Category: Bishopstoke

Government in tree climb down

The future of the popular woodland at Stoke Park seems to be assured today as the government performed a U –turn on its plans to sell off all forestry commission land. Addressing parliament the Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman said: “I am sorry, we got this one wrong.” She said she took “full responsibility” for the…

Edmonds Arrest: update

A man has been arrested in Bishopstoke and a bedsit in Eastleigh searched by dectectives who are leading the hunt for the killer of Georgina Edmonds, a frail widow who was found battered to death at her Brambridge home two and a half years ago. Officers from ‘Operation Columbian’ swooped on the two addresses at…

Bishy van break ins

Police warned tradesmen in Bishopstoke not to leave their tools in their van over night following a series of van break-ins resulting in the loss of valuable tools. Tools have been stolen from six parked vans since the start of the month. Crime Prevention Officer for Eastleigh, Barbara Clayton, said: “If possible van owners should…