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Kieran James

NCTJ trained and have worked for The News, Portsmouth, for a year as a community assistant reporter. Sport and gig reviews is my passion.


Chinese health course comes to Chandler’s Ford

April 23, 2017
Chinese health course comes to Chandler’s Ford

A ancient Chinese health course is coming to Chandler’s Ford’s Fryern Hill Pavilion on 3rd May that will give you the chance to practice Qigong. Until China opened to the Western world in 1972, the Chinese have had a secret for thousands of years which has allowed them to treat and prevent illness and promised...
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City celebrates biggest running event on record

April 23, 2017
City celebrates biggest running event on record

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets of Southampton today (April 23) as the city hosted the biggest running event in its history. The ABP Southampton Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K saw just under 10,000 runners pound the pavements and up to a further 30,000 flock to the city to spectate. It is...
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Southampton Beer Festival set for new look

April 23, 2017
Southampton Beer Festival set for new look

CAMRA’s Southampton Beer Festival that takes place on 23rd and 24thof June will now be held St Mary’s Stadium (home of Southampton Football Club). The festival has worked with local graphic designers to produce a new festival identity. Key to this has been the new logo linking Bargate, the historic entrance to the city of...
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Live Review: Think Floyd at Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal

April 22, 2017
Live Review: Think Floyd at Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal

Pink Floyd tribute act Think Floyd entertained a packed out Portsmouth crowd at New Theatre Royal on Friday night as they played a mixture of the band’s classic hits. With the act starting off with more earlier songs, they played Shine On You Crazy Diamond which was a big highlight on the night. Lewis Hall...
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Record Day Store big success in Southampton

April 22, 2017
Record Day Store big success in Southampton

Southampton’s Oxfam held a very special Record Store Day event yesterday (22nd April) which created a real buzz in the city. Callum Lintott kicked off the day’s music before Bobby Lovejoy and Minister entertained a very lively crowd. The Dead Freights then took to the stage before Fever played in front of the Southampton...
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Eastleigh lose last away game of the season

April 22, 2017
Eastleigh lose last away game of the season

Richard Hill’s Spitfires went home with nothing away to Solihull Moors today as the relegation threatened side ensured another season of National League football with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Eastleigh. Regan Charles-Cook scored his second goal in as many games with a great effort from 25 yards in the 11th minute for the hosts....
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Clare Teal set to bring her show to Eastleigh

April 22, 2017
Clare Teal set to bring her show to Eastleigh

Clare Teal will bring her Hollywood Orchestra to Eastleigh’s Concorde Club on 24th May as fans are in for a treat. Teal is one of the UK’s most celebrated and best loved singers. With her stunning voice, encyclopedic knowledge of jazz, swing and big band music, and her innate warmth and wit, Clare is a...
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Friday Night Football bags £1000

April 22, 2017
Friday Night Football bags £1000

Eastleigh Borough Council has announced that they have been awarded £1000 from a Tesco funding scheme to support its Friday Night Football project. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its Bags of Help funding initiative, which sees grants of up to £5,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy...
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Care home residents entertained by local music society

April 20, 2017
Care home residents entertained by local music society

Braishfield Ukulele Musical Society (BUMS)! is an amateur group drawn from local residents living in the village. They share a mutual love of playing the ukulele and practise together for fun. They recently kindly put on a performance at Chandlers Ford Care Home for a donation to a local charity they support. Ten members...
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Oxfam Set to Celebrate Record Store Day

April 20, 2017
Oxfam Set to Celebrate Record Store Day

Oxfam shops across Hampshire are celebrating Record Store Day with an entire weekend of events. Club Pyschedelia, the night that has brought the likes Royal Blood and Wytches to Southampton has put together a special line up of bands to play in the Oxfam Music Store on East Street in Southampton on Saturday afternoon....
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Chance to meet Francis Benali with local dealership

April 19, 2017
Chance to meet Francis Benali with local dealership

Football fans and those in need of a new car are in luck over coming weeks. Saints legend Francis Benali is set to pop up at various locations across Hampshire in a bid to help one lucky person win a brand-new Ford EcoSport. Francis has joined forces with south coast automotive group Hendy to...
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Scouts lend a hand ahead of city’s marathon

April 18, 2017
Scouts lend a hand ahead of city’s marathon

A team of Scouts from Southampton have stayed true to their oath to do a good turn every day. Youngsters from the 1st and 2nd Southampton Scout groups lent a hand as they helped organisers of the ABP Southampton Marathon prepare goody bags for this year’s event. The bags, containing snacks, vouchers, t shirts and...
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Winchester National Exhibition returns

April 18, 2017
Winchester National Exhibition returns

The highly successful Winchester National Exhibition returns for its third year. Winchester Photographic Society is excited to announce its photographic competition and exhibition of images for screen for 2017. Photographers both amateur and professional are invited to submit up to four images in each of four classes: people, landscapes, open and nature. The entry...
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Eastleigh earn 2-1 victory at home to Bromley

April 17, 2017
Eastleigh earn 2-1 victory at home to Bromley

Richard Hill’s Spitfires earned a 2-1 victory at home to Bromley today on Easter Monday at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,830 spectators including 83 Bromley fans. The new executive box was open for fans to watch from a more comfortable view, the structure has been in development for the past few months...
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Spitfires shot down last minute

April 16, 2017
Spitfires shot down last minute

Reece Thompson gave North Ferriby’s slim survival hopes a boost with a late 2-1 victory over the Spitfires on Good Friday. Eastleigh dominated the first half and went close to breaking the deadlock in the 19th minute when Michael Green picked out Matt Tubbs, whose shot just missed the far post from a tight angle....
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