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  • Wartime secrets of Marwell Hall

    AS all eyes turn towards Normandy this week for the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings, there will be another, less celebrated, anniversary happening much closer to home. read more

  • The D-Day diary of a 19-year-old navy officer

    AN historic and nostalgic week of commemorations is under way to remember the momentous events in Normandy 60 years ago. This week the Daily Echo speaks to those involved in the greatest seaborne invasion, troops who embarked from Southampton and the south coast for one of the defining moments in history... read more

  • Review: Sixsmith joins the Spin cycle

    Martin Sixsmith - Salisbury City Hall read more

  • Review: Royal Ballet pupil a class act already

    Gala performance by The Royal Ballet School at St Swithun's School, Winchester, in aid of St John Ambulance read more

  • Review: Wordless stream of consciousness

    Islands in the Stream, Salisbury Playhouse read more

  • RAF helicopter emergency at airport

    A FULL scale emergency alert was declared at Southampton International Airport today after a Chinook helicopter from RAF Odiham reported it was having problems. read more


    AT 21, Hampshire woman Emma Hassell had everything to look forward to. read more

  • Oil blockades could put lives at risk

    FUEL protesters were today urged not to put people's lives at risk by blockading Hampshire's oil terminals. read more

  • Caterpillar ordeal

    THEY'RE hairy, they make people itch and they're back. read more

  • Old soldiers cheer as group is saved

    A LIFELINE has been thrown to an organisation that helps ex-servicemen and women in their hour of need. read more

  • Precious memento

    THE BIBLE sits, nestling in pink tissue paper and cocooned in a wooden box. Occasionally Linda Wolfe will lovingly touch it. read more

  • Sculptures will help shape area's future

    ARTISTIC residents in a Southampton district can help shape the future of their neighbourhood this weekend. read more

  • The outdoors proves great at top event

    VISITORS to the Hampshire Country Show enjoyed a real taste of the great outdoors. read more

  • Topless dancing at an end

    TOPLESS dancing events can no longer be held in Basingstoke after bosses at a town centre bar failed to renew its licence. read more

  • 'I'm staying on' says Town boss

    ERNIE Howe last week spoke the words that loyal Basingstoke Town FC supporters have been desperate to hear: "I'm staying on as manager." read more

  • Police costs threaten to be a show-stopper

    A HAMPSHIRE music festival organised to raise cash for cancer research could be scrapped because of spiralling policing costs. read more

  • Charlie's darlin' of Whiteley

    GARDENING guru Charlie Dimmock was the guest of honour at the annual Whiteley Village Garden Market. read more

  • Free bus service for D-Day

    A FREE D-Day anniversary bus service will ferry people from a symbolic crossing to a service of remembrance on Sunday. read more

  • The great D-Day send-off begins

    Wartime prime minister Winston Churchill had been planning D-Day ever since he came to power in 1940 . . . and when it came it was a total surprise to Germany... read more

  • In need of safe harbours

    Prefabricated harbours built on a huge scale never previously attempted played a vital role in the D-Day landings of 1944... read more

  • Teen's concern at unit closure

    A YOUNG Asperger's sufferer, who is hopeful of leaving the Austen Pupil Referral Unit with a clutch of GCSEs, has spoken of his fears over its impending closure. read more

  • Owls close in on goal ace Forbes

    WINCHESTER City's FA Vase final hero Andy Forbes could be on the verge of a dream move to former Premiership outfit Sheffield Wednesday. read more

  • Tate fancies Bash challenge

    FORMER Newport IoW boss Steve Tate has thrown his hat into the ring for the vacant manager's job at Bashley. read more

  • Warnie won't get to Tresco

    ENGLAND opener Marcus Trescothick has hit back at criticisms of him last week by Hampshire skipper Shane Warne. read more

  • Veterans return to secret base

    D-DAY veterans are today due to go back to a top secret Second World War military base in Hampshire to see a memorial unveiled in their honour. read more

  • In Port

    Today's Principal Arrivals: CFF Solent, roro, 0530, 25; Autoprestige, roro, 0530, 201; Autofreighter, roro, 0800, 203; Hyundai Fortune, container, 1430, 206; Fontana, roro, 1630, 202; OOCL Thailand, container, 1900, 207 read more

  • BAT boss sitting on £10.7m pension pot

    THE BOSS of cigarette giant British American Tobacco can look forward to comfortable twilight years after new figures revealed he has one of the top ten biggest pensions in the UK. read more

  • Rosebys press on with shop closures

    UNCERTAINTY surrounds the future of Hampshire branches of curtains-to-bedding retailer Rosebys after the company's new bosses announced about 60 out of 400 stores nationwide are to close. read more

  • Reynolds tipped for big day at Thruxton

    THE RIZA Crescent Suzuki team, based in the heart of the New Forest, won't have far to come on Sunday to try to boost their lead in the Think British Superbike Championship. read more

  • Fleetwood produces a record run

    ADAM Fleetwood continued his domination of the British Hillclimb Championship with another spectacular win and a new outright hill record at Gurston Down. read more

  • Netball: Snakes and elephants!

