Test Valley, England Newswire

Test Valley, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Test Valley, England.

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  1. Council offers youngsters first step on career ladderRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    YOUNGSTERS can get a step onto the career ladder with a range of new apprenticeships Test Valley Borough Council has launched a recruitment drive for its apprenticeship scheme. New apprentices will have the chance to earn while they learn and they will get a starting salary of A 4.68 an hour while they work towards an NVQ qualification.

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  2. Council offers youngsters first step on career ladderRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    YOUNGSTERS can get a step onto the career ladder with a range of new apprenticeships Test Valley Borough Council has launched a recruitment drive for its apprenticeship scheme. New apprentices will have the chance to earn while they learn and they will get a starting salary of A 4.68 an hour while they work towards an NVQ qualification.

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  3. 'Rats the size of rabbits' infest Hampshire communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Daily Echo

    RATS 'the size of rabbits' have infested a Hampshire community and prompted authorities to spend thousands of pounds to try and deal with the pest problem. Authorities including Andover Town Council and Test Valley Borough Council have joined forces in attempt to tackle the rampant rodents, with the former splashing out over A 9,500 in pest control services since January alone.

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  4. 'Rats the size of rabbits' prompt council pest actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Daily Echo

    RATS 'the size of rabbits' have infested a Hampshire community and prompted authorities to spend thousands of pounds to try and deal with the pest problem. Authorities including Andover Town Council and Test Valley Borough Council have joined forces in attempt to tackle the rampant rodents, with the former splashing out over A 9,500 in pest control services since January alone.

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  5. Councillor says he would 'rather go to prison' than pay into proposed town centre improvement schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Basingstoke Gazette

    A CONTROVERSIAL councillor and business owner has claimed he would 'rather go to prison' than pay into a proposed town centre improvement scheme. Hampshire county councillor Tony Hooke has slammed proposals for a new Business Improvement District , dubbing the scheme an 'extra tax'.

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  6. Rats 'the size of rabbits' infest parts of AndoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Basingstoke Gazette

    'RATS the size of rabbits' have infested parts of Andover, prompting authorities to spend thousands of pounds in an attempt to deal with the prodigious pests. The Advertiser can reveal that authorities such as Andover Town Council and Test Valley Borough Council have joined forces in attempt to tackle the rampant rodents, with the former splashing out over A 9,500 in pest control services since January alone.

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  7. Newsagents targeted in dawn raid by thieves in Test ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Thieves broke into Martin McColl's newsagent in Market Place, Romsey, at about 12.30am yesterday morning, smashing in through the front door in a dawn raid. Officers from Hampshire police, who were called to the scene later at about 6.15am, were interviewing shop staff and making further enquiries.

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  8. Government scheme helps thousands of families get on housing ladderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Daily Echo

    New figures have revealed that scores of prospective home owners across the county have been helped by the Help to Buy scheme. The figures, revealed by the Homes and Communities Agency, reveal that 2,655 homebuyers in Hampshire have used the scheme since it was launched three years ago.

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  9. Benefits cheat avoids jail after A 10k fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Daily Echo

    Sarah Williams admitted to dishonestly claiming housing benefit from Test Valley Borough Council and employment support allowance from the Department of Work and Pensions totalling A 10,829.08 between August 2014 and April 2015 when she appeared in Basingstoke Magistrates' Court last week. The 42-year-old from Barley Road in Andover was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months, due to the "relatively sophisticated offending and planning to disperse money across family" suggesting greater dishonesty.

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  10. Benefits cheat avoids jail after 10k fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Daily Echo

    Sarah Williams admitted to dishonestly claiming housing benefit from Test Valley Borough Council and employment support allowance from the Department of Work and Pensions totalling A 10,829.08 between August 2014 and April 2015 when she appeared in Basingstoke Magistrates' Court last week. The 42-year-old from Barley Road in Andover was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months, due to the "relatively sophisticated offending and planning to disperse money across family" suggesting greater dishonesty.

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  11. Council leader welcomes review of authority ahead of decisions on devolutionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Daily Echo

    A HAMPSHIRE council leader has welcomed another major review of how the county's councils work ahead of any decisions on devolution. As previously reported, the Government is continuing negotiations with three councils in the Solent about handing down powers over housing, transport and skills.

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  12. Test Valley woman charged with attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Elizabeth Dempsey appeared at Southampton Magistrates' Court after police were called to a home in Withers Road, Romsey, on July 24.

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  13. Police concerned that stolen lamb could be 'used for food'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Romsey Advertiser

    POLICE are concerned that a stolen lamb could be 'used for food' after thieves took it from a paddock in Test Valley. The seven-month-old animal was take from its home on Romsey Road, Mottisfont between 9pm on Thursday 11 August and 6am on Friday 13 August.

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  14. Flytipping rise fears after two incidents in beauty spot near AndoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Andover Advertiser

    It comes just a fortnight after Hampshire County Council's executive member for environment and transport Cllr Rob Humby's decision on the future of Hampshire's household waste recycling centres . As previously reported by this paper, the authority is set to keep open all of its 24 centres, including the Andover site, but from January the entire network will close every Thursday.

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  15. War of words over devolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Andover Advertiser

    But now a war of words has broken out between two council leaders over the future of local government in Test Valley. Hampshire County Council leader Roy Perry and his Test Valley Borough Council counterpart Ian Carr have clashed this week over plans to completely reshape the way the area is governed.

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  16. War of words erupts between council leaders over future of local government in Test ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Hampshire County Council leader Roy Perry and his Test Valley Borough Council counterpart, Ian Carr, have clashed this week over plans to completely reshape the way the area is governed. The feud began after Cllr Carr voiced his "deep concerns" about HCC's decision to launch a consultation asking residents what changes they would like to see for local government across the county.

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  17. Andover back to winning ways with victory over Test Valley rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Basingstoke Gazette

    ANDOVER Cricket Club returned to winning ways on Saturday with a dominant home win over Test Valley rivals OTs and Romsey. The London Road side were looking to get their title bid back on track after a disappointing defeat to current league leaders Sarisbury in the previous round of fixtures.

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  18. Leader of Winchester City Council calls for caution ahead of devolution decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Hampshire Chronicle

    THE leader of Winchester City Council has welcomed a review of local government in Hampshire ahead of any devolution decisions. Stephen Godfrey says that the commissioned review by leading advisors PwC will help the public and the council understand more about the future of local government.

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  19. Andover's Town Centre Partnership could make way for new schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Andover town centre manager Chris Gregory says he will not take up the new role of BID manager if the project is given the go-ahead ANDOVER'S Town Centre Partnership could cease to exist if plans for a new Business Improvement District are approved. Town centre manager Chris Gregory told the Advertiser he expects the current partnership to 'evolve' into the new BID company, should upcoming proposals be accepted by Andover's business owners.

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  20. Woman claims to have bomb in Test Valley supermarket after pulling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | Andover Advertiser

    A WOMAN claimed to have a bomb after she was confronted in a Test Valley town, residents have told our sister paper, the Daily Echo. When staff and customers pursued her she allegedly pulled a Stanley knife on them and had an air rifle slung over her shoulder.

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