Tag: Ageas Bowl

Articles which reference the Ageas Bowl – formerly the Rose Bowl cricket ground

Film Expo South ‘A big hit’

Dalek

The second Film Expo South event took place at Ageas Bowl last Friday bringing together practitioners and experts from every level of film making under one roof making it a one-stop-shop for film makers. Theoretically, it would have been possible to walk in with an idea for a film, pitch it and walk out later…

Local sporting heroes honoured at Ageas Bowl

The ballroom of the Ageas Hilton Hotel was the glittering setting for the annual Eastleigh Sports Awards. Sponsored by the Ageas Bowl the evening was a great opportunity to celebrate some of Eastleigh Borough’s greatest coaches, athletes, volunteers, teams and clubs – and to recognise their sporting achievements and the huge contribution they make to…

Clegg: ‘We need 60 Eastleighs!’

“We need 60 Eastleigh’s” Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg declared yesterday while at a party rally at West End’s Ageas Bowl. The Liberal Democrats are currently trailing Labour, The Conservatives and Ukip in the polls but Clegg recalled how two years ago, the Liberal Democrat’s secured a hard fought by-election that the party had not…

Boyzone to rock Ageas Bowl

Chart topping boy band Boyzone will be rocking Eastleigh’s Ageas bowl this August as part of the Aegeas Family Festival. Alongside family entertainment, the Festival will feature the Royal London One-Day Cup – Hampshire v Middlesex, with a headline musical performance from the popular group best known for hits including ‘Love Me For A Reason’, ‘Words’,…

Test Cricket returns to Eastleigh

The Borough of Eastleigh is set to host its second Test Match as England look to square the series against India at the Ageas Bowl starting on Sunday 27 July 2014. The Ageas Bowl, situated at West End in the heart of the borough, is set to welcome tens of thousands of cricket fans for…

Disgraced bank boss has local links

  The former banking boss who is currently the centre of drug misuse allegations has strong local connections it has been revealed. The Rev Paul Flowers’ father worked for Eastleigh Borough Council and Flowers himself was a student at Barton Peveril before becoming a Minister at Hedge End’s Methodist church in 1978. The Reverend’s local…

Local jobs fear as work on hotel stops

Rose Bowl Hotel

    Up to 126 local jobs could be threatened following the news that developers building a luxury hotel for Eastleigh Borough Council have gone into administration. The planned £32 million Hilton hotel at the council tax-payer owned Ageas Bowl sport stadium – home to Hampshire County Cricket club is currently 75% completed. In July,…

Bransgrove steps down as Ageas CEO

The Ageas Bowl has announced that Chief Executive Rod Bransgrove will be stepping down as from 1 December. He will be replaced by David Mann, currently group Financial Director. Bromsgrove will retain his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Since taking the helm at the Club in 2000 as Chairman and Chief Executive…

Affordable homes show at Ageas Bowl

The next HomeBuy Show, will be held at the Ageas Bowl tomorrow (Thursday 4 October). The free event will offer potential first time buyers and those wanting to discover affordable alternatives to private renting, the opportunity to discuss their aspirations with industry experts. The show will be open from 3pm until 7pm, when visitors can receive free advice from…

Council complete Ageas Bowl purchase

Council leader Keith House has announced this evening that Eastleigh Borough Council has finally signed off the controversial Ageas (Rose) Bowl deal. “We are now the proud owners of a stadium” he told a depleted cabinet meeting – witnessed by just one member of the public. The £6 million pound purchase is part of a…

Council to be updated on Ageas Bowl

Eastleigh Councillors will be updated on progress with the Ageas Bowl development at their meeting on Thursday 26 July. In December 2011 the Council confirmed their approval to invest in a new four star hotel as part of the Ageas Bowl redevelopment and approved the purchase of the 167 acre site, subject to a number…