Tag: Hedge End

Hedge End OAP hit by bus dies

An 88-year old man has died in Hospital after he was hit by a bus in Hedge End. The man was crossing Upper Northam Road at about 6pm on Friday evening (November 16) when he was struck by a Xelabus single decker. Following the incident, the road was closed for three hours while emergency services…

Aldi for Budgens site?

  Hopes that the site of former Budgens’ supermarket in Hedge End will be re-opening as a branch of Aldi supermarkets seem to have been dashed today after a Eastleigh Borough Council spokesperson denied rumours that the German discounter was coming to the village but Council Leader Keith House has not ruled it out. Last…

Deer saved from drowning in Hedge End pool

RSPCA inspector Alan Browning rushed to a home in Hedge End, on the outskirts of Southampton, early on Sunday morning (20 May) to reports of a young roe deer stuck in a swimming pool. He explained “When I arrived at the home I realised quite how perilous the situation was,” “The deer had fallen into…

Police hunt Hedge End phone thieves

  Hampshire Police are appealing for help in identifying two ‘youths’ they wish to interview in connection with the theft of a smart phone from a Carphone Warehouse store. The police say they believe four youths were involved, three youths distracted staff at the store at the Hedge End Retail Park while a fourth took an…

Police warn on bogus gardener in Hedge End

Police are warning residents in Hedge End after an elderly man paid for gardening work that wasn’t carried out. At around 2pm on yesterday,(Tuesday June 21) a man knocked on the door of a house on Mallard Gardens and claimed to be from the council. The man said there’d been a complaint about an overgrown…

Hedge End business shows MP latest heating technology

Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies, visited the Hedge End headquarters of GDC Group, where she learned about the company’s ambitious growth plans and how its latest heating technologies are helping to lower fuel bills. GDC Group leads the way for product innovation and Mims Davies was given a tour of the company’s HQ, which includes a…

Cyclist mugged in Hedge End

A man cycling home from work was set upon by a gang in Hedge End. Police are appealing for witnesses and have released CCTV images following the attempted robbery on Saturday night (February 5). The 18-year-old man was cycling along the motorway bridge on St John’s Road, at 10.15pm on when a gang of around…

Tory top brass keep up pressure

The conservative campaign in Eastleigh is still drawing in the big guns. Former party leader William Hague has been canvassing in Hedge End followed the day after by the Defence Secretary Michael Fallon. In an interview at the Hedge End Conservative Club, William Hague told me these high profile visits were a measure of the importance…

Foreign Secretary hits local campaign trail in Hedge End

Hedge End voters were surprised to see the Foreign Secretary Phil Hammond out and about canvassing in the town. The Conservative front bencher was campaigning in support of Jerry Hall who is the Conservaitve Candidate for St John’s Ward in the Borough Election and he was accompanied by Mims Davies who is hoping to become…

Hedge End Councillor resigns from Cabinet

Louise Bloom the Liberal Democrat Councillor for Hedge End Grange Park has resigned her Cabinet seat today. Bloom who held the portfolio for environment and sustainability has been absent from cabinet meetings since June following a highly publicised split from long term partner Eastleigh Liberal Democrat and Council Leader Keith House. But in a statement…

M27 closed till this evening following Eastleigh collision

Drivers using the M27 in Hampshire today are being advised to plan ahead, as repair work following a collision this morning means that delays to journeys are likely. Lane 3 will remain closed in both directions on the M27 between junction 5 (Eastleigh) and junction 7 (Hedge End) in Hampshire following a collision this morning.…

Police seek witness to Hedge End attack

Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following an assault in Hedge End as they believe he may be have vital information. The incident occurred between 11.45pm and 11.55pm on Sunday, December 28 on Kings Copse Avenue. The victim, a 40-year-old man, was a passenger in a…

Starling trapped in Hedge End boiler

  The RSPCA were called out to rescue a starling which had become stuck behind a boiler on Friday (14 November). The bird had somehow managed to get down the flue and behind the boiler in a bungalow on Westbury Court, Hedge End. The first the homeowners knew of the starling was when they saw…

Local arrests after £11 million drugs haul

Four people from Eastleigh were among a group of 13 local persons arrested for offences involving the supply of millions of pounds worth of drugs. On Monday (November 3) the Police raided 12 houses which led to a man from Toynbee Rd and a man from Shamblehurst Lane South being arrested and charged for the…

Police hunt Hedge End flasher

A man exposed himself to a woman with a child in Hedge End on Tuesday. The incident occurred on Shamblehurst Lane at around 9am on Tuesday, November 4. A 41-year-old woman was walking towards Tesco Express with her one-year-old child in a buggy when she noticed a man walking towards her indecently exposing himself. The man…