Category: Fair Oak

Fair Oak’s ‘Church without walls’ bucks trend

While many churches are experiencing falling attendances,  Fair Oak’s Parish Church of St Thomas is bucking the trend. With 425 members and growing, St Thomas’ clearly has something many churches do not. Associate Minister Jono Harvey, is taking St Thomas’ out to the people  to “Celebrate 2012”  – a campaign inspired by the extraordinary events in Britain this…

Local printer beats recession

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Despite the recession, business looks rosy for Eastleigh based Fair Oak  Design & Print Ltd. As part of their expansion into high quality digital printing, they have recently invested in a state of the art Xerox. Printer Charles Prewitt, with his wife Joy as financial manager, started the  family business in 2006 using a single…

Cheryl gets top award

Fair Oak and Horton Heath Parish Cheryl Gosling has been presented with a prestigious award by the Hampshire Association of local Councils – fending off competition from clerks in 250 parish and town councils in Hampshire. The Chairman of Bishopstoke and Fair Oak Local Area Committee Roger Smith –himself a Fair Oak Parish Councillor – presented Cheryl…

Fair Oak teens face drinking crackdown

Police in Fair Oak are cracking down on teenage drinking after residents discovered evidence that after hours activities at the Youth Activity Centre on Blackberry Drive appeared to include drinking, smoking, graffiti, causing litter and busting up picnic tables. Last weekend , residents visiting the  Youth Centre  found that local teens appeared to be not…

Burglars strike again

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Criminals are keeping Eastleigh detectives busy this week. Following burglaries on Monday and Wednesday, police are now also appealing for information after two men entered a house in Winchester Road, Fair Oak and stole items from the homeowners. The incident took place at around 9.30pm last night, Thursday, March 31. An occupant of the house…