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Barton Peveril Students Make It Count

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December 11, 2018

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College Further Mathematics students achieved a fantastic set of results in the national Senior Maths Challenge, this year. 13 students achieved a Gold Certificate, 37 earned a Silver Certificate and 52 gained a Bronze Certificate. Former Thornden School pupil Patrick Winter, who won the TCS Oxford Computing Challenge earlier this...
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Eastleigh lose away to Wrexham

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December 10, 2018

Wrexham returned to winning ways after three games without a victory as they beat Ben Strevens’ Eastleigh despite The Spitfire being five games unbeaten away going into the game at the Racecourse. James Jennings’ cross-come-shot after less than two minutes found its way past Max Stryjek and into the back of the Eastleigh net....
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The Point support Eastleigh Young Carers for an unforgettable Christmas

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December 7, 2018

This month, The Point, Eastleigh is offering the chance for a young carer to experience a Christmas to remember at a magical seasonal show… Sparked by the generosity of audiences from previous Christmas productions, the venue will once again call on its customers to give the gift of theatre by buying an extra ticket...
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Traditional family panto, opens at Theatre Royal Winchester

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December 6, 2018

Theatre Royal Winchester’s traditional family pantomime Beauty and the Beast is now open and receiving rave reviews from audience members!   Beauty and the Beast is a traditional family pantomime written and directed by James Barry – marking his fourteenth Christmas production at the venue. This enchanting story-driven show features original songs written by...
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Eastleigh College student wins gold at National Finals of WorldSkills UK

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December 4, 2018

Apprentice Dominic Dray recently won Gold in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, at the WorldSkills UK Live Event, held at the NEC, Birmingham. Dominic’s title, as the National SkillFridge champion, means he has been crowned as the UK’s best Refrigeration and Air Conditioning apprentice. He will now join the elite Team UK, having the potential...
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Local vet retires after 30 years

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December 4, 2018
Local vet retires after 30 years

A Bursledon vet who has cared for thousands of pets in a career spanning more than 30 years is set to retire. Martin Fogden first joined Adelaide Veterinary Centre, in Bursledon along with his wife Jacquie in 1992 – in an era pre-internet and email. Martin became a partner in 1994 and has seen...
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Murder inquiry after body found in Bursledon

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December 3, 2018
Murder inquiry after body found in Bursledon

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead at his home in Bursledon. A 73-year-old man was found dead after police were called to a property on Boundary Road this morning (December 3). A 38-year-old man A 63-year-old woman remain in police custody while officers at the...
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‘Stop arms sales to Saudi’ pleads Bishopstoke church

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December 3, 2018
‘Stop arms sales to Saudi’ pleads Bishopstoke church

Members of St Mary’s and St Paul’s Church Bishopstoke are calling on the Government to act for peace and suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia as it takes part in Christian Aid’s ‘Be A Peacemaker’ appeal. More than half of Yemen’s population live on the brink of famine due to war. Church members have signed...
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Paul McCallum’s late goal secures Eastleigh a point at home to Dover Athletic

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December 3, 2018

Paul McCallum’s late goal earned Eastleigh a point at home to former Spitfires manager Andy Hessenthaler’s Dover Atheltic despite opening the scoring early on at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,430 spectators. The Spitfires’ Ben Williamson opened the scoring in the second minute, following up after Mark Yeates’ free-kick which was saved by...
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New ‘Spitfire Party’ flies to rescue of Brexit

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November 30, 2018
New ‘Spitfire Party’ flies to rescue of Brexit

Eastleigh’s own maverick politician, Ray Hall, is hoping to build on the success of his Beer, Baccy and Crumpet Party which finished sixth out of the fourteen candidates in the 2013 Eastleigh by-election with the launch of a new political party. The Spitfire Party plans to contest seats locally and more widely across the...
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Council carries out taxi vehicle testing operation

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November 29, 2018

Eastleigh Borough Council recently carried out on the spot inspections of ten taxis or private hire vehicles across the Borough. The inspection is part of a Council initiative to ensure that licensed vehicles that operate in the Borough meet all the requirements as set by the local authority and to also reassure local residents....
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Eastleigh win 3-1 away to Maidstone United

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November 28, 2018

Paul McCallum scored twice as Ben Strevens’ Spitfires continued their fine away form with victory at struggling Maidstone. McCallum added to Joseph Jones’ first-half opener with two headers in the second period as Eastleigh made it five straight away wins in the National League. The Spitfires looked like being frustrated in the opening period,...
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2019 Hampshire Cricket Fixtures Announced

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November 27, 2018

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have this morning announced the 2019 Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup fixtures, with the full Vitality Blast fixtures to be released at 5pm this evening. Hampshire will contest back-to-back home fixtures to begin the season as James Vince’s side host Essex in the opening...
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Eastleigh earn point at home to Chesterfield

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November 26, 2018

Ben Strevens’ Eastleigh earned a point at home to Chesterfield on Saturday despite taking an early lead through Alex Wynter. The Spitfires took the lead when a Mark Yeates corner was flicked on and Wynter headed in at the back post. Minutes later Chesterfield goalkeeper Callum Burton pulled off a fine reflex save to...
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Come join Places Leisure Eastleigh birthday celebration

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November 23, 2018

Eastleigh’s Borough’s superb new health and fitness venue, Places Leisure Eastleigh, is celebrating its first anniversary this month by throwing open its doors to the local community. The award-winning £28 million venue – developed by the Borough Council as the replacement for Fleming Park Leisure Centre – welcomed its first customers on Tuesday 28...
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