• Compton & Chandler's Ford Cricket Club welcomes MP Steve Brine

    COMPTON and Chandler’s Ford cricket club’s annual cricket camp drew to a close last week. Organiser and chief coach, Bill Brown, has been a member of the club – in its different forms – for the past 20 years and said the camp has more than one

  • Arrest warrant issued for Winchester man

    MAGISTRATES have issued an arrest warrant after an alleged Winchester shoplifter failed to attend court. Christopher Peake, 32, of Wales Street, Winnall, was due at Basingstoke yesterday (AUG1) but he did not turn up. Peake is accused of stealing a

  • News in brief from Alresford

    • ALRESFORD Rugby Club has paid tribute to a founder member, Brian Cutler, who has died after a long illness. Club president, Hugh Ogus and vice-chairman, Andy Denham Smith, said: “Brian was a long-time stalwart of Alresford RFC. He was a great lover

  • Concerns remain over solar farm planned near Alresford

    MANY questions remain unanswered over the proposed solar farm at Bishop’s Sutton, according to the parish chairman. Consultants, URS, attended the parish council last week to discuss the scheme for 52,000 panels on 48 acres on farmland north of Whitehill

  • Winchester BID out of pocket as firms fail to pay up

    MORE than 100 Winchester city centre businesses are in arrears on paying their Business Improvement District (BID) levy, it has emerged. According to city council figures, 123 traders have not yet paid, leaving the BID around £85,000 short of its

  • Hampshire firm doubles turnover in one year

    A HAMPSHIRE firm has reported an explosion in turnover. MAATS Tech Limited, who are based in Micheldever, design and build under-deck carousel systems used in laying flexible pipelines and power cables. They have reported a 100 per cent increase