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Kieran James

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

Air quality, expanding abroad and healthy eating in the workplace covered by breakfast briefing

Eastleigh Borough Council’s Economic Development Team is inviting local companies to attend a business breakfast briefing on subjects including air quality, expanding abroad and promoting healthy eating in the workplace. It takes place on Thursday 7 November at East Horton Golf Club. The event will open with a healthy breakfast and the opportunity to browse…

Eastleigh lose 3-1 away to Dover Athletic

Oscar Gobern netted against his former club as Dover ended Eastleigh’s six-match unbeaten run in the National League with a home victory. Gobern joined Dover on a free transfer in the summer and registered his first goal for his new club in the 17th minute with an effort from outside the box. Former Spitfire Jai…

Nominate your local champions for the Eastleigh Sports Awards

The Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA) is pleased to announce that nominations are open for the extra-special tenth Eastleigh Sports Awards. The ceremony will take place at The Hilton at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday 12 February.  You are invited to nominate your local sporting heroes for their talent, determination and support for…

Barton Peveril’s England Footballers

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students Caitlin Smith and Ella Morris have both represented the England Women’s Football Team, in their respective age categories, this year. Caitlin Smith has just returned from Phase One of the UEFA European Championship Qualifiers in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Smith, who formerly attended Noadswood School, competed in three matches to…

Eastleigh draw 1-1 away to Woking

The Spitfires Scott Rendell denied his former club Woking a first National League win in 10 games by striking deep into added time to rescue a 1-1 draw for Eastleigh yesterday. The Cards thought they had won it in the fifth of 15 minutes of additional time following an injury when Jamar Loza finally beat…

Barton Peveril Students Secure Medicine and Veterinary Medicine Places

A record number of Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students secured places to study Medicine or Veterinary Medicine in 2019. Ten students are now studying Medicine and three are now studying Veterinary Medicine at the country’s most prestigious Universities, after completing their studies at the College this year. The 13 students secured places on two…

Fireworks Party Set to Return to the Ageas Bowl

The Ageas Bowl’s spectacular annual fireworks party returns on Friday 1st November with a whole host of entertainment for all the family to enjoy again in 2019. The ever-popular event hosted at the home of Hampshire Cricket is now just two weeks away and will once again showcase a captivating 20-minute fireworks display accompanied by a…

Frank Skinner set to perform Winchester this month

Comic legend, Frank Skinner, takes to the stage once more, with a brand-new show called Showbiz, which heads to Theatre Royal Winchester on Wednesday 30 October. The all-round funny man and popular household name last toured the UK in 2014 with his critically-acclaimed show, Frank Skinner: Man in a Suit, which included a sold-out return…

Barton Peveril Students Learn How to Restart a Heart

Barton Peveril students welcomed South Central Ambulance Service and NHS Pathways to College as they learned how to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for global Restart a Heart Day, 16th October 2019. A number of students from across the College attended the sessions, which were delivered by the representatives from Hampshire’s Emergency Services who regularly help…

Eastleigh cinema to show 12 popular episodes of Friends

Friends fans can pivot like Ross or run wild like Phoebe to Vue Eastleigh because the classic sitcom is coming to the big screen for the first time ever.  To mark 25 years of the beloved series, Vue is host to three special screenings featuring 12 popular episodes. The episodes have all been remastered in…

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…