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Stephen Slominski

I'm Stephen Slominski, reporter and admin for this site. I am a BJTC trained Journalist and have lived and worked in Eastleigh all my life.

Mims: I backed May to stop Corbyn

Eastleigh MP  Mims Davies says she voted to support the government in tonights parliamentary vote of no confidence in order to stop Jeremy Corbyn forming a Labour government with the help of the Liberal Democrats and the SNP.

Following a defeat of their Brexit withdrawal agreement the government won the vote of no confidence by 19 votes.

Woman seriously assaulted in Boyatt Wood

Woman seriously Assaulted in Boyatt Wood

The police are appealing for witnesses after a 22-year-old woman was seriously sexually assaulted in Boyatt Wood last night (January 8). The victim walked down Beaulieu Road before going through an alleyway to Selbourne Drive at about 11.30 pm. She then went through another alleyway into Whyteways, when she was attacked. A 20-year-old man from Eastleigh…

Hamble Xmas yacht rescue

Both the RNLI Calshot lifeboat and Hillhead Coastguard Rescue Team came to the rescue of a stranded yacht outside the entrance to the River Hamble on Boxing Day. At about 5 pm the RNLI received a call from a 37ft yacht that was hard aground Calshot RNLI D Class Lifeboat Willet was launched with three volunteer crew…

Eastleigh house prices see biggest drop in 2018

Eastleigh House prices see biggest drop

Eastleigh house prices have seen some of the biggest drops in value during 2018 according to property website Zoopla it has been revealed. Although Chandler’s Ford was named last year as one of the top 10 places in the UK to live, the latest data compiled by Zoopla shows that property values in the borough…

Attempted murder suspect bailed until January

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Hampshire Police have announced that a 17-year-old Eastleigh boy, who had been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a serious assault at Heinz Burt Close has been bailed until Saturday 19 January 2019. A 23-year-old man from Winchester was seriously injured as a result of a doorstep attack on Friday night (December 21) and…

Police appeal for help in finding assault weapon

Police have called on Eastleigh residents to help them find a weapon which may have been used in a serious assault on Friday night that has left a 23-year old Winchester man in hospital with a serious head injury. Officers have spent the day conducting house to house enquiries and searching for the weapon that…

Assault update: Police carry out house to house enquiries

Police are carrying out house to house enquiries on Eastleigh’s Pirelli estate today following the arrest of two teenagers on suspicion of attempted murder. As a result of the  bloody doorstep assault on Friday night, a 23-year-old Winchester man is still in hospital with life-threatening injuries and two 17-year-olds and a 48-year-old man from Bursledon…

Arrests following ‘attempted murder’ in Eastleigh

Two Eastleigh teens have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a man arrested in suspicion of causing GBH following a violent incident on the Pirelli estate last night (December 21). Police were called to Heinz Burt Close at around 10.15pm where a 23-year-old man, from Winchester was found with a serious head injury.…