Tag: Itchen Valley Country Park

Crescent pupils raise hedgehog awareness

Crescent Primary School pupils have been presented with awards by the Mayor for the best posters in a hedgehog awareness poster competition. “Is your garden Hog Happy?” is an Itchen Valley Country Park campaign to support Hedgehog Street, the national partnership between the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and People’s Trust for Endangered Species to support…

Scouts rescued from mud at Itchen Valley

A scout group has been recovered from marshland in Itchen Valley Country Park near Southampton this afternoon. At about 4.30 this afternoon a multi-agency operation helped rescue 16 scouts and three leaders as they became stuck in marshland at Itchen Valley Country Park, Southampton. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, South Central Ambulance, Solent Coastguard and…

Get your walking shoes on for CRY

CRY (Care and Relief for the Young) is a local Christian charity, based in Hedge End. Working with partnership projects in 16 different countries around the world we are able to rescue & restore young lives broken by poverty, oppression, exclusion & abuse. The CRYWalk 2011 participants raised a staggering £13,079.76, which we were able…

Rider confronted by lewd deviant

A woman out riding her horse was confronted by a man who was masturbating. The unpleasant incident happened in Itchen Valley Country Park on Tuesday October 11 between 4.50pm and 5.10pm. The woman was riding her horse and saw a man standing behind a tree, wearing a balaclava. As she got closer to the man…

Tree-mendous!

A new GoApe Tree Top Adventure has opened in Itchen Valley Country Park, and just in time for summer. For those of you that don’t know what GoApe is, their own description of “Tree Top Adventure” does the job. It’s a day out where you walk through the trees at dizzying heights, wearing a harness…

Halloween Events for Half Term

October half term holidays are here and there are plenty of local Halloween themed events to keep the youngsters busy next week. This Saturday, October 23rd there will be a Halloween fancy dress competition at the Swan Centre , Eastleigh with face painting, creepy crafts and spooky treasure trail. You can also meet Rodney the…