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Eastleigh fight back to earn draw at home to Maidenhead

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November 22, 2017

Richard Hill’s Spitfires fought back from 2-0 down with two goals in the final six minutes to draw with 10-man Maidenhead at The Silverlake Stadium. Harold Odametey scored the visitors’ opener before half-time and Harry Pritchard converted from the penalty spot to make it 2-0 after Sam Barratt had been fouled. New signing Bradley...
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Marwell Zoo: A great day out for all

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November 20, 2017
Marwell Zoo: A great day out for all

Marwell Zoo is a fantastic day out for all and the attraction just keeps getting more and more popular. I managed to get some review tickets for the zoo near Winchester and I have to admit I was very impressed. With it being a Sunday also, the day saw plenty of families eager to...
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Frankie Dettori tells his fascinating life at Eastleigh’s Concorde

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November 19, 2017

Legendary jockey Frankie Dettori, took to Eastleigh’s Concorde as he told the packed out crowd life stories with his manager Peter Burrell. The fascinating two-hour show saw Frankie opened up about this life as he told stories that would either make you laugh out loud or simply just make you remain silent while you...
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Eastleigh lose to Barrow at home

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November 19, 2017

Goals either side of the interval helped Barrow end a dismal run of form as Richard Hill’s Spitfires lose again at home. The visitors with just one win in 12 before the match, made their move on the half hour. Not long after Byron Harrison had a spectacular effort saved by Graham Stack, the...
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Ross Stearn leaves Eastleigh

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November 17, 2017
Ross Stearn leaves Eastleigh

Richard Hill’s Spitfires have announced that Ross Stearn has left the club by mutual consent. During his year at the club, Stearn made 31 appearances and scored five goals. The club thanked Ross for his contribution and we wish him well in his future endeavours on the official website. Eastleigh take on Barrow tomorrow...
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Local wrestling stars get ready to rumble

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November 16, 2017

The superstars of the world of wrestling will be getting ready to rumble when local promoters The Solent Wrestling Federation bring family friendly big time wrestling to The Thornden Hall on Saturday January 13th. The stunning Chandlers Ford venue plays host to what will be the first wrestling event in the area for some...
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Eastleigh sign Heslop on loan

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November 16, 2017

Richard Hill’s Spitfires have announced the signing of Simon Heslop, who joins the club on a one-month loan deal, subject to the completion of league paperwork. Heslop joins from York City, who he captained to FA Trophy victory against Macclesfield at Wembley Stadium in May this year. The midfielder played against the Spitfires last...
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Government warns council over Local Plan

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November 16, 2017
Government warns council over Local Plan

The Government has warned Eastleigh Borough Council that it might step in and take over responsibility for its housing plans if it fails to make progress in producing a Local Plan. If this happened the council may have a Local Plan imposed on it. In a letter to the council Sajid Javid, the Secretary...
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Eastleigh Lights Switch-On and Fireworks start Christmas

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November 14, 2017
Eastleigh Bandstand Christmas fireworks 2012

The Christmas countdown in Eastleigh town centre officially starts on Saturday 18 Novemberwhen Santa joins the Borough’s Deputy Mayor, Councillor Chris Thomas, to switch on the yuletide lights – and get the festive season under way. The grand Eastleigh Christmas Lights Switch-On & Fun Day brings a spectacular light parade to the main shopping centre and culminates in a dazzling firework...
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Frankie Dettori set for Concorde Club appearance

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November 13, 2017

Jockey Frankie Dettori is galloping round theatres this week with a hilarious one man show of recollections over a horseracing career spanning 30 remarkable years and this Wednesday (Nov 15th) he’s appearing in Eastleigh – By Charles Yates. With his talented manager Peter Burrell as compere, Dettori, 46, one of the greatest and most...
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College students battle it out at national SkillFRIDGE competition

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November 13, 2017

Two Refrigeration and Air Conditioning students from Eastleigh College are excited to be competing in this year’s National SkillFRIDGE competition. Apprentices, Jack Culhane employed by Gelidus AC and Stephen Taylor from Kooltech will compete against four other top trainees across the country to try to win this year’s National SkillFRIDGE competition. The competition which...
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Live Review: Mark Thomas at Eastleigh’s The Point

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November 12, 2017

Comedian Mark Thomas took to The Point last week as he brought his funny yet witty show to a packed audience. Few could have anticipated the events of 2016, and even fewer seem to know where they will lead us or where we are going, however, Mark gives the audience chance to predict before...
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Eastleigh lose away to Dover

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November 12, 2017

Goals from James Alabi and Connor Essa made sure Richard Hill’s Spitfires came away with nothing at Dover yesterday as the Kent side remained top of the National League table. Eastleigh’s Mark Yeates almost gave the Hill’s side the lead when his free-kick looked like being deflected past Mitch Walker, but instead it was...
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Former Councillor faces child sex charges

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November 9, 2017
Former Councillor faces child sex charges

The former Chair of Bursledon Parish Council has appeared at Southampton Magistrates Court today charged with child sex offences. Mark McCormick (48) is alleged to have carried a number of indecent assaults against children under the age 16 between 1997 and 2014. McCormick, of no fixed abode, did not enter a plea and was...
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Eastleigh sign Frazer Shaw

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November 9, 2017

Richard Hill’s Spitfires have signed full-back Frazer Shaw. The 22-year-old has joined the Spitfires after a spell with Dulwich Hamlet, but the terms of his deal have not been disclosed. Shaw began his career as a youngster with Arsenal and Sunderland before making his Football League debut for Leyton Orient in 2015. He played...
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