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Test Valley council helps businesses tackle carbon footprint

The Test Valley Rural Net Zero Business Service will provide tailored advice to help each play its part in tackling the climate emergency.

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Penton Mewsey fire: Heritage buses destroyed in devastating fire

EIGHT heritage buses have been destroyed in a devastating fire in a group of industrial units near Andover.

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Tidworth Royal British Legion Football Team walking 245 miles

A 245-mile walking challenge takes place this month supporting the military charity Walking the Wounded's 'Walking Home for Christmas' campaign.

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Where in Andover is air pollution high due to less trees?

Which areas in Andover have higher air pollution linked to poorer health and lower amounts of trees according to the Tree Equity Score UK.

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Dog bite hospital admissions increase in Hampshire in 2023

Statistics released by the NHS show the number of dog bites by the Integrated Care Board (ICB).

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Restoration works approved for stretch of the River Avon

Wiltshire Council has approved restoration works and habitat improvement along a 3km length of the Hampshire Avon.

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Penton Mewsey fire: Several crews tackle blaze on farm

More than 10 emergency calls alerted Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service to the fire on a farm in Penton Mewsey.

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'Morally indefensible’ TV Licence prosecutions under review

The BBC TV licence fee will rise by £10.50 to £169.50 a year from April

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Am I eligible for a free BBC TV Licence? How to apply

The BBC TV licence fee will rise by £10.50 to £169.50 a year from April

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Vodafone, EE, Three and O2 customers could be owed £1,800

Vodafone, EE, Three and O2 customers could receive a payout of nearly £2000 as the companies face claims they overcharged on up to 28.2 million UK mobile phone contracts.

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Boris Johnson denies using ‘let the bodies pile high’ phrase

Former prime minister Boris Johnson dismissed the claim by former aide Dominic Cummings

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Temperatures to go above 1.5C in 2024 Met Office predicts

Limiting global warming temperatures to 1.5C is a key goal for many countries, but the Met Office predicts it may rise above that in 2024

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How do I make sure my house is ready for winter? 4 checks to do

The experts at Yell have made a winter maintenance checklist to help homeowners make sure their homes are ready for winter.

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Aldi staff in Hampshire to receive new year pay rise

Aldi store colleagues in Hampshire are to get a pay rise, which will see Aldi become the first supermarket in the UK to guarantee store and warehouse colleagues pay of at least £12 an hour.

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Andover Foodbank: 3.7 tonnes of donations given by shoppers

Andover Foodbank said that 3.7 tonnes of food, toiletries and household essentials were generously donated by Tesco customers.

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Harewood Farm: Plans for 180 homes given the go-ahead

Matthew Raymond has been seeking permission since 2011 to build on the portion of land in London Road, Andover Down.

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Hampshire hospitals spent more than £18.5m on agency nurses

THE trust that runs Basingstoke, Andover and Winchester hospitals has spent millions on temporary agency staff, figures reveal.

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Age Care Hampshire's initiative to provide affordable care

Age Concern Hampshire has launched a new initiative to provide affordable day care packages

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Whitchurch in Bloom gets a helping hand from volunteers

Whitchurch in Bloom was joined by volunteers of Coca-Cola Europacific Partners for the project.

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Andover man put behind bars after police officer assault

Luke Miles, of Dene Road, on Friday, November 17 in Andover assaulted another man and used threatening or abusive words or behaviour within the hearing or sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress.