Tag: PCC

Eastleigh: Crime up 31% charges down 21% as Police close front office

Eastleigh Police station

Hampshire Constabulary have announced that Eastleigh Police Station will be closed to the public from tomorrow, Monday (May 21) and that Portswood Police Station will the nearest station open for personal enquiries – a 1 hour 14 minute walk away. The closure comes as research undertaken by BBC TV news programme Panorama revealed last week…

Commissioner celebrates ‘Good’ rating for Hants Police

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire has paid tribute to the officers and staff of Hampshire Constabulary after their performance was assessed as ‘Good’ in the latest report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS). In a statement Michael Lane said: “The members of Hampshire Constabulary turn up each…

Walk of Shame

Echo editor Ian Murray couldn’t look his own reporters in the eye as he was forced to walk through a picket line outside Southampton Art Gallery today. Mr Murray was playing host to Lady Buscombe, head of the Press Complaints Commission and had arranged a public meeting at the art gallery, but the boss and…