Category: Community News

Eastleigh earn FA Cup replay in 1-1 draw at home to Crewe

Marcus Barnes came off the bench to earn National League Eastleigh an FA Cup second-round replay against League Two high-fliers Crewe Alexandra in front of 1,806 spectators at The Silverlake Stadiim. The forward, on loan from Southampton. tapped in on the goalline moments after coming on to put Ben Strevens’ side into the third-round hat…

Bishopstoke artist raises £750 for Local Plan challenge

Bishopstoke artist raises £750 for Local Plan challenge. A Bishopstoke-based artist has donated the proceeds from the sale of one his paintings to help pay the legal costs of campaigners opposed to Eastleigh’s Local Plan. Paul Stratton – a lifelong Bishopstoke resident – described the Borough Council’s proposal to construct a new 6,000 home community…

Road closures for Eastleigh’s Christmas Lights Switch-On

Eastleigh town centre is counting down to its Christmas Lights Switch-On & Family Fun Day this Saturday 16 November, ending with the popular Light Parade and a spectacular fireworks display. The event, which gets under way at 11am, brings entertainment, Santa’s Grotto, live music, food and drink, and even a mini-farm for the children, to…

Eastleigh draw 2-2 away to Stourbridge in FA Cup First Round

Eastleigh earned an FA Cup first-round replay with Storubridge after battling to a late draw with Scott Rendell scoring the equaliser. Stourbridge led twice through Aaron Lloyd and Will Grocott but Eastleigh hit back through Tyrone Barnett and Scott Rendell, in the 86th minute, to take the tie to a replay. The Southern League Central…

Residents asked about improvements to Eastleigh play area

Residents asked about improvements to Eastleigh play area – drop-in session this Thursday 7 November Local residents are being consulted on plans to transform the Lawn Road/St Catherine’s Road play area in the Boyatt Wood neighbourhood of Eastleigh, with a drop-in session this Thursday 7 November. Eastleigh Borough Council manages the Lawn Road Play area…

Scott Rendell’s hat-trick secures Eastleigh 4-2 win at home to Harrogate

Scott Rendell scored a hat-trick as Eastleigh halted Harrogate’s nine-match unbeaten run and title chase with a 4-2 win. Brendan Kiernan fired Harrogate into an early lead, but Rendell, who had earlier had a shot cleared off the goal-line, equalised from the penalty spot following Ryan Fallowfield’s challenge on Sam Smart. Rendell headed Eastleigh into…

Air quality, expanding abroad and healthy eating in the workplace covered by breakfast briefing

Eastleigh Borough Council’s Economic Development Team is inviting local companies to attend a business breakfast briefing on subjects including air quality, expanding abroad and promoting healthy eating in the workplace. It takes place on Thursday 7 November at East Horton Golf Club. The event will open with a healthy breakfast and the opportunity to browse…

Barton Peveril’s England Footballers

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students Caitlin Smith and Ella Morris have both represented the England Women’s Football Team, in their respective age categories, this year. Caitlin Smith has just returned from Phase One of the UEFA European Championship Qualifiers in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Smith, who formerly attended Noadswood School, competed in three matches to…