Nigel Long

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Protest over A-Boards in Andover High Street.

by nigellong on 10 January, 2015

On Friday the  Andover High Street saw local businesses hold a protest against the decision by Hampshire County Council to ban the use of A-frame boards to promote local businesses in the Town centre. Letters were sent to the shops after HCC received complaints from a resident about the frames and possible hazard to pedestrians. […]

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Jobs Fair

by nigellong on 14 April, 2014

Are you looking for a job? Why not take a vist to The Lights Andover. This is your chance to meet Local employers! This is Free to attend. This event has been organized by Andover Job Centre Plus, Test valley Borough Council and Local housing associations. Tuesday 29th April 2014. 1pm to 4pm. See you […]

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Business incentive grant for Delicatessin 13

by nigellong on 25 August, 2013

This week I had the pleasure of meeting up with Edyta Janiso and her partner Andre Szkutkowski, who have just set up a business partnership to own and run a delicatessen shop in Junction Road. I presented the couple the Councils £500 business incentive grant chegue.The grant is a positive contribution towards the cost of […]

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Andover Business Fair

by nigellong on 17 June, 2013

This Friday, 21st June will be a business  fair in Andover High Street from 10am to 4pm. A wide range of our local business’s will take to the High Street to show you what is available on your own doorstep. With every thing from solicitors to domestic appliances, home security to website design. There is […]

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Habels set to close store

by nigellong on 10 May, 2013

  The Andover Shopping experience is set to get worse with this weeks announcement that Habels have made the decision to close its store. The furniture store is located in Black Swan Yard, has closed its doors and is getting the shop ready for its final sale of all stock. This closing down sale will […]

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Council offices to close

by nigellong on 25 June, 2012

Fridays full Council meeting at Duttons Road saw a very lively debate. Which voted 20/13 in favour of the recommendation to close the offices in Romsey & acquire the former Romsey Magistrates court to provide front line Council services. This site will be shared with Hampshire County Council. The Councils review of accommodation is due […]

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Yellow Dot Nursery

by nigellong on 19 June, 2012

A good quality day nursery to open in the centre of Andover! The Yellow Dot nursery have transformed the old Bishop Blaize pub into a much needed community facility for parents to access good quality nursery care to enable them to work & accesses training opportunities. This new nursery will also provide parent education facilities […]

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Reward for small business

by nigellong on 3 May, 2012

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting up with Mr Stephen May who after leaving the army has decided to start up his own business. The new venture is called sjm cleaning which offers a service to property rental, housing associations, pubs & catering establishments. Specializing in  chemically cleaning their ovens. The business incentive grant […]

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Breathing new life into Walworth

by nigellong on 26 February, 2012

This week  Kier opened a new marketing suite in the first step to rejuvenating the run down Walworth Industrial Estate. Keir has signed a 15 year contract with Test Valley Borough Council, to manage and stimulate regeneration of the estate, re-branding it Walworth Business Park. They have big plans to redevelop the vacant plots. In […]

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