Tag: Chandlers Ford

Greenpeace in Chandler’s Ford garage protest

Greenpeace Protesters

After nearly a year without the services of a local garage to purchase fuel, Chandlers Ford and Hiltingbury residents found that the newly opened Shell garage adjacent to The Fryern Arcade was the focus on Saturday, of a peaceful demonstration by the local Southampton branch of the international environmentalist organisation, Greenpeace. Greenpeace were drawing attention…

Brilliant Bike Doctor

People are out on their bicycles on roads around Chandlers Ford knowing they are in tip-top condition following a free bike check up event at Chandlers Ford Station on Saturday 28 April. Transition Chandlers Ford teamed up with Bicycle Recycling and the Three Rivers Community Rail Partnership to offer a bike doctor session and were…

Local Guide on ‘trip of a lifetime’

A Girlguiding UK member and leader of the 5th Chandlers Ford Rainbows is getting ready to embark on a journey of a lifetime later this year when she travels to Latvia to take part in an exciting community development project. Travelling alongside five other Girlguiding UK members, Lucy Summers from Eastleigh will participate in the…

Woman robbed of Xmas charity cash

A woman was robbed of her phone and an nearly £1700 of cash destined for a charity on Christmas Eve. Police are appealing for witnesses following the robbery in Chandlers Ford at around 4pm, Thursday 23 December The victim, a 44-year-old woman, was crossing the road at top of Oakmount Road with the junction of…

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…

Chandlers Ford businessman honoured by charity

Tim Bond

A Chandlers Ford businessman is to be honoured for his commitment to charity.   Tim Bond is the founder of ‘Upfront and Personnel’, world-leading construction staffing specialists based in Chandlers Ford Precinct.  Tim is also the regional representative and corporate fundraiser for The Encephalitis Society which raises awareness and funds to improve the quality of life…

Peter Green appoint new Manager

Mike Devey has been appointed Retail Manager of the recently refurbished Peter Green Furniture Store at School Lane. Mike will be focusing on developing the day to day running of the Store, maintaining and improving our already exemplary standard of customer service and staff training, which are cornerstone philosophies of our family owned business. Prior…

Drugs Bust in Chandlers Ford

Blue Police Lamp

A drugs warrant was executed at Fryern close in Chandlers Ford at on Friday (30 September). A 34-year-old man and 29-year-old woman both from Eastleigh were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the production of cannabis. Both were taken to Southampton Central Police Station for questioning and later bailed pending enquiries. The warrant was executed by…

Thief uses PIN to withdraw £600

A member of staff at the Nuffield hospital in Chandlers Ford had £600 withdrawn from her bank account after her bank card was stolen and she divulged her PIN number to the thief. Two members of the office staff at the Winchester Road hospital had their purses taken from their handbags by a sneak thief…

Chandlers Ford OAP burgled

An 89 year-old Chandlers Ford  man has been burgled and robbed of cash and jewelry. At 11.30am on Monday, September 5, the pensioner was in his front garden in Wellbrook Close. When he returned to the house he found a young man inside. The intruder pushed the man out of the way and ran off. Three antique gold rings and…

BT in outage outrage

A Chandlers Ford resident has lodged a complaint with BT after the communications giant tried to land him with a £130 bill for a fault at THEIR exchange. Local snapper Tony Smith was one of a large number of Broadband customers in the Chandlers Ford area who lost access to their internet and telephone landlines…

Chandler’s Ford man goes missing

  Police are appealing for information after a Chandlers Ford man went missing from his home Carthage Close. Mr John Morgan, 53, was last seen at his home on July, 20. There was an unconfirmed sighting of Mr Morgan in Southampton Road, Eastleigh at 10.50am on Monday July, 25. There have been no further sightings…

Man dies following road accident

A man has died one month after sustaining serious head injuries in a road accident near Basingstoke hospital after being in collision with a car driven by a Chandlers Ford man. The accident took place outside the Basingstoke ambulance station on the A340 shortly before 9pm on Saturday April 9. A Cadillac car, driving in the direction…

AV debate comes to Chandlers Ford

Ballot Box

Churches Together in Chandlers Ford is organising a debate on the proposed Alternative Vote system. Leading national speakers from each side of the argument will provide a valuable opportunity for local people to better understand the issues. The date for the event is Thursday 28 April  at 7.30 p.m. and it will be held at The Dovetail Centre,…

Explosion rocks Eastleigh

A huge explosion has rocked Eastleigh tonight sending twitter and facebook into meltdown. The town briefly became a twitter trending topic shortly after 11 pm when the sound of a blast was heard all over the town and as far away as North Baddesley, Valley Park and Chandlers Ford. One resident in Derby road contacted…