Category: Community News

Eastleigh lose 2-0 at home to Chesterfield

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Managerless Chesterfield moved to within a point of escaping the National League relegation zone by beating Eastleigh 2-0 at The Silverlake Stadium on Saturday. The Spitfires dominated an action-packed first half, with visiting goalkeeper Shwan Jalal kept especially busy as Michael Green, Danny Hollands and debutant James Alabi all came knocking. But just before the…

Eastleigh College hosts regional heat of culinary contest

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Young chefs and front of house competitors across the south descended on Eastleigh College’s three professional kitchens and East Avenue restaurant to take part in the southern regional heat of the Major Series 2020. This prestigious national competition, which has been running for over 20 years, is organised by fine stocks and sauces specialist, Major…

Rob Atkinson leaves Eastleigh

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Eastleigh confirmed last night that defender Rob Atkinson has left the club after agreeing a deal with Oxford United up until 2023.  Following discussions with several football league teams, the overall package offered by the Sky Bet League One club was accepted. The club told the official website: ‘We would like to place on record…

Eastleigh win 3-2 away to Bromley

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Third-placed Bromley dropped points at home and missed the chance to close the gap on National League leaders Barrow as they were beaten 3-2 by Ben Strevens’ Eastleigh. Barrow’s game against Solihull Moors was postponed, meaning Bromley could have moved level on points, but this defeat and second-placed Yeovil’s draw at AFC Fylde left them…

Barton Peveril’s National College Footballer

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Gus Banhire has been selected for the England Colleges Football Association (ECFA) National Team. The Barton Peveril student was selected as part of the 26-man squad following two trials in Bristol and Gloucester, on 1st and 10th November respectively. Banhire, who formerly attended The King’s School in Fair Oak,…

Eastleigh’s StreetScene team cleans up in awards

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The Council team that keeps Eastleigh Borough’s streets and open spaces clean and attractive has picked up two prestigious national awards. The Borough Council’s Street Cleansing team, part of its Direct Services operation, was again declared Best Overall Performer by the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) – for the ninth year running – at…

10-man Eastleigh draw 1-1 despite Ebbsfleet missing two penalties

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Ebbsfleet moved off the bottom of the National League table after drawing 1-1 with 10-man Eastleigh but missed two penalties that cost them all three points at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,715 spectators. The visitors opened the scoring after five minutes when Myles Weston swept home from 10 yards. Ben Strevens’ Spitfires levelled…