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Airbus: Brexit uncertainty threatens local jobs

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June 22, 2018
Airbus: Brexit uncertainty threatens local jobs

The future of hundreds high tech manufacturing jobs in Hampshire could depend on Brexit the European aerospace company Airbus has warned. According to a report in todays Times newspaper, Airbus is preparing to stop building aircraft wings at its British plants –  and move production abroad to China or mainland Europe – due to...
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Self service only after Valley Park ram-raid

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June 21, 2018
Self service only after Valley Park ram-raid

Armed cops and a police chopper were scrambled to sleepy Valley Park in the early hours of Thursday morning (June 21) following a burglary at the Tesco Express in Pilgrims Close when three suspects made off with the shop’s tills. It’s alleged that three men had ram-raided the shuttered store and were pursued in...
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Outdoor Cinema comes The Point

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June 20, 2018

  This summer The Point, Eastleigh presents an Outdoor Cinema triple-bill, inviting audiences to enjoy three fantastic films on the venue’s Garden Stage. Running Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st July, The Point’s Outdoor Cinema strand screens three acclaimed films outside as the sun sets over Eastleigh. The screenings will be accompanied by a handmade...
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Could butterflies stop the bulldozers?

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June 20, 2018
Could butterflies stop the bulldozers?

Local campaigners opposed to the construction of thousands of new homes on countryside North of Bishopstoke say they are ‘delighted’ to have been given the support of a local butterfly conservation group. A spokesperson for Action Against Destructive Development told Eastleigh News that wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation was the latest group “to add to...
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Eastleigh Sign Josh Hare

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June 19, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires have signed defender Josh Hare. The 24-year-old signs a one year deal at The Silverlake becoming Eastleigh’s second signing of the summer. The youngster started his playing career at Gillingham before moving on to Eastbourne Borough, Leatherhead and most recently National League side Maidstone United. Josh told the official website: ‘I...
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Eastleigh Unwrapped returns this weekend

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June 18, 2018

This Saturday 23rd June Eastleigh Unwrapped, produced by The Point, returns for a free day of festival fun. Featuring circus, theatre for families and interactive workshops, the festival – now in its sixth year – takes place across Leigh Road Recreation Ground and Eastleigh town centre. This year the event welcomes back firm favourites...
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Eastleigh College Students joins chef to celebrate end of year

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June 15, 2018

Eastleigh College Hospitality and Catering students ended their year on a high note as they joined Andrew Mackenzie, Executive Chef of the Exclusive Chefs Academy, to cook up a storm for College staff and parents. Andrew Mackenzie and his Academy chefs worked alongside our Second Year Catering students to create the locally sourced dishes...
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Oscar Gobern signs for Eastleigh

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June 15, 2018

The Spitfires have signed 27 year old, midfielder Oscar Gobern as their first summer signing. Oscar started his professional career at Southampton helping them secure promotion to the championship. From there he has gone on to play for MK Dons, Queens Park Rangers and most recently Yeovil. First Team Manager Andy Hessenthaler told the...
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Eastleigh business leaders share best practice

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June 14, 2018

Business leaders from some of the area’s biggest and most innovative companies will share good practice in promoting environmental sustainability, and employee health and wellbeing, at this year’s Eastleigh Business Conference. The free event – on Wednesday 27 June, from 4pm to 7pm, at The Point, Eastleigh – will highlight what the Council, its...
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Feel fit and healthy at The Point

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June 12, 2018

This summer The Point launces Wellbeing Sundays; three weekends of outdoor classes in Yoga, Dance Fit, Salsa and Samba, suitable for all ages. Taking place Sunday 1st, 8th and 15th July, the programme invites you to spend the morning doing relaxing Yoga on the venue’s Outdoor Garden Stage, enjoy a healthy lunch made by...
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Eastleigh college student wins Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

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June 12, 2018

Students at Eastleigh College have been recognised for their outstanding achievement during an exclusive awards ceremony this month. Nominees were invited to East Avenue, the student-run restaurant currently rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor, for a gourmet meal and celebration of the learner’s achievements over this past academic year. The prestigious ‘Young Entrepreneur of the...
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Local Eastleigh woman wins prestigious award for environmental services

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June 11, 2018

Dottie Allan, Client Services Manager at Green Rewards, was announced as one of the winners of the 35 Under 35 awards programme. 35 Under 35 is an awards programme, organised by letsrecycle.com in partnership with Grundon, which identifies the ‘young guns’ in the sector who are striving for professional excellence, promoting industry innovation and...
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Former Spitfires Chairman gets MBE

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June 9, 2018
Former Spitfires Chairman gets MBE

  The former Chairman of Eastleigh Football Club,  Paul Murray has received an MBE in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours lists for “services to charity and the community in Winchester.” The local businessman who had business interests based in School Lane, Chandler’s Ford has also served as Chairman of Winchester City FC and is a...
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Live Music at The Point this summer

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June 8, 2018

The Point has a busy Live Music season this summer, introducing The Garden Sessions and the Sounds of Summer. As part of its Summer Social – six weeks of interactive activities, professional performance and outdoor events – The Point hosts an array of live music evenings throughout June and July on its Garden Stage....
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Local school dubbed ‘rat hotel’

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June 8, 2018
Local school dubbed ‘rat hotel’

Hiltingbury Junior School has been branded a “rat hotel” and birth control pills for rats were mooted as a possible solution for what councillors in Chandler’s Ford have described as a “rat invasion.” At Wednesday’ nights meeting of the Chandler’s Ford and Hiltingbury Local Area Comittiee Councillors heard how rats have been seen in...
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