Tag: Chandlers Ford

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…

Chandler’s Ford’s own ‘Oxford’ school in court

A law school based in Chandler’s Ford has been ordered to drop the word ‘Oxford’ from its name the BBC has reported. The University of Oxford has won an action against the ‘Oxford Law School’ – which was registered to an address in Colvin Gardens – after a judge in the Intellectual  Property Enterprises Court…

Elderly ‘Ford folk get to free theatre tickets

  Elderly and disabled folk in Chandler’s Ford are being treated to free seats at a local theatre companies productions. The Chameleon Theatre Company at Chandler’s Ford are now offering free transport to their shows at the Ritchie Hall after Hampshire County Councillor Chris Greenwood agreed to pay for the transport costs out of his Local…

Promotion for Chandler’s Ford MP

  Chandler’s Ford MP Steve Brine has been promoted in the recent Government reshuffle by Prime Minister David Cameron. The Conservative politician, who also represents Winchester, will become Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Mike Penning, who is Minister of State of the Department for Work & Pensions and also Minister for Disabled People. Although not…

Three charged with car offences

  Police at Eastleigh have charged three men from Portsmouth and Havant with a spate of thefts from cars.   The offences occurred on September 29 and 30 in the Chandlers Ford and Hedge End areas.   All three are charged with 10 offences of taking from motor vehicles, four offences of interfering with vehicles,…