Tag: Riverside

Britain’s Best Pharmacist is in Bishopstoke

The small village of Bishopstoke might seem an unlikely setting to find Britain’s best pharmacist but Sultan Dajani , who runs Wainwrights chemist at Riverside, has just won the title in a competition organised by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in conjunction with Woman’s Weekly magazine. Sultan, also known as Sid to his customers, is just…

Blockage at Bishopstoke Mill cleared

Gates on the river Itchen at Bishopstoke Mill had to be closed last week to allow workers to clear it of obstructions after water levels began to rise. The culvert had become blocked with debris and local County Councillor Andy Moore told Eastleigh News that he contacted the Environment Agency because he was concerned that…

Young driver rescued after river plunge

Emergency services were called to Bishopstoke Rd just before midnight to rescue a trapped driver after a car left the road and  ended up in the river in almost the same circumstances which claimed the life of a local man 11 years ago The silver Fiat Punto crashed through railings and came to rest with…