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Stephen Slominski

I'm the News Editor and admin for this site and a life-long Eastleigh resident.

Pothole damaged your car? Sue your Council!

Drivers who have suffered damage to their vehicles through striking a pothole should seek compensation from their council according to pressure group ‘Potholes.co.uk’. A wet summer followed by a freezing winter has seen a large number of potholes created in Hampshire –  including Eastleigh – with the junctions on the Town Centres busy Blenheim Road…

Walkout Washout

Despite thousands of civil servants obeying the twoday strike call by the PCS union, it was ‘business as usual’ at Eastleigh’s Jobcentre plus on Southampton Road. The only sign of industrial action were notices that had been posted apologising to claimants for any delay due to ‘exceptional circumstances’. One member of staff claimed that only…

UKIP fire first shot

Eastleigh’s UKIP candidate Ray Finch has fired the first shot in the Eastleigh General Election campaign. In the wake of the ‘Ashcroft’ furore and in response to an Eastleigh News story the minority party representative has launched a stinging on  attack on his main party rivals.  In an email reproduced below, he accuses the Conservative…

‘Tory’ Vorderman savages ‘St. Chris’

Eastleigh’s Lib Dem Mp Chris Huhne’s concerns about Conservative campaign funding were mocked last night on BBC’s ‘Question Time’ by TV personality Carol Vorderman. In a lively response to a question on Lord Ashcroft’s non- domiciled tax status, the feisty fifty year old maths genius defended the Tory Peer by accusing both the Labour Party…