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  • Ennios al Porto, Town Quay Road, Southampton

    ACCORDING to Ennio's website, this was voted the best Italian restaurant in Hampshire by Coriere Della Sera, the "Numero Uno Newspaper of Milano". read more

  • Trial date set for the Naked Rambler

    HAMPSHIRE'S naked rights campaigner Steve Gough's hopes of completing his controversial walk from Land's End to John O'Groats has gone off track again. read more

  • Much more than a one hit wonder

    SOMETHING strange is happening. read more

  • Bjorn Again -The Anvil, Basingstoke

    GIVEN that Abba themselves are unlikely to ever reform - especially now the sulky blonde one, Agnetha, is living in virtual self-imposed exile - the existence of tribute bands like Bjorn Again must be of great comfort to hardcore fans. read more

  • Simply Red - Bournemouth International Centre

    MICK HUCKNALL and his band are becoming a familiar sight to audiences in the south. read more

  • All aboard school bus - for time being

    WHITELEY parents are celebrating after the future of a vital school bus has been guaranteed for at least another year. read more

  • Councillor 'just doing his job'

    Sir.-The forced resignation of Phil Heath from his position on the county council's Cabinet is callous and anti-democratic. read more

  • Support for Co-op's policy

    Sir.-I write regarding the article "Sparks fly over fireworks policy" (Gazette, October 17) and wish to say that I support what the Co-op is trying to do. read more

  • Call for an end to suffering

    Sir.-I see the Vyne and Craven Hunt will be joining a protest against the proposed Government ban on hunting with hounds next month. read more

  • In need of more than a facelift

    Sir.-The death of one of the best community halls happened recently when the crusher pulled down the Pen and Parchment. read more

  • Better location for skate park?

    Sir.-The recreational and cultural Cabinet member on the borough council has recently approved the siting of a skate park on Brighton Hill Playing Fields. read more

  • IN THE CUT (15)

    IF FILM studies lecturers were running out of sufficiently complex material for their students to analyse, they'll be rubbing their hands with glee when they see this movie. read more


    IN SPACE no-one can hear you scream... again! read more


    WHEN TOBE Hooper made his seminal slasher The Texas Chainsaw Massacre way back in 1974, his budget was minuscule, not even stretching to $150,000. read more


    WHEN the father of a teenage boy and his little brother fails to turn up at a football match, where he was supposed to referee, they go in search of him. read more

  • Warning over data act scam

    BUSINESSES in Hampshire are being warned not to fall for a money-making scam run by a data protection company. read more

  • Trio join forces in bid to 'Bin the Din'

    THREE MPs met on a motorway bridge in a fresh bid to put a stop to the noise pollution that is blighting hundreds of their constituents' lives. read more

  • Hindu customs shared with fellow workers

    ASIAN officers put on an exotic feast for the senses for fellow workers at South-ampton Customs & Excise when they held a special celebration for the Hindu festival of Divali. read more

  • Myth of pilot's bridge stunt

    THE frustration of patrolling the skies of Hampshire in a state-of-the-art dog-fighting aircraft while the war against Nazi Germany raged on the continent was all too much for one pilot. read more

  • Bashley boss Robson lines up double swoop

    BASHLEY boss John Robson has returned from a working/scouting trip to Cambridgeshire with two new signings in the pipeline. read more

  • Totton go Brown with Whites!

    SOUTH African striker Stuart Brown is ready to fill the vacancy left by departed AFC Totton skipper Martin Whiddett. read more

  • Goddard sacked by Lions

    HOWARD Goddard has been sacked by Sydenhams Wessex League outfit Andover after 16 months at the Portway Stadium helm. read more

  • There's no panic at Basingstoke

    Basingstoke Town, who scored back-to-back Hampshire Senior Cup successes in the 1996 and 1997, will provide stiff opposition for Sydenhams Wessex basement club Whitchurch United at the Camrose Ground. read more

  • In Port

    Today's Principal Arrivals: Marie Jeanne, cargo, 0030, 36; Bowcliffe, cargo, 0200, 107; Nedlloyd Oceania, container, 0230, 204; Rega, cargo, 0330, 107; Marco Polo, passenger, 0630, 101; NYK Canopus, cont ainer, 0715, 207; Autofreighter, ro/ro, 0900, 201; Philipp, container, am, 204w; Autosky, ro/ro, 2300, 43; MOL Priority, container, tba, 206; Euro Phoenix, cargo, pm, 205w read more

  • Car dealer has a new audience

    SOUTHAMPTON'S Nuffield Theatre has signed a sponsorship deal with city-based luxury car dealer Course and Beacham for its production of Hamlet. read more

  • Bottom teams need to mind the gap

    There is a dangerous three-point gap starting to appear at the bottom of Hampshire Division 1 - and for Eastleigh, Millbrook and Fawley, the time is now to close it. read more

  • Aurora hit by virus

    HUNDREDS of passengers on a Southampton based cruise liner have been struck by a highly contagious stomach virus. read more

  • I've won £50,000!

