Tag: Velmore

Daytime burglars strike in Velmore

Police are investigating a burglary in Westfield Road, Velmore  that happened yesterday (November 30). Items of jewellery were taken including Asian gold and ladies and gents watches by Michael Kors , Rado and Burberry. Entry was gained via the back door. Detective Constable Dal Andrews said: “ This burglary occurred in a residential area during the daytime.…

Thug breaks takeaway driver’s jaw in Velmore

A takeaway delivery driver had his jaw broken by an assailant while making a delivery in Velmore. The 37 year-old victim had stopped in Devon Drive on Saturday at around 3.45 am when a light blue coloured car pulled up behind him. The driver of the car demanded cash from the victim and assaulted him…

New support group for stroke patients

The Stroke Association is setting up a new stroke support group at the Hexagon Centre in Velmore. The Stroke Association which is the only national charity which supports everyone affected by stroke say that currently there is very little support in the community for people affected by stroke in the Eastleigh area. They will be…

New pre-school for Velmore

A new pre-school for the Velmore estate in Chandlers Ford is being launched tomorrow. The ‘Little Stars’ pre- school will be holding a fund raising summer fete and barbecue from 3 pm on Saturday July 2 at the Belmont Hall on the corner of Falkland Road and Belmont road. Little Stars manager Chrystal Perry, who…

Velmore Co-op in container break in

Thieves raided a container in Velmore on Tuesday night and made off with a haul including chocolate sweets and disposable nappies. A container sited on Kent at the rear of the Falkland Court branch of the Co-op had its door prised open with a long metal pole – the container was being used by the…

Weekend Road Accidents

There were two road accidents on Saturday morning involving local road users. A motorcyclist from Eastleigh, Wayne Moores, 28, was tragically killed as a result of an early morning accident on the M4 near Swindon, which closed the motorway for several hours. A 25 year old motorist was arrested at the scene and later released…

Parish Council Election Round Up

In the elections on the 27th May for the new parish councils of Chandlers Ford and Allbrook – and for the Hiltingbury wards – both the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats took 11 seats each leaving the Conservatives with overall control of both Hiltingbury wards. Peter Luffman, the former Labour leader in the Borough council…

Brown: Vote Lib Dem to keep Tories out

In an interview with online political magazine ‘Politcs.co.uk’ Labour Leader Gordon Brown has suggested that in seats where the Labour candidate has no hope of winning, then Labour Party supporters should vote for the Liberal Democrat candidate to prevent Conservatives from gaining a seat: “I want everybody to vote Labour and I want people to…