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Stoke Park pupils enjoy ‘Magical Woodland’

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May 18, 2017
Stoke Park pupils enjoy ‘Magical Woodland’

Children at Stoke Park Infant School in Eastleigh are enjoying the first phase of a new ‘Magical Woodland Theatre’, thanks to a donation from house builder Linden Homes. The donation of £500 was gifted to Stoke Park Infant Association, which has been fundraising for the project. The creation of the ‘Magical Woodland Theatre’ will...
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Law firm selects White Building Southampton

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April 6, 2017
Law firm selects White Building Southampton

Top national law firm selects award-winning development for new South Coast base Top 100 UK Law Firm Keoghs is the latest high-profile tenant to choose the award-winning White Building in Southampton as its new regional base. Keoghs, a leading provider of claims-related services to the insurance industry, has chosen the landmark development for its...
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Work begins at South Central, Southampton

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March 27, 2017
Work begins at South Central, Southampton

Work has started at South Central development at Test Lane, the first speculative new industrial development close to the Port of Southampton in a decade. The development will create three new storage and distribution units with a combined value of over £30m. The site’s strategic location, within two miles of Dock Gate 20 of...
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Wessex Swim School move venue

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March 8, 2017
Wessex Swim School move venue

Eastleigh-based Wessex Swim School has expanded its portfolio of pools with the addition of a brand-new location in Bishop’s Waltham. It brings the number of locations Wessex Swim School operates to five and gives people even better access to the company’s popular services. Wessex Swim School, headquartered in Market Street in Eastleigh, was established...
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Hendy staff lace up for Eastleigh 10k

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March 7, 2017
Hendy staff lace up for Eastleigh 10k

Staff at south coast-based Hendy are not just sponsoring the Hendy Eastleigh 10k but staff are also taking part in the race. They will join more than 2,800 runners for the Eastleigh-based event on Sunday March 19, the largest 10k in the south. Paul Hendy said: “Everyone within the company has really embraced our...
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New HR start up has solutions for local SMEs

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February 27, 2017
New HR start up has solutions for local SMEs

She’s spent nearly two decades travelling around the UK with high-flying corporate HR jobs, but Deborah Witcomb has brought professional life home to Hampshire. The 45-year-old HR practitioner has set up her own business, providing outsourced HR advice and support for SMEs in Southampton, Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Romsey, Totton and Waterside. Her new company...
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Eastleigh based tourism company wins top international award

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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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Local landscapers win customer service award

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February 22, 2017
Local landscapers win customer service award

An Eastleigh landscaping firm are celebrating seven years in business today with the news that they been awarded the title of “Best Customer Service” by a leading home renovation and design website. Aural Landscapes, who are based in West End, were chosen by members of the Houzz.com online community of home building, home improvement...
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MP hails latest job figures

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February 16, 2017
MP hails latest job figures

Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies has welcomed  news that employment across the UK has reached its highest rate since records began, and that unemployment remains at its lowest level for 11 years – down over 900,000 since 2010. In Eastleigh, the number of people claiming the key out of work benefits has fallen by 1377...
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Film Expo South ‘A big hit’

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February 7, 2017
Dalek

The second Film Expo South event took place at Ageas Bowl last Friday bringing together practitioners and experts from every level of film making under one roof making it a one-stop-shop for film makers. Theoretically, it would have been possible to walk in with an idea for a film, pitch it and walk out...
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Don’t risk DIY recession warns PM

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May 24, 2016
Don’t risk DIY recession warns PM

The two most powerful men in the country, the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, were in Eastleigh on Monday morning to reveal the findings of the latest HM Treasury analysis of the short term effects that leaving the EU would have on the UK. Both men are usually very busy with...
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Minister ‘impressed’ by local farm food shop

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March 28, 2016
Customer paying at shop counter

A local farm food shop made a big impression of Food and Farming Minister when she dropped by recently for a recent visit. Liz Truss was at J S Gourmet Foods at the recommendation of Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies to see for herself just how popular locally sourced and produced organic food is with...
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Local legend becomes comic book hero

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February 23, 2016
Local legend becomes comic book hero

Southampton’s legendary icon Sir Bevis of Hampton is to become a comic book hero for the first time, thanks to a collaboration between emerging writer Matt Beames and Tec Hub’s Marcus Pullen of Blue Donut Studios. Marcus, one of the founding members of Eastleigh’s digital business hub, will design and draw the illustrations based...
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New toy store opens in Swan Centre

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December 11, 2015
New toy store opens in Swan Centre

A new toy shop will officially open in the Swan Centre on Saturday- just in time for Christmas and will be celebrating with special promotions and a charity trolley dash The 3,000 sq ft store is the latest branch of The Entertainer chain of toyshops. Throughout the day and there will be  special appearances...
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Chandler’s Ford accountants in Brussels Sprouts Xmas challenge

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December 2, 2015
Chandler’s Ford accountants in Brussels Sprouts Xmas challenge

A Chandler’s Ford based firm of accountants is inviting folk to guess the number of Brussel Sprouts they have on display in their reception and win a Christmas treat! The Managing Director of HWB, Geoff Rhodes, has filled a two meter tube with more than 60kg of  sprouts and has Christmas revellers to guess...
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