Category: West End

Police probe West End ‘altercation’

Police are appealing for witnesses after an altercation at a petrol station in West End.   Offiers are investigating the incident at West End Service Station between three men near to the jetwash around 12.30 to 1.10pm on Sunday, April 6. Customers at the service station alerted staff to what was going on at the…

Woman dies after West End crash

A woman has died following a crash in West End earlier this morning. The 50 year-old woman was riding a Yamaha 900 motorbike when it crashed with a grey Vauxhall Insigna at the junction of Southern Road and Moorhill Road at about 8.45 am. The woman was rushed to Southampton General Hospital with serious injuries…

Police hunt West End sex offender

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Police at Hedge End are appealing for information after two reports of sex offences at West End in a fortnight. Two reports were made to police when walkers in the Hatch Grange woods saw a man masturbating. The first incident was at 3.30pm Friday, December 27. The second was at 2.54pm Saturday, January 11. In…

Martial arts open day re-stocks Hedge End food bank

An open day at the West End based Health and Fitness organisation, Choi Kwang Do 4 Health, has recently raised over £160 for Hedge End Food Centre. The event was held at the Choi Kwang Do academy, which is conveniently located over Asda in West End. It featured demonstrations, games, face painting and a raffle.…

Two arrested in Eastleigh drugs raids

Police have arrested two men and recovered a quantity of suspected class ‘A’ and ‘B’ drugs after carrying out seven drugs raids in the Eastleigh area and another in West End this morning. The raids were part of a crackdown on drug dealers in the Eastleigh area and were run in conjunction with the Operation…

Eastleighs Solar Farm consultation ends soon

A brief consultation on a proposal to construct Eastleigh’s first solar farm concludes on Saturday. The proposed scheme, at Lower Russell’s Farm field alongside Allington Lane in West End, could consist of around 3800 solar panels. The proposed site is adjacent to the existing wind turbine. An exhibition is currently being held at Highwood Barn,…

Local jobs fear as work on hotel stops

Rose Bowl Hotel

    Up to 126 local jobs could be threatened following the news that developers building a luxury hotel for Eastleigh Borough Council have gone into administration. The planned £32 million Hilton hotel at the council tax-payer owned Ageas Bowl sport stadium – home to Hampshire County Cricket club is currently 75% completed. In July,…

Distraction Burglars strike in West End

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Police at Hedge End are warning residents of the area to be on the look out for distraction burglars who are offering to buy jewellery. One thief struck about 1.30pm Wednesday, August 21, at West End, where a block of flats for elderly residents had all the front doors open for painting. At one flat,…

Finders isn’t keepers…

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Police at Hedge End are appealing to the person who found a charity shop’s takings on a West End pavement to turn in the money. At about 3.50 to 4pm Thursday, August 15, a woman member of staff from 2nd Chance Animal Rescue carried a number of bags, a bag with the takings and a…

Bransgrove steps down as Ageas CEO

The Ageas Bowl has announced that Chief Executive Rod Bransgrove will be stepping down as from 1 December. He will be replaced by David Mann, currently group Financial Director. Bromsgrove will retain his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Since taking the helm at the Club in 2000 as Chairman and Chief Executive…

West End man seeks Spin-a thon volunteers

David Morris, 57, from West End is calling for local people to join him on a four-day spinathon event to raise vital funds for Parkinson’s UK. David is looking to recruit 300 volunteers to cycle the equivalent of 5,000 miles between them on an indoor stationary bike. David was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in March 2011.…

HEWEB Youth Partnership Looks Ahead

The HEWEB Youth Partnership Committee met for only the third time this evening, reviewing progress, solving a few problems and thinking ahead to the future. Inaugurated in January this year, as a local solution to the cuts to Youth Services made by Hampshire County Council, a lot of work has already been done, with the help & support…

Council complete Ageas Bowl purchase

Council leader Keith House has announced this evening that Eastleigh Borough Council has finally signed off the controversial Ageas (Rose) Bowl deal. “We are now the proud owners of a stadium” he told a depleted cabinet meeting – witnessed by just one member of the public. The £6 million pound purchase is part of a…

West End thieves nick bottle of bubbly

Burglars with a taste for champagne have struck in West End. Police are investigating an afternoon break in in Moorgreen Road on Wednesday (August 1)  when thieves smashed their way thorugh a rear glazed door into the home of a middle aged couple while they were at work and made of with a £1,000 worth…

Saints shoot local coach firm into Premier League

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Coliseum Coaches, the award winning Eastleigh based firm, has just won a contract to take fans to all of the teams away matches during the 2012/2013 season. That means supporters looking to head to Manchester City on August 19  can now use the same company the club already chooses for it’s first team players and academy…