As Hilda Pettyfer celebrated reaching the landmark occasion, the news came through that her first great-great- grandchild had been born on the same day.
ON WEDNESDAY, the Daily Echo evaluates the task Adkins faces over the Summer.
Although I have written more letters than most people, expressing my opposition to fluoridation, there are several people I respect who say that in many cases fluoridation is beneficial without any side effects.
I AM writing to offer my support to former postal worker Ian Jennens and to give my own comments on the Royal Mail.
Re Biomass – besides the fact that the building should not be put there anyway – someone will have to pay out a lot of money to change all the television aerials in the wide area opposite the building. BAT at Regents Park, Southampton, had to when they put a big building on their land and interfered with the houses in the area.
MAY I remind readers that it was local MP Desmond Swayne who suggested car parking charges at Forestry Commission controlled sites, when he wanted to package up the Forest land, to be sold off.
RE “We need our shop” by S Googe (Letters April 27) about the Esgro store in Thornhill, Southampton.
I REFER to the two entrances to the M27 that are in Rownhams Lane. They are clearly marked “NO ENTRY” and yet no one seems to take any notice.
OUR cat has passed away at the age of 24 years.
PRESSURE is building on health chiefs to host a third public meeting for the scores of campaigners fighting to save children’s heart surgery in Southampton.
HAMPSHIRE stars Neil Raymond and Darren Wright helped power England to a remarkable comeback victory over Spain.
TWO Hampshire girls are in line to reach the finals of Miss England.
TWO Raleigh bicycles with a combined value of £500 were stolen from a property at Hunter Close, in King’s Somborne.
GARDEN machinery worth more than £2,000 has been stolen from a shed in West Tytherley.
BEAUTY products were stolen when thieves broke into a hairdresser’s in a Hampshire village.
Front Lawn Junior School, from Havant are taking part in Dance For Life, at The Point,Eastleigh on Thursday 12th May.
Southampton’S P&O Cruises has officially taken delivery of the latest addition to its fleet, Adonia, which is due to arrive in the city later this month.
TERRIFIED passengers screamed as their coach veered off a Hampshire motorway and up an embankment, a court heard.
Southampton eye experts have made a ground-breaking discovery that could stop sight loss caused by a previously untreatable disease.
A JUDGE likened a gang of burglars to 1980s TV favourites The A-Team as he jailed them for a total of 32 years for raids across Hampshire and the south of England.
THE father of a Hampshire college student found dead in mysterious circumstances has paid an emotional tribute to his daughter.
A MAN who was stabbed while walking through a city centre park in Southampton has been released from hospital.
The Iron Witch by Karen Mahoney. I couldn’t put it down. It was just simply brilliant... an amazing read! O.T book review by Melissa Moody
EVENING and weekend bus services in Southampton are being slashed after council chiefs cut subsidies.
Pivotal Youth Dance from South Downs College, Waterlooville, are taking part in dance For Life at The Point, Eastleigh, this Thursday 12th May.
BEN has a very definite life plan. He has been sure for some time now where his career will take him.
SOME people have a strange attitude to money. I am very bad in this area – I can spend £20 walking down the road and yet have nothing to show for it.
HARBOUR bosses have hit out at light pollution caused by Wightlink’s new cross- Solent ferries.
SPEEDING drivers will be snared by residents volunteering to be the eyes and ears of police, the Daily Echo can reveal.
The new Little Green Bag from Lush, is a portable bag full of green-friendly products, a great value organic cotton travel bag for people who like to care for the environment.
TAXPAYERS in Southampton are paying £300,000 for a national service that prevents infected food and animals being brought in to the country through the city’s port.
Nigel Adkins’ Saints army is on the increase.
ONE of the most dangerous junctions in central Hampshire is now safer thanks to £26,000 of improvements.
A LUCKY lottery player from Hampshire is celebrating today after claiming a £156,000 lottery win.
ISLE of Wight-based Britten-Norman has signed a new two-year lease for the Daedalus Airfield in Lee-on-the-Solent in a bid to put the Gosport peninsula back on the aviation map.
21 TODAY JODIE MAYNARD Have a lovely day, Love you loads Mum, Sophie, Jack, Billy, Ben, Marge and Poppy. X X X X
13 TODAY! BROOKE NEW Look who's a teenager! Wishing our lovely No 1 Granddaughter a Happy Birthday. Have a great day darling, we are very proud of you and love you very much. Nanny and Granddad Howard and Sammy XXX
PELHAM ALBERT Three years have passed. Time moves on, but memories never fade. Your loving wife, Trudy, Ron and Annette.
MANSBRIDGE JANET 10/05/10 It's hard to believe a year has passed, you were so brave. Sadly missed but never forgotten. Love Cathy. XX
HARWOOD PAM In memory of a loving Wife and Mother, who passed away ten years ago today. Loved and missed so much. Nigel, Anthony and David.
MANSBRIDGE JANET I cannot believe I lost you one year ago today. My heart still aches and it will not go away. I lost my Wife, my Love, my Soul Mate that dreadful day. I think of you always each and everyday. All my love Colin. X --- My beautiful Daughter was taken from me one year ago today. It only seems like yesterday as my pain will not go away. Your loving Mum Trudy. X --- Janet my friend, I lost a year ago today. Missing you and thinking of you always. Sandra. X
BARNES IRENE After seven years, still missing you for ever and a day. Love always, Tina, Terry and Family. X X
LEACH CHARLIE Passed away twenty years ago today. "No-one can match the Ranger with the Big Iron on his hip." Love you loads as always Dad. Barb and Susie. XX XX
PUDNER DAVID Sadly passed away on 27th April 2011. In loving memory of David, beloved Husband of Jo. Father of Estelle, Grandfather of Dan and Jack. Sadly missed by Jo, Estelle, Grant, Dan and Jack. ---------- The Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, 12th May 2011 at Wessex Vale Crematorium, Bubb Lane, at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only please, donations may be made if so desired to HASAG c/o Jonathan Terry Independent Funeral Directors 101 Peartree Avenue Southampton SO19 7JJ Tel: 023 8043 4444 or via jonathanterry.co.uk
MARLOW ROBERT Departed this life too soon. I will miss his smile and happy nature and have special memories. Aunty Rose.
MARLOW ROB UNCLE ROBIE Taken from us so suddenly. Will be sadly missed. God Bless Rachael and Alan, Chantelle, Alan and Jordan.
BELL JOHN Aged 53 On 2nd May 2011, after a long illness bravely fought. Now at peace and out of pain, now we are left behind and in pain as we said goodbye. Love you lots and miss you always. Angie xx. Goodnight and God Bless. Kevin, Nikki, Jamie, Linnie, and mum Wyn xx. Goodnight Grandad. Lots of love Megan, Owen, Bleu, and Ruby xx