England's Euro 2008 dreams - and quite possibly Steve McClaren's job - were washed away in the Wembley rain despite a thrilling David Beckham-inspired comeback.
Marian reckons the folk next door should win carers award
ANYONE in the sold-out audience for Biffy Clyro who bought their tickets off the back of recent melodic singles Folding Stars and Machines could have been forgiven for thinking they'd come to the Guildhall on the wrong night.
Chip shop owner is determined to batter opponents in contest
HAMPSHIRE'S Hawk Conservancy Trust is to pick up three commendations at this year's annual British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) celebrations.
Water is clean and safe around coast
IT could be the New Year before aviation enthusiasts know if they still have a future at a Hampshire airfield.
OWNERS of diesel powered Rover 75 and MG ZT models can now boost their engine's performance by more than ten per cent with the relaunch of XPart's XPower diesel upgrade.
AUDI and Apple have worked closely together to ensure that the eagerly awaited iPhone just launched is fully compatible with, and functional in, the majority of the latest Audi models.
THE Goodwood Rev-ival, the world's most authentic historic motor race event, is set to encompass an exciting new dimension to its race programme for 2008.
A YOUNG woman who broke a bottle over the head of a hairdresser in a nightclub attack had her four-year jail sentence halved by the Court of Appeal today.
MEMBERS of the Hampshire based Royal Navy Royal Marines Motor Cycle Club have once again turned up trumps with an epic ride for Children In Need.
DETECTIVES are investigating a serious sexual assault on a 35-year-old woman in Southampton.
THE water around Hampshire's beaches is some of the cleanest in Europe with every one of the county's shorelines having passed stringent testing for the third year in a row.
THE youngest of four brothers all diagnosed with a rare genetic condition is preparing to undergo a second bone-marrow transplant.
WORKS of art collecting dust in vaults below Southampton's civic centre face being sold under plans outlined by the city council today.
POP princesses Girls Aloud have this morning announced a new tour, which will take in Bournemouth International Centre in May 2008.
Today's principal Southampton arrivals: Mogami Reefer, refrigerated, 0600, 104; Artemis, passenger, 0600, 106; Kroonborg, cargo, 1230, 107; Ottawa Express, container, 1300, 204; Maersk Sofia, container, 1330, 205; Opal Leader, vehicle, 1830, 43
COMICS, toys and books chain Forbidden Planet is to open a "megastore" in Southampton, only its third in the country.
TESCO boss Terry Leahy has backed Southampton MP John Denham's call for businesses to support apprenticeships.
THE true picture of the unequal distribution of wealth in Hampshire can be revealed today by the Daily Echo.
HALF of the disabled bus passengers who travel for free in Southampton could loss their passes under Tory cuts.
It's not often you hear the words "World Premiere" and "Southampton" in the same sentence.
ONE Southampton street is living up to its name by battling to become the greenest road in Britain.
I HAVE received a letter from my Conservative ward councillor about his party's policy for 2008/09. He also says and I quote, "In May Southampton city residents elected, this city's first Conservative council in 23 years" end of quote and WRONG.
MIKE Golding (GBR) and Bruno Dubois (Bel-Can) crossed the finish line of the 2007 Transat Jacques Vabre at 02:09:33hrs local time (05:09:33hrs GMT) this morning in the new ECOVER 3.
WHAT is wrong with New Forest Council? Young Joshua Edwards, pictured, has to spend his life in a wheelchair he didn't ask for it. What he has asked for is that the New Forest Council allow his parents to build an extension to house a toilet and shower…
ONE Hampshire street is planning to live up to its name by battling to become the greenest road in Britain.
YOUR piece attacking Conservative proposals to give pensioners a 10 per cent rebate off their council tax (Echo report November 15) was very unbalanced. To accuse a political party of conning pensioners for votes' is strong meat indeed- especially as…
THOSE of us geriatrics who have not yet lost our marbles were well aware those on benefits would not gain from the Council's initiative to allow a 10 per cent discount on council tax for pensioners.
AT THE end of the pier why not erect a scale model of the QE2 ie approx 50 foot long by 25 foot high or a three sided placard of similar size with a painting of the liner on each side. Also on the pier, a half sized model of the Spitfire 60 foot in the…
I WELCOMED the hope that Southampton City Council and all other councils consider and plan the future of our Royal Pier.
A HAMPSHIRE school is counting the costs after rain caused hundreds of pounds worth of damage to books and classrooms.
IT'S time to fix your fluffy white beard, jump into a giant red suit and strap on your running shoes.
MINISTERS have come under a stinging attack from Hampshire Police Authority members for pulling the plug on the 101 non emergency police number.
Hampshire's young sports stars have had their outstanding achievements recognised at a special ceremony at Thornden School, Chandler's Ford, organised by Hampshire County Council.
EX-SAINT Tommy Widdrington's future at Salisbury City is believed to be in the balance.
The Daily Echo today has this message for the Saints: Stop making excuses!
A HAMPSHIRE chip shop boss is showing that he really is the Codfather of fish frying.
WINCHESTER MP Mark Oaten is selling his home in the constituency.
ONE of Hampshire's most historic buildings - the former home of the country's first professional female artist - faces an uncertain future following a Government ruling.
TURNER EVELYN Loving memories of my Darling Wife who passed away one
year ago today,
November 21st, 2006. Love George. X X X X X ---------- MUM A year has gone by. Always in
forever in our hearts. All…
GLENN HUTT HAPPY 18TH BIRTHDAY Legal at last! With all our love, Mum, Dad and Vicki (Pain) XXX
LIAM STAGG You haven't changed a bit! Happy birthday. Lots of love. From Mum, Dad and Carla X X X
18 TODAY. SOPHIE-JO JACOBS. Happy 18th Birthday to our little girl all grown up! Love and best wishes always Mum,Dad and Lewis.
STRATTON EDNA 'BERYL' 18.10.31 - 21.11.06 My Wife. Our Mum.
My Sister. One year ago today,
how can it still feel
we love you and
we miss you so much. Bill, Carolyn, Patricia,
ROSS and JO EDMOND Congratulations on the
birth of your lovely son
RILEY-JON Born November 8th, 2007,
weighing 8lbs 13ozs. A little brother for Macey-Jo. Best wishes
Love and happiness Both families.
KING ERIC Eileen, Shirley and Timothy wish to thank friends and family
for their support, sympathy and messages received at this very sad time. Also our grateful thanks to
for making everything run so smoothly.
CLIFFORD PETER HARRY Mary wishes to thank family and friends, Normandy Veterans Wessex branch,
Royal Signals Winchester
and Post Office colleagues for their support and many messages of sympathy she has received during this sad…