    FOR ten years Ron Travers' wife had nagged him that he would never win the Daily Echo's Find the Ball competition. read more

  • Shops close as cloud of smog from warehouse inferno covers town centre

    FALLOUT from the massive inferno that ripped through a giant warehouse forced shops in a Hampshire town centre to close after staff complained of feeling sick. read more

  • Public respond to murder plea

    MURDER squad detectives investigating the disappearance of a time share salesman are working on new information received after a public appeal for help, the Daily Echo can reveal. read more

  • Students focus on finding a sponsor

    BUDDING Southampton photographers are asking companies to help put their work on the map by supporting their exhibition. read more

  • People have not forgotten

    TOTTON, you made my arms ache. You really did. read more


    IF YOU love film but have difficulty getting to the cinema because you have no one to look after your baby, The Big Scream at Harbour Lights Picture House is for you. read more


    Films showing in the Hampshire region until 7th November. read more

  • Five acres of land

    A FARMHOUSE that started life in the 18th century as a dairy is now a family home, set in more than five acres of land on the edge of Watership Down country. read more

  • Don't price us out of the skies

    SOUTHAMPTON Airport's biggest airline, the no frills FlyBe, has warned that government plans to double air taxes would devastate the development of the regional flights business. read more

  • Special offer for investors

    STRONG demand from buy-to-let investors on the Barratt-built city-style apartments of Crown Heights has led to the developers introducing a special package - including a dedicated local lettings agency and a special show home. read more

  • Three-storey home

    ORIGINAL cast-iron fireplaces in the bedrooms and the original doors are features of a three-storey period property in Basingstoke. read more

  • Master suite in loft space

    THE master bedroom suite of a Bryant Homes-built property takes up the complete eaves space, after having been designed as a three-storey home on the Gabriel Park development in Kempshott. read more

  • Sold for refurbishment

    A TURN-of-the-20th-century terraced house sold within three days of coming to the market through estate agents Fox and Sons. read more

  • Family-sized accommodation

    A FAMILY-sized detached house that was built only four years ago is changing hands at an asking price of around £274,000. read more

  • Buyers will be beaming

    A TERRACE of village cottages is thought to have begun life in the 16th century as two Hampshire farmhouses. read more

  • Off-road parking with house

    A PERIOD-style turn-of-the-century town centre cottage in Basingstoke has been refurbished to come to the market at £175,000 through estate agents Chequers. read more

  • Sought-after village location

    A WEALTH of character is stored up in Anne's Cottage - a pretty end-of-terrace home in the sought-after Hampshire village of Greywell. read more


    YORKE DAVE You were like a dad to me. Sadly missed. Malc and family.

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    BROWN JOAN Passed away at Moorgreen Hospital on October 28th, formerly of Holcroft House, Kelly House and 19, Lupin Road, Swaythling. Beloved mum of David, daughter-in-law Rosalind and grandma to Andrew and Rachel. God Bless, no more worries or health problems to contend with. Reunited with Dad after 9½ years. ----------- Funeral service on Wednesday November 5th, West Chapel, Southampton Crematorium at 10.45am. Family flowers only please. Donations to the British Heart Foundation c/o. J. Lawrence & Son, 17 St Denys Road, Portswood, Southampton, S017 2GN.

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    WATTS GWENDOLINE FLORENCE On October 29th, 2003. Aged 81 years. ------------ Funeral service on Friday, November 7th, 2003 at 1.00 p.m. at Southampton Crematorium, East Chapel. Family flowers only please. Donations for Royal Star and Garter Home, may be sent to B. Matthews Funeral Director 146, Portsmouth Road Woolston Southampton. SO19 9AP

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    AGNEW TONY You will be missed and remembered when we are partying. Make sure we are on the guest list mate! God Bless From Mick Whitemore, Mick Marsh and families.

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    YORKE DAVID Always be remembered Mate. Love Mick, Sylvie, Bill, Sarah, and Gemma.

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    WINTER ROBERT NORMAN Our dear Dad, Grandad, Bob. Taken from us so suddenly - too soon. You were so very very special to us all. So many treasured memories. A man of so many gifts. We will miss you dreadfully, but we take great comfort in knowing you are now so happy with your beloved Phyl. All our love always. God Bless Irene, Mike and your Kathryn X X X ---------- GOODNIGHT TO OUR DEAREST DAD AND GRANDAD. Whose absence in our lives will be enormous. Not only a wonderful family man, you were a great friend. Now reunited with our Mum and Nanny who like us all, he has missed so much. You will always be in our thoughts. All our love Mark, Christine, Lisa, Justine and Robert. ---------- TO GRANDAD You were the best ever Grandad. I have lots of memories. I will never forget you. You meant a lot to my life. I love you Grandad. Love from Robert. X X X ---------- DEAR NORMAN. We have such wonderful and treasured memories of the times you visited us in Ireland. We are saddened to know you won't be coming again, but heartened to know you are at peace and with your lovely Phyl Rest in peace All your family in Ireland X X ---------- MY DEAR MATE BOB Who left us so suddenly, A big hole no-one else can fill. Miss you, take a well earned rest. God Bless Tony and Margaret X X --------- Funeral Service in Southampton Crematorium, East Chapel on Tuesday, November 4th, 2003 at 3pm. Floral tributes or donations if so desired for Wessex Cancer, c/o R.C. Payne and Son 485 Bitterne Road East Bitterne Southampton SO18 5EQ Tel (023) 8044 9111

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