IT HAS gone down in history as one of the greatest pop festivals of all time...
HAMPSHIRE'S heroes have been honoured in the Queen's birthday honours list for their tireless work for charities and communities.
IF you've got £1.4m to spare then how about going on a round-the- world cruise from Southampton aboard the Oriana with 194 friends?
RUMOURS of the death of voters' interest in politics may be exaggerated. If there is one thing the leaders of all political parties could agree on in the wake of Thursday's local council elections, it was the welcoming news that turnouts were higher than the dismal showing across Hampshire last year.
HAMPSHIRE firefighters say they will stage a demonstration outside the service's headquarters in Eastleigh if Fire and Rescue bosses don't take action over a New Forest firefighter who stood for the far right British National Party in the European elections.
POWER in the Park has become an institution over the last decade, with up to 60,000 music fans swarming to Southampton Common every year to see their favourite stars in action at the free pop concert.
MORE than 1,800 people flocked to the grounds of Southampton mapmaker Ordnance Survey as bosses threw a massive party to thank their staff.
IAIN DOWIE bucked the trend by taking over Crystal Palace when they were in the doldrums and transforming them into a promotion-winning outfit.
One of my charities is the Hampshire Autistic Society and this week I was delighted to officially open a new house in Bitterne, which will be home to five children.
I recently met up with the legendary Shane Warne at the magnificent Rose Bowl and was instantly struck by the man's winning mentality.
EXTRA police patrols will be on the streets of Hampshire before and after each game England plays in the Euro 2004 tournament which kicks off today.
A PROPERTY developer has been caught up in a police operation aimed at stopping suspected soccer hooligans from travelling to Euro 2004 - despite never before having been convicted of football-related violence.
Today's Principal Arrivals: Royal Princess, cruise, 0500, 106; Yeoman Bridge, bulk, 0500, 109; NYK Leo, container, 0530, 207; CFF Seine, ro/ro, 0530, 25 link; Asian Legend, ro/ro, 0600, 43; Hual Tropicana, ro/ro, 0630, 40/41; Delphinus Leader, ro/ro, am, 43; Maersk Teal, ro/ro, am, 34/35.
IT HARDLY seems possible that we're coming up to the tenth Power in the Park.
THERE'S no denying that Radio One's Scott Mills has had his fair share of lucky breaks.
SAINTS chairman Rupert Lowe has agreed to open Eastleigh Football Club's new stand on Thursday, August 5.
Most of Gordon Ramsay's dishes come liberally sprinkled with insults, garnished with swearing and topped off with general abuse, as a dozen hapless celebrity chefs have discovered in ITV1's Hell's Kitchen.
THOUGH it should be stressed that this is not a book for the squeamish, nor is it the mere catalogue of grotesqueries its name might suggest.
PATRICK McGrath's new novel brims with passion, death, ghoulish psychic energies, and incest in a steamy tropical setting.
This week's best-selling hardbacks supplied by Waterstone's for week ending June 12, 2004.
This week's best-selling paperbacks supplied by Waterstone's for week ending June 12, 2004.
WILKINS - KELLY KERRY - LIAM A beautiful daughter, Jennifer Amy. Born June 9th, 2004. Congratulations to you both. Lots of love. Mum (Kelly). x x
FORD DOT AND PETE Married in Hursley Church on June 12th 1954. Many congratulations and love from sister Zene and all the family. XXX
RACHEL FISHER - ROGER GRIFFIN AT LAST! We are very happy to announce they finally tied the knot on May 30th, 2004. With all our love Mum, Dad, Lorraine, Maria and families. XXX
HINTON ALFRED EDWIN Jean, Lisa and Tony would like to thank all family and friends for their kind support and messages of sympathy following the sad loss of Alf. The generous donations made to Wessex Heartbeat in his memory are also very much appreciated. Please accept this as a personal thank you.
LYNCH DENNIS It's been five years today since you said 'I do.' I'd just like to say how much I love you. Wifey. X
ADRIAN BURTON HAPPY 50TH I held my precious new baby brother tight on June 13th, 1954. Your blonde curls are gone but happy childhood memories remain. Love sister Sandra and Bill.
ARNOLD JULIE To my darling wife Julie. Happy Birthday and Anniversary. Loving you always. Lloyd X X X X X X
STEFAN VAN TRIGT"IS 40!!" With love from Jo and all your friends. XXX
SHARON PARKER Congratulations on your 40th birthday tomorrow. Lots of love Mum, Colin and family. XXX
GOFFE GEORGE Happy Retirement dad and grandad. From Claire, Paul, Gemma and Zoe. X X X X
de STE CROIX SHAUN Remembering Shaun. A Service of Rememberance and Thanksgiving will take place at St. Boniface Church, Chandlers Ford on Friday, June 18th at 2.30 p.m. Friends welcome.
STRETCH REGINALD ROBERT (BOB) Passed away June 10th 2004, aged 84. Beloved husband of Joyce, dearly loved dad of Susan, Katharine, and Patricia. Much loved grandfather and great-grandfather. Finally at peace after a long illness. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired for Morgreen Hospital- cheques made payable to Hampshire Partnership NHS Trust should be sent to: Jonathan Terry Funeral Directors, 101 Peartree Avenue, Bitterne, SO19 7JJ.
