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  • England win at The Ageas Bowl Daily Echo: England win at The Ageas Bowl

    England completed a comfortable win against the West Indies when the Natwest Series began at The Ageas Bowl today. read more

  • Warne thanks Hants for Ageas Bowl tribute

    Shane Warne has thanked Hampshire for naming the Ageas Bowl's West Stand after him. read more

  • Tory police commissioner hopefuls chosen in public vote

    The final two Conservatives hoping to become Hampshire's new £80,000-a-year police commissioner are chosen in a public vote. read more

  • Police fears for missing man Daily Echo: Missing man Ben Hilton

    POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for the safety of a Hampshire man who has not been seen since for more than a week. read more

  • Dozy parker gets £530 bill for trying to avoid £8 ticket Daily Echo: Benjamin Evans

    BENJAMIN Evans believed he had got round the daily fee in the car park near his work by planting a fake ticket on his dashboard - but it ended up costing him £530. read more

  • Taxi numbers capped as cabbies struggle in recession

    THERE will be no increase in taxis on Southampton’s city streets – after cabbies said more competition would ruin their livelihoods. read more

  • Ford staff prepare to strike over pay and pensions

    Staff at Southampton’s Ford plant are preparing stage a 24-hour strike in a row over pay and pensions. read more

  • Waterlitz postponed for 24 hours Daily Echo: Waterlitz

    A SPECTACULAR music, acrobatics and fireworks event in Southampton has been postponed for 24 hours. read more

  • Paralympic teams visit uni campus

    BRITISH Paralympians are currently visiting the University of Winchester ahead of the Games later this summer. read more

  • Concert kicks off Freemantle Music Festival

    MUSIC will be filling the aisles of a Southampton church for the next seven days as the first ever Freemantle Music and Arts Festival is launched today. read more

  • Shop owner loses bid for alcohol licence

    THE owner of a Southampton shop that repeatedly flouted the law by selling booze to underage youths has failed in her bid to get her licence back. read more

  • Queen honours unsung heroes in her Diamond Jubilee year

    UNSUNG heroes across Hampshire have been honoured by the Queen in her Diamond Jubilee year. read more

  • Churchills in The Pink

    WHAT challenges are left for Churchills? read more

  • Clipper crews begin final leg of round the world race back to Southampton

    THE crews of the gruelling Clipper Round the World Yacht Race begin the voyage back to Southampton as they set sail across the Atlantic from Nova Scotia, Canada. read more

  • LILIAN ENGLAND

    ENGLAND LILIAN MARY Passed away peacefully aged 80 on 12th June 2012. Beloved Wife of Eric. Mother of Mark, Paul and Jane and Nana to Ellie and Alice. Sadly missed by all Family and Friends. ---------- The Funeral Service will take place on Friday, 29th June in the East Chapel of Southampton Crematorium at 11.45 a.m. and afterwards at The Stoneham Arms, Bassett Green Road. No flowers please, but donations, if desired, made payable to Solent Mind may be sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 15 Manor Farm Road, Southampton, SO18 1NN. Tel 023 8067 1990 read more

  • MARY HARDYMAN

    HARDYMAN MARY BRIDGET "BRIDIE" Formerly of Jackdaw Rise, Eastleigh. Bridie passed away peacefully on 13th June, 2012 following a short illness aged 92. All who knew her will remember Bridie for her beautiful, kind and loving nature, and a smile that melted the hardest of hearts. Bridie will be greatly missed by her Family and Friends. She is now reunited with her Husband Les and two Daughters, Trish and Rose. ---------- Special thanks must be given to Bridie's second 'Family', the wonderful Staff at Brookdale House for the love and care which they gave her during the last few years of her life. Also, thanks to Dr Kell and the Staff at Parkside Family Practice for the care they gave Bridie. ---------- Bridie's Funeral will take place at 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday, 26th June at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Eastleigh, followed by Interment at Brookwood Avenue, Cemetery. All who knew her are welcome to attend. Family flowers only please, donations may be made to the Snowdon House Rehabilitation Unit set up in memory of Trish may be sent c/o A.H Rogers & Sons, 64, Market Street, Eastleigh, SO50 5RD. Tel: (023) 8061 2435 read more

  • DORIS MARCHANT

    MARCHANT DORIS (DORRIE) Passed away on her 93rd Birthday. She will be sadly missed by Wendy, Keith and Families and by her many Friends. ---------- Funeral Service to take place at Isaac Watts United Reformed Church, Winchester Road, Southampton followed by a Private Committal at Southampton Crematorium, on Tuesday 26th June 2012 at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only please, but donations in memory of Dorrie may be made payable to Countess Mountbatten Hospice c/o Co-operative Funeralcare 79 Shirley Road Freemantle Southampton SO15 3EZ Tel: 02380 224888 read more

