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Stephen Slominski

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

Eastleigh hit by spate of shed break-ins

Police offer crime prevention advice after thefts from outbuildings Police in Eastleigh are warning residents they should take steps to ensure their outbuildings are secure after a spate in thefts from sheds and garages in the area over the past fortnight. The police say their officers will be ‘vigilant while on patrol’ and have issued…

Hamble Lifeboat in late night rescue

Five people were rescued from a boat drifting on the Solent after the vessel developed engine failure The Hamble Lifeboat, supported by Hillhead Coastguard Rescue Team, was launched after the boat ran into difficulties north-east of Calshot spit at 11.34pm Wednesday night (May 12). The lifeboat crew were on the scene within half-an-hour before securing…

Local archers let fly in Big Reopening

Arrows were once again flying at local archery club AC Delco Bowmen last weekend as part of Archery GB’s Big Reopening – an initiative aimed to encourage clubs to reconnect with members and help them once again embrace the social, mental and physical benefits of archery – as well as prepare for the upcoming summer…

Fake cop tried to scam 80 year-old

Police warn that elderly Eastleigh folk are being targeted by scam callers.Police are warning local residents in Eastleigh and Hedge End district about  courier fraud scam after a man posing as a police officer tried to scam an elderly man. The victim who is in his 80s and lives in Eastleigh was contacted by a…

Hendy renews Hampshire Cricket sponsorship

Hendy shirts at Ageas Bowl

Hampshire Cricket have announced  an extension to the Club’s partnership with Eastleigh-based vehicle dealership group, Hendy. The extended agreement will see Hendy’s brand feature prominently on Hampshire Hawks’ playing kit for this summer’s Vitality Blast and Hampshire Cricket’s Royal London Cup 2021 playing wear, as well as continued branding and advertising in a number of…

Eastleigh volunteers sew scrubs for NHS workers

‘It’s the Dunkirk spirit’ says group organiserA group of Eastleigh residents are putting their sewing skills to good use by producing home-made ‘scrubs’ – the vital protective clothing needed by frontline medical staff that are in short supply due to the coronavirus outbreak. ‘Eastleigh Scrub Hub’ is part of a national network of voluntary community…