Category: Community News

Hollywood Bowl confirms reopening in Eastleigh

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  UPDATE. Reopening now postponed. See here The bowling balls are rolling once again after Hollywood Bowl confirmed it will be reopening its centres in England from 1st August, including the centre in Eastleigh. Following the TBPA and Hollywood Bowl #BringBackBowling campaign – designed to protect the 8,000 ten pin bowling industry-wide jobs by calling…

Dan Smith signs for Eastleigh

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Eastleigh Football Club have confirmed the signing of striker Dan Smith from Bognor Regis Town. The 20-year-old has been a prolific goalscorer in his time with The Rocks, netting 28 goals in 38 games for the Isthmian League Premier Division side. Smith began his footballing journey with Eastleigh, playing in several youth tournaments before signing…

Eastleigh care home hosting virtual afternoon teas to connect residents

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Anchor care homes across England are joining together for virtual afternoon tea parties via video call, to connect and unite residents during this challenging time. With all non-essential visits to care homes on pause, staff are harnessing the power of technology to provide alternative opportunities for residents to socialise and build on their valuable community…

Barton Peveril Shortlisted for National Award

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College have been shortlisted for the FE College of the Year Award in the national Edufuturists Awards 2020, which will take place online on Friday 10th July 2020. Barton Peveril was recognised because of its digital learning capabilities and continued success delivering teaching and support remotely. Throughout the current Covid-19 pandemic…

Non essential shops reopen in Eastleigh

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‘Non-essential’ retailers in Eastleigh town centre and in shopping hubs around the Borough have reopened their doors thanks to a range of measures designed to ensure social distancing and make shopping safer. Eastleigh Borough Council has received over £118,000 of government funding to support the safe reopening of its ‘high streets’ and other commercial areas…

#Stayinworkout and improve your mental health

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As well as looking after your mental health being physically fit is also important during this challenging time, which is why we’re encouraging people across the Borough to take part in the #Stayinworkout fitness drive during Mental Health Awareness Week. Eastleigh resident, Christine Northover is one of Eastleigh Borough Council’s ‘This Girl Can’ ambassadors and she has been sharing with us how…

Success recognised, as celebrations took place online for local sporting achievements

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The Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA), supported by Eastleigh Borough Council’s SportsWorks team, held the tenth Eastleigh Sports Awards evening despite coronavirus lockdown. The virtual ceremony took place on the Eastleigh SPAA Twitter account (@EastleighSPAA) from 7pm on Monday 18 May. Social distancing guidance had led to the cancellation of the annual awards ceremony, which…