Category: Leisure

Green Party leader sticks up for Stoneham

Natalie Bennett, the newly elected Green party leader, has said that Eastleigh Borough Council’s plans to build 1,300 houses on historic parkland “make no sense” and has urged local residents to oppose them. The party leader was visiting Green Party members in Southampton yesterday but took time out to see for herself the threatened land in Eastleigh’s…

Eastleigh’s first Mardi Gras event underway!

Eastleigh’s Jubilee themed Mardi Gras weekend is well under way on the  recreation ground. Gorgeous sunshine has seen crowds flock to the event which features over 40 stalls with family activities  – many people choosing to picnic on the grass while listening to  bands performing on the bandstand. The days festivities will culminate in a…

Police objections prompt “Party in the Park” postponement

Hedge End’s inaugural music festival has been postponed, adding to a long list of events that have been cancelled this summer. This time it is not the rain, but bureaucracy that has intervened. Originally planned to be a part of Hedge End’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, the organisers were squeezed by Hedge End Town Council’s delay in…