Tag: Twyford Road

Eastleigh man robbed of £1,000

  A Eastleigh man has been robbed of £1,000 while he was in his flat. Police are appealing for information into a robbery that happened between 9.15pm and 9.35pm at an address on Twyford Road on Sunday 8 March. Two men entered the flat with their faces covered. The men assaulted the occupant and stole…

Broken glass found in store’s kids comics

  Local shops were alerted to a potential glass hazard when part of a broken bottle was discovered among the kids comics at Tesco Express on Twyford Road early this morning. Local mum Lesley Ferguson spotted the danger before her toddler could get near it and reported it to the duty manager. The Allbrook resident…

Update: Body found on local footpath

The body of a local middle-aged woman has been found on an Eastleigh  footpath which  runs from Twyford Rd to the Itchen Navigation towpath  close to the Harvester restaurant and Travelodge at Ham Farm. A dog walker raised the alarm at about 8.55 am. Although a local Police unit and an ambulance from Southern Central…

Councillor tip-off leads to arrest

Prompt action by an Eastleigh councillor has resulted in the arrest of a man wanted for burglary. Keith Trenchard, the recently elected Lib Dem councillor for Eastleigh Central ward (a result which is itself has been the subject of a police investigation), lived up to his election promise to ‘tackle crime and anti social behaviour’…

Eastleigh News launches weather station!

Eastleigh News has officially launched its own weather station. The station is sited at the home of Eastleigh News contributor and Photographer Matthew Myatt on Alexander Square, Twyford road (described by the Echo as ‘Notorious Alexander Square’). The station supplies a constant data feed to the Weather Underground website and visitors to Eastleigh News can…

NUTS!!

Nuts on roundabout

Driving around the streets of Eastleigh Town is hard enough with heavy lorries and busses coming at you from every angle and with increased traffic levels the last thing drivers need is the additional problem of nuts being allowed on the road. Well that’s just what drivers got today, thousands of them.!! At around 2.50pm…

Edmonds Arrest: update

A man has been arrested in Bishopstoke and a bedsit in Eastleigh searched by dectectives who are leading the hunt for the killer of Georgina Edmonds, a frail widow who was found battered to death at her Brambridge home two and a half years ago. Officers from ‘Operation Columbian’ swooped on the two addresses at…

Police close on Edmonds killer

Police hunting the killer of murdered widow Georgina Edmonds, said they found a “potentially significant” item yesterday after divers searched the river Itchen close to the scene of the murder. The frail 77 year old had been tortured then stabbed to death by an intruder at her Brambridge Lane cottage two and a half years…

Where have Eastleigh’s Sparrows gone?

In common with many other urban areas Eastleigh has seen a decline in it’s House Sparrow population in direct proportion to an increase in planning applications being granted for ‘back garden’ building with the result that the Sparrow has gone from being one of the countries most common birds to being ‘red listed’ by the…