Tag: Passfield Avenue

Vandals close paddling pool

Eastleigh’s popular paddling pool has been put out of use by vandals and  is currently closed for repair . The pool at Fleming Park was closed on Saturday 18 June after it was vandalised overnight. The damage caused the pool to empty and work is now underway to fix the issue, however, it is likely…

Third time lucky for Adam Hickey in Eastleigh 10k

It was an auspicious start to Hendy Ford’s first sponsorship of the Eastleigh 10k road race as the fastest race in years saw a new course record set in the women’s race. In the Men’s race it was third time lucky for Adam Hickey who finished first over the line having previously finished second in…

Hendy Ford Eastleigh 10k a sell out

The largest ever entries of over 2800 runners are set to take part tomorrow in the 32nd annual Eastleigh 10K road race- the first to be sponsored by Hendy FordStore Eastleigh – which will set off from Passfield Avenue at 9 am. Runners will pour into the borough from throughout the UK and abroad and compete…

Police seek witnesses to Passfield Avenue assault

Police need more witnesses to come forward after a man was seriously injured in an assault in Eastleigh. The 20-year-old was walking along Passfield Avenue with two friends near the junction with Nightingale Avenue shortly after midnight on the morning of Sunday, September 21, 2014 when he was set upon by a gang. He received serious…

Resident fears for kids at busy road crossing

A local resident is launching a campaign to improve road crossing facilities along Passfield Avenue describing the current arrangement on the busy road as “a serious accident waiting to happen”. Miguel Castro – who lives on Passfield Avenue – had already raised concerns in October both with the council and members on Eastleigh Local Area…

Petrol panic pushes up prices

Despite the panic driven petrol shortage subsiding last week some local garages are still charging a premium at the pumps. Eastleigh News has received an email from an angry local reader as follows: Dear Sir, I have attached a picture that has two shots in it. One taken last Monday, and one taken today, showing…

Man seriously injured in Fleming Park assault

A 25 year-old West End man is hospital today with serious head injuries after a brutal assault on Passfield avenue last night  during which he  was repeatedly kicked in the head while lying helpless on the ground. Police were alerted by members of the public who reported seeing a young woman and two men standing…

Passfield Co-op in break-in

The normally busy Co-op petrol station and convenience store was closed for business this morning following an overnight break – in. The alarm sounded at the Coop about 04.45 this morning. A nearby Police unit saw a grey car speed off but were unable to locate it. The shutters at the premises had been forced…

The Russians are coming…

The shutters were down at the Monks Brook filling station on Chesnut Avenue yesterday prompting fears that the Total garage had been sold to Russian state owned gas and oil giant Gazprom. It transpired that the Passfield Avenue station had to close its doors when a technical problem affecting their tills left them unable to…