Category: Eastleigh

Swan Centre Library reopens

Eastleigh Public Library in the Swan Centre reopened today following its four month long refit. The interior space and layout has been redesigned and there is new shelving and equipment on display. However, the most radical change is that the issue and return of books are no longer handled by librarians wielding date stamps. Instead…

Eastleigh Airport deserted

Eastleigh Airport’s busy departure terminal was deserted this evening as air travellers heeded warnings to stay away due to the Icelandic Volcanic Ash cloud which was drifting over Britain. Every single flight was cancelled and there was just 6 staff on the check in desks handling phone calls while two retail workers replenished the shelves…

Cars Damaged in Explosion

Police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident which occurred this morning in Eastleigh (Saturday, April 10). An explosive device was placed on a driveway in Chadwick Road, Eastleigh.  The device exploded at around 2.40am this morning and caused extensive damage to three vehicles. No one was injured as a result of this incident.…

Eastleigh Mourns

Outside the Eastleigh Headquarters of Hampshire Fire and Rescue service, the flag is flying at half mast today as the county’s fire-fighters mourn the loss of two of their colleagues. Fire-fighter James Shears, aged 35 and Fire-fighter Alan Bannon, aged 38 tragically lost their lives whilst tackling a fire at Shirley Towers in Church Street,…

Aliens invade Swan Centre

Shoppers at the town’s Swan Centre were startled to find themselves in a the middle of an intergalactic war as Aliens and Colonial Marines battled it out in the shopping centre’s ‘Game’ Store to celebrate the launch of Alien V’s Predator. During the height of the fighting, 6 year old Molly Knight from Bishops Waltham…