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Kieran James

NCTJ trained. Previously Assistant Community Reporter for The News, Portsmouth. Sport and gig reviews are my passion.

Council supports Clean Air Day

Eastleigh Borough Council is supporting National Clean Air Day 2019 on Thursday 20 June to help raise awareness of the issue and encourage residents and staff to take steps to reduce air pollution. The Council is marking the day with an event in Eastleigh Town marketplace to promote understanding of air quality issues, help people…

GrowFest 2019 takes place this Saturday

GROWfest 2019 is this Saturday 22nd June at Royal Victoria Country Park. It will be opened by the Mayor of Eastleigh at 11am. GROWfest is a free community music festival to support Adults with Learning and Physcial Disabilities and to promote community inclusion for everyone. Last year saw some 600 attendees including the TV Celeb…

Barton Peveril Win National Award for Independent Learning

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have won a Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA) Award for Independent Learning, during an award ceremony held at The University of Nottingham on Wednesday 13th June. The College was recognised on a national level for enabling students of all abilities to work independently, both inside and outside of the classroom.…

Meet Barton Peveril’s National High Jumper

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College Student Jessica Gordon has been selected to represent Hampshire in the Senior Girls (Under 19) High Jump at the English Schools Athletics Association (ESAA) Championships, for the third consecutive year. The ESAA Championships is the 4th largest athletics event in the world and will take place in Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium…

Hundreds celebrate Pentecost in Southampton

On Sunday hundreds of people joined together for an evening of prayer and worship in Southampton to mark Pentecost, one of the Church’s most important celebrations. Christians from across Hampshire came together for a major ‘Beacon’ event at as part of a nationwide festival of prayer. At the same time as the event in Southampton,…

Eastleigh sign Jack Payne

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires have signed Ebbsfleet United’s Jack Payne on a one-year deal. The 27-year-old midfielder re-joins Eastleigh, having signed on a one-month loan last season. Whilst on loan at The Silverlake Stadium, Payne made five appearances and did not experience defeat in the blue of Eastleigh. Last season, in addition to his five appearances…

Honk! A Family Musical comes to Winchester

Children and adults alike will fall in love with the classic ugly duckling tale when musical adaptation, Honk!, heads to Theatre Royal Winchester on Friday 28 – Saturday 29 June. Honk! A Family Musical is the heart-warming retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s well-known fable, The Ugly Duckling, which tells the story of a plucky little…

Eastleigh appoint new women’s manager

Eastleigh Football Club are thought to be delighted to announce Steve Davies as the new manager for their women’s team. Leaving AFC Bournemouth Women, Steve will bring with him a wealth of experience after spending the last 3 season with the Cherries. His successes included gaining 2 promotions, 3 Cup Finals and reaching the First…

Live Review Bill Bailey at Southampton’s Mayflower

Bill Bailey sold out Southampton’s Mayflower for his new show Larks in Transit last month. The show opened with a roar from the crowd what is expected for the legend bill baily He opened his show by interacting with the audience and getting them warmed up to enjoy the the night what was ahead. Showing…

Peter Symonds Young Enterprise company Tees and Coffee praised

A group of business minded students from Peter Symonds College are celebrating reaching the South East Regional Finals of the Young Enterprise Company of the Year awards. Tees and Coffee, the business set up and managed by a team of six students taking part in the Young Enterprise scheme at the College, was previously awarded…

Barton Peveril Students Experience Digital Detox

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have successfully trialled a new initiative that lets students experience a ‘Digital Detox’ once a month, in one of the College’s cafes. In exchange for not using their phones and devices, instead talking directly to their peers, students received a free piece of cake and a hot drink. After the…

Live Review: WWE Bournemouth

WWE returned to Bournemouth’s International Centre as thousands of fans relived and enjoyed their childhood moments as some of the biggest WWE Superstars performed for fans. Despite WWE Raw happening at the same time in London, we still managed to catch a real exciting and entertaining show! The night began with highlights of Wrestlemania before…