Tag: Swan Centre

Free evening parking in Swan Centre

Eastleigh Borough Council has announced that as from today (12 December) there will no longer be a charge to park in Eastleigh’s Swan Centre car parks in the evenings (from 6pm) giving local people the opportunity to park for free while they enjoy the town’s leisure facilities including a cinema, gym, bowling alley and a…

Dine with Santa at the Swan Centre

Santa will be making a special trip to The Swan Centre on Sunday 11th December when children can come and join him for a ‘Dine with Santa’ experience. Enjoy a meal and lots of festive fun with Santa and his elves in some of our restaurants. Breakfast with Santa at Boswells at 10am: £4.50 Brunch with…

New toy store opens in Swan Centre

A new toy shop will officially open in the Swan Centre on Saturday- just in time for Christmas and will be celebrating with special promotions and a charity trolley dash The 3,000 sq ft store is the latest branch of The Entertainer chain of toyshops. Throughout the day and there will be  special appearances from…

Council promise “Christmassy” atmosphere for Eastleigh shoppers

Eastleigh’s council bosses promise the run-up to Christmas will be easier in the Town Centre this year with late night shopping, some free or discounted parking, entertainment and a “Christmassy” atmosphere with a new seasonal market. Town centre retailers, the Business Improvement District (BID) and Eastleigh Borough Council are joining forces to ease the burden…

OAP’s stolen bank card used in Swan Centre

Police are looking for a person who used a stolen bank card in Eastleigh’s Swan Centre shortly after an elderly woman had her handbag snatched from outside her home in Southampton. Police have issued a CCTV image taken in JD Sports of two men they would like to speak to as they may hold vital…

Police seek help over Swan Centre purse theft

Do you recognise this woman? Officers would like to speak to her following the theft of a purse in Eastleigh town centre on Boxing Day. The purse, containing bank cards and £30 cash, was stolen from the handbag of a 67-year-old woman while she was shopping in New Look at the Swan Centre at around…

Town jewellers offer reward after £8k Rolex nicked

Local Jewellers David Mellor are offering a £1,000 reward for information after an £8,000 Rolex Sea-Dweller watch was nicked from the Swan Centre. Police in Eastleigh have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of the stainless steel timepiece on Tuesday afternoon. At around…

Man has shoulder broken in serious assault

  A man had his shoulder broken during an ‘serious and unprovoked assault’ outside the Swan Centre. The victim was attacked outside the Tesco Metro supermarket Saturday evening (August 3) and four people are on bail having been arrested in connection with the incident.   The victim, a 23-year-old Southampton man, had spent the evening…

Eastleigh’s Vue offers discount cinema tickets for all!

Eastleigh’s popular multi screen cinema Vue has announced a range of money saving deals for the summer holidays, so even if it’s still raining there will be still something for the kids to do. The Swan Centre movie house is extending its weekend ‘Kids Am’ deal to run throughout the school holidays. Family friendly favourites…

Clinton Cards face administration

Another key store in Eastleigh’s embattled shopping centre is facing possible closure with the news that greetings card shop Clinton Cards will be forced it into administration later today having already suspended trading in its shares. Clinton is the UK’s biggest card retailer and employs more than 8,000 staff. It is understood that administrators will…

Eat in Eastleigh?

A new council sponsored website designed to promote fast-food outlets and restaurants in Eastleigh uses photos of diners enjoying themselves elsewhere – like Canada! The Eastleigh Town Centre partnership which aims to promote business in the town engaged Reading based company Business Fulcrum to produce a site designed to promote the town and make it…

‘Game over’ for Game?

Another retailer in the Eastleigh flag ship swan centre is reported to be struggling. Game, part of a 600 strong chain of  video game stores that employ an average of 10 staff per store – have announced suppliers are refusing them stock amid concerns over the groups credit worthiness. The company is locked in negotiations…

The bookshop that gives away it’s books

Shoppers in Eastleigh have been flocking to a new bookshop with a difference. Everything inside it is free! A ‘Books for Free’ store has opened up inside the empty former bank premises opposite Tesco at the Swan Centre. All the donated stock is completely free, the Charity behind the initiative Healthy Planet says that giving…

Chairman gets curfew

An Eastleigh Man has been placed under a curfew for three months after brandishing a chair in the Swan Centre McDonalds. Officers from Eastleigh Neighbourhoods Team had to be called to the late night incident on October 29 after Gareth Robinson, 31, became aggressive after an argument. Following an appearance at Southampton Magistrates Court last…

Mayor saves Town Library!

Eastleigh bookworms will be celebrating today after Hampshire County Council revised its plans to close the Town Library on Mondays after Mayor Wayne Irish came up with a viable alternative. As part of the cut in funding imposed on the County by the Conservative/Lib Dem Coalition government, Hampshire is trying to save £450,000 by reducing…