Welcome to Eastleigh News

You can change this text in the options panel in the admin

Eastleigh's only independent online news site

Member Login
Lost your password?
Not a member yet? Sign Up!

Community

Youth Theatre set to wow The Point

By
February 27, 2017
Youth Theatre set to wow The Point

Footlights Youth Theatre are proud and excited to be debuting ‘Evita’, the award winning musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, at The Point theatre Eastleigh on March 7 th to 11 th . From the same cast that brought their acclaimed production of Les Miserables last year, Evita is the story of the short rags-to-...
Read More »

Eastleigh comfortably beaten by Dover

By
February 26, 2017
Eastleigh comfortably beaten by Dover

New caretaker boss and former manager Richard Hill returned to the dug out on Saturday however it wasn’t the result he would of liked. Ricky Miller’s fourth hat-trick of the season earned Dover a comfortable victory over Eastleigh at The Crabble Athletic Ground. Miller side-footed the hosts into a third-minute lead after a good...
Read More »

Southampton Concert Hall set for Beethoven project

By
February 23, 2017
Southampton Concert Hall set for Beethoven project

2017 will see the internationally acclaimed artists Chloë Hanslip and Danny Driver present a landmark Beethoven Project with the performance of Beethoven’s complete Sonatas for Piano and Violin. These ten works were instrumental in re-defining the landscape for the violin and piano repertoire and give audiences today the chance to hear Beethoven in a...
Read More »

Eastleigh based tourism company wins top international award

By
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...
Read More »

Michael Green returns to Eastleigh

By
February 22, 2017
Michael Green returns to Eastleigh

Fan favourite Michael Green has returned to Eastleigh today in what has been a day of lots of changes. Green was  a benchmark for new players this season, and was a credit to the club having played over 250 times for the Spitfires. Following discussions with the club this morning, Michael has put pen to paper...
Read More »

Richard Hill returns to Eastleigh

By
February 22, 2017
Richard Hill returns to Eastleigh

Richard Hill has returned to Eastleigh as Director of Football and will take charge of the club short term alongside senior players Craig McAllister, Ben Strevens and Youth manager Lee Peacock. This has come after manager Martin Allen was sacked from the club earlier today. Hill resigned from the manager role back in September...
Read More »

Local landscapers win customer service award

By
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...
Read More »

Three straight losses for Eastleigh

By
February 21, 2017
Three straight losses for Eastleigh

It was a third straight home loss in the space of a week for Eastleigh as Macclesfield Town proved too good with a 1-0 win. With four wins out of five from the previous encounters, you’d like to think this would be a good omen for Eastleigh. Goalkeeper Ryan Clarke was back to full fitness...
Read More »

Pan-Disability Ambassadors spend time with team

By
February 20, 2017
Pan-Disability Ambassadors spend time with team

Sunday saw Eastleigh’s new Pan-Disability Ambassadors – Reda Johnson and Michael Kurn attend their first session. Our new ambassadors watched over the Under 12’s and 16’s as they took part in their weekly training session. The pan-disability team were also treated to a surprise – first team left-back, Sam Muggleton came down to the...
Read More »

Employers prepare for upcoming apprenticeship levy

By
February 20, 2017
Employers prepare for upcoming apprenticeship levy

  Eastleigh College recently invited local employers to attend a Breakfast meeting at the College’s East Avenue restaurant, to learn more about how the Government’s new Apprenticeship Levy may affect their business. Attendees included Selwood, Arcus Engineering, NSA Health and Southampton Solent University. The Eastleigh College Apprenticeship Experts team were on-hand to discuss how...
Read More »

Eastleigh Ladies – Semi-Final Confirmed

By
February 16, 2017
Eastleigh Ladies  – Semi-Final Confirmed

The Spitfires are delighted to announce that Eastleigh Ladies FC will play their Inivitation Cup semi-final at the Silverlake Stadium on 5th March 2017. They have been drawn against Kingsclere Ladies after they beat Southampton Women Reserves in the quarter final – The game finished 3-3 and The Spitfires went on to win 4-3 on...
Read More »

New leisure centre reaches important milestone

By
February 15, 2017
New leisure centre reaches important milestone

One of the South’s biggest new leisure and fitness developments has reached an important milestone with a “topping out” ceremony to mark completion of the main structure. Eastleigh Borough Council Leader, Councillor Keith House added the finishing touches to the roof of the huge Sports Hall at the new Fleming Park Leisure Centre. He...
Read More »

Eastleigh defeated at home

By
February 14, 2017
Eastleigh defeated at home

Eastleigh failed to get a point at home to Braintree tonight as Martin Allen’s were defeated 2-0. A new look Eastleigh, that came out to Spitfires air raid, siren aimed to get back to winning ways at home to Braintree Town tonight as they kicked off the opposite end to usual. Former left back and free...
Read More »

MP backs local baseball drive

By
February 14, 2017

Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies has backed a local baseball team’s drive to get more people into the sport. The Southampton Mustangs are the current reigning National baseball champions but they train in Eastleigh and the borough is home to many of their players. Every Sunday afternoon the first team – as well as beginners...
Read More »

Sporting Achievements recognised at Eastleigh Sports Awards

By
February 14, 2017
Sporting Achievements recognised at Eastleigh Sports Awards

The superb sporting achievements of talented local people were recognised at the seventh annual Eastleigh Sports Awards held in the prestigious ballroom at the four-star hotel, Hilton at the Ageas Bowl. The ceremony provided the opportunity to celebrate individual excellence, team achievement, as well as recognising those people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to...
Read More »

Search Eastleigh News

Subscribe to Eastleigh News

Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email.

Video Reports

Eastleigh News Archive