Tag: Bursledon

Gove: Miliband attack was ‘shocking and personal’

Gove on Milliband from Eastleigh News on Vimeo. Conservative Chief Whip Michael Gove has hit back at Ed Miliband’s criticism of Tory policy in Libya. While campaigning in Eastleigh yesterday Gove told Eastleigh News that the Labour leader had tried ‘pin the blame’ for recent migrant deaths in the Mediterranean on David Cameron “in a…

New Lowford Centre nears completion

Final works are underway before the opening of the new Lowford Centre, in Bursledon. The new £3.5m community building includes Bursledon GP practice, Lowford Community Library, Bursledon Parish Office and the Bursledon Community Centre. Internal works on the building are largely complete as Mansell, the Council’s construction partner, complete the decoration and final floor finishes.…

Crews fight roof fire in Bursledon

Nearly 60 firefighters battled to save three terraced properties in Bursledon tonight (June 10). Control operators mobilised crews following a 999 call at 16:45 to Salterns Lane and crews arrived to discover the roof of one of the three-storey properties well alight. The roof of the first property collapsed, while the rest of the building was…

Burglars strike at Bursledon

Jewelry and computer were among items stolen during the burglary of a house in Lionheart Way, Bursledon on Tuesday October 9. Between 1 and 6.15pm, someone forced entry to the house through a secure kitchen window. Stolen items include a ladies thin gold wedding ring and a silver bangle, both of sentimental value because they…

Police hunt Fox & Hounds raiders

Drinkers and staff at a quiet rural pub have been left “shocked and distressed“ following a  terrifying attack by a group of armed raiders yesterday. The Fox and Hounds at Hungerford near Bursledon was raided by a group of masked men  at 10.45 pm on Bank holiday Monday (June 4) Staff were in the office…

Rowdy youths attack Police

A number of youths leaving a large 18th birthday party in Bursledon started trying to attack police who had been called to the scene after reports of loud and rowdy behaviour. Police made several checks on the party during the evening of Saturday, March 24 and also went to the scene after complaints about the…

Police appeal after tragic toddler death

A toddler has died following a collision at Hamble Lane, Bursledon shortly after 7pm yesterday and police are appealing for witnesses. A three-year-old girl from Bursledon was crossing the road with family members when she was in collision with a blue Honda CBP 600 motorcycle. The child was taken to Southampton General Hospital, where she…

Burglars beat patio door lock

Burglars have managed to gain entry to a house in Bursledon through the patio doors without causing damage. The house along picturesque Windmill Lane – a dead end road – was left unattended between 11 am and 3 pm on Monday (December 5). When the householder returned they discovered the patio door wide open but…

Can the Sails keep on Turning?

Councillors are meeting today to try and decide how best to keep Bursledon windmill as a working mill, open to the public. The 200 year old windmill – the only working windmill in Hampshire which mills and sells it own flour -is a popular and iconic local landmark which has drawn almost 3500 visitors since…

Signbusters!

The Highways Department of Hampshire County Council has ordered Chris Huhne’s office to move some of their campaign posters following a complaint from a member of the public. Up to ten of the 3 ft Square fluorescent orange billboards proclaiming ‘Liberal Democrats Winning Here’ had been erected outside Bursledon Market on the busy Bursledon roundabout…