Billy Sharp staked an early claim in pre-season after firing a hat-trick in a 4-1 win over Swiss side Etoile Carouge.
A HAMPSHIRE mum has been found guilty of brutally murdering her mother-in-law with a rolling pin and lying to cover her tracks.
SAINTS are set to announce they have completed the signing of Nathaniel Clyne.
Winchester is to have the first county run “all-through” school for pupils aged four to 16 to meet rising numbers.
MY HUSBAND and I had the good fortune to see our grandaughter, Zoe, in a production of Oliver at Tanner’s Brook School.
I WAS shocked to read the headline in Friday’s Echo which said “200 new jobs in store under Tesco supermarket plan”. I was naive enough to believe that the original application had been rejected by the residents of this gem of a small town.
I WRITE in response to the letter stating that the water usage increases, simply due to having a combination boiler fitted.
CONGRATULATIONS to all those involved in the fight to save Southampton ’s children’s heart unit. It is great news that families across the south-east will continue to have close access to this vital treatment and the UK continues to have a centre of excellence providing the highest quality of care.
I DO everything I can to be safe and seen on my bicycle – riding every day I wear bright colours, use good lights after dark or in bad weather, and my bike is well looked after.
WAS disappointed to read Thelma Ash’s letter in which she set out to discredit the human rights legislation put in place to protect people from abuse.
THE Government has given the go ahead for a business -backed studio school to open in Southampton .
REPOSSESSIONS in Southampton are running higher than in all its neighbouring local authority areas, according to a report by the UK homeless charity Shelter.
AN INFLUENTIAL support organisation for Hampshire companies has welcomed the Wessex branch of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) as a full member.
Hampshire bowler Danny Briggs has been named in England's 30-man squad for the ICC World Twenty20.
A plane that took off from Southampton has had to make an emergency landing.
FIRST dismissed out of hand as an eccentric billionaire’s fantasy, plans to build a replica of Southampton ’s illfated liner, Titanic , have taken a step closer to reality.
A MAN has been charged with being drunk while in charge of a child on his way back from the Beggars Fair.
A NEW Forest scaffolder who admitted supplying cannabis to friends was spared an immediate prison sentence.
AFC TOTTON – last season’s beaten play-off finalists - kick off the new Southern Premier campaign at Frome Town on August 18 before hosting back-to-back matches against Chesham United and Stourbridge. Guy Butters’ Winchester City mark their return to the Southern South & West ranks at home to Taunton Town, while play-off semi-finalists Sholing start at Evesham United.
Burnley have signed former Saints defender Joseph Mills on loan Reading.
HUNDREDS of soldiers from across Hampshire and the south coast are being drafted in to provide security at the Olympics just months after returning from the Afghanistan front line.
A HAMPSHIRE man dubbed the Naked Rambler has tasted his first day of freedom after six years in prison for refusing to wear clothes and he is of course in the nude.
A HUGE £20m anonymous donation is to help ground-breaking Hampshire scientists carry out pioneering research into new ways of beating cancer.
IT is Britain’s answer to the Eiffel Tower that will greet hundreds of thousands of people as they flock to the Olympic Park for the world’s greatest sporting event.
Hampshire's Glenn Maxwell has been named in Australia's preliminary 30-man squad for September's ICC World Twenty20.
HAVE you ever wanted to find out what it would be like to stand on The Mayflower’s stage, or get up close to the beautiful stage costumes?
HALF of all London Olympics competitors will be tested for drugs in what is being billed as the biggest anti-doping operation in the history of the Games.
It is ten years since Justin Rose was first sent out to play alongside Tiger Woods at The Open with an emotional speech by his father still ringing in his ears.
Southampton is named today as one of the UK’s worst performing cities for road safety – amid a rise in the accident toll across Hampshire.