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Giant gnomes delight little Lola

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March 29, 2017

The Asda store in Chandler’s Ford  invited a young girl with learning disabilities into the store to give her some giant gnomes. Lola Anderson, who’s four, loves Asda gnomes and was left heartbroken when one of her favourite gnomes had broken. Abbie Bowers, customer trading manager, asked little Lola to come into the store...
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Sainsbury’s Eastleigh ready for Red Nose Day

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March 7, 2017
Sainsbury’s Eastleigh ready for Red Nose Day

Staff and customers at Sainsbury’s in  Eastleigh will be raising funds and raising a laugh for Red Nose Day. Over the next few weeks, Sainsbury’s staff all over the UK will be working hard to raise money for the annual charity event which this year takes place on Friday 24 March. Fundraising activities at the...
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Minister ‘impressed’ by local farm food shop

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March 28, 2016
Customer paying at shop counter

A local farm food shop made a big impression of Food and Farming Minister when she dropped by recently for a recent visit. Liz Truss was at J S Gourmet Foods at the recommendation of Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies to see for herself just how popular locally sourced and produced organic food is with...
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Waitrose helps out RNLI

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December 8, 2015
Waitrose helps out RNLI

Waitrose in Chandler’s Ford have held a collection at their store in aid of the RNLI as part of their chosen charity of the year campaign. The amount collected was £733.01 which added to the money raised during their sponsored rowing event in the Summer, means the Chandler’s Ford branch has contributed £1,183.13 to...
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Council promise “Christmassy” atmosphere for Eastleigh shoppers

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December 2, 2015
Council promise “Christmassy” atmosphere for Eastleigh shoppers

Eastleigh’s council bosses promise the run-up to Christmas will be easier in the Town Centre this year with late night shopping, some free or discounted parking, entertainment and a “Christmassy” atmosphere with a new seasonal market. Town centre retailers, the Business Improvement District (BID) and Eastleigh Borough Council are joining forces to ease the...
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Police seek help over Swan Centre purse theft

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January 8, 2015
Police seek help over Swan Centre purse theft

Do you recognise this woman? Officers would like to speak to her following the theft of a purse in Eastleigh town centre on Boxing Day. The purse, containing bank cards and £30 cash, was stolen from the handbag of a 67-year-old woman while she was shopping in New Look at the Swan Centre at...
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Local scouts take on weekly shop at Asda

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November 18, 2014
Local scouts take on weekly shop at Asda

  Asda Eastleigh welcomed the 2nd Ramalley Scouts down to the store to take on the challenge of doing the weekly shop on a £10 budget and also to receive a fantastic donation of £200.00 to help with their future fundraising. The scouts group were also taught about healthy eating and the importance of...
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Marks & Spencer to open town centre food store

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April 10, 2014
Marks & Spencer to open town centre food store

Marks & Spencer is planning to open a 16,000 sq ft Simply Food store in Eastleigh Town Centre, Hampshire. The plans, which are subject to planning permission and agreements with the site’s developer, are part of M&S’s plans for a significant expansion of its Simply Food network in the UK with the opening of...
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Christmas Eve Market in Eastleigh

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December 18, 2013

Eastleigh Borough Council have announced that there will be an additional market day in Eastleigh, on Tuesday 24th December this year. The Christmas Eve market will be held in the usual location on Leigh Road precinct, between 9am and 2pm. In a press release, a spokesman for the Council says; ” We are pleased to...
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Martial arts open day re-stocks Hedge End food bank

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December 5, 2013
Martial arts open day re-stocks Hedge End food bank

An open day at the West End based Health and Fitness organisation, Choi Kwang Do 4 Health, has recently raised over £160 for Hedge End Food Centre. The event was held at the Choi Kwang Do academy, which is conveniently located over Asda in West End. It featured demonstrations, games, face painting and a...
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Council in free parking u-turn

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November 13, 2013
Council in free parking u-turn

    Visitors to Eastleigh will once more be able to enjoy free on street parking for a limited time. Eastleigh Local Area Committee – who have recently become responsible for setting parking charges in the town centre – voted for an experimental traffic order to allow free on- street parking for one hour...
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Council to take over Eastleigh Market

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October 3, 2013

Eastleigh Borough Council have announced that the Markets held in the town centre on Thursdays and Saturdays are to be operated by the Council. In a press release issued this evening, the Council have announced that they will be taking over the direct operation of the markets from the previous operator and that they plan to...
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HFRS: Coolant leak no health risk to Public

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September 18, 2013
HFRS: Coolant leak no health risk to Public

Hampshire Fire and Rescue wish to reassure Hedge End residents that there is no threat to public health following the incident earlier this evening which led to the temporary closure of the Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer superstores at the retail park. HFRS have released the following press statement and photographs from the scene:...
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Borough agrees to Living Wage

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June 15, 2013

Approximately 20 employees of Eastleigh Borough Council are set to benefit from a decision to pay them the Living Wage. Currently set at £7.45 per hour outside of London, the Living Wage is an hourly rate that is updated on an annual basis, according to the basic cost of living in the UK.  It...
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Youth Centre to benefit from loyalty scheme

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February 5, 2013

The Box Youth Centre in Hedge End is to be one of the first good causes in the UK that will receive a cash boost from a new supermarket loyalty scheme.  Kavanagh Budgens in Hedge End is one of three stores in the UK which is trialling a new scheme developed by Musgrave Retail Partners GB, the main...
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