Category: Fair Oak

Nasty Assault and Robbery in Fair Oak

There has been another assault and robbery in Fair Oak this weekend after restaurant workers were mugged of their takings after a night’s trading. In September a woman was punched by youths who demanded money. In this latest incident two members of staff who work at the Kuti’s Noorani Indian restaurant in Fair Oak Road,…

Windscreens smashed in more yob mayhem

More vehicles have been damaged in Fair oak over the weekend. Police are appealing for witnesses after another four cars were damaged on Sunday October 3. This follows an incident a few weeks ago when around ten cars along Fair Oak Road and Itchen Avenue had their wing mirrors ripped off. See reports on local…

Fair Oak counts cost of wing mirror rampage

Fair Oak motorists have been left counting the cost of repairs after ten vehicles were damaged on Friday night September 10. Police are appealing for information on the incidents which occurred in Fair Oak Road and Itchen Avenue between 7pm on Friday and 8am on Saturday September 11. Wing mirrors were either ripped off the…

Gang robbers assault Fair Oak woman

Police have released details of a vicious attempted robbery in Fairoak on Friday September 3 and are appealing for witnesses The incident occurred as the victim, a 54-year-old woman, walked along a pathway between Elderberry Close and the park on Blackberry Drive in the vicinity of the Youth Centre on the Brookfields Estate. Two teenagers,…

Circumzenithal Phenomena spotted over Fair Oak

There are strange omens in the sky over Fair Oak . Eastleigh News contributor Peter Stewart spotted this fine example of a circumzenithal rainbow earlier this evening. This is either a sign from the Lord that he is happy with the state of things in the borough or else it is a naturally occurring optical…

Fag sellers get underage warning

Officers from Hampshire County Council Trading Standards  say they are disappointed that an operation to clamp down on underage sales from cigarette vending machines has revealed a 75% failure rate. In a sting operation last week  a 15 year old volunteer visited four premises in Eastleigh, West End and Fair Oak, which resulted in three out of…

Fair Oak Speeders Give Des the Hump

If you haven’t heard of him before, you have now. Des Scott is Fair Oak & Horton Heath’s newest Borough Councillor. Following a justly deserved promotion from Fair Oak Parish Council, Des has begun his Eastleigh Borough Council career with an issue bound to tick the boxes of most Fair Oak voters. Anti-social driving by…

Local councillor to stand for Parliament

UKIP’s first elected councillor in Hampshire, Hugh McGuinness, is to stand for Parliament in the constituency of East Hampshire. The Chairman of the Eastleigh branch of UKIP is also a parish councillor for Fair Oak and Horton Heath where he was the only member of the council to vote against the renaming of the Fair…

Peace restored?

In a lively debate which saw some sharp exchanges between councillors and members of the public, Fair Oak Parish council voted overwhelmingly in favour of renaming the village war memorial as ‘The Peace Memorial’ last night The council permitted members of the public to make representations and a statement from a war veteran in favour…

A War Veteran speaks out…

The name of Fair Oak’s War Memorial should not be changed. That is the opinion of Norman Brown MBE, one of Hampshire’s senior surviving WW2 veterans and Chairman of the Eastleigh & Chandlers Ford District branch of the Royal British Legion. Tonight, Fair Oak Parish Councillors will meet to decide if the name of the…