Tag: Market Street

Market St pawnbroker targeted by would be thieves

A pawnbrokers in Eastleigh has been targeted by would be burglars a year after sledge hammer wielding thieves performed a daylight motorbike smash ‘n’ grab. At around 10.30 am Wednesday, November 26, offenders tried to gain entry into the H&T Pawnbrokers on Market Street. They were unsuccessful and nothing was reported stolen but police want…

UKIP launch Eastleigh campaign

Nigel Farage_Diana James

UKIP launched their by-election campaign in Eastleigh this morning, having officially announced Diane James as their candidate yesterday. The press conference was filmed in the old Julian Graves Store in Market Street, which has been transformed into the UKIP campaign HQ for the duration of the next couple of weeks. At that conference, UKIP party leader…

Peacocks Saved

Peacocks Eastleigh

Staff at Peacocks Market Street branch will be breathing a sigh of relief at the news that the Eastleigh branch of the discount clothing retailer has been spared from the axe by the chains new owners Edinburgh Woollen Mill. Workers in other Peacocks stores nearby are not so lucky. Both the Portswood and Southampton City…

Maria Hutchings is “delighted” with Nick Clegg…

Hutchings Maria

Some of Eastleigh’s Lib Dem Councillors and Maria Hutchings, the Conservative Parliamentary Spokesperson for Eastleigh, were busy shoring up the coalition government today, following the Prime Ministers veto of an EU treaty on closer fiscal integration in the Eurozone, earlier in the week. Since the news of that veto, TV news channels have been busy…

Kebab shop loses appeal

The Istanbul Grill, a popular kebab takeaway on Market Street, has lost an appeal against the fine it received for breaching a prohibition order banning sleeping on the premises. Although the owner Mr Iskender Anik, had previously pleaded guilty at Southampton Magistrates’ Court in September he decided to appeal against the fine he had received.…

Brawl on Market Street

Missenden Place Eastleigh

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 20 year-old woman suffered head injuries following a brawl in Market Street in the early hours of Saturday morning. The woman was taken to Southampton General Hospital with head injuries. Police were called to Missenden Place, Market Street, Eastleigh, just after 2am to find a gang and several people…

Power Boss: We’re Sorry

Southern Electricity has apologised to Eastleigh’s traders for their power cuts, which have cost local businesses thousands, and have appointed their top operations head to oversee fault-finding. In a letter to Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne, who took up the complaint on behalf of shop-keepers in the town centre, Chief Executive Ian Marchant says: “Please accept…

Power woes continue…

Businesses in Eastleigh face ongoing disruption to their trade in a knock on effect from recent power cuts. Following Chris Huhne’s stinging rebuke to Scottish & Southern Energy over the trading losses suffered by 26 premises in the Town Centre, the energy supplier has been attempting to locate and repair the source of the problem…

Business Blackout!

Many Eastleigh Town Centre businesses were left counting the cost this afternoon as the normally busy Market Street was hit by a power cut. ‘The power went this morning for a while then came back on then went completely at about 2pm’ said a worker at Longs greengrocers who were still managing to trade. Many…