ELECTIONS: A reminder that the elections for the European Parliament and the borough council both take place next Thursday, June 10.
Ash, Portsmouth Guildhall
VETERAN rockers Status Quo have announced a brand new UK tour, including four dates in our area.
Kissmet, Talking Heads, Southampton
FOUR Totally Tennis players qualified to compete in the British Tennis Coaches Association Under-13 Player Plus Tournament.
HUNDREDS of people are lining up to take part in a sponsored walk in memory of domestic violence victim Joanne Guy.
A ROMSEY dentist has joined the army of supporters in the race to find urgent bone marrow donors for a Hampshire family.
A GOOD school with strong leadership where pupils achieve well - that's the glowing description of Ludlow Infant School by Ofsted inspectors.
REAL ale fans downed thousands of pints when Southampton's annual beer festival returned for the eighth year.
THE Daily Echo and Combined Insurance Make it Happen campaign begins today, giving every one of our readers the opportunity to share in £10,000 give away for good causes.
Engelbert Humperdinck, Mayflower Theatre,
Kissmet, Talking Heads, Southampton
A NEW police chief is to take over on the Isle of Wight in August.
SPRING cleaning? Don't throw it away.
BIBLE exhibition: Come and discover more about this best-selling fascinating book.
ELECTIONS: By the time you read this we shall be only a few days away from the Euro and local elections.
AGM success: Brookvale Community Association will continue for another year.
STAGE news: Stage school students were keen to take part in auditions on Saturday, May 15.
BRAMLEY Scout Group: The group is looking for an Akela, but no offers have yet been received to take over from Tracey who retires in July.
A SCHOOLGIRL has died after contracting a rare form of bone cancer.
PLANNING and council tax. They are to be the two main issues that will get Fareham's voters out to the ballot boxes on Thursday.
IT was a weekend of pride tinged with sadness for the thousands of people who turned out on the south coast to take part in a variety of services to commemorate the 60th anniversary of D-Day.
MILLBROOK residents are up in arms after a gang of vandals rampaged through the area, smashing cars and vans.
HE never knew the young soldier's name. But Joe Moorhouse, who served in the Royal Army Medical Corps, has never forgotten the 21-year-old six foot tall man, whose body he had to move.
UP to 2,000 Ordnance Survey staff and their families will attend a massive thank you party this week.
ROCKETING oil prices may have saved the south's business community from a summer of interest rate hikes.
Today's Principal Arrivals: CFF Solent, roro, 0700, 25; Van Gogh, passenger, 0730, 101; Pride of Dover, ferry, 0830, 7; CCNI Chagres, container, 1300, 204; CMA CGM Chopin, container, 1700, 206; Hual Trove, roro, 2330, 40
MORE THAN 500 people gathered on Warsash shore to remember the 3,000 troops that left there on June 6, 1944, heading for the Normandy beaches.
GLYN TREAGUS struck a glorious century and shared a prolific third-wicket partnership with Ben Craft as Lymington maintained their lead in Division 2 with a 43-run win over Sparsholt.
THE ECB Southern Electric Premier League leadership has changed hands for the fourth successive week, with Bournemouth being nudged off top spot by Havant.
IF DIMITRI Mascarenhas was intending to give the England selectors one last reminder before the naming of the one day squad, he managed it at the Rose Bowl yesterday.
SVEN-GORAN Eriksson has declared that the rest of Europe SHOULD be worried about England.
PAUL TERRY has called on England to select "dynamic" Dimitri Mascarenhas when their one-day squad for the NatWest Series is announced tomorrow.
SOUTHAMPTON'S AMF bowling centre is up for sale, along with 32 other sites across the UK.
ANDY JENKINS came within a wire of a place in the Budweiser UK Open final at Bolton's Reebok Stadium last night.
HAMPSHIRE-TRAINED Salford City will drop back in trip after his fine fifth in the Vodafone Derby at Epsom yesterday.
COUNCIL tax, the lack of affordable housing, repairs to roads and pavements and rows over recycling will be the key issues for local voters in Southampton this year.
HALF a million red poppies fell from the sky as a World War Two bomber plane flew over a Southampton park in an emotional and moving tribute to D-Day veterans.
Shooting Shakespeare, Forkbeard Fantasy, Salisbury Playhouse
VINTAGE car enthusiasts are invited to take part in a rally across Hampshire.
MORE than 200 years of voluntary work and almost £1m raised for cancer research was celebrated in Ringwood when long service awards were made to staff at a charity shop in the town.
A GROUP of ex-servicemen marked the 60th anniversary of D-Day by staging their final get together.
SAINTS legend Lawrie McMenemy was among more than 100 lucky ticket holders at a special charity preview of the latest Harry Potter blockbuster.
THE horror of modern warfare has been brought home to residents in Winchester following a meeting in the city of Amnesty International members.
THE stakes are high in the city council elections in Winchester - for the first time in years.
NEW Basingstoke Bison general manager and head coach Mark Bernard has wasted no time snapping up his first signing for the coming season - highly-rated Canadian netminder Ron Vogel.
TRANSIT: Remember to get up early on Tuesday to see the transit of Venus, when it will be directly between the earth and the sun.
A MOTORCYCLING season that looked over before it began has been rescued by a sponsor.
Arcadia, Southampton's new £200m superliner, will leave the city's Mayflower Terminal in the Western Docks for her maiden voyage on April 14 next year.
EX-SAINTS skipper Chris Marsden is targeting promotion to the First Division with fallen giants Sheffield Wednesday next season.