Category: Eastleigh

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,…

Barton Peveril’s National Netballer

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Grace Wood has been selected for the Association of Colleges (AoC) English National Netball Squad. Wood, who formerly attended Wildern School, competed against hundreds of other students for her place in the 20-person squad. Grace Wood, who plays club netball for Swan Netball Club in Eastleigh and for Team…

Fleming Park underpass receives much-needed makeover

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An underpass in Eastleigh has received a much-needed makeover with the installation of a beautiful tiled mural designed by Hampshire-based illustrator Denise Hughes. Working from her studio at The Sorting Office in Eastleigh town centre, Denise has created a design that features elements of the landscape and points of interest in the local community. During…

Eastleigh lose 2-0 at home to Chesterfield

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Managerless Chesterfield moved to within a point of escaping the National League relegation zone by beating Eastleigh 2-0 at The Silverlake Stadium on Saturday. The Spitfires dominated an action-packed first half, with visiting goalkeeper Shwan Jalal kept especially busy as Michael Green, Danny Hollands and debutant James Alabi all came knocking. But just before the…