Tag: Lower Northam Road

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…

Christmas arrives in Hedge End…

A large crowd gathered in Hedge End this evening, to see The Mayor of Eastleigh, Cllr Tony Noyce, and Hedge End’s Carnival Queen, Harri Killen, switch on Hedge End’s Christmas lights. The switch on ceremony itself was rather brief, with the crowd enjoying the traditional countdown before the ceremonial plunger was depressed, but was preceded…

Hedge End Police seek indecent snapper

Police in Hedge End are appealing for information after a  woman reported that a man had taken a photo up her skirt. At sometime between 8.35am and 8.40am on Tuesday, July 22 the 22-year-old victim was stood at the bus stop on Lower Northam Road, Hedge End. A man approached the woman and then took…

Many hands make Hedge End’s lights work…

The Mayor of Eastleigh, Cllr Malcolm Cross, switched on Hedge End’s Xmas lights this evening. In a ceremony organised by Hedge End Town Council’s Culture & Community Committee, a modest crowd braved the rain to watch various entertainments before the lights were switched on. With Cllr Jane Welsh introducing the performers, suitably adorned in a…

Autumn Colour in Hedge End shows Hort Soc Success…

Still looking good in Hedge End Village Centre, after a spectacular show of summer colour, are the brick planters outside the Co-Op, still owned by the Town Council but now planted and maintained by the Hedge End Horticultural Society. Although some of the brick planters on the other side of the road have been removed,…

Colourful Carnival in Hedge End…

Colour flooded the roads around Hedge End’s village centre this afternoon, as thousands turned out to watch the annual carnival procession, a tradition which started in 1921 and is still going strong. Hedge End’s Carnival Queen, Olivia Fisher, was centre stage and very well supported by Carnival  Princesses Mia Gardner, Lily-Angell-Collins, Sidnie Killen and Sadie…

Foreign Secretary visits Hedge End

With the Eastleigh by-election in full-swing and Parliament on its usual Friday wind-down, there were more Secretaries of State in Hedge End than Eastleigh News could shake a stick at today. Whilst the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander and the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable were elsewhere in Hedge…

Hedge End’s Problem Planter Predicament – Solved…?

Hedge End may have found a solution to the problematical planters in the Village Centre. As previously reported by Eastleigh News, in Serving the Community, the brick planters in the centre of Hedge End are often to be seen in a weed-ridden state. Conveniently for the Town Council, one of the brick planters has recently been demolished, as part…

Some of Hedge End’s Christmas lights switched-on

Hedge End’s Christmas lights have been officially switched-on, with the traditional ceremony on Hedge End’s “Village Green” on 6th December. The lights comprise the same set of illuminated panels with flashing stars and chains of lights draped around trees that have been seen in previous years.  But eagle-eyed Hedge Ender’s and passers-by will notice that there is already a failed panel, exactly where it was…

Hedge End jacket thief flees empty handed

Police at Hedge End today released a CCTV still of a man suspected of the attempted theft of jackets from Cotswolds Outdoor shop, Lower Northam Road, Hedge End. At about 3.30pm Thursday, September 27, a man attempted to leave the shop without paying for seven jackets with a total value of about £1,000. The man…

Thieves target Hedge End cancer charity

Shameless thieves have robbed a Hedge End charity shop which raises money to care and comfort the terminally ill. The Marie Curie Cancer Care charity shop on Lower Northam Road was broken into sometime between 4pm on Sunday, June 5 and 8am on Monday, June 6. Glass panels on the front door were smashed and…

Hedge End Co-op in fag raid

Co-op Hedge End

Hedge Ends Co-op store on Lower Northam Road has been hit by thieves over the holiday weekend. Police are appealing for witnesses and information after the store was burgled  in the early hours of Saturday, May 28. The incident happened at the store on Lower Northam Road sometime between 1.30am and 2am. Around £9000 worth…