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Govt seeks laser pen penalties

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February 9, 2017
Govt seeks laser pen penalties

The Department for Transport (DfT) wants new powers to crack down on those caught shining laser pens to distract pilots, train drivers and motorists. Under DfT proposals, people convicted could face fines running into thousands of pounds, or even a jail sentence. The DfT move comes after a spate of incidents reported recently involving...
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Vandals close paddling pool

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June 20, 2016
Vandals close paddling pool

Eastleigh’s popular paddling pool has been put out of use by vandals and  is currently closed for repair . The pool at Fleming Park was closed on Saturday 18 June after it was vandalised overnight. The damage caused the pool to empty and work is now underway to fix the issue, however, it is...
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Bishopstoke shop worker assaulted by jam thief

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December 25, 2014
Bishopstoke shop worker assaulted by jam thief

A Bishopstoke shop worker was pushed into a door when she tried to stop a man leaving with unpaid goods. The man was walking out of the Co Op on Spring Lane with two jam jars when he was confronted by the member of staff, as a result  Police are issuing a CCTV image of...
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Naked Rambler gets another two years

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October 7, 2014
Naked Rambler gets another two years

Stephen Gough, Eastleigh’s Naked Rambler, is facing a total of a decade behind bars after he was sentenced to a further two-and-a half years imprisonment today at Winchester Crown Court after breaking the terms of an ASBO. The unusual trial, during which neither a defence counsel nor the defendant were present, caused members of...
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Lakeside toilet block set on fire

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September 22, 2014
Lakeside toilet block set on fire

Police are appealing for witnesses after the male toilet block at Lakeside Country Park park was set on fire at around 2pm on Saturday September 20. . Officers would particularly like to speak to a woman who alerted the park’s staff to the fire, as her details were not taken and she is a...
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Hedge End vandals close town pool

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July 27, 2014
Hedge End vandals close town pool

While the country continues to bask in a heatwave and children start their school holidays Hedge End families won’t be able to access the towns paddling pool which has had to be closed due to the actions of a group of young vandals. On Thursady evening a group of teenage boys aged between 12...
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Councillor tails car yobs through town

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July 17, 2014
Councillor tails car yobs through town

An Eastleigh councillor tailed a gang of young men out on a car-wrecking spree in the centre of Eastleigh last Saturday night. The County Councillor for Eastleigh East Andy Moore was driving his car into Cherbourg Road at 7.40 pm when he was confronted by a gang of fourteen youths – some carrying beer...
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Broken glass found in store’s kids comics

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May 5, 2014
Broken glass found in store’s kids comics

  Local shops were alerted to a potential glass hazard when part of a broken bottle was discovered among the kids comics at Tesco Express on Twyford Road early this morning. Local mum Lesley Ferguson spotted the danger before her toddler could get near it and reported it to the duty manager. The Allbrook...
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Police probe West End ‘altercation’

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April 9, 2014
Police probe West End ‘altercation’

Police are appealing for witnesses after an altercation at a petrol station in West End.   Offiers are investigating the incident at West End Service Station between three men near to the jetwash around 12.30 to 1.10pm on Sunday, April 6. Customers at the service station alerted staff to what was going on at...
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Police hunt West End sex offender

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January 15, 2014
Blue Police Lamp

Police at Hedge End are appealing for information after two reports of sex offences at West End in a fortnight. Two reports were made to police when walkers in the Hatch Grange woods saw a man masturbating. The first incident was at 3.30pm Friday, December 27. The second was at 2.54pm Saturday, January 11....
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Special meeting tackles problems in Hiltingbury

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December 19, 2013
Special meeting tackles problems in Hiltingbury

An urgent meeting of police and community representatives has recently been held, after a run of anti-social behaviour around the Recreation Ground in Hiltingbury. The meeting, which was held on Friday 13th December, heard how local teenagers have been entering the building without permission and causing a nuisance for other users of the community...
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‘Respect vulnerable’ Police urge trick or treaters

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October 31, 2013
‘Respect vulnerable’ Police urge trick or treaters

‘Trick or treaters’ should respect the vulnerable and elderly say Hampshire Constabulary . Police are also advising that people who do not want to be disturbed by trick or treaters this Halloween to display a “No Trick or Treat” poster near their front door.   A poster can be downloaded and printed from www.hampshire.police.uk (search “Halloween”).  ...
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Yobs try to spoil the party

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October 22, 2013
Yobs try to spoil the party

Yobs who tried to prevent an audience from leaving a show at the Hilt are also suspected of causing nearly £1,500 worth of damage to Hiltingbury Pavilion. Around 80 people attended a show by tribute act ‘the Bootleg Blues Brothers’ at Hiltingbury rec on Saturday evening while a group of youths hung around outside...
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School bus struck by stolen car

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October 11, 2013
School bus struck by stolen car

  Three males have been arrested after a stolen vehicle went through a red traffic light and crashed into a coach full of schoolchildren.   A BMW, which had been reported stolen in Southampton days earlier was being followed by an unmarked police car, was  in collision with a queue of vehicles at temporary...
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Baseball-bats at the Tory Club…

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August 26, 2013

Police were called to the Southern Parishes Conservative Club in Hedge End on Saturday evening, 24th August, to break-up a fight that was taking place outside. Eastleigh News has learned that four men returned with baseball bats after being refused entry to the club whilst the annual summer ball was taking place. It is...
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