Category: Eastleigh

Police raid Eastleigh houses

Detectives from the Serious and Organised Crime Unit in Southampton have arrested and charged a total of six people following a series of early morning raids. At 6am on Tuesday, August 24, officers conducted searches at six different addresses across Southampton and Eastleigh in connection with an investigation into a number of high-value burglaries. Five…

Developer defends Park 21 plans

Developers McCarthy & Stone have responded to the Eastleigh News article ‘300 jobs sacrificed for more flats’ and defended their plans to build a block of premium retirement apartments on the abandoned ‘Centris’ site claiming they have a ‘high level ‘ of local support for the scheme. They maintain that although they have been advertising…

More Van break-ins

Police are appealing for witnesses after nearly £15,000 worth of power tools were stolen from three vans in Eastleigh. The thefts took place overnight between Monday June 14 and Tuesday June 15 in the Nightingale Avenue area. Two of the vans were parked in Sandmartin Close and the third was parked in Woodpecker Way. PC…

Pirelli Fire Update

Two youths have been arrested on suspicion of arson following the fire at the former Pirelli, now Prysmian site in Eastleigh. The fire started at 2.50pm yesterday afternoon, (June 13) at the derelict Pirelli Sports Club in Passfield Avenue. The fire is being treated as suspicious and a joint investigation is being carried out between…

Old School Rules

Eastleigh News has nominated the former Cranbury Road Infant School – now serving as Eastleigh College Education Annexe – for inclusion on the register of ‘most at risk buildings in the country’ as compiled by the Victorian Society, a heritage charity which campaigns for the preservation of Victorian and Edwardian buildings.