Tag: Dani King

Olympic medallists to get Freedom of the Borough

  The Council has announced its intention to award Freedom of the Borough to Eastleigh’s two  Olympic and Paralympic gold medallists.  The decision to award  honour -the highest that the borough can bestow – is set to be agreed at a Full Council meeting later this month. Mayor of Eastleigh Councillor Rupert Kyrle made the announcement…

Eastleigh’s Olympic Gold medals ‘united’ today

Hundreds of people are set to attend an event at Fleming Park today that will celebrate the success and involvement of local people in this year’s London Olympic and Paralympic Games and for the first time ever also bring together the borough’s three gold medals from the 1932, 2008 and the 2012 games. Organised by…

Hamble gets its own Golden Post Box!

Folk in Hamble will be posting their letters in a golden post box which has been specially painted by Royal Mail in honour of the Villages Olympic gold medal winner Dani King. The pillar box sited in Hamble Square was painted this morning by Royal Mail workmen. Dani brought home Eastleigh Borough’s first Olympic Gold…

Eastleigh gets another Olympic Gold Medal winner!

Eastleigh’s own Olympic hopeful, cyclist Dani King has secured a gold medal in the Women’s Team Pursuit in the Olympic Velodrome this evening . The 21 year-old former Barton Peveril student – along with team mates Joanna Rowsell and Laura Trott – broke the world record to beat the USA, by completing the 12 laps…

Eastleigh’s Dani King pedaling for gold today

Eastleigh cycling sensation Dani King steps on to the Olympic stage today in the qualifying heat of the Women’s Team Pursuit at the Olympic Velodrome alongside fellow GB pursuit team members Joanna Rowsell and Laura trot. The talented trio have already have already won the world team pursuit title this year and are hot contenders…