BACK in the 18th century, St John's Court provided some of the poorest housing in Southampton.
THERE is one Hampshire farmer who certainly won't be doing the funky chicken at this year's Christmas parties.
HYTHE Pier will be restored to use after the owner of a dredger that smashed through the structure agreed to pay a significant sum to repair it.
LEADERS at Southampton's biggest mosque have hit out at council plans to introduce evening parking charges in the city.
THE VIDEO footage is a little wobbly, sometimes fuzzy, but it captures a magical family moment.
In March a multi-mllion-pound dream was devastated by fire . . . but the fighting spirit of the Rose Road Association has blossomed and on Monday Christmas comes early . . .
Southampton's Second World War aviation marvel - the Spitfire - has been officially named Britain's greatest aircraft.
MICHAELA McCallum shone on road and country for Winchester & District AC last weekend.
TV and radio star Sir Jimmy Savile is arriving in Southampton this weekend before going on board the cruise ship Aurora for a trip to Madeira, the Canary Islands and Spain.
FURNITURE giant Ikea could make its new home at one of Southampton's prime development sites, the Daily Echo can reveal.
Today's Principal Arrivals: Vega Leader, ro/ro, 0530, 40; Autofreighter, ro/ro, 0730, 201 Link; Aegean Breeze, ro/ro, 1030, 202; Ville de Virgo, container carrier, 1830, 206.
Full-time results from the top clubs in the south.
AS Christmas draws near, some of you have sent in your stories and poems on a Christmas theme. Keep sending them in and I'll print as many as I can.
DAMIAN SHIRAZI has helped book Southampton Institute a return ticket to cricket headquarters.
From the front-line carnage of the Sinai desert to political intrigues at the highest levels of government, Jeremy Bowen offers an unflinching view of one of the key conflicts of the late 20th century.
Suede were arguably the most important British band of the early 90s.
This week's best-selling hardbacks supplied by Waterstones.
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BOWERS CROSSWELL AMY AND BEN Congratulations to you both on your Special Day today. Wishing you a wonderful future together. Love Mum, Dad, Marc and Lucy. X X X X
SWANN ANN Ray and his family wish to thank the very many relatives, friends, former colleagues and neighbours, for their cards and letters, extending condolences and offering kind words of comfort at the tragic loss of Anne, caring wife, mother and…
PAULA LEWSEY HAPPY 21st BIRTHDAY Lots of love from Mum, Dad and Darren. X X X
HAPPY 30th BAKER VICTORIA Have a fantastic day. All our love Joseph and the boys. XX
PAUL HAPPY 40th BIRTHDAY Lots of love. Lottie, Paula, Elizabeth, Cathrine and both famiies.
40 TODAY MARTIN ANDREW ORMAN AKA OREM & MOOSE To a lovely hubby, daddy, son-in-law and brother-in-law. We hope you have a lovely day (in the circumstances). Wishing you "health" and happiness always. All our love Wend, Paige, David, Dad, Leslie,…
HARDING HILDA Late of Thornhill. Passed away suddenly, aged 77 years on November 28th, 2003. Dearly loved mum of Anne, Christopher and Ginger, Tony and Jilly. Grandmother of Jennifer, Andrew, Anthony and Katherine. ---------------- Funeral service on…
SHARLAND DAVE and DONNA Are delighted to announce the safe arrival of James Robert on November 30th.
LE MARECHAL REGINALD In loving memory of a caring husband, father and grandfather. You were a good man Dad, and will always be in our thoughts and in our hearts. Allan, Bob and Ray.
PECK JACK A voice we loved so suddenly stilled, a place is vacant at our hearth and can not be filled. Deep in our hearts a memory is kept of one we loved and shall never forget. Missing you. Love always wife Marie and daughters Karen, Melanie and…
HARDY TONY Dearly loved brother-in-law and uncle to Betty, Mary, Gail, Diane and families. Forever in our thoughts. XX
HARDY ANTHONY (TONY) Brother to Len and family. Rest in peace.