  • PETER JARLATH MULLEN

    MULLEN PETER JARLATH The face we loved is missing, the voice we loved is still, the hands that did so much for us, are resting at God's will. Always loved and remembered. Phyl, Teresa, Peter, Leigh, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren read more

  • CAROLE LLEWELLYN

    LLEWELLYN CAROLE (Nee WILTON) Three years have passed, we miss you so very much. You were a Daughter, Sister, Auntie and Niece. Love from all your Family. Love you. XXX read more

  • KIT BENNETT

    BENNETT KIT In memory of a dear Mum and Nan who we lost three years ago on 17th June. The last few years of your life, you suffered so much, now you're at peace resting with Dad, we miss you Mum so much it hurts as you were a very special lady. We have memories to treasure. Love you forever Glenda, Steve, Sarah and Andy X X X X X X read more

  • HILARY AND JEFF DAVIS

    GOLDEN WEDDING HILARY AND JEFF DAVIS Golden Congratulations to our very special Mum and Dad on their 50th Wedding Anniversary, Saturday,16th June 2012 Have a wonderful day With all our love, Kevin, Karen: Clive, Jacqui: Jane, David: and all their Family and Friends. X X X X read more

  • DOREEN WILKINS

    WILKINS DOREEN NELLIE (DO-DO) My dear Friend. No more pain or chats or laughter. Only happy memories of our long friendship. Rest in Peace Dear Girl. You will be much missed. Eileen. read more

  • RONALD dunstan

    DUNSTAN REGINALD JOHN Died peacefully after a short illness on 31st May 2012. Sadly missed by all of the Family. ---------- Funeral Mass at St Peter's R.C. Church, Winchester on Friday, 22nd June at 12 noon, followed by Cremation at Basingstoke Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to St Bedes C of E Primary School c/o Richard Steel & Partners, Alderman House, 12-14 City Road, Winchester, SO23 8SD. Tel: 01962 862333. read more

  • ARTHUR WILLIAM SEABROOK

    SEABROOK ARTHUR WILLIAM OF FAIR OAK Died after a short illness at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester on June 8th 2012, aged 73 years. Dearest Husband of Diane and caring Dad of Franz. ---------- Funeral Service in Celebration of Arthur's life will take place at St Thomas' Church, Fair Oak on Thursday June 21st 2012 at 11.00 a.m. followed by Interment at Fair Oak Cemetery. Family flowers only but donations if desired to the Macmillan Nurses Appeal and sent to Paul Capper Funeral Directors. Janet House, 95 Leigh Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9DR. Tel: 023 8064 2929. read more

  • DR ALFRED NORMAN BEATTIE BRADFORD

    BRADFORD B.M DR ALFRED NORMAN BEATTIE Life honoury member of Stoneham Golf Club. Died peacefully on June 5th 2012 at Sunrise Senior Living Bassett, Southampton, aged 86 years. Reunited with beloved Wife Mary and dearest Father of Julie. ---------- Funeral Service in Celebration of his life will take place at Wessex Vale Crematorium on Wednesday June 20th at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only but donations if desired to the Alzheimer's Society and may be sent to Paul Capper Funeral Directors. Ellen House, 357 Winchester Road, Bassett, Southampton, SO16 7DJ. Tel: 023 8070 4715. read more

  • JOHN MEE

    MEE JOHN FREDERICK FORMERLY OF CRICKETERS INN CURDRIDGE Passed away on the 25th May 2012 after a short illness. ---------- Funeral Service to take place at Wessex Vale Crematorium, Bubb Lane, Hedge End on Wednesday, 27th June 2012 at 1.45 p.m. Flowers or donations to Doyle House Social Club c/o Waters & Sons Independent Funeral Directors Ltd, 106 Spring Road, Sholing, Southampton, S019 2QB. 023 8043 4244 www.watersandsons. co.uk read more

  • TED BARTLETT

    BARTLETT TED (Teddy Rood) Passed away 10th June 2012 age 78. Now at peace. God Bless Ted, Husband of Janet, Dad to Raich and Simon and Granddad to Sean, Janina, Kirsty, Jack and Kate. Remembrance Service 1.45 p.m. 25th June, Wessex Vale Crematorium. Flowers or donations to CLIC Sargent. Children with Cancer, to Co-op Funeralcare. 10 High Street, Eastleigh, SO50 5LA. read more

