Tag: Chandlers Ford

Free theatre tickets for elderly ‘Ford folk’

  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…

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…

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…

Dogs frighten off burglars

  Police believe a householders dogs scared off burglars who forced their way into a house in Chandler’s Ford. Between 10.50am and 12.10pm Thursday, October 4, burglars forced the rear door of a bungalow in Common Road and entered the kitchen.  It is believed they opened a garage door, but took nothing. A neighbour alerted…

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…