SMITH LISA AND LEE Jessica has a beautiful sister Georgina Louise Emma. Second granddaughter for Jen and another niece for Tonya. Love Mum. X
GODDARD JOYCE MARGARET"Treasured memories of my dear wife, who passed away June 13th, 1989. When the family chain is broken nothing seems the same But when God calls us one by one we will link that chain again. Always in my thoughts Jo. Love Johnny. XXX ------------ Fifteen years have passed but we still miss you everyday Mum. Love always Julie, Janis, Jackie, Kim, Mark and Michael and families. XXX
WHITLOCK"FREDRICK ALBERT"To our darling Grandad, you always made us smile, you always made us happy. We will miss you. All our love Karen, Keith, James, Harry and Charli Fred. XXXXX
KILFORD BESSIE Much loved mum of Blondie. Loving granma to Matthew and Stacey. Great granma to Kyle. Sadly missed by Wayne. X X X X X Always in our thoughts.
GEAPPEN HOWARD RONALD RON Passed away on June 9th, 2004, aged 78 years. He will be forever missed by his beloved wife Doreen, for more than 55 years. You cared and looked after me. It is now time for you to rest. God Bless. Love Doreen. ------- DAD You were our strength throughout our lives and never failed to love, support and guide us. Never one to complain. Your pain has gone and you're at peace. Always doing the best for us. You will live in our memories forever. Your loving daughter Julie and son-in-law Ian. -------- DAD Always there whenever needed. Thinking of others first, offering advice when asked. We will miss you in our lives so much. We love you and know you are at rest, watching over us. All our love daughter Denise and son-in-law Rob. --------- GRANDAD A dearly loved grandad who will be sadly missed. We will love and cherish you always. Memories forever, forget you never. Love Christopher and Steven. ------------ Thanks for Ron's care go to Doctor Dracass at Testvale Surgery, The Fenwick and the staff on G5. ---------- All who knew him welcome to attend his funeral at St. Matthew's Church, Netley Marsh on Thursday, June 17th at 1.00 p.m. Flowers to Henry Powell and Son Totton.
GIBBS GAYE Service at Southampton Crematorium on Monday, June 14th at 3.40 p.m. East Chapel.
WHITLOCK FREDERICK Your gentle humour, your ready smile, your warm embrace, made life all worthwhile. From your loving granddaughter. Wendy, husband Andrew, and great grandsons Michael and Ryan. X X X X
NOYCE RAY GRANDAD Miss you lots, especially your sense of humour. You were always there for me and still are in my heart. Love Nikki. XXX --------- Goodnight Ray. From Lee. X
NOYCE RAY MY LITTLE GRANDAD So many happy memories I'll keep them close to my heart, I'll miss you forever Grandad And I'm so sad we had to part But you've been in so much pain You deserve to sleep peacefully now. I know we'll meet again. Reunited with Nan who you missed so much. Love you, from Kelly. XXX ----------- RAY Enjoyed the times we spent together and will always remember chatting about your lorries and the navy and "good old days." From your grandson-in-law Paul. X
KILFORD BESSIE Will be sadly missed by her daughter Marjie, son-in-Law Ron, grandson Andrew, his partner Jodie, Grandson Mark and Great grandson Jake
NOYCE RAY Passed away June 7th, 2004 at Allington West. The pain that you had suffered, We felt each day with you, You can now sleep easy, the Pain and heartbreak through. It was so hard to let you go, so hard to say goodbye, Darling little Papy Sleeping now with the Angels in the sky. Your ever loving daughter Maureen and loving son-in-law Mark. XXX ----------- The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 16th, 2004 at Southampton Crematorium, West Chapel, 3.15 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations by cheque made payable to The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust c/o J. Beavis & Sons, Vincent Street, Shirley, Southampton. - Tel. (023) 8077 2120
GREEN ALAN With fondest memories of a dear brother and uncle. Will always be remembered by Betty and family.
HENWOOD CHRISTINE (CHRIS) Died on June 8th, 2004 on the 10th anniversary of the death of her beloved husband Dick. Much loved mum and mother-in-law of Trish and Geoff.
"To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die" ------------ The Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, June 17th, 2004 at 10.00 a.m. at St. Michaels Church, Bugle Street. All flowers and enquiries to R Hallum & Son, 126 St Mary Street, Southampton. SO14 1PG. - Tel. (023) 8022 3494
KILFORD BESSIE Passed away peacefully at home on the June 8th, 2004. Wife of the late Charles Henry Kilford. Will be sadly missed by all of her children, late son Kenny, Kathleen, Blondie, June, Marjy, Gwen, Charlie Boy, sons-in-law and daughters-in-law, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
Reunited with Dad Forever and Always X X X X ---------- Funeral Service to be held at Fawley All Saint's Church on Friday, June 18th, 2004 at 2.00 p.m. Followed by a private family burial. All flowers welcome. All enquires to R Hallum and Son, 185 Long Lane Holbury 023 8089 3729
DUMPER ROY Died peacefully at Oaklands House Nursing Home on June 10th, 2004, aged 81 years. Greatly loved husband of Jenice, loving dad of Lewin and Rebecca and father-in-law of Sharon and Colin. Special grandad of Gareth, Rhiannon and Rhys. Formerly of Southern Water. ---------- Funeral service at the East Chapel of Southampton Crematorium on Thursday June 17th at 1.40 p.m. Family flowers only please but donations if desired to Oaklands House Nursing Home and may be sent to PAUL CAPPER LTD The Independent Funeral Director Janet House 42 Leigh Road Eastleigh SO50 9DT -Tel. (023) 8064 2929
KENDALL DOROTHY At rest with Fred, sleep peacefully. Love from "Punch" and Sylvia.
KILFORD BESSIE Much loved mum of June and loving granma to Michael and Kevin. Also great granma to Charlotte, Rebecca, Lauren and Jay. Sadly missed by Katherine and Stacey. Forever in our hearts. Bye Mum. X X X