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Eastleigh prove too good for youthful Bournemouth side

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July 25, 2017

Eastleigh finally kick started their home pre season campaign at The Silverlake Stadium as they beat a youthful AFC Bournemouth XI 3-0. Despite the match kicking off 15 minutes late, Sam Matthews played for Bournemouth after being on loan at Eastleigh last season.  Trialist Tom Leggit and Dave Ijaha started for Eastleigh as two trialists started...
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Eastleigh announce Big Away Day

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July 24, 2017
Eastleigh announce Big Away Day

Richard Hill’s Spitfires are delighted to announce that theirfirst ‘Big Away Day’ of the season will take place away to Leyton Orient on Saturday 26th August in the Vanarama National League. With the recent announcement of our away fixture against Wrexham now being televised, the club have taken the decision to use the unexpected...
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Youth Theatre group seek funds for show

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July 24, 2017

Next week, from 28th July to 5th August a group of young people in Centrestage Productions Youth Theatre are putting on a performance of Seusical the Musical. The cast age range is 7 years to 19 years and the company are coming together well and it is looking at being a brilliant production. They...
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Eastleigh Film Festival explores the Borough this September

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July 24, 2017

This autumn Eastleigh Film Festival 2017 will explore the Borough with eleven unique screenings at venues to match 25th to 30th September. EFF’s Out in the Town programme has become a popular strand at the annual event since its inception in 2014, inviting audiences to locally-owned businesses and well-known sites throughout the Town. This...
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Town set to launch Park Sport 2017

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July 24, 2017

Park Sport 2017 will be officially launched on Monday 31st July with a Skate Jam event at Freespace, Stoneycroft Rise, off Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh. Mayor of Eastleigh Cllr Maureen (Mo) Sollitt will officially launch the opening event at 12noon that will include skateboarding, BMX and scooting. The free event will be hosted by professionals...
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Grantham Green transformation celebrated

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July 22, 2017

The transformation of Grantham Green, a popular green space in a residential area of Eastleigh town centre, is celebrated with a community picnic this Sunday (23 July, 12 noon to 4pm). The Mayor of Eastleigh, Councillor Maureen Sollitt will get the Big Green Picnic under way at 12 noon to unveil the raft of Council-funded improvements that have...
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Dame Esther Rantzen hosts Romsey Cathedral concert for Parkinson’s UK

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July 20, 2017

Dame Esther Rantzen DBE hosted a spectacular massed choirs concert at Romsey Cathedral on 15 July, which raised more than £8,000 for Parkinson’s UK, the UK’s leading charity supporting those with the condition. The Men and Magnificent Music event was performed by Romsey Male Voice Choir together with male voice choirs from across England...
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Local teacher from Eastleigh joins Thank a Teacher campaign

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July 20, 2017

As this academic year draws to a close, people in Hampshire and across the country are being urged to celebrate a teacher who encouraged, inspired or supported them during their school years. Celebrity faces from fields as varied as science, music and business are kick-starting the initiative to say a simple ‘thank you’ to...
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Town set for Eastleigh Mela

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July 19, 2017

The Asian Welfare and Cultural Association (AWCA) are delighted to announce that this is the 12th year of hosting the Eastleigh Mela, Our Surprise VIP guest will be Mr Lawrie McMenemy (retired Southampton and England Football Manager). This free fantastic family day out with a cultural twist is a firm fixture in Eastleigh’s calendar. Expect...
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Eastleigh college announce new Chair of the Corporation

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July 18, 2017

Eastleigh College is pleased to welcome David Yeandle OBE as the College’s new Chair of the Corporation. As the President of the United Nations’ Staff-Management Committee, previously a specialist advisor on pensions for the House of Commons and having received an OBE for services to engineering and manufacturing employers when working for EEF, the...
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Boyce signs for Spitfires

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July 17, 2017

Richard Hill’s Spitfires have announced the signing of experienced defender Andrew Boyce from Grimsby Town. Boyce, who is 27, spent last season at league 2 side Grimsby Town, where has made over 25 appearances in 3 spells. The central defender who can also play right back, started his football career as a trainee at Doncaster...
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Mims Davies MP to officially unveil AFC Stoneham’s new floodlights

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July 17, 2017

Mims Davies, the MP for Eastleigh, will officially unveil the new floodlights for AFC Stoneham on Tuesday August 1st when the club entertain local neighbours Eastleigh with a 7.45 pm kick off at their HP Arena ground in Chestnut Avenue.  The project was made possible by a grant from the Premier League, delivered by the Football Stadia Improvement...
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Eastleigh steam weekend proved a success

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July 17, 2017
Eastleigh steam weekend proved a success

Eastleigh’s proud railway heritage was celebrated in spectacular style this weekend. To mark the 50th anniversary of the end of the age of steam in the town  a steam locomotive, that served Eastleigh and other Southern Railway stations, was the stunning centrepiece of a weekend of events for all the family, as well as...
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The European Aerial Dance Festival returns to Eastleigh

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July 14, 2017

The Point, Eastleigh is hosting the 8th annual European Aerial Dance Festival this August, 8th – 19th, in partnership with Gravity & Levity. The Eastleigh arts venue, which has built a reputation for nurturing and housing companies of all disciplines, will open its doors to EADF participants from around the globe this summer as...
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Local housing on council meeting agenda

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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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