Category: West End

Rose Bowl decision ‘too hasty’

Eastleigh Council have been accused of ‘steamrollering through’ their decision to purchase the Rose Bowl cricket stadium for £6.5 million. John Martin, a West End resident and Ukip activist challenged  a poorly attended meeting of the performance and policy panel last Wednesday over the haste the council had shown in pursuing the proposed deal. Mr Martin was…

Gone in 60 seconds…

Eastleigh Council’s cabinet may have set a national record tonight for the fastest ever council meeting after the cabinet opened and closed its session within a minute with no debate. The meeting which opened at 6.30pm was declared closed at 6.31 after the cabinet voted to pass on the decision on a £36 million Rose Bowl land…

Police Hunt Racist Yob

Hedge End police are hunting a yob who racially abused staff at the ‘Hong Kong Chef’ in Townhill Way, West End. The incident occurred between 10.10pm and 10.20 pm on Saturday, December 11. The youth entered the takeaway and was abusive towards staff and was asked to leave. While being ejected he assaulted one member…

Borough Burglary Roundup

Despite the police’s  recent success in securing burglary convictions light fingered housebreakers continue to inflict misery on Eastleigh residents. A large LCD television and a laptop were among items stolen recently in burglaries across the Borough.  A house in Lakewood road Chandlers Ford was broken into between 11am and 3pm.Thursday November 4th.  Around £10,000 worth of value items…