    PLAYING netball obviously broadens the mind. read more

  • Force threatens to march out of city

    HAMPSHIRE police chiefs are threatening to quit Winchester and move their headquarters elsewhere in the county if plans for a re-fit of their current HQ are again refused. read more

  • Force threatens to march out of city

    HAMPSHIRE police chiefs are threatening to quit Winchester and move their headquarters elsewhere in the county if plans for a re-fit of their current HQ are again refused. read more

  • Villagers put rail cuts in reverse

    VILLAGERS at Shawford are optimistic that they are winning their campaign to fight cuts to train services at their local station. read more

  • A survival battle of the sexes

    PUB regulars from Winchester are hoping to raise thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK when the women take on the men in a head-to-head survival challenge. read more

  • Donkey derby is boost for disabled

    ROCK guitarist Mark Knopfler played local hero when he performed the celebrity opening for a charity donkey derby in the New Forest. read more

  • Charity footballer beaten senseless

    A NEW Forest man was beaten unconscious in a double attack just hours after playing in a charity football match. read more

  • Maternal instinct saved an orphan foal

    MOTHER-love comes naturally to one New Forest horse - even when the baby is not really hers. read more

  • Olympic star boosts Kelly

    OLYMPIC hopeful Kelly Sotherton has soared to a personal best in the heptathlon - with a little help from Olympic champion Denise Lewis. read more

  • In-form Purkiss wants to turn back the clock

    MELANIE Purkiss hopes to recapture the form of 2002 when she turns out for Team Solent at Hendon on Saturday in the UK Women's League. read more

  • Yew were wrong!

    A FAIR Oak vicar who stirred up a storm in his village after he chopped down a 142-year-old yew tree without permission has received a slap on the wrist from his bosses. read more

  • Howard rallies the party faithful

    TORY leader Michael Howard breezed into Hampshire to make a keynote speech about his party's European policy to about 250 of the party faithful at Hedge End's Botleigh Grange Hotel. read more

  • School launches group for action

    AN EASTLEIGH school hit by waves of vandalism is laun-ching a community action group to prevent antisocial behaviour from spiralling out of control. read more

  • Wallace boost

    A LIVE on-air auction raised a staggering £4,725 for The Danny Wallace Testimonial Fund which benefits the former Saint who has been struck down by multiple sclerosis. read more

  • Interviewing... Ben Hamlin

    FEW people can say they have stood on Wimbledon's centre court with Tim Henman - but Basingstoke's Ben Hamlin can. read more

  • Andy's on song

    ANDY Downes from Salisbury was a popular winner in the big John Brown Trophy grass track meeting at Whaddons Farm near Winchester. read more

  • City set to follow six-term year plans

    SOUTHAMPTON school bosses are expected to follow Hampshire's lead and introduce a six-term year from September 2005. read more


    COLVILLE JACK MALCOLM Passed away peacefully in the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester on Wednesday, May 26th, 2004, aged 89. Dear husband of Hilda. Loving father of Chris and Jill. Father-in-law of Julie and Bob. A much loved grandad of Gaetana, Daniel, Anita and Rebecca. So many happy memories of a truly kind and wise man, who will be so sadly missed. ------------ "Now resting in God's beautiful garden." ------------ Funeral Service at Southampton Crematorium, West Chapel, on Friday, June 4th, at 2.45pm. Flowers, sprays or cut flowers to Jno.Steel & Son, 163 Hursley Road, Chandlers Ford. ------------ Thank you to friends and neighbours for their cards, and sisters and staff of R.D.U. Ward at Winchester Hospital for their care.

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    BARNABY LES Died May 27th, 2004 in hospital. Father to Tina, father-in-law to Mike and grandfather to Jessica and Patrick. Will be sadly missed. Many thanks to all at Southampton General Hospital for their help and support. ---------- The funeral will take place on Monday, June 7th, 2004 at 3.40 p.m. in the East Chapel of Southampton Crematorium. No flowers please, but donations to H.A.C.B., Romsey Branch, may be sent to: Co-operative Funeral Service 461 Butts Road Sholing Southampton

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    MOORE DR. M. E. (EMMY) On May 29th, 2004 at Otterbourne aged 90 years. He will be missed very much by family, friends and medical colleagues. ---------- Funeral Service at Basingstoke Crematorium on Thursday, 10th June at 12 noon. No mourning. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Alzheimers and Prostate Cancer Charities. Cheques made payable and sent to: A H Cheater Funeral Directors 122 The Hundred Romsey S051 8BY

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