Category: Bishopstoke

“Save Stoke Park” Rob begs PM

Fair Oak resident Robert Byrne has written to prime minster David Cameron asking him to intercede in plans which could see Stoke Park wood sold off to a private company. Local walkers and nature lovers throughout the UK have been left reeling by news that the government plans to privatise the Forestry Commission who manage…

Horse attacked in Bishopstoke

A horse in a field in the Bishopstoke area has had around a quarter of its tail removed over the weekend. The incident happened sometime between 4.45pm on Friday, December 10 and 8am on Saturday, December 11. The horse is a dark brown Gelding and is 14.3 hands tall. It has a white star shaped…

Poppy Tin Theft – Man Charged

An Eastleigh man has been charged in connection with the heartless theft of a charity collection tin. A Royal British Legion poppy collection tin was stolen from the Co- Op store on Fair Oak Road, Eastleigh on Saturday, November 13. It is not known how much money was in the tin. The man , aged…

Tesco Sponsor Free Bus Service

A free bus service starts in Eastleigh on Monday 22nd November. A new bus company – Xelabus – has joined forces with Tesco at Eastleigh to offer free services into town for the Christmas period which will run through Allbrook, Bishopstoke, Boyatt Wood and the Bird Aviary estate. The service will run on Mondays Wednesdays…

Police Hunt Stoke Park Sniper

Police are appealing for information after an air rifle was used in Eastleigh on Saturday August 7. A 22-year-old man was walking a friend’s dog in Stoke Park Woods at around 7.30pm when he was shot with a pellet. The man saw three white boys running away from the scene. One of the boys was…

Brambridge murder suspect released

Police hunting for the killer of frail pensioner Georgina Edmonds, who was battered to death at her Brambridge home over two years ago, have released the suspect they arrested Wednesday morning. The 31 year old man had been arrested at his mother’s home in Hamilton Road, Bishopstoke at 5 am on June 30. At 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…

Parish Council Election Round Up

In the elections on the 27th May for the new parish councils of Chandlers Ford and Allbrook – and for the Hiltingbury wards – both the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats took 11 seats each leaving the Conservatives with overall control of both Hiltingbury wards. Peter Luffman, the former Labour leader in the Borough council…

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…

Gatso ‘Terrorists’ target Eastleigh

It has been reported in the Daily Echo that a ‘Gatso’ style speed camera, worth £40,000 and sited on the B3037 Bishopstoke Rd was destroyed by an ‘explosion’ at about 2.30 am. It is unclear as to whether this was as a result of indivduals acting alone or as part of a wider campaign. This…