Category: Eastleigh

Barton Peveril Shortlisted for National Award

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have been shortlisted for the FE College of the Year Award in the national Edufuturists Awards 2020, which will take place online on Friday 10th July 2020. Barton Peveril was recognised because of its digital learning capabilities and continued success delivering teaching and support remotely. Throughout the current Covid-19 pandemic…

Non essential shops reopen in Eastleigh

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‘Non-essential’ retailers in Eastleigh town centre and in shopping hubs around the Borough have reopened their doors thanks to a range of measures designed to ensure social distancing and make shopping safer. Eastleigh Borough Council has received over £118,000 of government funding to support the safe reopening of its ‘high streets’ and other commercial areas…

#Stayinworkout and improve your mental health

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As well as looking after your mental health being physically fit is also important during this challenging time, which is why we’re encouraging people across the Borough to take part in the #Stayinworkout fitness drive during Mental Health Awareness Week. Eastleigh resident, Christine Northover is one of Eastleigh Borough Council’s ‘This Girl Can’ ambassadors and she has been sharing with us how…

Success recognised, as celebrations took place online for local sporting achievements

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The Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA), supported by Eastleigh Borough Council’s SportsWorks team, held the tenth Eastleigh Sports Awards evening despite coronavirus lockdown. The virtual ceremony took place on the Eastleigh SPAA Twitter account (@EastleighSPAA) from 7pm on Monday 18 May. Social distancing guidance had led to the cancellation of the annual awards ceremony, which…

Barton Peveril Go Digital During Lockdown

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s 3,600 students have continued to attend each of their timetabled lessons from home, throughout the current closure of the country’s educational institutions. As well as attending lessons taught by the College’s teachers (over 140) the students have continued access to the College’s Counsellors, Student Progress Advisers, Nurse, and Careers Department.…

Eastleigh Scouts go on a virtual march to celebrate St George’s Day

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  Last Sunday, Scouts from Eastleigh, Fair Oak, Bishopstoke, Allbrook, Horton Heath, Boyatt Wood and beyond went online to attend a virtual St George’s day parade. Baden-Powell chose Saint George to be the patron Saint of Scouting. He felt that the Saint George legend set an excellent example of faith, courage and perseverance for future…

Coronavirus payouts pass the £10 million mark as grants distributed to 806 Eastleigh Borough businesses

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Over £10 million has now been paid out in emergency support to 806 Eastleigh Borough businesses impacted by the coronavirus crisis and the Council is reminding businesses there is still time to apply. The grants are being distributed by the Borough Council which is currently processing a steady stream of applications; payments totalling £10,645,000 have…

Eastleigh Borough residents urged to keep exercising to help maintain physical and mental wellbeing

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The closure of gyms, sports centres and clubs during the coronavirus pandemic has affected a lot of people’s motivation to work out, which is why Eastleigh Borough Council is encouraging people across the Borough to still exercise regularly to help their physical and mental wellbeing as the lockdown continues. The Council recommends that residents exercise…

Helping Eastleigh residents stay physically fit – and in good mental health

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During the coronavirus lockdown Advice and other resources for residents staying at home during the coronavirus crisis, that focuses as much on mental wellbeing as physical health, has been developed by Eastleigh Borough Council. Eastleigh Borough Council have been working on ways to support residents during the coronavirus pandemic by offering advice on health and…

Eastleigh lose 4-0 away to Notts County

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Notts County ran out comprehensive 4-0 winners against Eastleigh – a National League contest that became the biggest match in English football following the suspension of the Premier League and English Football League. With the non-league competition giving teams the green light to play despite the coronavirus pandemic, five 15:00 GMT kick-offs went ahead in…

Hampshire County Council issue storm advice

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Hampshire County Council have issued advice to householders as another weekend of strong winds and heavy rain is forecast for Hampshire. The council say that their Highways teams are ready to keep Hampshire’s road network clear but warn that adverse weather conditions could force some waste recycling sites to close. In a statement Councillor Rob Humby,…