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Children’s hospital therapy dog in running for top Crufts award

A therapy dog and his handler who support young patients at Southampton Children’s Hospital are in the running for a prestigious award at this year’s Crufts event. Eight-year-old golden retriever Leo and owner Lyndsey Uglow are shortlisted in the Friends for Life competition in the children’s champion category with the winner to be decided by…

Dog Wash proving huge success at Itchen Valley Country Park

A recently installed dog wash facility in a popular Hampshire country park has proved a huge hit with local pooches. Since October 2019 over 1,150 dog washes have been enjoyed at Itchen Valley Country Park, West End. Itchen Valley Country Park installed a dog wash machine near their Woodland Café in October last year. Since then, dog owners…

Airport remembers Godfrey Olson

Tributes paid to long serving councillor and founding member of Southampton Airport Consultative Committee who passed away last JuneSouthampton Airport Consultative Committee has honoured its former Chair, Godfrey Olson, with a ceremony to mark his passing. A framed photographic portrait bearing the inscription ‘Godfrey Olson OBE – a Great friend of Southampton Airport’ has been…

Fleming Park underpass receives much-needed makeover

An underpass in Eastleigh has received a much-needed makeover with the installation of a beautiful tiled mural designed by Hampshire-based illustrator Denise Hughes. Working from her studio at The Sorting Office in Eastleigh town centre, Denise has created a design that features elements of the landscape and points of interest in the local community. During…