Tag: Hedge End

Hedge End Pervert Alert

Police have warned that walking in Hedge End is currently unsafe for lone females and have advised women and girls in the area to be vigilant following an incident where a man exposed himself to a teenage girl. The weirdo struck between 8am and 8.15am on Tuesday, September 14, on a footpath running between Welstead…

Police warn Hedge Enders to lock up

Police are issuing a warning to residents in the Cranbourne Park area of Hedge End to check their garages and make sure they are secure following two break-ins last week. The garages were burgled overnight on Sunday, September 12 and Monday morning, September 13.  One of the residents reported hearing noises around their garage at…

Stones thrown from bridge

A major accident was narrowly avoided when a stone was thrown at a car as it passed beneath a bridge on the M27 at Hedge End. The incident occurred between 8.30am and 8.40am on Wednesday September 1. The victim was a 46-year-old woman from New Milton who was driving east bound on the M27 when…

E-fit of suspect released

  An E-fit has just been released by police of a man they would like to interview regarding an assault which occurred at St. John’s Road recreation ground in Hedge End on July 6. At around 8.45pm the victims and their friends were playing football when a blue Peugeot car passed by. The occupants of…

Hedge End allotment sheds attacked again

Shed doors were ripped off and smashed overnight at the allotment gardens at Kanes Hill in Upper Northern Road. Police are appealing for information after 28 allotments in Hedge End were damaged  on Thursday August 19. PC Andrew Laverick said: “I would like to hear from anyone who has information about this incident. The allotments…

Govt boost to local house building

The Government has announced that councils will receive windfall payments for every new home they build while Housing Minister Grant Shapps revealed that home building was at its lowest level since the 1920’s. The ‘New Homes Bonus’ scheme means the government will match the council tax raised on each new house for six years. Currently…

Botley SDA scrapped

Eastleigh Borough Council has decided not to go ahead with plans from the last government for a 6000 home strategic development area to the north of Hedge End at a recent Council meeting. The abolition of the South East Plan by the new coalition government means that the Council does not have to take forward a…

Roundabout repairs put locals in a Spin

Repairs to potholes on a Hedge End roundabout has driven residents round the bend when work was abandoned leaving the road surface in a worse state. The roundabout, at the intersection of Salwey Road and Duke Road with Kings Copse Avenue had the tarmac surface removed on the May 5 in preparation for resurfacing, however…

No Cold Calling in Hedge End

Residents in Hedge End can now open their front doors with confidence following the introduction of the area’s first No Cold Calling Zone. No Cold Calling Zones are an initiative, led by Hampshire County Council’s Trading Standards and Hampshire Constabulary, to help reduce doorstep crime. Signs are displayed around the zone, aiming to deter rogue…

Hedge End Sheds damaged

Safer Neighbourhoods officers in Hedge End are appealing for witnesses or information after several sheds were damaged at the allotments in Upper Northam Drive, Hedge End. Vandals entered the site sometime overnight on Saturday evening, March 20 and Sunday morning, March 21, and caused damage to at least ten sheds in the latest of a…

Knifepoint Robbery Appeal

Police are appealing for information after a teenager was robbed in an alleyway off Tamarisk Road, Hedge End at approximately 5.30pm on Friday, February 5. A 17-year-old man was approached by another youth who threatened him with, what appeared to be, a knife and demanded he hand over any money he had. £170 was stolen.…

Botley Folk say PUSH off!

The Botley Parish Action Group has just published a feasibility study into government plans to build 6,000 new homes which they say would blight the area of Botley, Hedge End, Durley and Curdridge. They claim that PUSH ( the Partnership for Urban South Hampshire) and Eastleigh Council are proceeding with a plan which their study…

Police seek Hedge End suspect

Hedge End police have issued an e-fit of a man they believe is linked to two indecency offences which both took place near Wildern School recently. The first incident was on Sunday afternoon, January 10 on the corner of Westward Road. A man approached two 11-year-old girls while they were playing and made inappropriate comments…

Hedge End Cop gets Top Gong

Hedge End Special Constable Warner Baker is to receive an MBE in the Queens New Year honours list it has been announced. He has been based at Hedge End since 1991 and was promoted to the rank of section officer 8 years ago.