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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.


Eastleigh earn point at home to league leaders Leyton Orient

October 30, 2018

On a freezing cold night at The Silverlake Stadium, Eastleigh earned a point at home to league leaders Leyton Orient in a 1-1 draw in front of 1938 spectators with over 400 travelling fans. There was a minute silence for all who lost their lives during the Leicester City helicopter tragedy over the weekend...
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Eastleigh College wins prestigious award at National Education Estates Awards

October 30, 2018

Eastleigh College’s innovative buildings, which formed part of its £12 million transformational development, recently won the ‘Innovation in Delivering Value’ Category at the Education Estates Awards last week. The project was also awarded Highly Commended in the ‘Pupil/Student Experience’ section. The event, which has been running for several years, celebrates the excellence of the...
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London’s loss is Southampton’s gain in Marathon

October 30, 2018

Entries to the ABP Southampton Marathon have increased fourfold in October as scores of London Marathon hopefuls have signed up for the local event. Throughout this month people who applied for a place in the 2019 Virgin London Marathon have been finding out if they secured a place. And the results of the ballot...
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At 22, is Bumble the oldest cat in Hampshire?

October 30, 2018

Meet calm and caring Bumble. Could she be the oldest cat in Hampshire? There’s nothing the silver and tan tabby likes more than dozing off in the warmth of the sun, and just shy of her 23rd birthday in December, she certainly has many years of fun to look back on in her dreams....
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The country’s biggest improvised musical plays at The Point

October 29, 2018

On Tuesday 27th November The Showstoppers present Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at The Point, Eastleigh. Direct from a run on London’s West End, Showstopper! The Improvised Musical is the Olivier Award-winning comedy that has been taking audiences by storm for over ten years. No two nights are ever the same as The Showstoppers take...
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Los Angeles Chargers win by only one point at Wembley Stadium

October 26, 2018
Los Angeles Chargers win by only one point at Wembley Stadium

A tense day in Wembley Stadium as Los Angeles Chargers win by only one point! The stadium had yet another outstanding turn out with 84.301 NFL fans from all over the world turning up to watch a tough game between two great teams. With LA Chargers pushing forward to get yet another win this...
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Funding boost for improvements to The Point

October 26, 2018

An upgrade to facilities at The Point Eastleigh, together with improved accessibility, has been made possible with £367,800 funding from Arts Council England. The popular arts venue will receive the money over a three -year period for a capital development scheme that will create a space for young people and make the building more...
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Jethro set to entertain Eastleigh’s Concorde Club

October 24, 2018

Following 60 sold out shows last year, ‘The Count of Cornwall’ is back again with his unique style of comedy and he will be performing at a sold out Eastleigh’s Concorde Club tomorrow evening (25th October). Jethro will probably be remembered for years to come with so many people loving this Hilarious country style....
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Electric recorder set to feature in Chandlers Ford show

October 24, 2018

Hampshire Recorder Sinfonia is featuring an electric recorder in its concert at Chandlers Ford Methodist Church at 7.30pm on Saturday November 24th. As well as a sparkling programme of favourite classical pieces (Vivaldi and Telemann among others) you can hear Helen Hooker, one the UK’s most popular performers on recorder, playing a Mollenhauer Elody...
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Barton Peveril Girls Can

October 23, 2018

Barton Peveril hosted ambassador training for This Girl Can’s Southern Region, on Thursday 18th October. Nine of the region’s 15 ambassadors are Barton Peveril students, which means the College has the highest number of ambassadors compared to other colleges in the south. During the event, run by the Association of Colleges, ambassadors were trained...
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Hampton and Richmond Borough knock Eastleigh out of FA Cup

October 22, 2018

Eastleigh were knocked out of the FA Cup in the fourth qualifying round on Saturday by Hampton and Richmond Borough at The Silverlake Stadium due to a late Chris Dickson goal. The goal from Dickson came in the 85th minute and ends the Spitfire’s FA Cup run this year that lasted for just one...
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Heart charity helps Hampshire highlight World Polio Day

October 22, 2018

It’s normally known for its work in fighting heart disease. But this month Wessex Heartbeat is lending its support to raise awareness of polio. The charity is working with Rotary Club of Southampton Magna to help plant 5,000 purple crocuses at schools and other venues across Hampshire to mark World Polio Day (Oct 24)....
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Another Open Event Success for Local College

October 19, 2018

Eastleigh College hosted another well attended Open Event for school leavers’ highlighting the growing importance of technical and professional skills in the workplace environment. This open event, the first of three for the 2019-20 academic year, experienced a fantastic turnout by potential students and their parents. Attendees discovered first-hand how technical and professional courses...
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Hat Fair announces its 2018 winner of annual photography competition

October 17, 2018

Hat Fair – part of Live Theatre Winchester Trust – has today announced its winner of the festival’s annual photography competition, supported by Winchester Photographic Society and Winchester Train Station. Hat Fair’s Director Andrew Loretto selected this year’s winning image – from an array of stunning entries – shot by Corinne Kozok. The photo...
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Eastleigh lose in Hampshire derby at home to Aldershot

October 15, 2018

Aldershot halted Eastleigh’s run of four wins in a row with a come-from-behind victory at the Silverlake Stadium. The Spitfires took a fifth-minute lead when Mark Yeates picked out Paul McCallum in the box and the striker scored past goalkeeper Jake Cole. But the Shots took charge through with two quickfire goals. First Matt...
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