Tag: Appeals

Riding charity appeals for help with sick horse

A local riding centre that provides therapy for children with lifetime conditions is appealing for donations to treat a sick horse after a flood left the registered charity struggling financially. Hampshire Riding Therapy centre is based at Colden Common, a few miles outside Eastleigh and provides tuition and therapy to adults and children with a…

Go ‘commando’ and change a life!

A local charity is challenging employees to release their ‘inner commando’ – and change children’s lives for the better. Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society is set to launch a new, ultra-physical fundraising event. The Commando Challenge, on 14-16 July, will see teams of three compete in a variety of pulse-raising activities, including canoeing, climbing, zip-wiring…

Police hunt Romsey Flasher

Police are investigating after reports of a man indecently exposing himself to a 16-year-old girl in Romsey this morning [Tuesday, March 18]. The indecent exposure is believed to have happened between 7.30am and 7.40am at a cut-through between Selsdon Avenue and Winchester Hill, Romsey. The girl was unharmed and officers are treating this as an…

Police seek Botley Horse Rustlers

Police are investigating after four horses disappeared from a field on Woodhouse Lane in Botley overnight on Friday, February 28. A padlock holding the gate in place had been knocked off and no reports were received of any loose horses in the area after 4pm. Officers are investigating whether the animals were stolen. Two of…