Tag: Hamble

Hamble Xmas yacht rescue

Both the RNLI Calshot lifeboat and Hillhead Coastguard Rescue Team came to the rescue of a stranded yacht outside the entrance to the River Hamble on Boxing Day. At about 5 pm the RNLI received a call from a 37ft yacht that was hard aground Calshot RNLI D Class Lifeboat Willet was launched with three volunteer crew…

Chancellor’s Chickenhall Lane election pledge

The Conservatives have promised to deliver vital road improvements for Eastleigh if they are re-elected with an outright majority. Chancellor George Osborne has announced funding for a Botley by-pass and a new Chickenhall Lane link road to alleviate congestion and pollution in the town – two key projects that have been under discussion for many…

New bench for Hamble

Local people and visitors to Hamble-le-Rice can now enjoy new seating on the foreshore as they look out across the Hamble river. The design of the new seat was inspired by Hamble’s long established boat building heritage and based on the hull of a boat. The project, that cost £8000, was funded by Bursledon, Hamble…

Arrests in Traveller camp raid

Over 100 police officers raided a Traveller camp in Hamble this morning after allegations swept the community that people were being held there against their will. Police officers from Hampshire Constabulary’s Force Support Unit were joined by local officers and CID teams, Dog Units and Scientific Services at 5.30am this morning, Friday, June 24, where…

Gone in 90 minutes…

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses following the theft of a £30,000 sports boat from the side of the road opposite a slipway off Hamble Lane, Hamble. The theft happened between 3.20pm and 4.45pm on August 31, 2010. The owner, a Worcestershire man, had positioned the boat across from the slipway in Ensign Way…