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Charlie Bradshaw

I'm a BJTC trained journalist and a Community Reporter for Eastleigh News. Contact me at charlie.bradshaw@eastleighnews.co.uk

Burglaries up in Central Eastleigh

Despite 193 town centre burglaries during 2019 only two suspects charged figures show. The number of burglaries committed in Eastleigh has skyrocketed compared to last year, according to the most recent crime statistics. In January 2020 there were 34 burglaries- a 386% increase compared to April 2019 when there was seven. Meanwhile the Eastleigh Central…

Lucky escape for kittens found in bin

The RSPCA is investigating after two five-week old kittens were found abandoned in a food waste bin. A Southsea resident returned home to find his food bin had been knocked over and locked shut. He opened it up and discovered the tiny littermates curled up asleep. The furry pair – now named Barney and Fran-…

Southampton Airport unveils new green initiative

Southampton Airport has launched the implementation of Fixed Electrical Ground Power (FEGP) units, as part of it’s commitment to become carbon neutral by 2030. Councillor¬†Rupert Kyrle, Eastleigh Borough Council Cabinet Member for the Environment was invited to see new units in operation “The launch of the new Fixed Electrical Ground Power system is really great…