Tag: Eastleigh

Eastleigh Blockaded!!

The Blockade of Eastleigh by a coalition of workers from HCC and various Roads and Energy agencies intensifies tomorrow (Monday 8th February) when Eastleigh’s principal approach road, the A335 Leigh Road will be closed between Between Junction 13 of the M3 to the Junction with Bournemouth Road until 19th February.

Quilley’s Big Lottery Win

Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne  was at Alderman Quilley School of engineering today to help celebrate the funding of the new sports hall with Lottery cash and to urge more local projects to bid for funding. He was accompanied Regional Lottery Chief Alison Rowe to meet keen basketball playing pupils and head teacher Richard Kelly. Chris…

Power Boss: We’re Sorry

Southern Electricity has apologised to Eastleigh’s traders for their power cuts, which have cost local businesses thousands, and have appointed their top operations head to oversee fault-finding. In a letter to Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne, who took up the complaint on behalf of shop-keepers in the town centre, Chief Executive Ian Marchant says: “Please accept…

Brambridge Break In

Following news that Burglars had struck in Chandlers Ford and West End Police are also now appealing for witnesses after a break in at a home in Brambridge. The house near the junction of Church Lane and Highbridge Road was targeted by burglars between 7 and 8pm on Monday, February 1. The offenders smashed a…

Update on Anti Social Tenants

Following Publication of the Feb 1st story regarding anti social behaviour by Swaythling Housing tenants. Eastleigh News has been contacted by Swaythling Housing parent company, Radian. A spokesman was at pains to stress that although the figures quoted in an abstract from the association’s magazine were accurate, they pertained to incidents across the association’s portfolio…

Power woes continue…

Businesses in Eastleigh face ongoing disruption to their trade in a knock on effect from recent power cuts. Following Chris Huhne’s stinging rebuke to Scottish & Southern Energy over the trading losses suffered by 26 premises in the Town Centre, the energy supplier has been attempting to locate and repair the source of the problem…