Tag: Southampton Rd

Gang assault man in broad daylight

Detectives from Hampshire Constabulary’s 31 strong ‘Operation Fortress’ team are investigating after a man was viciously assaulted in Eastleigh in broad daylight on Thursday (Sept 13). The 28-year-old, who is from the Eastleigh area, was attacked by a group of up to four men in Southampton Road. The incident happened between 1.30pm and 2pm and…

Car park closure on Sunday

Southampton road car park

The Council has reported that the multi-storey car park in Mitchell Road/Southampton Road, Eastleigh will be closed on Sunday 20 February for essential refurbishment works. The car park will be completely closed from midnight on Saturday 19th February until 2pm on Sunday 20th February 2011 but will not affect the Swan Centre car park. The…

Texaco garage in second armed hold up

The Texaco garage on the A335 Southampton Rd has been subject to the second armed hold up in three months. The latest incident occurred just after 3am on Monday, March 29. A night-time cashier was on duty when the man came up to the window and threatened the cashier with a small hand-gun and demanded…

Eastleigh Jobless Total Hits 14 Year High

Figures issued by the Office for National Statistics show the number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance in Eastleigh jumped 5.7% in the last quarter to reach it’s highest level since 1996. Meanwhile during the same period the number of  vacancies available at Eastleigh’s Jobcentre  fell 58%. In January there were a total of  just…

Borough Burglary Spree

Police are appealing for information after Burglaries in the Chandlers Ford and West End areas of the Borough High value jewellery and electrical items were stolen from three addresses in Chandler’s Ford between 6.45am and 4.30pm on Monday, February 1. Two of the burglaries were at properties in Shaftesbury Avenue; the third was at an…