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Local vet retires after 30 years

December 4, 2018
Local vet retires after 30 years

A Bursledon vet who has cared for thousands of pets in a career spanning more than 30 years is set to retire. Martin Fogden first joined Adelaide Veterinary Centre, in Bursledon along with his wife Jacquie in 1992 – in an era pre-internet and email. Martin became a partner in 1994 and has seen...
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Murder inquiry after body found in Bursledon

December 3, 2018
Murder inquiry after body found in Bursledon

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead at his home in Bursledon. A 73-year-old man was found dead after police were called to a property on Boundary Road this morning (December 3). A 38-year-old man A 63-year-old woman remain in police custody while officers at the...
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‘Stop arms sales to Saudi’ pleads Bishopstoke church

December 3, 2018
‘Stop arms sales to Saudi’ pleads Bishopstoke church

Members of St Mary’s and St Paul’s Church Bishopstoke are calling on the Government to act for peace and suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia as it takes part in Christian Aid’s ‘Be A Peacemaker’ appeal. More than half of Yemen’s population live on the brink of famine due to war. Church members have signed...
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Eastleigh Council Chief rebukes Sports MInister

November 30, 2018
Eastleigh Council Chief rebukes Sports MInister

Eastleigh’s chief executive has rebuked Sports Minister Mims Davies after the MP used a council meeting to ask questions regarding the recent conviction of the former Chair of Bursledon Parish Council on child sex and rape charges. Last month Mark McCormick was sentenced at Southampton Crown Court to a total of 17 years for...
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Eastleigh hotel scraps EU flag

November 30, 2018
Eastleigh hotel scraps EU flag

Although Parliament is yet to vote on the Government’s draft Brexit agreement one of Eastleigh’s most established hotels has already called time on EU membership and shown it is ‘Brexit ready ‘ by hauling down the EU flag as part of “general routine maintenance” after a former Ukip county councillor told the manager local...
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Everest adventurer meets Romsey pupils

November 30, 2018
Everest adventurer meets Romsey pupils

Youngsters in Romsey got the chance to meet a real-life adventurer when James Ketchell visited The Romsey School to inspire pupils with tales of his Everest exploits. James, from Hampshire, is a serial adventurer, motivational speaker and Scouting ambassador. He’s the only person in the world to have rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, successfully...
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New ‘Spitfire Party’ flies to rescue of Brexit

November 30, 2018
New ‘Spitfire Party’ flies to rescue of Brexit

Eastleigh’s own maverick politician, Ray Hall, is hoping to build on the success of his Beer, Baccy and Crumpet Party which finished sixth out of the fourteen candidates in the 2013 Eastleigh by-election with the launch of a new political party. The Spitfire Party plans to contest seats locally and more widely across the...
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Salvation Army launch Christmas toy appeal

November 23, 2018
Salvation Army launch Christmas toy appeal

Eastleigh’s Salvation Army is appealing for Christmas presents so that local families who are struggling to buy gifts for their children can make sure there is a surprise for them under the Christmas tree this year. Commissioner Charles Swansbury of The Salvation Army’s Southern Division said: The Christmas Story inspires us as a church...
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Cake sale to raise funds for Cardiac Screening

November 22, 2018
Colourful cup cakes

There’ll be lots of tasty home-baked treats on offer tomorrow (November 23) at Botley Market Hall as part of an annual Charity cake sale that can help save young lives. The CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) Cake Bake is an annual event held across the country by families who have lost loved ones to Young Sudden...
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Could you be my nurse?

November 19, 2018
Could you be my nurse?

A specialist Winchester hospice charity that cares for life-limited and life-threatened children and young adults from across our area is bidding to recruit more nurses. Naomi House and Jacksplace, have rolled out a new campaign entitled ‘Could you be my nurse?’ that has been designed to demonstrate the diverse working environment an applicant can...
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Family pay tribute to Boyatt Wood man.

November 19, 2018
Family pay tribute to Boyatt Wood man.

  The family of an Eastleigh man who died in a collision near Fishers Pond on Friday have released a tribute. Officers were called at 6.06am on Friday 16 November to Portsmouth Road, near the junction with Thompsons Lane which leads to Marwell Zoo. The collision involved an Orange Renault Megane and a black...
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Chandler’s Ford driver in blue badge fraud

November 19, 2018
Chandler’s Ford driver in blue badge fraud

A former Hampshire County Council worker from Chandler’s Ford has been fined for illegally using her husband’s ‘blue badge’ parking permit while on HCC business following a clamp down on Blue Badge fraud by Portsmouth City Council. Natasha Smallwood 45, illegally parked her Mercedes SLK outside Portsmouth Family Courts, while she was attending  hearings...
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MP backs Theresa May’s draft Brexit proposal

November 19, 2018
MP backs Theresa May’s draft Brexit proposal

Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies has spoken out in support of Prime Minister Theresa May and the draft agreement on leaving EU that is currently dividing opinion across the country and has prompted calls for a vote of ‘no confidence’ in the PM from some quarters of the Conservative party. Appearing on BBC’s Sunday Politics...
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Hedge End OAP hit by bus dies

November 18, 2018
Hedge End OAP hit by bus dies

An 88-year old man has died in Hospital after he was hit by a bus in Hedge End. The man was crossing Upper Northam Road at about 6pm on Friday evening (November 16) when he was struck by a Xelabus single decker. Following the incident, the road was closed for three hours while emergency...
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Aldi for Budgens site?

November 16, 2018
Aldi for Budgens site?

  Hopes that the site of former Budgens’ supermarket in Hedge End will be re-opening as a branch of Aldi supermarkets seem to have been dashed today after a Eastleigh Borough Council spokesperson denied rumours that the German discounter was coming to the village but Council Leader Keith House has not ruled it out....
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