Category: Community News

Eastleigh draw 2-2 away to Stourbridge in FA Cup First Round

Eastleigh earned an FA Cup first-round replay with Storubridge after battling to a late draw with Scott Rendell scoring the equaliser. Stourbridge led twice through Aaron Lloyd and Will Grocott but Eastleigh hit back through Tyrone Barnett and Scott Rendell, in the 86th minute, to take the tie to a replay. The Southern League Central…

Fairoak nursery children grow their own pumpkins

Children at Yellow Dot Fair Oak Nursery in Eastleigh, operated by Bright Horizons, successfully grew pumpkins out of their own allotment for Halloween this year.  They found a small, medium and large pumpkin and are going to use them in their rooms for their autumn provocations. ‘The children were delighted to pick their home grown…

Residents asked about improvements to Eastleigh play area

Residents asked about improvements to Eastleigh play area – drop-in session this Thursday 7 November Local residents are being consulted on plans to transform the Lawn Road/St Catherine’s Road play area in the Boyatt Wood neighbourhood of Eastleigh, with a drop-in session this Thursday 7 November. Eastleigh Borough Council manages the Lawn Road Play area…

Firework fundraiser set to go with a bang

A Spook-tacular firework display is being staged to raise money for a Hampshire school community. Hiltingbury schools in Chandler’s Ford are hosting their annual Spooks and Sparks event on Thursday, November 7 that combines the fancy dress fun of Halloween with the excitement of bonfire night. The popular event is sponsored by estate agent Sparks…

Scott Rendell’s hat-trick secures Eastleigh 4-2 win at home to Harrogate

Scott Rendell scored a hat-trick as Eastleigh halted Harrogate’s nine-match unbeaten run and title chase with a 4-2 win. Brendan Kiernan fired Harrogate into an early lead, but Rendell, who had earlier had a shot cleared off the goal-line, equalised from the penalty spot following Ryan Fallowfield’s challenge on Sam Smart. Rendell headed Eastleigh into…

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…

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…

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…

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…