  • EILEEN COOPER

    COOPER EILEEN Passed away suddenly on June 11th 2012. A loving Wife and devoted Mother, Granny, Aunt, Sister and a Friend to so many. ---------- Eileen Although you can't be here with me, we're truly not apart until the final breath I take you'll be living in my heart. Your heartbroken husband Tony. XXX ---------- Mum We can't believe you're gone, you have left a massive gap in our lives that no-one could ever fill. Love always, your son Toby and daughter-in-law Emma. XXX ---------- Granny Blowing kisses to Heaven that's what we will do, every time we want to say Granny we love you. Your girls Sophie-Lou and Lilly. XXX read more

  • ELIZABETH WOODS

    WOODS ELIZABETH (BETTY) Passed away peacefully at Northlands House Nursing Home on 10th June 2012. Aged 88. Beloved Mum to Frank and Val. Nan to Marie and Max. Great Nan to Ruth and Jaya. For Funeral arrangements please call 02380692843 read more

  • ALBERT HUMBY

    HUMBY ALBERT FRANCIS "FRANK" Passed away peacefully at home on 10th June 2012 aged 86 years. Will be sadly missed by loving wife Joan, Julie and Mel and grandchildren Violet and Robert. ---------- Funeral Service at Southampton Crematorium, East Chapel on Friday, 22nd June at 12.30 p.m. Joan would appreciate informal dress. No flowers by request, donations to Friends of Testvale Surgery c/o Henry Powell & Son, 11/ 13 Eling Lane, Totton, SO40 9GB. Tel. (023) 8086 2249 read more

  • Southampton City Council

    Southampton City Council CITY OF SOUTHAMPTON (EXFORD DRIVE) (FOOTPATH CLOSURE) (027/23) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER 2012 Southampton City Council HEREBY GIVES NOTICE THAT, in accordance with section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991, the Council made the following Order on 15th June 2012. 1 The effect of the Order will be to close: a. Exford Avenue Shopping Precinct for its entirety. b. Exford Avenue/Somerset Avenue Footpath from their junction with Exford Drive to their intersection with Exford Drive footpath. c. Exford Drive footpath from its junction with Exford Drive to the extended north-eastern boundary line of 106 Exford Avenue. d. Exford Avenue footpath for its entirety. 2 The Order is required to allow a redevelopment to take place. 3 The Order comes into force on 18th June 2012 and it is anticipated that the work will take six months to complete. The Order will therefore cease to have effect in December 2012 or on completion of the works, whichever is later. For further information contact the Southampton Highways Partnership (Network Management) on 023 8079 8070/8073. Dated: 16th June 2012. Richard Ivory, Head of Legal, HR & Democratic Services, Southbrook Rise, 4-8 Millbrook Road East, SOUTHAMPTON SO15 1YG. read more

  • Southampton City Council

    Southampton City Council CITY OF SOUTHAMPTON (EXFORD DRIVE) (ROAD CLOSURE) (020-23) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER 2012 Southampton City Council HEREBY GIVES NOTICE THAT, in accordance with section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991, the Council made the following Order on 15th June 2012. 1 The effect of the Order will be to close Exford Drive from its junction with Whitehill Close to its closed end (including service areas). NB. The south-western footway from its junction with Exford Avenue to its closed end will also be closed. 2 The Order is required to allow a redevelopment to take place. 3 The Order comes into force on 18th June 2012 and it is anticipated that the work will take 18 months to complete. The Order will therefore cease to have effect in December 2013 or on completion of the works, whichever is later. For further information contact the Southampton Highways Partnership (Network Management) on 023 8079 8070/8073. Dated: 16th June 2012. Richard Ivory, Head of Legal, HR & Democratic Services, Southbrook Rise, 4-8 Millbrook Road East, SOUTHAMPTON SO15 1YG. read more

  • Southampton City Council

    Southampton City Council CITY OF SOUTHAMPTON (LAXTON CLOSE) (ROAD CLOSURE) (021-23) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER 2012 Southampton City Council HEREBY GIVES NOTICE THAT, in accordance with section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991, the Council made the following Order on 15th June 2012. 1 The effect of the Order will be to close Laxton Close from the southern boundary of numbers 3 and 4 to its closed end (including service areas). The footpath that runs between Laxton Close and Bramley Crescent will also be closed for the duration of this Order. 2 The Order is required to allow a redevelopment to take place. 3 The Order comes into force on 18th June 2012 and it is anticipated that the work will take 18 months to complete. The Order will therefore cease to have effect in December 2013 or on completion of the works, whichever is later. For further information contact the Southampton Highways Partnership (Network Management) on 023 8079 8070/8073. Dated: 16th June 2012. Richard Ivory, Head of Legal, HR & Democratic Services, Southbrook Rise, 4-8 Millbrook Road East, SOUTHAMPTON SO15 1YG. read more

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