Category: Eastleigh

A quartet suitable for a Queen at Vue Eastleigh

Vue Eastleigh was host to a string quartet that Queen Mary and King George V themselves would have been impressed with to celebrate the release of Downton Abbey on the big screen. The film’s opening night was a classy affair with the Kaleidoscope String Quartet playing a series of melodies inspired by the British drama.…

Eastleigh beat Fleet Spurs in Hampshire Senior Cup

A wonder goal from Eastleigh academy’s Liam Callaghan was the pick of the bunch as Eastleigh ran out deserved 3-0 winners against Fleet Spurs in the Hampshire Senior Cup second round. Goals from Scott Rendell and Sam Smart helped ensure the Spitfires, who featured a number of academy players, progress into the third round of…

Eastleigh earn point at home to Bromley

Second half substitute Cavanagh Miley scored a late equaliser as high-flying Bromley were held to a 1-1 draw by Ben Strevens’ Spitfires. Former Spitfire Luke Coulson’s first goal of the season had unbeaten Bromley on course for all three points but Miley struck with five minutes left. Eastleigh went close to an opener in the…

Eastleigh draw 1-1 away to Ebbsfleet United

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires picked up a point with an away draw against Ebbsfleet United on Saturday. The hosts started the National League campaign with five straight defeats but have since lost just one of five. They should have led early on but Alex Reid blasted over from six yards after being set up by Josh…

Eastleigh win 2-0 at home to Boreham Wood

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires bounced back from their last-gasp loss to Barnet by beating 10-man Boreham Wood 2-0 last night in front of 1,641 spectators at The Silverlake Stadium. Eastleigh, who conceded a goal four minutes into stoppage time on Saturday, put that to one side by taking a sixth-minute lead, Ben Williamson making no mistake…

Eastleigh sign Charlie Seaman on loan from Bournemouth

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires have signed 19 year old right-back Charlie Seaman on loan from AFC Bournemouth ahead of their home game to Boreham Wood on Tuesday. A member of Bournemouth’s Under 21s squad this season, Seaman joins Eastleigh until January from the Premier League outfit. Seaman has had previous experience out on loan at Weymouth…

Barton Peveril Set for State-of-the-Art Science Centre Extension

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have unveiled the extension to its £5m Science Centre. The £1.5 million extension has added three state-of-the-art laboratories and three additional classroom-teaching spaces to the building, which already consisted of nine laboratories, prep-rooms, classroom-teaching and computer-study spaces, and a café. The Science Centre was increased to accommodate the rising number…

Eastleigh lose 2-1 at home to Barnet

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires were defeated 2-1 at home to Barnet yesterday at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,922 spectators. Substitute Shaquile Coulthirst scored a late winner for the visitors as Barnet extended their unbeaten run to four games thanks to a bit of late drama in a narrow 2-1 National League victory over 10-man…

The Point secures £585,000 Arts Council England funding

An award of £585,000 for a project designed to boost career pathways for future leaders in the arts has been won by The Point, Eastleigh, in collaboration with seven South West based cultural organisations and the University of Southampton. The funding is part of Arts Council England’s mission to address the gender imbalance in senior…

Eastleigh gain first away win this season against Solihull Moors

Danny Hollands scored twice as Eastleigh beat Solihull Moors to secure their first National League win since the opening day of the season. Eastleigh’s captain stroked a shot into the corner of the net from Tyrone Barnett’s pass to give the visitors an 18th-minute lead. Rob Atkinson, who had earlier seen a 25-yard shot tipped…

Food waste promotion prompts record breaking month

The amount of food waste recycled in Eastleigh Borough was a record breaking 189 tonnes collected for July – 30% more than collected the same month last year. Borough residents increased the amount of food waste they recycled by nearly 40 tonnes in July, following a borough wide promotional campaign by Eastleigh Borough Council to…

Eastleigh Scouts looking for new volunteers to take on its #Challenge4

On Saturday Scouts from Eastleigh, Fair Oak, Bishopstoke, Allbrook, Horton Heath and Boyatt Wood launched their new adult volunteer recruitment campaign at Eastleigh Town Centre’s Urban Beach. Aged between 6 and 18, the scouts built sandcastles to represent each of the new adult volunteers they need to find to make sure every young person who…

Eastleigh lose 2-0 away to Stockport County

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires are still without a win since the opening game of the season as they lost 2-0 away to Stockport County yesterday. Adam Thomas scored his third goal in three games as Stockport extended their unbeaten run to four games with a victory against Eastleigh. Elliot Osborne’s long-range effort completed the scoring a…

Barton Peveril Improve on Best Ever Results

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have achieved their best ever results, for the second consecutive year. The College saw improvement across all their results and again achieved a 99% A Level pass rate. In 2018 Barton Peveril celebrated a 99% A Level pass rate, which put them in the top quartile of results in the…

Eastleigh draw 1-1 with Sutton United

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires drew 1-1 to Sutton United in what was a frustrating evening for Eastleigh. Former Eastleigh assistant manager Matt Gray took Sutton United to the Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,750 fans. First, Rob Atkinson headed Eastleigh in front at the back post, only for former Spitfires Jamie Collins to force in a…