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VIDEO: Bus blocks level crossing as train approaches

Daily Echo:

4:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THIS is the moment passengers look on in horror as a freight train closes in on their bus.

Breaking news Thousands of jobs secured with £600m BAE contract

Daily Echo:

8:22am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THOUSANDS of jobs have today been secured after the Ministry of Defence announced a multi-million pound contract for Hampshire's naval base.

Overturned lorry shuts major road

Daily Echo:

9:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN OVERTURNED lorry has shut part of one of Hampshire's major roads.

Winchester pubs toast success in the city's first ‘Best Bar None’ awards

Daily Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

IT was a night spent raising a glass to toast their own success when it comes to giving people a safe night out.

Benefits cuts to hit 12,000 working families

Daily Echo:

8:48am Wednesday 1st October 2014

ALMOST 12,000 families in Southampton will be hit by the Chancellor's latest benefit cut - despite being in work.

Breaking news All star line up revealed for Let's Rock! in Southampton 2015

Daily Echo:

8:26am Wednesday 1st October 2014

GET your hair crimpers at the ready and prepare for pop - it’s time to dust off your legwarmers as  the line up for next year’s Let’s Rock! festival is revealed.

Revolutionary new way to do the washing up

Daily Echo:

11:57am Wednesday 1st October 2014

IT is the green product which could revolutionise the way we wash up.

Weekend music spectacular

Daily Echo:

11:18am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON is set to come alive with the sound of music this weekend.

Fluoride questions 'ignored'

Daily Echo: Councillor Roy Perry

10:42am Wednesday 1st October 2014

CIVIC chiefs in Hampshire have accused health bosses of ignoring them over the future of plans to add fluoride to the tap water of 200,000 people in the county.

Infrared cameras to catch speeding motorists in the dark

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Hampshire police have revealed their latest weapon in the battle against drivers who flout the limit – infrared cameras that can photograph vehicles in the dark.

City celebrating Black History Month

Daily Echo:

11:50am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A month-long celebration of the contribution black communities have paid to Southampton begins today with a launch event in the city centre.

Social media helping to fight crime

Daily Echo: Student found out on Twitter that she had an STD

11:40am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Hundreds of criminals in Hampshire have been snared thanks to the power of social media.

Residents delighted as landlord does U-turn over rent rise

Daily Echo:

11:10am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DOZENS of Hampshire pensioners are claiming a small victory after their landlord backtracked on a rent hike which would have cost them hundreds of pounds each year.

City's first free school to open in two years

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S first mainstream free school will open to pupils within two years after education chiefs backed the bid.

Heart attack victim says thanks

Daily Echo:

11:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A YACHT skipper has been reunited with the paramedics who brought him back from the dead.

New emergency hospital 'will provide 24-hour consultant care'

Daily Echo: The Royal Hampshire County Hospital, where Mr Webley died

11:27am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A NEW emergency hospital set to be built between Winchester and Basingstoke will provide unprecedented 24-hour consultant care, a meeting heard.

More cuts on the way for Southampton council

Daily Echo:

10:40am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON is likely to be hammered with yet more council cuts if the Conservatives win the General Election, a minister has admitted.

Cameron pledges to boost NHS

Daily Echo: Prime Minster David Cameron

10:38am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DAVID Cameron was today seeking to make the NHS a Conservative vote-winner, vowing to hike spending on the health service if he wins the General Election.

Woman hurt in park attack

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:52am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A WOMAN was assaulted as she walked across a park.

Work begins on £81,000 hall repairs

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:51am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE community hall is set to cut its running costs and carbon footprint as work begins on roof repairs.

Open day for council’s children’s services

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:05am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON City Council is today hosting an open day about change in the authority’s Children Services.

Appeal after man exposed himself

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:01am Wednesday 1st October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to a woman in Southampton.

Road closure

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:57am Wednesday 1st October 2014

 PART of a Southampton road will be closed for two days for gas main works.

Plans allowed

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:55am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON City Council planners have decided to allow the owner of a house in Holly Hill to build a loft conversion.

Meon Valley MP raises a glass to toast success of Droxford vineyard

Daily Echo: WARNING: George Hollingbery

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

AWARD-WINNING vintners shared their secrets with their local MP on their vineyard in Droxford.

Winchester engineering firm wins £5K prize for innovative fence protectors

Daily Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE engineering firm has won a £5,000 national prize for its metal bolsters which can protect wooden fences from extreme weather.

Southampton firm Fred Olsen triumphs as they sail away with Best Cruise Line prize

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CRUISE line company has seen off competition from international firms to sail away with an award for the fifth year in a row.

Keeping pensioners safe from fire

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:23am Wednesday 1st October 2014

HAMPSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service will today launch a lifesaving campaign to improve the safety of older people.

Take a sneak peak into distinctive Test Valley cottage

Daily Echo:

11:29am Wednesday 1st October 2014

There’s a chance to tour one of the Test Valley’s most distinctive houses over the next week.

