Tag: Eastleigh

Eastleigh’s naked rambler heading home once again

Eastleigh’s own ‘Naked Rambler’ aka Stephen Gough has been released from prison in Scotland earlier today where he has finished serving the latest in a string of sentences totaling six years for refusing to wear any clothing while hiking around the country. Gough left Saughton Prison in Edinburgh the same way he went in – stark naked except for…

Eastleigh makes a new Mayor…

Eastleigh Bourough Council has a new Mayor. At the annual Mayor-making ceremony this evening, 10th May 2012,  Cllr Rupert Kyrle was elected to the position of Mayor with Cllr Malcolm Cross elected as Deputy Mayor. The Mayor is the Borough of Eastleigh’s ‘First Citizen’ and is elected at the annual meeting of the Council in May. The Mayor chairs the…

Thunderstorm brings disruption to town centre

A sudden thunderstorm brought disruption to central Eastleigh yesterday afternoon. Virgin broadband users in the town centre with cable modems lost their internet connection for a couple of hours following the lightening storm and Eastleigh’s antiqued and overloaded drainage system showed  once again it was unable to cope with a sudden deluge. Flash floods occurred…

‘Game over’ for Game?

Another retailer in the Eastleigh flag ship swan centre is reported to be struggling. Game, part of a 600 strong chain of  video game stores that employ an average of 10 staff per store – have announced suppliers are refusing them stock amid concerns over the groups credit worthiness. The company is locked in negotiations…