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Stephen Slominski

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

Going…going….gone!

The former Comrades Club on Leigh Road comes ‘under the hammer’ today as a sealed bid auction closes with a guide price of £380,000. Many members have said this is  a cheap price for the Social Club which closed last October when the club went into administration. The site occupies a prime 0.25 location facing…

Police name Rose Bowl victim

Police have named the construction worker who died in an industrial accident on the McAleer and Rushe site at the Rose Bowl, as 34 year old Philip Carsley from Thurnscoe, North Yorkshire. Police and the Health and Safety Executive are currently investigating the circumstances that led to Mr Carsley’s tragic death, which occurred at around.2pm…

PC’s to advise on PC Safety

Police in Eastleigh are hosting an information stand in the Swan Centre tomorrow about internet safety for children. Police officers and representatives from the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre will be on hand between 9am and 1pm to advise parents about how to ensure their children use the internet and mobile phones safely and…

Eastleigh Blockaded!!

The Blockade of Eastleigh by a coalition of workers from HCC and various Roads and Energy agencies intensifies tomorrow (Monday 8th February) when Eastleigh’s principal approach road, the A335 Leigh Road will be closed between Between Junction 13 of the M3 to the Junction with Bournemouth Road until 19th February.

Eastleigh Share Points

Eastleigh finish up drawing with 2-2 with Chelmsford City yesterday after first half goals from Gillespie and Stafford put them ahead twice in the first half. Under pressure in the second half the spitfires hang on for the point which leaves them 8th in the table. Full match report here Link courtesy of Jamie Montigue…

Quilley’s Big Lottery Win

Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne  was at Alderman Quilley School of engineering today to help celebrate the funding of the new sports hall with Lottery cash and to urge more local projects to bid for funding. He was accompanied Regional Lottery Chief Alison Rowe to meet keen basketball playing pupils and head teacher Richard Kelly. Chris…

Power Boss: We’re Sorry

Southern Electricity has apologised to Eastleigh’s traders for their power cuts, which have cost local businesses thousands, and have appointed their top operations head to oversee fault-finding. In a letter to Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne, who took up the complaint on behalf of shop-keepers in the town centre, Chief Executive Ian Marchant says: “Please accept…

Statement from Swaythling Housing

Swaythling Housing Society have issued the following statement in response to our posts ‘Eastleigh’s Anti-Social Tenant Shame’ and ‘Update On Anti-Social Tenants’ “In the Eastleigh area the Society owns 896 properties. We have been taking robust action to address anti-social behaviour wherever it affects residents, including Eastleigh. As a result by the end of December…

Council’s open space puzzler

“Local residents are being consulted by the Council as part of a plan to help shape our plans for meeting the future needs and requirements for open space throughout the borough. The Council has produced a questionnaire that is available at www.eastleigh.gov.uk/openspaces which aims to obtain your thoughts and opinions on the quality, quantity and accessibility of open…

Brambridge Break In

Following news that Burglars had struck in Chandlers Ford and West End Police are also now appealing for witnesses after a break in at a home in Brambridge. The house near the junction of Church Lane and Highbridge Road was targeted by burglars between 7 and 8pm on Monday, February 1. The offenders smashed a…

Borough Burglary Spree

Police are appealing for information after Burglaries in the Chandlers Ford and West End areas of the Borough High value jewellery and electrical items were stolen from three addresses in Chandler’s Ford between 6.45am and 4.30pm on Monday, February 1. Two of the burglaries were at properties in Shaftesbury Avenue; the third was at an…