Tag: Appeals

Operation Drench…

Blue Police Lamp

Hampshire Police are asking the public for help with their amusingly named “Operation Drench”. This new Police operation, which is led by the priority crime team at Shirley CID, aims to solve a recent series of thefts in which large quantities of cigarettes have been stolen. Since 21 November 2013,  Police have recorded 26 crimes…

Share your WWI memories

Kitchener Reviews Troops

Hampshire Museums Service  are looking for memories and memorabilia from World  War I. The project, Hampshire’s Big Theme 1914, is a five year programme of activities that will commemorate the centenary of the First World War. During 2014 a programme of exhibitions and events which will focus on the 100th commemoration of the First World War.  Funded by…

Care for yourself, say the BMA

A new poster campaign aimed at helping patients get the help they need this winter has been launched by the British Medical Association. The posters, distributed to all GP practices across the South West encourages patients to self-care , for example when suffering from colds or sore throat, rather than visiting their local GP or…

Airport’s ‘Mo Bros’ Grow for Movember‏

Throughout the last month, it has been reported that employees of Southampton Airport have been experiencing significantly warmer top lips.  Gents across the airport have been cultivating moustaches for the world-wide phenomenon that is Movember – having fun while raising money for the serious issue of men’s health; specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s mental health. Female staff and follicly challenged chaps have also been joining in the fundraising fun by sporting fake moustaches.  Even passengers have been getting involved by voting for their…

OAP theft Victim fund hits £200

Eastleigh News readers will recall with disgust, the robbery of a 97 year old man in the Fryern Arcade, Chandlers Ford, around midday on Thursday, September 26. Partially sighted pensioner Leslie Parsonage who was born two years into the 1st World War, had just collected his pension from the Post Office when a woman asked him the time. While…

Nick harnesses crowd power

Local singer songwriter Nick Tann has hit upon a novel way to pay for recording his latest album – crowd funding. The Eastleigh based guitar-picker has announced plans to record a professionally produced album at Zanzibar Studios in Winchester, featuring six new songs. Nick showcases local talent in shows and podcasts (Is This Thing on…