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General Election scuppers MP’s Bill

April 19, 2017
General Election scuppers MP’s Bill

A Bill, successfully proposed by Eastleigh MP Mims Davies to introduce background checks on parish council candidates and end horizontal multi-hatting in local government has been effectively scuppered by the forthcoming General Election. Mrs. Davies delivered her Ten Minute Rule Bill on Parish Council Governance (Principles of Public Life) yesterday, hours after the Prime...
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Toynbee campaigners report missing sign

April 6, 2017
Toynbee campaigners report missing sign

Campaigners battling for the introduction of a safe crossing outside Toynbee School are asking Hampshire County Council to replace a ‘School Ahead’ sign that has disappeared from Bodycoats Rd giving drivers no warning that children may be crossing. Last month local mum Suzy Woolford begged HCC for help ‘before someone is killed’ on Bodycoats...
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Guinea pigs left to die in woods

April 5, 2017
Guinea pigs left to die in woods

A local animal shelter is looking after two terrifed guinea pigs after they were found abandoned in a cage in the middle of a Wiltshire wood. The RSPCA was called on Saturday evening  to Southampton Road, in Alderbury, Salisbury. A man had found two Guinea pigs dumped with a dirty cage in the woods...
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Burglars strike twice on same day

March 29, 2017
Burglars strike twice on same day

Two homes were burgled within hours of each other in West End last week. The daytime raids took place on Wednesday (22 March) and in both cases glass panels were smashed to force entry. One of the homes targeted was at Catherine Close where sometime between 9am and 2pm, a full length glass front...
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Pet shop bans Easter bunnies

March 28, 2017
Pet shop bans Easter bunnies

Pet shop chain Pets at Home is set to stop selling rabbits at all of its 430-plus stores, including their Eastleigh store, this Easter. Customers will not be able to buy or adopt a rabbit during the period between Good Friday and Easter Monday, instead they will able to attend free rabbit workshops designed...
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Family release pic of murder victim

March 28, 2017
Family release pic of murder victim

The family of a Winchester murder victim have released a photograph of him as Police renew their appeal for witnesses. The body of Carl Scott, 37 was found at house off Thurmond Crescent on the Stanmore estate on Wednesday (March 22). Detective Chief Inspector Dave Morgan, who is leading ‘Operation Teasel’, said: “We have...
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Local rail users welcome new train operator

March 28, 2017
Local rail users welcome new train operator

A local rail users group has hailed the news that South West Trains (SWT) will be operated under a new seven-year franchise. Hong Kong Metro operators MTR will join First Group to take over SWT services to Waterloo that are currently run by Stagecoach. The new company – First MTR South Western Trains Limited-...
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Arrest in Winchester murder enquiry

March 25, 2017

Police have arrested a man in connection with their enquiry into the murder of 37 year-old Carl Scott in Stanmore on Wednesday. A 58-year-old from Winchester was arrested yesterday evening and is currently being held in police custody for questioning. Officers had called to a house in Birch Court, off Thurmond Crescent on Wednesday...
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Murder enquiry after body found in Stanmore

March 24, 2017
Murder enquiry after body found in Stanmore

A murder investigation is underway after a man’s body was found in at a house in Winchester. Police were called to a house in Birch Court, off Thurmond Crescent, Stanmore on Wednesday afternoon after a member of the public found the body. Detectives have described the death of Carl Scott, 37 as suspicious and...
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Local man in charity cycle trip

March 22, 2017
Local man in charity cycle trip

A Chandler’s Ford man is planning to cycle from London to Amsterdam this May in aid of cancer charity Marie Curie. Ed Pearce will be joining a party of 25 fundraisers who will be cycling the 134 miles in two days. The 45 year-old sales managers has always loved cycling but after his father-in-law...
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Eastleigh MP’s escape from Westminster terror

March 22, 2017
Eastleigh MP’s escape from Westminster terror

A shaken Mims Davies, Eastleigh’s MPm has described how she narrowly missed this afternoon’s deadly terror attack at Westminster in which one woman died several people, including a police office, have been injured. The MP described the dramatic events to Eastleigh News during a telephone call from a “place of safety” near the House of Commons...
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Favourite breezes to Eastleigh 10k win

March 21, 2017

Pre-race favourite Joshua Grace breezed to a win in Sunday’s Hendy Eastleigh 10k race on his first attempt despite the windy conditions. Grace started the race as the runner with the quickest personal best over 10k and had taken the lead by the 6k feeding station which he had managed to stretch out by...
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‘Please help us before someone is killed’

March 18, 2017
‘Please help us before someone is killed’

A Chandler’s Ford mum who says she fears for the safety of her visually impaired children is calling on Hampshire County Council to introduce traffic calming measures outside Toynbee School saying “please help us before someone is killed.” The dramatic plea came as friends and neighbours of Suzy Woolford, who lives on the Oakmount...
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Local jobs set to grow..

March 15, 2017
Local jobs set to grow..

  Eastleigh’s Council Leader Keith House says the council is “working hard to create jobs” after today’s unemployment figures showed a small rise in the number of people claiming jobseekers allowance in the borough. While the UK is experiencing record low levels of joblessness this downward trend contrasts with Eastleigh where although the JSA...
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Buskers wanted for bandstand gigs

March 14, 2017
Buskers wanted for bandstand gigs

Buskers and bands are being invited to take part in this summer’s season of gigs at the Leigh Rd bandstand. The Southampton Co-Operative (SoCo) music project is once again organising the popular weekend public concerts for Eastleigh Borough Council. SoCo are looking for bands, solo performers and ensembles to ‘fill the town with music’...
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