Category: A&E

Reports on accidents and other local emergencies


Nuts on roundabout

Driving around the streets of Eastleigh Town is hard enough with heavy lorries and busses coming at you from every angle and with increased traffic levels the last thing drivers need is the additional problem of nuts being allowed on the road. Well that’s just what drivers got today, thousands of them.!! At around 2.50pm…

Smoking Time Bomb

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To coincide with No Smoking Day local firefighters are pleading with smokers to ‘pack it in’ describing the practice of smoking in the home as ‘a time bomb’ while the government has announced that cigarettes may have to be sold in unbranded packets in future – a practice last seen in the soviet union. Hampshire…

Eastleigh Firefighters Fly to NZ


Hampshire Firefighters, including personnel from Eastleigh’s Fire Service HQ on Leigh Road, are preparing to deploy to New Zealand to assist with an international search and rescue operation after the city of Christchurch was hit by a severe earthquake. The earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck at around 12:51 local time (23:51 GMT)…

Town Centre Pub Fire


Eastleigh fire-fighters were called to the scene of a town centre blaze today as the former Mija bar in the Leigh Road shopping precinct caught fire. Two fire engines with ten crew were called at approximately 2.30 pm while the precinct was still busy with dozens of shoppers and the area immediately to the front…