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Kieran James

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

Barton Peveril’s Team of the Year

First row Reece Reed Lewis Crate Bennie O’Farrell and Jamie Ketley. Second Row Matthew Corless Toby Budd and Joe Bull.

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s FA People’s Cup Team have won the Team of the Year Award in the Eastleigh Sports Awards 2019, during an online ceremony on Monday 18th May 2020. The Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA), supported by Eastleigh Borough Council’s SportsWorks team, held the tenth Eastleigh Sports Awards evening despite…

#Stayinworkout and improve your mental health

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As well as looking after your mental health being physically fit is also important during this challenging time, which is why we’re encouraging people across the Borough to take part in the #Stayinworkout fitness drive during Mental Health Awareness Week. Eastleigh resident, Christine Northover is one of Eastleigh Borough Council’s ‘This Girl Can’ ambassadors and she has been sharing with us how…

Success recognised, as celebrations took place online for local sporting achievements

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The Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA), supported by Eastleigh Borough Council’s SportsWorks team, held the tenth Eastleigh Sports Awards evening despite coronavirus lockdown. The virtual ceremony took place on the Eastleigh SPAA Twitter account (@EastleighSPAA) from 7pm on Monday 18 May. Social distancing guidance had led to the cancellation of the annual awards ceremony, which…

Barton Peveril Prepare Students for Life

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College leavers achieve better results in Higher Education qualifications compared to the average for Sixth Form Colleges and State Schools. This news comes after the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) published the latest tables confirming how well 2018/19 graduates, who previously studied at Barton Peveril, performed in their degrees. Of the…

Tenth Eastleigh Sport Awards go online during lockdown

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A ceremony recognising the efforts and achievements of sports people in Eastleigh Borough is going online for 2020. The Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA) has announced that the tenth Eastleigh Sports Awards will still go ahead later this month despite coronavirus lockdown. The virtual ceremony will take place on the Eastleigh SPAA Twitter account (@EastleighSPAA) from 7pm, Monday 18…

Barton Peveril Teacher Makes PPE for the NHS

PPE being worn by NHS frontline staff credit 3DCrowd UK

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College Subject Leader for Product Design, David Horwood, has created over 50 face masks to supply the National Health Service (NHS) with vital Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), in coordination with 3DCrowd UK. Horwood created the masks using the College’s two state-of-the-art 3D printers, setting up and working in a sterile printing…

Barton Peveril’s Record Number of Medicine Offers

Science Students in Barton Peverils Science Centre

A record number of Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students are celebrating offers to study Medicine at university this year. 15 students have been offered places on the highly sought-after and competitive courses at universities around the country. This record number of offers is an additional accolade in another successful year for the College, which…

Eastleigh school produces personal protective equipment for key workers

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Students at Crestwood School in Eastleigh have taken on the task of producing vital personal protection equipment for key workers in the Borough and surrounding areas. Alan Haymer is a Design Technician at the secondary school and decided to make use of the tools and volunteers they had available whilst the school is only partially…

Barton Peveril Go Digital During Lockdown

Barton Peveril Student Megan Roberts Home Study Space

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s 3,600 students have continued to attend each of their timetabled lessons from home, throughout the current closure of the country’s educational institutions. As well as attending lessons taught by the College’s teachers (over 140) the students have continued access to the College’s Counsellors, Student Progress Advisers, Nurse, and Careers Department.…

Eastleigh Scouts go on a virtual march to celebrate St George’s Day

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  Last Sunday, Scouts from Eastleigh, Fair Oak, Bishopstoke, Allbrook, Horton Heath, Boyatt Wood and beyond went online to attend a virtual St George’s day parade. Baden-Powell chose Saint George to be the patron Saint of Scouting. He felt that the Saint George legend set an excellent example of faith, courage and perseverance for future…

Coronavirus payouts pass the £10 million mark as grants distributed to 806 Eastleigh Borough businesses

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Over £10 million has now been paid out in emergency support to 806 Eastleigh Borough businesses impacted by the coronavirus crisis and the Council is reminding businesses there is still time to apply. The grants are being distributed by the Borough Council which is currently processing a steady stream of applications; payments totalling £10,645,000 have…

Eastleigh Borough residents urged to keep exercising to help maintain physical and mental wellbeing

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The closure of gyms, sports centres and clubs during the coronavirus pandemic has affected a lot of people’s motivation to work out, which is why Eastleigh Borough Council is encouraging people across the Borough to still exercise regularly to help their physical and mental wellbeing as the lockdown continues. The Council recommends that residents exercise…

Online remote working a success for Eastleigh College learners

Eastleigh College Public Service students

During this testing time, our Uniformed Public Service learners are far from being obstructed. Through online resources and teaching platforms, our learners have been able to continue their education from home, as part of the stay at home procedure. As part of timetabled lessons, course lecturers have been able to release teaching resources and mark…