Category: Eastleigh

Barton Peveril Remember the Holocaust

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College welcomed Holocaust survivor William M Bergman, who shared his testimony with students from across the College including those who study History, Politics, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Sociology. After hearing his testimony, students took part in a question and answer session with Bergman before attending three seminars run by members of…

Eastleigh hold on for 2-1 win at home to Braintree

Eastleigh moved up to eighth in the Vanarama National league after a 2-1 home win to last place Braintee as they sit one place below that all important play-off spot on goal difference. The BT Sports cameras were there at The Silverlake Stadiun as TV presenter and BT Sports’ Jeff Brazier watched on. The Spitfires…

Barton Peveril’s Sporting Stars

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College staff, students and alumni won, and were short-listed for, a range of awards in the Eastleigh Sports Awards (celebrating 2018) that took place on Monday 11th February 2019 at The Hilton at the Ageas Bowl. Students Taylor Bevan and Maisie Stocks won Junior the Sports Person of the Year and…

Chandler’s Ford School Qualify for National Netball Tournament

Staff, children and parents at Sherborne House School in Chandler’s Ford are celebrating after qualifying for the ISA National Netball Tournament Finals which will take place in York. The local school team will represent the region in the tournament next month. Each year, the Independent School’s Association hold national tournaments in a range of sports,…

Eastleigh aims for knockout in next fight

Harry Limburn says he’s going for a knockout in his next fight. The 22 year old from Eastleigh has eased into the professional boxing ranks with three points wins and says he’s now planning to turn on the power. Limburn is fighting on promoter Steve Bendall’s show at Bournemouth’s O2 Academy on Friday, March 15…

Council helps to fund new gym at Hamble Sports Complex

  A newly refurbished gym at Hamble Sports Complex in Hamble-le-Rice has opened thanks, in part, to an investment of £125,000 from Eastleigh Borough Council’s Bursledon, Hamble & Hound Local Area Committee. The Hampshire County Council project to refurbish the gym now means that the facility boasts over 80-station gym with state-of-the-art equipment and is…

Sporting Achievements recognised at Eastleigh Sports Awards

The superb sporting achievements of talented local people were recognised at the ninth annual Eastleigh Sports Awards held at the prestigious ballroom at the four-star hotel, Hilton at the Ageas Bowl. The ceremony provided the opportunity to celebrate individual excellence, team achievement, as well as recognising those people who work tirelessly ‘behind the scenes’ to…

Motor Vehicle students restore classic car

Eastleigh College Motor Vehicle students have successfully managed to restore a traditional 1999 Mini Cooper, a classic model that finished production in the year 2000, back on the road again. The owner of the Mini, Tom Lattimer, who had not seen the car for over a year, recently joined students, lecturers, technicians and the representatives…

Eastleigh win away to Aldershot in Hampshire derby

Eastleigh added to Aldershot’s winless run as Paul McCallum scored twice in three second-half minutes to fire Ben Strevens’ Spitfires to victory in a 3-1 victory. Alex Finney lost possession to McCallum in his own area and the Eastleigh striker played in Danny Hollands to open the scoring. After the interval Aldershot levelled when Regan…

Eastleigh fans walk to Aldershot for charity

Eastleigh fans have today began their 40mile charity walk in aid of Autism Hampshire. The fans set off from Eastleigh FC on heading towards Aldershot FC for the match at 3pm on Saturday 9th February. The brave walkers aim to walk for approx 24miles today stopping over in Four Marks then completing the remaining 16miles…

Eastleigh announce fixture reaarangement

Eastleigh have confirmed that the postponed Vanarama National League home fixture against Barnet has been rescheduled. The game will now be played at The Silverlake on Tuesday 2nd April, with a 19:45 kick off. The Spitfires take on Aldershot away this Saturday as they look to continue their good form in the Vanarama National League.

Local Builders Sponsors Eastleigh Football Club Community Facility

Elliotts Builders Merchant, the south’s largest independent suppliers of building materials to the trade and public, has sponsored the new community changing room at Eastleigh Football Club.  Materials including timber, MDF and paint were donated by Elliotts Builders Merchant in Southampton to help the football club provide a new changing space for their walking football,…

Barton Peveril hosts Olympic Weightlifting

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College hosted an Olympic Weightlifting session, run by Lakeside Weightlifting Club’s Olympic Weightlifter Lizzie Havers, as part of their This Girl Can programme. 17 female students attended the session and had no prior experience of the sport. Over the course of the session, the students were taught how to perform a…

Eastleigh sign Shaun Hobson on loan from Bournemouth

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires have completed the loan signing of Shaun Hobson  from Premier League side AFC Bournemouth. The 20-year-old defender has agreed to join The Spitfires until the end of the season Speaking on his arrival, Strevens said: ‘Shaun is a player who we have monitored over the course of the season and is someone…

New partnership aims to build futures with Eastleigh groups

Groups working with under 18’s in Eastleigh could be in with a chance of winning a share of £1,000,000 thanks to a major scheme launched today by a leading housebuilder. Persimmon Homes is launching its national Building Futures programme in partnership with Team GB, the British Olympic Association. The scheme, being run locally by Persimmon…