Category: Lifestyle

Tree-mendous!

A new GoApe Tree Top Adventure has opened in Itchen Valley Country Park, and just in time for summer. For those of you that don’t know what GoApe is, their own description of “Tree Top Adventure” does the job. It’s a day out where you walk through the trees at dizzying heights, wearing a harness…

‘Space age’ exercise machines land in Shedfield

A new fitness studio that uses revolutionary ‘space age’ exercise machines has opened in Shedfield – and Eastleigh News readers can have a go for free! The Gironna Health and Fitness Studio in Sandy Lane is running small ‘power plate’ classes using vibrating plate machines to stimulate muscle groups. The technology was originally developed for…

Charity challenges shoppers in Eastleigh to help raise £1 million

Hampshire has just 18% woodland cover compared to the European average of 44% according to the Woodland Trust, the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. They are challenging shoppers in Eastleigh to help create many acres of new woodland throughout the UK by buying from the Woodland Trust fashion range found in the Swan Centre’s Dorothy Perkins store…

Calling all Bands…

Eastleigh Borough Council are once more running a series of lunchtime concerts on the towns Victorian bandstand situated in Leigh Road recreation ground – as they have done for the past three years. The popular concerts will run every weekend throughout the summer from June to September. Both Saturdays and Sundays are available with some…

Eastleigh man hooks old Trout

An  Eastleigh angler has landed Farmoor Reservoir’s biggest ever fish – a brown trout which weighed in at a staggering 17.5lb. Fly  fisherman  Richard  Martin  hooked  the  monster from the banks of the Oxford beauty spot. His  catch  broke  the  reservoir’s  previous  record – another brown trout caught in October 2008 – by 3Ib. Mr…

Prezzo Opens. Eat for £1 Voucher Offer!

Italian style restaurant chain Prezzo is now open at the Swan Centre in Eastleigh. This joins the existing chain eateries/cafes Nando’s, Costa Coffee,Frankie & Benny’s and Macdonalds. Prezzo has a varied menu, including pasta, risotto, chargrilled meats, fresh salads and award winning Pizzas. The restaurant also has unrivalled panoramic views of an exotic lingerie shop…