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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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Self service only after Valley Park ram-raid

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June 21, 2018
Self service only after Valley Park ram-raid

Armed cops and a police chopper were scrambled to sleepy Valley Park in the early hours of Thursday morning (June 21) following a burglary at the Tesco Express in Pilgrims Close when three suspects made off with the shop’s tills. It’s alleged that three men had ram-raided the shuttered store and were pursued in...
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Former Spitfires Chairman gets MBE

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June 9, 2018
Former Spitfires Chairman gets MBE

  The former Chairman of Eastleigh Football Club,  Paul Murray has received an MBE in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours lists for “services to charity and the community in Winchester.” The local businessman who had business interests based in School Lane, Chandler’s Ford has also served as Chairman of Winchester City FC and is a...
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Eastleigh: Crime up 31% charges down 21% as Police close front office

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May 20, 2018
Eastleigh: Crime up 31% charges down 21% as Police close front office

Hampshire Constabulary have announced that Eastleigh Police Station will be closed to the public from tomorrow, Monday (May 21) and that Portswood Police Station will the nearest station open for personal enquiries – a 1 hour 14 minute walk away. The closure comes as research undertaken by BBC TV news programme Panorama revealed last...
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Commissioner celebrates ‘Good’ rating for Hants Police

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March 23, 2018
Commissioner celebrates ‘Good’ rating for Hants Police

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire has paid tribute to the officers and staff of Hampshire Constabulary after their performance was assessed as ‘Good’ in the latest report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS). In a statement Michael Lane said: “The members of Hampshire Constabulary turn up...
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Police Commissioner will continue to ‘explore options’

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October 26, 2017
Police Commissioner will continue to ‘explore options’

Michael Lane has said he will continue to “explore options” for “cost effective and value for money ways” to deliver in his role as Police and Crime Commissioner a day after his newly appointed deputy Flick Drummond stepped down from her £64,000 a year post. The Commissioner and his Deputy have parted company by...
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Man dies after police stop on M3

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September 11, 2017
Man dies after police stop on M3

A man has died on the M3 at Eastleigh after being pulled over by the Police. The incident happened at around 1 am yesterday morning (Sunday 10th September) after a blue BMW was pulled over by a Hampshire Constabulary police car onto the hard shoulder of the M3 Southbound. Police say that the driver...
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Police Commissioner reacts to Manchester bombing

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May 23, 2017
Police Commissioner reacts to Manchester bombing

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Michael Lane has condemned last night’s suspected terrorist attack at a concert by Ariana Grande in Manchester and has called on the public to “stay vigilant”. In a statement Commissioner  Lane said: “My thoughts and prayers are with, and for, all the people of Manchester and all...
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Burglars strike twice on same day

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March 29, 2017
Burglars strike twice on same day

Two homes were burgled within hours of each other in West End last week. The daytime raids took place on Wednesday (22 March) and in both cases glass panels were smashed to force entry. One of the homes targeted was at Catherine Close where sometime between 9am and 2pm, a full length glass front...
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Arrest in Winchester murder enquiry

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March 25, 2017

Police have arrested a man in connection with their enquiry into the murder of 37 year-old Carl Scott in Stanmore on Wednesday. A 58-year-old from Winchester was arrested yesterday evening and is currently being held in police custody for questioning. Officers had called to a house in Birch Court, off Thurmond Crescent on Wednesday...
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Chief Constable: ‘Terror risk in Hants low’

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March 23, 2017
Chief Constable: ‘Terror risk in Hants low’

Hampshire’s top police officer has issued a statement to reassure residents there is no immediate threat of terrorism in the county and that the force would be reviewing security procedures following the events at Westminster yesterday In a statement released earlier Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney first expressed the sympathy of the constabulary to those...
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Hants Taxpayers to pay 3% more for policing

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January 30, 2017
Hants Taxpayers to pay 3% more for policing

The Hampshire Police and Crime Panel (PCP) has backed the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Hampshire, Michael Lane, in raising the 2017/18 Council Tax precept to pay for policing across the county. Panel members heard Mr Lane set out his case at their meeting on Friday to raise the precept by 3.12%. For...
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Eastleigh Police and Fire HQ Flies LGBT flag

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June 14, 2016
Eastleigh Police and Fire HQ Flies LGBT flag

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender rainbow flag is being flown at half mast at the Strategic Police and Fire HQ in Eastleigh. And in an act of remembrance and solidarity one minute’s silence was held at 3pm today for the victims and  survivors of Sunday’s deadly attack at the Pulse Club in Orlando,...
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Minister visits Hampshire Fire and Police HQ

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January 29, 2016
Minister visits Hampshire Fire and Police HQ

Police and Fire Minister Mike Penning visited Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) and Hampshire Constabulary’s joint HQ on Leigh Rd, Eastleigh. ​The Police and Fire Minister met with senior Hampshire fire and police staff. ​Mr Penning was welcomed by Deputy Chief Officer Neil Odin and Assistant Chief Constable David Pryde, as well as...
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OAP’s stolen bank card used in Swan Centre

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November 18, 2015
OAP’s stolen bank card used in Swan Centre

Police are looking for a person who used a stolen bank card in Eastleigh’s Swan Centre shortly after an elderly woman had her handbag snatched from outside her home in Southampton. Police have issued a CCTV image taken in JD Sports of two men they would like to speak to as they may hold...
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