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Hamble yacht harbour seeks local views on regeneration

October 19, 2017
Hamble yacht harbour seeks local views on regeneration

MDL Marinas, the owners of Mercury Yacht Harbour, are to consult the Hamble community on their draft plans for a “mixed-use regeneration” of the site. In a press release MDL describe the harbour as an “under-used brownfield” which they say they will improve and enhance “for the benefit of all”. The site owners plan...
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Eastleigh MP holds Christmas card comp for kids

October 18, 2017

Mims Davies MP is holding her annual Christmas card competition – sponsored by  Eastleigh Football Club. She has chosen to ask the pupils of the schools and preschools in the constituency to design the Christmas card she will be sending to her colleagues in Parliament and friends in her constituency. The MP says she...
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Number of jobseekers in Eastleigh rises again

October 18, 2017
Number of jobseekers in Eastleigh rises again

Unemployment in Eastleigh continues to be at a two year high according to figures released today by the Office for National Statistics. The number of people out of work and claiming job seekers allowance (JSA) has increased for the third month running. Last month there were 685 people claiming jobseekers allowance. This is a...
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Former Bursledon Parish Councillor charged with indecent assault

October 12, 2017
Former Bursledon Parish Councillor charged with indecent assault

A former Liberal Democrat Parish Councillor who until recently was the Chair of Bursledon Parish Council has been charged with offences on children Hampshire Constabulary has announced.  Mark McCormick, 48, of Griffon Close, Bursledon has been charged with 24 offences connected to indecent assaults on children and one count of indecent assault. The charges...
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Local campaigners fund 1,400 free cardiac screenings

October 8, 2017
Local campaigners fund 1,400 free cardiac screenings

Young people aged 14-35 will benefit from free heart screening session today (October 8) at Fleming Park leisure centre. The screening, is being provided by the Cardiac Risk In The Young (CRY) charity and has been organised by Graham and Anne Hunter in memory of their daughter Claire Reed. Since losing daughter, Claire Reed,...
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Local charity reveals wartime role in U-Boat attack

October 5, 2017
Local charity reveals wartime role in U-Boat attack

Following the possible discovery of the sunken remains of the first British ship to be sunk in World War Two, a Hampshire based charity has revealed its role in caring for the survivors. Marine scientist and author David Mearns claims to have found the wreck of the SS Athenia, which sank into the Atlantic...
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New Vets4Pets opens in Hedge End

September 14, 2017
New Vets4Pets opens in Hedge End

Eastleigh pet owners now have a new veterinary surgery to take their furry friends to after vets Przemyslaw Jelonek and Andrew Thornton opened the doors to their brand new Vets4Pets practice located inside the new Pets at Home store at Hedge End Retail Park. Eastleigh Mayor Councillor Mo Sollitt, accompanied by Eastleigh MP Mims...
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Jobless rate jumps in Eastleigh

September 13, 2017
Jobless rate jumps in Eastleigh

Unemployment in Eastleigh – as measured by the number of people out of work and claiming job seekers allowance (JSA) – has hit a two year high according to figures released today by the Office for National Statistics. Last month there were 630 people claiming JSA in Eastleigh, up from 540 claimants this time...
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Drivers warned to avoid exposed M27 during Storm Aileen

September 12, 2017
Drivers warned to avoid exposed M27 during Storm Aileen

Drivers of lorries, caravans and motorbikes have been warned to avoid the exposed section of the M7 between Hedge End and Locks Heath tonight and tomorrow morning during Storm Aileen. Highways England has issued an amber ‘be aware’ alert across the country in response to a Met Office forecast of strong winds and heavy...
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Man dies after police stop on M3

September 11, 2017
Man dies after police stop on M3

A man has died on the M3 at Eastleigh after being pulled over by the Police. The incident happened at around 1 am yesterday morning (Sunday 10th September) after a blue BMW was pulled over by a Hampshire Constabulary police car onto the hard shoulder of the M3 Southbound. Police say that the driver...
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Barton Peveril students celebrate record A Level achievement

August 17, 2017

Local students are jumping for joy as Barton Peveril Sixth Form College celebrates another outstanding set of A Level and vocational programme exam results, achieving some of the best results in the college’s history. The overall pass rate at A Level for the college was 98.3% with 77% of grades at A*- C and...
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Lib Dems quit over housing plan ‘soundeness’

August 4, 2017
Lib Dems quit over housing plan ‘soundeness’

Two members of Eastleigh’s ruling Liberal Democrat group have resigned from the party citing concerns over the ‘soundness’ of Eastleigh’s emerging local plan. But Cllr Sarah Bain and Cllr Steve Sollitt say they will continue to represent their wards as ‘Independent Liberal Democrats’. Both councillors had joined fellow Lib Dem Cllr Mark Balaam and...
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Local housing on council meeting agenda

July 13, 2017
Local housing on council meeting agenda

Eastleigh Council is set to consider its Emerging Local Plan – which will determine the location of future housing development in the borough  – at a meeting to be held at King’s Community Church, Hedge End at 7pm on 20 July 2017. The report outlines the emerging approach for the Eastleigh Local Plan including...
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££££’s up for grab in Quiz Festival

July 10, 2017
££££’s up for grab in Quiz Festival

Local quiz teams are invited to rub shoulders with celebrity TV quizmasters during a one day summer quizzing spectacular event organised by Quiz Britain at Beaulieu’s National Motor Museum on July 29. There will be £3,500 worth of prize money up for grabs as a galaxy of TV stars will be hosting the rounds...
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Mims Davies re-elected as Eastleigh MP

June 9, 2017

The Conservative candidate Mims Davies has been re-elected as the MP for Eastleigh in Thursday’s General Election. While the Conservatives have lost seats and seen majorities reduced across the country Davies has increased her share of the vote in Eastleigh constituency – indeed both Labour and the Conservatives were the beneficiaries of a collapse...
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