Category: Business

Christmas Advent calendar raises £7,000 for tools charity

When Chandler’s Ford business, Draper Tools, launched a 2021 tool based advent calendar earlier this year, they pledged to donate £1 from the sale of every calendar to local charity Tools for Self Reliance. The 24 doors of the calendar open to reveal specially selected items that make up a 54-piece tool kit. It proved to…

Pat’s award winning sandwich bar

  A popular town centre takeaway has been presented with with a £250 gift card. As previously reported, Pat’s Sandwich Bar in Market Street has won the prize as a reward for signing up to the new Eastleigh Borough Gift Card initiative. The takeaway as chosen at random in a competition run by the Council…

Hendy renews Hampshire Cricket sponsorship

Hendy shirts at Ageas Bowl

Hampshire Cricket have announced  an extension to the Club’s partnership with Eastleigh-based vehicle dealership group, Hendy. The extended agreement will see Hendy’s brand feature prominently on Hampshire Hawks’ playing kit for this summer’s Vitality Blast and Hampshire Cricket’s Royal London Cup 2021 playing wear, as well as continued branding and advertising in a number of…

Uber Eats launches in Eastleigh

Starting today, people in Eastleigh can order food via Uber Eats. The popular app will enable customers to receive their next meal directly to their door at the touch of a button. Customers can order from high street classic KFC, which is the first restaurant to launch in the area via the Uber Eats app.…

Eastleigh mums’ new business makes weaning child’s play

Moving from milk to solid food is a milestone moment in the life of any baby and thanks to two Eastleigh mums, providing delicious and nutritionally balanced meals has never been easier. Dotty & Roo was born out of a passion to feed babies well. Having recently been through the weaning stage with their own babies,…

Hedge End superstore to feature in BBC reality TV series

Customers and Staff at Hedge End’s Sainsbury’s superstore will find themselves the stars of a new BBC reality series as cameras go behind the scenes to document a year in the life of the supermarket. The series of six 1-hour long episodes which has been given the title of ‘Inside the supermarket’ and coincides with…

McDonald’s tidy-up town centre

Staff from McDonald’s recently teamed up with the Town’s Business Improvement District (BID) to clean up the local area. A group from the Winchester and Eastleigh branches of the fast-food restaurant embarked on the challenge to give the area around the Wells Place eatery a much-needed refresh. The alleys behind the shops in the town…

MP celebrates tourism week with local businesses

Taking a break from the turmoil of Westminster’s Brexit crisis Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies visited the town’s popular local The Good Companions in Leigh Road, and the Gleneagles Equestrian Centre in Allington Lane to mark English Tourism Week. Taking place in spring each year, English Tourism Week which campaigns to raise the profile of the industry…