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DWP Universal Credit switch warning to 500,000 claimants

DWP claimants on Child Tax Credit, Housing Benefit, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) and more will be switched to Universal Credit

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Home improvements that could land you an ASBO, fine or more

Certain home improvements can actually be defined as anti-social and can potentially lead to you being landed with a civil injunction.

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CarFest: Harry Frost to perform at festival after sign plea

As previously reported, Harry Frost went along to the annual festival at Laverstoke Park Farm in Overton with his mother Barbra, father Russell and brother where he held up and carried around a handmade sign that said ‘Let me DJ’.

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Andover man runs 84 miles to support girl with rare disease

Andover resident Anthony Brown completed a 24-hour, 84-mile ultramarathon to raise money for a young girl with a rare disease.

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Sculptor of Andover's station cat starts to come to life

Jess lived at Andover railway station for 13 years after being abandoned by its previous owners who moved away from the area. The decision was made to put Jess down after it was confirmed the feline had cancer.

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Police seize more than 2,500 uninsured vehicles in 2023

In 2022, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary seized 2,098 vehicles for driving without insurance. In 2023 this figure increased to 2,505, an increase of over 19 per cent.

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Enham Shop and Post Office raise money for Marie Curie

Enham Shop and Post Office, in Enham Alamein, along with customers raised money and awareness for Marie Curie.

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Andover Carnival kicks off 100-day countdown to 100th year

Andover Carnival is kicking off its 100-day countdown to its centenary celebration! A launch event was held featuring photos from past carnivals.

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Share the best photos of your pets for National Pet Day

It is National Pet Day and we want to see your animal friends - do you have the best pet in Basingstoke?

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Sheppard’s Almhouses in Amport to undergo refurbishment

Sheppard's Almhouses, a historic landmark built in 1840 to provide housing for the needy, will undergo a modernisation refurbishment starting April 15.

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Pan Parish River Pollution Forum discuss concerns over sewage dumping

RIVER keepers, residents, parish and borough councillors met for the second time to discuss concerns over sewage dumping in rivers.

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Join TfSE's 'Your Voices' survey on transport policy.

People in the south east of England can have their say on the future of transport in the region.

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Andover Baptist Church celebrates 200 years with new name

Andover Baptist Church, marking its 200th anniversary this year, has undergone a rebranding as Andover Community Church.

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Radio station to host free 'Day in the Radio' masterclass

Station Castledown FM will host ‘A Day in the Radio’ on Saturday, April 20, from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

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Number of Hampshire County Council staff earning more than £100k rises

The number of Hampshire County Council employees earning a six-figure salary has increased in the past year, according to a new report.

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Broughton: Man questioned after dead animals dumped at shop

A second individual has been questioned by police regarding an incident involving dead animals left outside a shop in Broughton.

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Classic Dinky toy car sells for almost £1,000 on eBay

The Dinky Toy Oldsmobile fetched £992 when it sold on the online auction site earlier this week

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Martin Lewis tax code warning to millions of workers

Martin Lewis is urging people to look for their tax code as soon as possible and check if it is correct

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What is a healthy screen time for a child? Expert answers

What is a healthy screen time for a child? How to reduce it if it's too much.

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Distracted Basingstoke driver kills nan in Andover crash

Police were called just after 9am on Wednesday, March 22, to a report of a collision on the A3057 Romsey Road in Andover.