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Laura Slominski

I am a Community Reporter for Eastleigh News and a Creative Writing BA Hons graduate of the University of Winchester. My interests are music, culture and the arts.

‘Without them I wouldn’t be here today’

Eastleigh cardiac arrest victim tells of dramatic rescue by Hants and IOW Air AmbulanceAn Eastleigh man has thanked the charity that saved his life, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance, as it launches its Christmas appeal. Gary Parsons, a 56-year-old from Eastleigh, and his wife Penny have paid tribute to the “amazing team” that…

Police Hunt Stoke Park Sniper

Police are appealing for information after an air rifle was used in Eastleigh on Saturday August 7. A 22-year-old man was walking a friend’s dog in Stoke Park Woods at around 7.30pm when he was shot with a pellet. The man saw three white boys running away from the scene. One of the boys was…

One Stop Hit Twice

Police are appealing for witnesses after a shop in Bursledon, Eastleigh, was targeted by thieves twice in the same week. The One Stop store in Portsmouth Road was broken into overnight on Monday July 12 and then again in the early hours of Thursday July 15. Cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from the store during…

Axeman gives shop the chop!

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted burglary at a supermarket in Chandler’s Ford. The incident took place at around 1.15am on Tuesday July 13 at the Waitrose store in Oakmount Road. An axe was used to smash one of the store windows but no entry was gained. PC James Pieri said: “After the…