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Posts Tagged ‘ West End ’

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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Witness appeal following fatal collision in Fair Oak

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June 9, 2016
Witness appeal following fatal collision in Fair Oak

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision on Allington Lane, close to the junction with Hogwood Lane, in Fair Oak on Thursday. The emergency services  were called at 12.35pm following reports that a silver Skoda had left the road and had landed on the railway tracks. The incident resulted in the...
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Ageas Bowl Hilton opens for business

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May 19, 2015
Ageas Bowl Hilton opens for business

The new Hilton Hotel at the Ageas Bowl has finally been opened after a long and troubled genesis which included companies going bust and a council bailout during the construction phase, but it promises to be unique and unrivalled lesisure facility. Hampshire County Cricket chairman Rod Bransgrove and Council Leader Keith had taken part...
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Tory top brass keep up pressure

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May 4, 2015
Tory top brass keep up pressure

The conservative campaign in Eastleigh is still drawing in the big guns. Former party leader William Hague has been canvassing in Hedge End followed the day after by the Defence Secretary Michael Fallon. In an interview at the Hedge End Conservative Club, William Hague told me these high profile visits were a measure of the...
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Man tried to rob West End dog walker

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March 27, 2015
Man tried to rob West End dog walker

A man has been arrested after woman was threatened while she was out walking her dog in West End. Police are appealing for witnesses following the attempted robbery in Hatch Grange Park, West End on Wednesday March 25. Sometime between 11.30am and 11.50am, a 53 year-old woman was approached and threatened by a man...
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Conservatives support green power

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March 10, 2015

As campaigning for the General Election begins to intensify it’s clear the Conservatives are absolutely determined to try and wrest Eastleigh back from the Liberal Democrats who first took the seat from them over twenty years ago. Business minister Matthew Hancock is the latest in a string of Conservative ministers to visit the constituency...
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West End garage ram-raided

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November 25, 2013
West End garage ram-raided

A service station cashier was left ‘shocked and frightened’ after hooded ram-raiders carried out a daring late night robbery The cashier was working at West End Service Station at around 2 am when he saw a stolen Rover Metro reverse at speed crashing into a metal security shutter taking the front door clean off...
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Police appeal after West End stabbing

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February 21, 2013
Police appeal after West End stabbing

Police have issued an e-fit image of one of two men they need to identify in connection with the stabbing of a woman in West End on Saturday, January 12. The man is described as white, in his early twenties, slim, slightly muscular and about 5ft 9ins tall with cropped sandy-blond hair.  He was...
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Intruders wake West End couple

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October 11, 2012
Intruders wake West End couple

A West End couple awoke to discover intruders in their house yesterday night. Burglars had scaled a 6ft fence and  forced a rear door to gain entry to a house in Upmill Close at around 1 am Wednesday morning October 10. By the time the householders, a 35-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man, got...
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West End man seeks Spin-a thon volunteers

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September 19, 2012
West End man seeks Spin-a thon volunteers

David Morris, 57, from West End is calling for local people to join him on a four-day spinathon event to raise vital funds for Parkinson’s UK. David is looking to recruit 300 volunteers to cycle the equivalent of 5,000 miles between them on an indoor stationary bike. David was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in March...
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West End thieves nick bottle of bubbly

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August 4, 2012
West End thieves nick bottle of bubbly

Burglars with a taste for champagne have struck in West End. Police are investigating an afternoon break in in Moorgreen Road on Wednesday (August 1)  when thieves smashed their way thorugh a rear glazed door into the home of a middle aged couple while they were at work and made of with a £1,000...
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Heroic rescuers of Titanic survivors remembered

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April 15, 2012

The old burial ground in West End was on the world stage this morning, as West End Local History Society hosted a wreath laying ceremony on the grave of Sir Arthur Henry Rostron, KBE, RD, RNR, the Captain of the RMS Carpathia, on the centenary of his actions that rescued 706  survivors from the...
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Rose Bowl could go bust say Echo

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November 23, 2011
Rose bowl West end

West End’s Rose Bowl cricket ground has been on the verge of going bust says The Daily Echo. Echo Chief Reporter Julian Robinson claims to have had sight of a top secret report from Eastleigh council finance boss Nick Tustian which states that the cricket ground was in danger of going into administration earlier...
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Pheasant rustlers nick dodgy gamebirds

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October 14, 2011
Pheasant rustlers nick dodgy gamebirds

Pheasant rustlers have struck in Burnett’s Lane and made off with 200 of the birds. Unbeknown to the thieves, the flock have just been dosed with a wormer normally prescribed to cattle or sheep. Between 10pm on Sunday, October 9 and 6am yesterday morning Thursday, October 13 the thieves entered the West End farm...
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Top tory praises Huhne

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August 2, 2011
Top tory praises Huhne

Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne has received praise for his performance as energy secretary from an unexpected source. Conservative grandee and Thatcherite John Gummer has described Mr Huhne’s performance as Energy Secretary as “the success of this government”. In an article published in the Yorkshire Post today former environment secretary John Gummer , now Lord Deben...
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