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Eastleigh lose in Hampshire derby at home to Aldershot

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October 15, 2018

Aldershot halted Eastleigh’s run of four wins in a row with a come-from-behind victory at the Silverlake Stadium. The Spitfires took a fifth-minute lead when Mark Yeates picked out Paul McCallum in the box and the striker scored past goalkeeper Jake Cole. But the Shots took charge through with two quickfire goals. First Matt...
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Barton’s Rickshaw Challenger

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October 15, 2018

First year Barton Peveril student Maisie Stocks has been announced as a member of The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge raising awareness and money for Children in Need. Maisie is one of just six young people who will join presenter Matt Baker during the eight day challenge, which finishes on Friday 16th November, where the...
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Nelson Mandela’s Bodyguard visits Barton Peveril

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October 12, 2018

Nelson Mandela’s Bodyguard, Chris Lubbe, gave a talk to students at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College on Thursday 11th October. Lubbe spoke to students about race and equality, as part of the College’s involvement with Black History Month. Lubbe spoke about his life working with Nelson Mandela in depth, discussing racism and discrimination during...
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Minstead Trust Launches Eastleigh Skill Up Centre

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October 9, 2018

New Forest-based charity Minstead Trust has announced the launch of new community programmes held in Eastleigh to widen the scope of support for those with learning disabilities across the South West. Minstead Trust provides work and life skills for adults with learning disabilities, in Hampshire, Portsmouth and Wiltshire. This summer, pay-as-you-go Drop-In groups and...
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Eastleigh manager Andy Hessenthaler set to manage Dover Athletic

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October 8, 2018

Following four successive wins on Saturday away to Braintree, Eastleigh are set to lose their manager Andy Hessenthaler to league rivals Dover Athletic. According to kentonline.co.uk, the 53-year-old will replace Chris Kinnear, who was sacked by Dover on Friday Hessenthaler was previously in charge at Dover from 2007 to 2010, leading the club to back-to-back promotions...
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Open Event for School and College Leavers

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October 5, 2018

Pupils due to leave school in 2019 are invited to Eastleigh College’s full-time courses and Apprenticeships Open Event on Thursday 18th October 2018, 4.30pm – 7.30pm. Judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, this is a great chance for students and their families to come and look around the College, see the excellent facilities, meet the industry...
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Research revealed as Comedy Central Live prepares to roll into Southampton

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October 5, 2018

The age-old North versus South debate has been reignited as a study released today has turned up a new trump card for Northerners – they are officially funnier than their Southern counterparts. A massive 74 percent of the nation believe that Northerners are naturally hilarious and even 61 percent of people who live down...
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Eastleigh win away to Gateshead

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October 1, 2018

Josh Hare’s second-half strike proved the difference as The Spitfires beat Gateshead at the International Stadium 1-0 and made it three straight wins in the league. Eastleigh had the first sightings of goal in the game and Gateshead goalkeeper Aynsley Pears was called into action twice in the opening 20 minutes, first blocking Chris...
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Eastleigh Film Festival welcomes more than 750 people to fifth event

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October 1, 2018

Eastleigh Film Festival (EFF), curated by The Point, celebrates a successful fifth year. EFF 2018 ran from Monday 24th to Saturday 29th September. Screening 13 films at 10 venues across six days, the festival welcomed more than 750 people to the borough for screenings of cult and iconic films at unique venues including independent...
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Mayor of Eastleigh officially opens new Woodland Cafe

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September 29, 2018

The Mayor of Eastleigh, Cllr Bruce Tennent, has officially opened the new Woodland Café and indoor play area ‘The Holt’ – named after an otter den. The café, which opened its doors to visitors over the summer, will launch its new menu later this autumn. Housed in the newly refurbished Highwood Barn with its...
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The Berry Theatre partners with SPI Lasers to support career development of young women

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September 28, 2018

The Berry Theatre is delighted to announce it has partnered with SPI Lasers in Hedge End to sponsor six young women from Wildern School to shadow a professional theatre company’s production week at the venue. The Berry Theatre has partnered with SPI Lasers to support the development of young women, placing them in a...
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Eastleigh make it back to back home wins

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September 27, 2018

Eastleigh’s Mark Yeates helped Eastleigh defeat Boreham Wood 1-0 at The Silverlake Stadium following another late 1-0 win at home to Dagenham and Redbridge on Saturday.. Both sides sparred in the first half without committing too many men forward, leading to a first-half stalemate. When the match started to open up in the final...
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Council approves development on old civic offices site

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September 27, 2018

Eastleigh Local Area Committee (Tuesday 25 September) have approved an application for a major new office development on the old civic offices site in Leigh Road, Eastleigh. The new development will consist of a four-storey office block, with around 184 car parking spaces on the ground level, including 79 in an undercroft. This will...
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New licensing comes in for smaller houses in multiple occupation

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September 27, 2018

Landlords in Eastleigh Borough who rent to five or more tenants at one address are being reminded that they now need a licence. New legislation means that mandatory licensing is no longer restricted to large houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) but also applies to smaller properties with fewer occupants. The change comes into effect...
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Eastleigh sign Sunderland keeper on one month loan

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September 21, 2018

Eastleigh have announced the signing of 22 year old Polish goalkeeper Max Stryjek on loan from Sunderland. Stryjek moved to Sunderland in 2014 after spending 7 years at Polonia Warsaw in his home country and will wear the number 1 shirt for an initial one month loan. The 6ft 2in ‘keeper is yet to...
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