in. Once inside they made an untidy search and stole cash and jewellery, including a…

Thug breaks takeaway driver’s jaw in Velmore

A takeaway delivery driver had his jaw broken by an assailant while making a delivery in Velmore. The 37 year-old victim had stopped in Devon Drive on Saturday at around 3.45 am when a light blue coloured car pulled up behind him. The driver of the car demanded cash from the victim and assaulted him…

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

Taxi Driver assaulted in Chandler’s Ford

Police have released images of three men they would like to speak to after a taxi driver was assaulted in Chandler’s Ford on Saturday, January 10. At around 9pm the 45 year-old driver arrived at the Asda car park on Bournemouth Road to drop off three men he had picked up in the Witts Hill…

Local Mum warns of ‘silent killer’ in homes

A Mum of two from Hampshire has warned of the dangers of carbon monoxide after a brush with danger last week. Potentially dangerous levels of the deadly gas were found in Louise Aspinall’s Chandler’s Ford home, even though her boiler was only two years old and had been recently serviced. “Ever since our boiler was…

MP seeks views on ‘Death Tax’

Steve Brine, the Conservative MP for Winchester and Chandler’s Ford  is leading local calls for the Chancellor to raise the inheritance tax threshold in his next Budget. The MP says he was disappointed that the a Conservative manifesto idea was jettisoned from the Coalition agreement back in 2010, and is now pushing to spare families…

Local charity delivering aid in Ebola hit Sierra Leone

As life in Sierra Leone grinds to a halt as a result of a government lock down, the co-founder of a Hampshire based charity which is delivering aid to the Ebola ravaged country has criticised western governments for failing to do enough to combat the spread of the disease. Philip Dean from Swanmore has told…

New bus link for Chandler’s Ford

  Staff at local work places, and residents in Chandler’s Ford are set to benefit from a new bus service linking the major business areas in Chandler’s Ford, to both Airport Parkway and Chandler’s Ford stations from 1st September. The service, that is operated by Xelabus, is being set up with support from the My…

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. …

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…

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…

Man assaulted in Chandler’s Ford

Police in Chandlers Ford are investigating a possible assault after a 25-year-old man was discovered lying in the road with injuries to his hand and foot. He was discovered on Bournemouth Road at around 2.30am on Saturday, March 29, and told officers he had been attacked by another man. A taxi is believed to have…

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…