Category: Community News

New nursery set to open in Chandler’s Ford

A new nursery is set to welcome families through its doors as it gets ready to open on Monday 24 January.  Busy Bees Eastleigh, located on Pilgrims Close in Chandler’s Ford, will be managed by Centre Director, Cath Harris, who has over 20 years of experience in the early years sector. Following an investment of over…

Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant available to some businesses

  The latest scheme to provide support to hospitality, leisure and accommodation businesses is now open for applications. This funding recognises that some businesses in this sector may need additional financial support following the rise of the Omicron variant across the Borough. This support will take the form of a one-off grant funding scheme. Funding…

Ten man Eastleigh beat Weymouth 3-2

Danny Whitehall’s stoppage-time winner ensured 10-man Eastleigh beat Weymouth, after letting slip a two-goal lead, home, at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 2,839 fans. The Spitfires, who hade Jake Hesketh’s dismissed just before half-time (appeal has been submitted), saw two quickfire Terras goals wipe out their advantage in the last 11 minutes, before Whitehall…

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…