Tag: Hamble

Hamble Xmas yacht rescue

dancers step in line to raise 2000 for calshot rnli

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…

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…