JIMMY Adams admits that Bilal Shafayat has already given Hampshire a tough selection decision following his impressive debut.
“WE won’t give up the fight.”
YOU have to hand it to the French, they do a good election. Or at least they throw an impressive victory party.
A PERVERTED children's supervisor who enjoyed spanking young boys in his care was jailed for four years today.
Aldershot striker Daniel Hylton has been handed an eight-match ban and a £1,000 fine after a regulatory commission proved two breaches of Football Associaton rules.
FAMILY and friends have paid tribute to a well-known Romsey man found dead at a nature reserve.
THE brother of a Hampshire soldier fatally injured by an improvised bomb in Afghanistan broke down in tears today as hundreds paid their last respects.
It’s not for the faint-hearted, nor is it for the faint willed. It will test stomachs just as much as a gamer’s mettle.
Britain's Olympic sailors and mountain bikers at London 2012 will have clothing and equipment covered with a liquid-repellent coating initially developed to protect soldiers from chemical weapons.
HAVING just come home from spending a while in Southampton General Hospital, I would like to express my praiseworthy comments, especially towards the catering department.
MY wife spent a week in the General Hospital recently. I would like to commend the service that she received.
WHEN back in 1974 local government reorganisation added 50 per cent to Eastleigh borough’s population, it was obvious that the existing Town Hall was not big enough to accommodate the extra administration staff needed and the council chamber, already full when there were only 28 councillors, couldn’t seat 44.
I READ councillor David Harrison’s letter about decision-making with interest.
I’M writing in response to Charlie Arnold’s letter in the Daily Echo of May 7.
PERHAPS Charlie Arnold would care to elaborate on his suggestion that we should shrug our shoulders at 550 job losses at British Gas (Letters, May 7).
NEARLY one in 11 businesses in the Southampton area that started up in the tough markets over the last three years is achieving £100,000 turnover, says Barclays.
AFC Bournemouth have confirmed Paul Groves as the club's new permanent manager.
HAMPSHIRE insurance giant Ageas is set to move to the former B&Q headquarters in Chandler’s Ford in the largest office deal in south Hampshire for three years.
In search of a weekend break TESSA CASTLE headed up to London for a touch of relaxation to recharge the batteries with a capital ‘R’
At The Museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop… The museum is hosting a celebratory open day to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) tomorrow.
THERE is no doubt that a certain little pink pig has turned Paultons Park into an international destination for visiting families with pre schoolers.
STORYTELLERS Mike Maran and Philip Contini tell the tales of their own families, who, alongside many Italians, left their sunny hillsides to start new lives in Scotland at the beginning of the twentieth century in Italia in Caledonia at The Nuffield Studio from Monday to Wednesday.
IN the nine months before Second World War began, almost 10,000 German Jewish children arrived in Britain unaccompanied on what became known as Kindertransport.
FOLLOWING several sell-out UK tours and bestselling stand-up DVDs, multi-award winning welsh wonder Rhod Gilbert is back on the South Coast.
RENOWNED Irish music ensemble Lúnasa bring their energetic, atmospheric blend of contemporary and traditional compositions to Turner Sims on Thursday, as part of their most extensive UK tour to date. With seven albums to their credit Lúnasa has a wealth of material to draw on to create a memorable evening.
HOTLY tipped Michael Kiwanuka opens his spring tour with a south coast date on Sunday.
STACKRIDGE have the distinction of having opened and closed the very first Glastonbury.
ANTHONY Andrews, Nicholas Le Prevost and Imogen Stubbs lead the cast in the world premiere of Hugh Whitemore’s sophisticated political thriller, which examines a flashpoint in British history that still resonates today.
Entertainments Editor Lorelei Reddin wishes something nice could happen in the soaps
IT’S Hi De Hi to The Mayflower this Christmas.
THEY promise thundering rhythms, huge drums, dramatic choreography, haunting bamboo flute and playful percussion.
PASSENGER numbers at Southampton airport fell 3.1 per cent last month.
IT IS almost impossible to measure the impact being burgled can have on a person, but one dad believes it almost cost him his daughter’s life.
The questions hang in the air as the final Sunday of a compelling season draws closer.
POLICE investigating the multiple stabbings in Southampton are eager to trace a man who had his hand wrapped in a plastic bag.
A couple who drove off a 300ft cliff on the Isle of Wight in a suicide pact had a destructive relationship and could not live with or without each other, family members have said.