Category: Community News

Hedge End Sheds damaged

Safer Neighbourhoods officers in Hedge End are appealing for witnesses or information after several sheds were damaged at the allotments in Upper Northam Drive, Hedge End. Vandals entered the site sometime overnight on Saturday evening, March 20 and Sunday morning, March 21, and caused damage to at least ten sheds in the latest of a…

Donate a kidney for Jesus!

Jesus Christian member Kim

Eastleigh shoppers, well used to having to dodge canvassers selling charity subscriptions, had a new hazard to sidestep yesterday in the form of representatives from minority Christian sect the ‘Jesus Christians’ who were working the streets spreading their message by trying to interest passers by in copies of their promotional DVD. Not many people may…

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…

Conservatives welcome former Lib Dems

Hampshire North West and Conservative frontbench MP Sir George Young has officially welcomed the Councillor for West End South Joyce Sortwell and her husband, West End Parish Councillor Graham Sortwell,both former Liberal Democrats, to the Conservative Group on Eastleigh Borough Council. Also with Sir George was Councillor Godfrey Olson (Conservative Group Leader) and Conservative PPC for Eastleigh Maria Hutchings…

Going…going….gone!

The former Comrades Club on Leigh Road comes ‘under the hammer’ today as a sealed bid auction closes with a guide price of £380,000. Many members have said this is  a cheap price for the Social Club which closed last October when the club went into administration. The site occupies a prime 0.25 location facing…

PC’s to advise on PC Safety

Police in Eastleigh are hosting an information stand in the Swan Centre tomorrow about internet safety for children. Police officers and representatives from the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre will be on hand between 9am and 1pm to advise parents about how to ensure their children use the internet and mobile phones safely and…

Quilley’s Big Lottery Win

Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne  was at Alderman Quilley School of engineering today to help celebrate the funding of the new sports hall with Lottery cash and to urge more local projects to bid for funding. He was accompanied Regional Lottery Chief Alison Rowe to meet keen basketball playing pupils and head teacher Richard Kelly. Chris…

Statement from Swaythling Housing

Swaythling Housing Society have issued the following statement in response to our posts ‘Eastleigh’s Anti-Social Tenant Shame’ and ‘Update On Anti-Social Tenants’ “In the Eastleigh area the Society owns 896 properties. We have been taking robust action to address anti-social behaviour wherever it affects residents, including Eastleigh. As a result by the end of December…