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…

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…

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…

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…