Category: News

New coronavirus testing site in Southampton

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A walk-through coronavirus testing facility has opened at Woodley Road Car Park in Southampton, as part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to improve the accessibility of coronavirus testing for communities. Testing is only available for those either with coronavirus symptoms – a high temperature, a new, continuous cough, or a loss or change to sense…

Adrian Chiles Shares Expertise with Barton Peveril Students

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National television and radio presenter Adrian Chiles offered Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students an insight into his career, as part of the College’s Aspire Programme. Giving the lecture via video call, Chiles shared his journey from student to well-known presenter to educate and inspire the new First Year Barton Peveril students. Chiles has worked…

Hollywood Bowl confirms reopening in Eastleigh

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  UPDATE. Reopening now postponed. See here The bowling balls are rolling once again after Hollywood Bowl confirmed it will be reopening its centres in England from 1st August, including the centre in Eastleigh. Following the TBPA and Hollywood Bowl #BringBackBowling campaign – designed to protect the 8,000 ten pin bowling industry-wide jobs by calling…

14 year old boy from Eastleigh charged for ‘preparation of terrorist acts’

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Detectives from Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) have charged a 14 year old boy from Eastleigh with one count of preparation of terrorist acts, section 5(1)(a) of the Terrorism Act 2006 connected to Islamist terrorism. The boy who cannot be named because of his age, was initially arrested by officers from Hampshire Constabulary on…

Non essential shops reopen in Eastleigh

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‘Non-essential’ retailers in Eastleigh town centre and in shopping hubs around the Borough have reopened their doors thanks to a range of measures designed to ensure social distancing and make shopping safer. Eastleigh Borough Council has received over £118,000 of government funding to support the safe reopening of its ‘high streets’ and other commercial areas…

Eastleigh College is first in Hampshire to meet national careers standard

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Eastleigh College is the first technical and professional college in Hampshire to achieve the new national Quality in Careers Standard, awarded by Investor in Careers. The accreditation followed a 15 month period of assessment and scrutiny. By meeting eight career guidance benchmarks – known as the Gatsby Benchmarks – Eastleigh College has been recognised for…

Barton Peveril Student is Southampton Football Club Player of the Season

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Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Ella Morris, formerly of Noadswood School, has been awarded Southampton Football Club’s Player of the Season and Players’ Player of the Season.  Morris had another successful season for the Southampton FC Women’s Team. Her success on the pitch earned her the votes of her fellow players, for the Players’…

#Stayinworkout and improve your mental health

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As well as looking after your mental health being physically fit is also important during this challenging time, which is why we’re encouraging people across the Borough to take part in the #Stayinworkout fitness drive during Mental Health Awareness Week. Eastleigh resident, Christine Northover is one of Eastleigh Borough Council’s ‘This Girl Can’ ambassadors and she has been sharing with us how…