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Stephen Slominski

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

‘Fines are a last resort but we will use them if we have to’

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Senior Hampshire Police Officer warns public that officers may take action if people break lockdown over Easter. Hampshire Constabulary have issued the following advice for the Easter Break: This weekend marks the beginning of the Easter holidays for families across Hampshire, and with it an upturn in weather is expected. Normally, the Easter holidays would…

Councils launch helpline for vulnerable local folk

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Local authorities across Hampshire, including the County Council and all the districts and boroughs, have joined forces with the county’s community and voluntary sector, to ensure vulnerable people are able to access the support they need during the coming weeks. From today, a new helpline is up and running for frail or vulnerable residents who…

Council launches Coronavirus Support Hub

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The Eastleigh Borough Coronavirus Support Hub has been launched to assist in the ‘shielding’ of the extremely vulnerable who are most at risk of serious illness if they were to contract the virus. Eastleigh Borough Council has worked alongside community organisations, One Community and Hampshire County Council to help establish this local support hub.  The…

Coronavirus? We’re still happy say 14th Eastleigh Scout and Guide Band!

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 The 14th Eastleigh Scout and Guide Band, “The Spitfires”, have recorded a video to bring a smile to people’s faces despite the Coronavirus outbreak. Assistant Band Master Emma Thompson explains: “On Saturday evening, the band were due to hold a concert for the Mayor of Eastleigh’s Charity Appeal, however as a result of the…

Free Coronavirus book for kids

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Southampton intensive care nurse writes free book for children anxious about Coronavirus  A Southampton intensive care nurse has created a book to help reduce anxiety in children caused by the Coronavirus outbreak. The free online publication, entitled Dave the Dog is worried about coronavirus, has already been downloaded 15,000 times and used in schools and…