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Kieran James

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

Craig David joined Premier League stars for club warm up ahead of hometown gig

Southampton born super-star, Craig David, joined Premier League players Ryan Bertrand, Che Adams and Angus Gunn, for a kick-about ahead of performing an intimate, free gig at St Mary’s Stadium on Thursday 10 October. The performance celebrated the launch of Gig1 – the UK’s fastest home broadband offering. A life-long Saints fan, Craig joined his local team in a series of drills and challenges including a penalty shootout,…

Eastleigh draw 0-0 at home to Chorley

Heavy rain interfered with the flowing football as Eastleigh and Chorley cancelled each other out in their National League draw at The Silverlake Stadium on Saturday. One could only thank all the ground staff to get the game on in the first place as they were there from 7am that morning. It was Non League…

Barton Peveril Support World Mental Health Day

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College continue to support the mental health of students and staff, during World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10th October 2019. For World Mental Health Day, the College’s Wellbeing Mentors are distributing self-help resources throughout the College’s social areas and are offering students help and advice around how they can maintain…

Eastleigh beat Maidenhead United 2-1

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires made it three wins from four unbeaten matches with a victory at home to Maidenhead. Marcus Barnes had already gone close for Eastleigh when they opened the scoring in the 26th minute. Jack Payne’s free-kick was flicked on by Joe Partington and Danny Hollands secured the finish with a diving header with…

Barton Peveril Student Vows to End Period Poverty

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Amber McWilliams is championing Plan International UK’s ‘Let’s Talk. Period’ campaign in College, to raise awareness and bring an end to period poverty in the local community.  The former Oasis Academy: Sholing pupil has organised a series of events to raise money for the campaign and has established a…

Eastleigh win away to Chesterfield

Eastleigh came from behind to secure a 2-1 win at struggling Chesterfield on Saturday. Tyrone Barnett and Marcus Barnes struck either side of half-time to overturn Tom Denton’s opener as the visitors picked up just a second win in their last six National League matches. The hosts were ahead after 15 minutes when Gevaro Nepomuceno’s…

Bobby Davro to host fundraiser with a difference

Legendary entertainer Bobby Davro is cantering into the Ageas Bowl in Hampshire on October 25 to host a charity race night with a difference. The event, in aid of Hampshire Cricket in the Community and Wessex Heartbeat, will see guests place bets on themed, recorded horse races that Bobby will introduce and commentate on in his hilarious…

Craig David to perform in Southampton

Virgin Media has today announced that Craig David, will be performing an intimate, free gig at St Mary’s Stadium on Thursday 10 October to celebrate the launch of Gig1 – the UK’s fastest home broadband offering. The Southampton born super-star, who wrote his debut album ‘Born To Do It’, including chart toppers 7Days, Fill Me In and Walking Away in the city, will…

Musical Theatre Students Secure Top Places

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) students have progressed onto a record number of prestigious Conservatoires, around the country. 11 of the course’s students have secured places in competitive Conservatoires, renowned for their limited number of places and large number of applicants, and a further five have progressed onto a range of…

Live Review: An Evening with John Challis at Winchester Theatre Royal

‘Only Fools and Boycie’ Comedy actor, John Challis, took his one-off show, Only Fools and Boycie, to Theatre Royal Winchester last Friday as fans sat patiently and chuckled to his fascinating yet humorous stories. Challis, who is best known for, Aubrey ‘Boycie’ Boyce, in the long-running comedy about two dodgy dealers, shared stories from on set and…

Eastleigh win 3-2 away to Torquay United in stoppage time

Substitute Tom Bearwish struck a stoppage-time winner as Eastleigh came from behind to beat Torquay at Plainmoor in the National League. The 19-year-old had only just come onto the pitch when he tapped home after being found by Marcus Barnes to claim his first senior goal. Ben Whitfield had given Torquay the lead 10 minutes…

Eastleigh lose 3-1 away to AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde ended a run of seven National League games without a win as they cruised to a 3-1 victory at home to fellow strugglers Eastleigh. Fylde, who had not tasted victory since winning two of their first three matches, were ahead after 34 minutes as Dan Bradley latched on to Danny Rowe’s flick forward…