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Stephen Slominski

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

Business Blackout!

Many Eastleigh Town Centre businesses were left counting the cost this afternoon as the normally busy Market Street was hit by a power cut. ‘The power went this morning for a while then came back on then went completely at about 2pm’ said a worker at Longs greengrocers who were still managing to trade. Many…

Store Wars

Evidence of retail price deflation has descended on Eastleigh with the opening of a new discount store ’89p Extra’ in the Towns High Street. The new store will provide competition for the exsisting 99p Stores outlet in The Swan centre which it claims to undercut. This will be a new experience for the 99p store…

Eastleigh Cub Scout wins Bravery Award

Twelve young people who courageously put the skills that they learnt in Scouting into dramatic effect have been recognised by The Scout Association. The youngest is Kerena, a nine-year-old Cub Scout, from Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, who showed huge maturity following the tragic death of her mother through cancer. Shortly before her mother died, Kerena cared…

Strictly No Dancing!

Eastleigh Ballroom fans have been told to ‘Foxtrot Oscar’ by their landlords, Eastleigh Borough Council, who are evicting them from the Leigh Ballroom after 30 years of competitive dancing which had placed the former Leigh Road drill hall on the international dance map. However the popular venue, home to current UK Professional Latin Dance Champions…

Giant hole discovered in Centre of Eastleigh!!

View Larger Map A Satellite parked in geo-stationary orbit 20,000 miles above the Congo has discovered a large mysterious hole in Eastleigh Town Centre!The photo, reproduced below, clearly shows a barren wasteland, measuring a couple of acres, bordered by Leigh Rd and Sopwith Rd and normally hidden from the curious gaze of passers-by. Ancient MeteoriteIt…