Category: Community News

Bishopstoke artist raises £750 for Local Plan challenge

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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

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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…

Residents asked about improvements to Eastleigh play area

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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

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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

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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

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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…

Barton Peveril Students Secure Medicine and Veterinary Medicine Places

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A record number of Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students secured places to study Medicine or Veterinary Medicine in 2019. Ten students are now studying Medicine and three are now studying Veterinary Medicine at the country’s most prestigious Universities, after completing their studies at the College this year. The 13 students secured places on two…