Blaze forces road closure

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:21am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THERE was traffic chaos after a house fire forced a city centre road to shut.

Charity coffee morning

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:05am Wednesday 1st October 2014

KINGS Worthy residents are hosting a Macmillan coffee morning this week.

Chance to raise issues with MP Caroline Dinenage

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:01am Wednesday 1st October 2014

RESIDENTS can raise any issues they have when MP Caroline Dinenage holds her latest surgery.

Crime prevention event

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:58am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CRIME prevention event will take place in Kings Worthy, Winchester, with an aim of recruiting more Neighbourhood Watch coordinators.

Money talk at university

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:58am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE impact of money on the local economy will be the focus of a talk at a Hampshire university tonight.

Electrical items stolen in burglary

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:56am Wednesday 1st October 2014

POLICE are investigating a burglary at a home in Southampton in which a number of electrical items were stolen.

Burglars run amok at sports hall

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:50am Wednesday 1st October 2014

BURGLARS left a trail of destruction in their wake after getting into a school sports hall.

Language skills funding

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:47am Wednesday 1st October 2014

WINCHESTER University has been given a six-figure grant to develop a modern foreign language project with local primary schools.

Appeal for witnesses to girl hurt in park cable incident

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:32am Wednesday 1st October 2014

NO ONE has answered an appeal for witnesses following a six-year-old girl being injured cycling into cabling deliberately tied across a park path.

Delays after five-car crash

Daily Echo:

9:27am Wednesday 1st October 2014

MOTORISTS face minor delays on a Hampshire motorway this morning after a five-car crash.

Residents threaten to block road over school parking row

Daily Echo:

4:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THEY fear it is a tragedy waiting to happen. So angry residents living in three Southampton streets are threatening to take matters into the own hands.

Breaking news House fire shuts main road

Daily Echo:

5:11pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A fire at a house has closed a main road as firefighters tackle the blaze.

Gang of burglars strikes 14 times in four hours

Daily Echo: A burglar breaking into a home -  posed by a model

11:39am Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN “ORGANISED gang” of burglars is being hunted by police after they struck 14 times – in just four hours.

Man hit with wine bottle during attack

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police are investigating

10:34am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MAN was left with cuts to his head and arm after having a bottle of wine smashed over him during a vicious attack in Southampton.

One in ten Southampton three-year-olds has tooth decay

Daily Echo:

7:57am Tuesday 30th September 2014

ONE in ten three-year-olds in Southampton suffer from tooth decay.

Police 'sniff out' £32K cannabis farm

Daily Echo:

10:51am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Police followed their noses to sniff out a cannabis factory in the middle of a residential street in Southampton.

Celebrating a decade of marking Black History Month

Daily Echo:

4:59pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FOR ten years it has been celebrating the history of black people in Southampton.

Funeral for gran whose grave was left undug

Daily Echo:

10:36am Tuesday 30th September 2014

The funeral of a Southampton great-grandmother which was abandoned because her grave was not dug has been rescheduled for Friday afternoon.

MP clashes with White Dee over benefits crackdown

Daily Echo: 'White Dee' from the first series of Benefits Street

5:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE MP clashed with Benefits Street star Deirdre Kelly over whether the Government's welfare crackdown is too harsh.

Calls for Chinese lanterns to be banned

Daily Echo: Chinese lanterns

4:42pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ORGANISATIONS have called for “dangerous” Chinese lanterns to be banned across the New Forest.

Kitchen nightmare as workmen botch fitting

Daily Echo:

10:35am Tuesday 30th September 2014

IT won’t win any awards and it’s even more unlikely to appear on the popular TV show Grand Designs.

Hampshire on the web

MoD naval deals secure 7,500 UK jobs (link)

BBC Online 12:12pm Wed 1 Oct 14

The Ministry of Defence awards £3.2bn of contracts to support management of UK naval bases, including in Portsmouth,…

Concern over plan to close Whitchurch police station (link)

Basingstoke Gazette 1:00pm Wed 1 Oct 14

ALL Whitchurch-based police officers will no longer be based in the town under plans to sell-off Hampshire…

Club needs help after fire strikes (link)

Andover Advertiser 11:00am Wed 1 Oct 14

A GRATELEY-based archery club is appealing for a new indoor shooting area after the buildings they practise in were…

Long delays after overturned lorry near Winchester (link)

Hampshire Chronicle 8:59am Wed 1 Oct 14

TRAFFIC has come to a near standstill in Winchester this morning after a crash on a busy main road.

Police appeal after two burglaries in Winchester street (link)

Hampshire Chronicle 12:12pm Wed 1 Oct 14

POLICE are appealing for information after two burglaries in a Winchester street.

Now traffic cops can see in the dark (link)

Romsey Advertiser 12:09pm Wed 1 Oct 14

IF YOU thought you could get away with speeding at night, think again.

Teenager repays special baby unit which gave her good start in life (link)

Romsey Advertiser 9:29am Tue 30 Sep 14

A teenager is organising a fashion show in aid of the special care baby unit which cared for her when she was born…

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