DENTON MAVIS Passed away peacefully on November 28th, 2003 at Southampton General Hospital. Aged 72 years. To a wonderful mum, who was small and yet so very strong. You were always there for me when things went wrong, you never moaned and you never…
ABURROW FLORRIE Passed away suddenly on November 30th, 2003. God, please take care of this very special Lady. God Bless Florrie. Til we meet again. Christine. XX
ABURROW FLORRIE Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law, passed away suddenly on November 30th, 2003. Will always be lovingly remembered by Ken and June, Joyce and Malcolm, Pat, Jean, Dave and Barb and their families. XX
RANSON BABS Passed away after an illness on Wednesday December 3rd 2003 A better friend could not be had and Babs will be sadly missed. Our dearest condolences to husband John, daughter Sarah and grandson Daniel.
From Pauline and Allen…
FREEMANTLE ERN Passed away on December 3rd, 2003. Will always be remembered. Rest in peace. Brother Fred and all the family. X
WOOD CHARLES MINTON A much loved brother. Died peacefully on November 28th 2003, who will be sadly missed by sister Monica, brother-in-law Jim and family. God Bless. XXX
HOPE MARIE KELL (nee CAMPBELLl) Passed away peacefully in Cyprus on November 29th, 2003 aged 65. Will be sadly missed by her loving husband Dick, her sister Colleen, her children and their partners Brian and Kate, Janey and Mike and Allison and…
HUMPHREY IVAN Fell asleep, aged 72. Loving and devoted husband to Diane. I will always be your Joy. You left me with treasured memories that will last forever. Love you always X
OUR OLD DAD You fought to the end, now at peace. God Bless and…
BOND DOROTHY ETHEL Of Sholing and of St Frances Parish. Passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 29th, 2003. Love from husband Jim and sons Richard, Simon and Julian. ---------- Funeral Service to be held at Southampton Crematorium, East Chapel on…
HARDY TONY DAD AND GRANDAD "God saw that you were weary, the hill too steep to climb. So he whispered, Peace be Thine." Love Angie, Tony, Tiffany and Sophie. X X ---------- Funeral Service to be held in the East Chapel of Southampton Crematorium on…
NORTHOVER LYNDA FRANCES 29-5-1947 - 28-11-2003. Nite Nite Sweetheart. Sleep peacefully. Reunited with Mum. Love you always. Your heartbroken sister Josie xxx. We love you Auntie Lyn. At peace with Nan. All our love. Gemma, Paul, Matthew, Christopher…
PECKHAM DOREEN My beloved mother, passed away one year ago on December 7th, 2002. Always in our thoughts and our hearts, you will never be forgotten. Love you Mum. Dave, Debbie and Grandson Andrew. X X X
PECKHAM DOREEN Beloved wife of Ampy. Reunited with Mum and Dad on 07/12/02. Thinking of you on your birthday 05/12/02 and always. Love Ampy XXX.
BURGESS BRIAN Sadly gone, never forgotten. Your devoted brother. Patrick.
ANDREOTTI EITHNE A year has passed, you are lovingly remembered and sadly missed. With love Phil and Rachael X X X X
RASHLEIGH NORMAN AND FREDA In loving memory of dear Dad who fell asleep on December 7th, 1988 and dear Mum who left us on December 7th, 1990. Sadly missed and always in our thoughts. With love from Pauline, Tony and grandsons Andrew and Timothy.
BUNCLARK DARREN SHAUN Dearly beloved son and brother. Happy 18th today. Wish you were here to celebrate with us. Forever in our thoughts. Lots of love, Mum, brother Alan, sisters Sarah and Amanda and Nan Alford.
HARDY ANTHONY GEORGE Passed away December 3rd, 2003. Loving husband, father and grandad. Will be sadly missed by wife Sandra and children Suzanne and Derek, Landi and Roland, Tony and Sharon and Nicholas and all the grandchildren. We love you and…
MAY DONNA (nee FOREMAN) Passed away on November 25th, 2003. Much loved granddaughter of Granny and Grandad Redman. Always in our thoughts. Love you forever. XX
DAVAGE ROSE MARY Passed away December 3rd, 2003 aged 82 years. When you lose someone you love, the hurt is hard to hide. But when that someone is your Mum, the hurt goes deep inside. So those of you who have a Mum, love her while you may. For how I…