Kieran James

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

2021 Vitality Blast & Royal London Cup Fixtures Announced For Hampshire

The Ageas Bowl 1 scaled

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have today announced the full Vitality Blast and Royal London Cup schedule for the 2021 season. This summer’s Vitality Blast is set to begin on Wednesday 9th June as Hampshire, aiming to reach a ninth Vitality Blast Finals Day, kickstart their campaign with an away clash against Kent Spitfires.…

Car Park Party announce David Walliams ‘Billionaire Boy’ coming to Bournemouth


The bestselling children’s author David Walliams, the award-winning Birmingham Stage Company and Coalition Agency have teamed up for a brand-new COVID-safe CAR PARK PARTY production of Billionaire Boy, coming to Bournemouth’s Canford Park on 14th April 2021. Billionaire Boy started life as a David Walliams novel for children in 2010, published by HarperCollins Children’s Books. In 2016 it was adapted into a BBC production and…

Barton Peveril’s Careers in Uniformed Services Day

Top row Kyle Susaya Merchant Navy Claire Lear Paramedic Science student at Bournemouth University. Bottom row Zaliha Paraiso Police Force Major Paul Carcone British Army

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College welcomed representatives from the nation’s uniformed services for its inaugural online Careers in Uniformed Services Day, on Wednesday 27th January 2021. Representatives from the Ambulance Service, Royal Air Force, Police Force, Maritime Cadetship, Royal Navy, Army, Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Border Force, and Prison Service were in attendance. Students at…

Council approves application to regenerate Post Office site

Post office

Eastleigh Local Area Committee this week approved a planning application for the former Post Office site on High Street, Eastleigh. The application is for a mixed use scheme comprising commercial space and flats within two buildings and a public realm open space between them. The proposal aims to promote economic regeneration within the town centre and…

Naomi House & Jacksplace launch new virtual running challenge, ‘Run 4 Respite’


Naomi House & Jacksplace has launched Run 4 Respite, a brand new virtual running distance challenge, encouraging supporters to run 105 miles in the month of March, and raise £105. The event has been backed by renowned Great Britain long distance runner, Naomi Mitchell, and sponsored by building services engineers, the Royston Group. Recognising the…

Barton Peveril’s Award Winning Digital Learning

Student Megan Roberts

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s 4,000 students will continue to attend each of their timetabled lessons from home, throughout the closure of the country’s educational institutions. As well as attending lessons taught by the College’s teachers (over 140) students have continued access to the College’s Counsellors, Student Progress Advisers, Nurse, and Careers Department. This comes…