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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.


Youth Theatre set to wow The Point

February 27, 2017
Youth Theatre set to wow The Point

Footlights Youth Theatre are proud and excited to be debuting ‘Evita’, the award winning musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, at The Point theatre Eastleigh on March 7 th to 11 th . From the same cast that brought their acclaimed production of Les Miserables last year, Evita is the story of the short rags-to-...
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Eastleigh comfortably beaten by Dover

February 26, 2017
Eastleigh comfortably beaten by Dover

New caretaker boss and former manager Richard Hill returned to the dug out on Saturday however it wasn’t the result he would of liked. Ricky Miller’s fourth hat-trick of the season earned Dover a comfortable victory over Eastleigh at The Crabble Athletic Ground. Miller side-footed the hosts into a third-minute lead after a good...
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Council gets grant for low-emission taxis

February 24, 2017
Eastleigh Civic Offices

A partnership between Eastleigh Borough and Southampton City Councils has been awarded £254,000 to support the introduction of ultra-low emission taxis into the fleets of taxi and private hire operators across the two authorities. The funding has been awarded by the Government Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) following a successful joint...
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Southampton Concert Hall set for Beethoven project

February 23, 2017
Southampton Concert Hall set for Beethoven project

2017 will see the internationally acclaimed artists Chloë Hanslip and Danny Driver present a landmark Beethoven Project with the performance of Beethoven’s complete Sonatas for Piano and Violin. These ten works were instrumental in re-defining the landscape for the violin and piano repertoire and give audiences today the chance to hear Beethoven in a...
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Red Cross ready to help during Storm Doris

February 23, 2017
Red Cross ready to help during Storm Doris

British Red Cross staff and volunteers across the UK are poised to provide support if called on by local authorities, the emergency services or power companies to help people affected by Storm Doris. Stephen Hagerich, crisis response manager for the Red Cross, says: ‘We are ready to help any area affected by the severe...
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Eastleigh based tourism company wins top international award

February 23, 2017
Eastleigh based tourism company wins top international award

Eastleigh based company Tourism South East (TSE) successfully overcame opposition from VisitScotland and London & Partners to win a prestigious award for its marketing of South East England to overseas visitors during 2016. The award was presented at the UKInbound Gala Dinner in Plymouth. UKInbound CEO Deirdre Wells OBE, commented: ‘We were delighted to...
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Michael Green returns to Eastleigh

February 22, 2017
Michael Green returns to Eastleigh

Fan favourite Michael Green has returned to Eastleigh today in what has been a day of lots of changes. Green was  a benchmark for new players this season, and was a credit to the club having played over 250 times for the Spitfires. Following discussions with the club this morning, Michael has put pen to paper...
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Richard Hill returns to Eastleigh

February 22, 2017
Richard Hill returns to Eastleigh

Richard Hill has returned to Eastleigh as Director of Football and will take charge of the club short term alongside senior players Craig McAllister, Ben Strevens and Youth manager Lee Peacock. This has come after manager Martin Allen was sacked from the club earlier today. Hill resigned from the manager role back in September...
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Eastleigh manager Martin Allen sacked

February 22, 2017
Eastleigh manager Martin Allen sacked

Following three straight home defeats in a space of a week, Eastleigh have parted ways with manager Martin Allen. Statement on the official website read: ‘Eastleigh Football Club can today confirm that following the club’s home reverse to Macclesfield Town on Tuesday evening, a resultant meeting with First Team Manager Martin Allen has this...
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Three straight losses for Eastleigh

February 21, 2017
Three straight losses for Eastleigh

It was a third straight home loss in the space of a week for Eastleigh as Macclesfield Town proved too good with a 1-0 win. With four wins out of five from the previous encounters, you’d like to think this would be a good omen for Eastleigh. Goalkeeper Ryan Clarke was back to full fitness...
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Common People announces line up

February 21, 2017
Common People announces line up

Common People, the ultimate bank holiday bonanza is back on Southampton Common for our third two-day metropolitan adventure, uniting the community through music, art and good times. Produced with love by the creators of Bestival, Common People 2017 is set to kick off the festival seasonal with a proper party this 27th & 28th...
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BBC Radio Solent seeks nominations for a Blue Plaque

February 21, 2017
BBC Radio Solent seeks nominations for a Blue Plaque

BBC Music today announced that BBC Music Day is returning for its third year on Friday 9 June 2017, celebrating all types of music from around the UK and the Channel Islands. Bringing live music to people through an exciting range of events and broadcasts, it aims to unite communities across different generations through...
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Pan-Disability Ambassadors spend time with team

February 20, 2017
Pan-Disability Ambassadors spend time with team

Sunday saw Eastleigh’s new Pan-Disability Ambassadors – Reda Johnson and Michael Kurn attend their first session. Our new ambassadors watched over the Under 12’s and 16’s as they took part in their weekly training session. The pan-disability team were also treated to a surprise – first team left-back, Sam Muggleton came down to the...
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Employers prepare for upcoming apprenticeship levy

February 20, 2017
Employers prepare for upcoming apprenticeship levy

  Eastleigh College recently invited local employers to attend a Breakfast meeting at the College’s East Avenue restaurant, to learn more about how the Government’s new Apprenticeship Levy may affect their business. Attendees included Selwood, Arcus Engineering, NSA Health and Southampton Solent University. The Eastleigh College Apprenticeship Experts team were on-hand to discuss how...
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MP gets ready to tackle London Marathon

February 19, 2017
MP gets ready to tackle London Marathon

Mims Davies, MP for Eastleigh, looks set to be a part of history this April as 16 constituency leaders are signed on to race the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon. With the current highest being nine MPs taking to the start line in Blackheath on race day – in 2014 – this year looks...
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