Tag: Northlands Road

Newtown toasts Queen with street parties

Despite gloomy skies residents in Newtown have celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with street parties today. The predicted rain held off to allow residents in Newtown Road, George Street and Northlands Road to sit down together for a barbeque ‘big lunch’ while children played football and skipped in the traffic free streets. The terrace houses,…

Residents celebrate Royal Wedding

There was dancing in the streets of Eastleigh on Friday as the residents of Northlands Road, Newtown, threw a street party to celebrate the Royal Wedding. The road, a popular route with rat runners, taxis and rally drivers was closed from 9 am. Residents, who had run up 400 feet of union jack bunting, set…

Newtown in petrol fire scare

Police and the Hampshire fire and Rescue were called to Northlands Road this morning after concerned residents reported a strong smell of petrol. The source of the pong was traced to a parked car which had a leaking petrol tank which had caused a pool of petrol to form in the gutter. One local resident…

We’ll meet again

Newtown residents have vowed to save one the oldest buildings in their community from the bulldozer. Developers Capital Homes have submitted plans to demolish the 115 year old meeting room on Northlands Road and build four bedsit units in its place. The tiny chapel had been in continuous use as a place of worship since…

Ghastly Poles Bring Down Neighbourhood

Over a year after the council publicly declared they were going to remove eyesore parking signposts from the streets of Newtown – exasperated residents are still waiting for something to happen. On the 27th September 2009 local resident J Meuhlnickel complained on the ‘Fix my street’ website about the state of a parking signpost in…

Moped thieves strike overnight

Police are appealing for witnesses and conducting house to house enquires following the theft of a moped from a house in Northlands Road, Newtown, Eastleigh, during the early hours of this morning between 2 a.m and 3 a.m. Police are asking people who may have heard or seen anything out of the ordinary during this…