SOUTHAMPTON hockey player Alex Danson insists Britain will not be pushing the panic button any time soon, despite falling to their second successive defeat at London 2012.
Chris Mears has squeezed into the men's three-metre springboard semi-finals.
Great Britain's showjumpers - including Hampshire's Peter Charles - won their first Olympic medal for 28 years today - and 1984 team silver medallist Steven Smith watched proudly as they did it.
Wendy Houvenaghel has launched a bitter attack on British Cycling, claiming she was "shabbily" treated and denied a gold medal.
A NEW £13m development of more than 100 affordable homes has been officially opened in Southampton .
CASH, jewels and a magnum of bubbly was taken during a burglary on a home while the householders were out working.
Eastleigh boss Ian Baird praised his team for some "superb" football on a difficult pitch in Saturday's 3-2 friendly win at Winchester City.
Great Britain's Beth Tweddle has won bronze on the uneven bars at the North Greenwich Arena in her last Olympic Games.
Great Britain's women's hockey team, featuring Southampton's Alex Danson, are through to the semi-finals of the Olympic Games.
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie hopes he can use his success to get more people into sailing.
Generous fundraisers have now helped raise more than £30,000 for youngsters and their families fighting cancer in Southampton.
CAMPAIGNERS battling a controversial new multi-millionpound supermarket planned for Romsey have stepped up their fight for the future of the town’s small shops.
I READ Julian Robinson’s article, July 5, headed ‘Bright future for hub’ and much of the content is nothing more than a press release from council leader Cllr Keith House .
AS someone who uses Victoria Country Park on a daily basis to excercise my dogs, I am disgusted by the filthy behaviour of the people visiting the park to bask in the summer sunshine now that the holidays have started.
I AM looking for a Daily Echo reader who was once a child genius!
REGARDING Shirley Precinct market: That’s more like it!
WITH reference to the letter by M Rickards (Letters, July 28) concerning the state of the Southampton Cemetery, I’m not certain he/she is correct in the belief that everyone would like to see it cleared (manicured) and tidied up in general.
I REFER to the letter from Councillor Whitbread on July 18.
Pre-season campaigns are all about learning, and there were plenty of lessons for Saints to take from their 2-0 victory against Wolves at the weekend.
Saints defender Danny Fox has been named in the Scotland squad for next week's friendly against Australia.
HAMPSHIRE’S schools boss has again demanded the Government provide extra cash needed to avoid a crisis in class places in the face of rapidly rising pupil numbers.
A HAMPSHIRE post box has been painted gold this morning in honour of Olympic cycling heroine Dani King.
GREGORY JOAN MARY Passed away peacefully on 29th July 2012, aged 93 years at Northlands House Nursing Home. Now reunited with Husband Harold. Much loved Mum and Nanna. There's no tomorrows for us to share, but yesterday's memories will always be there. Goodnight, God Bless. Love John, Lynn, Oliver and Elliot. ---------- Funeral Service to take place on Monday 13th August 2012 at Southampton Crematorium, East Chapel at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only please, donations if wished to Cancer Research Uk c/o Henry Powell & Son, 11/13 Eling Lane, Totton, SO40 9GB.
H.C. BAKER BERT Passed away peacefully on 30th July, 2012, aged 85 years, after spending a fun afternoon with his family around him. Beloved Husband of Sylvia. My heart is broken Bert, love you so much. Will be sadly missed by his children Yvonne, Mark, Glenn, Ivan and their Families. Goodnight, God Bless. ---------- Funeral Service at Southampton Crematorium, East Chapel on 13th August at 11.45 a.m. Flowers, enquiries and donations (if desired) to Cancer Research UK may be sent to Nigel Guilder DIPFDMBIFD Nathan House 27 Hursley Road, Chandlers Ford. SO53 2FS Tel. 02380 262555
KEARLEY DENISE Two years have passed since you left us. We have missed you so much. The Saints did it for you Pet. Love you, From your husband Ray, daughter Kim, son-in-law Ray, your Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. X X X X
IT'S A BOY! HUGO WILLIAM DIGGENS Born 22th July 2012, weighing 8lbs 14ozs. Welcoming our gorgeous Son and Baby Brother to Ryan, George, Nicole and Alexander.
WICKHAM MARGARET Our dearly loved Mum and wonderful Nanny to our Children, you were taken too suddenly. There is not enough gratitude in the world to thank you for all that you have been to us. You are missed so very, very much. Our broken hearts are helped knowing that you are now reunited with our beloved Nanny Lil and Grandpa Len. In our hearts forever. Your boys, Martin, Paul and Adrian.
WICKHAM MARGARET (Nee WHEELER) Passed away suddenly on 31st July 2012 aged 75 years. Will be greatly missed by her beloved partner Ken. "Rest in Peace my love" X X X ---------- The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 9th at Wessex Vale Crematorium, Bubb Lane, West End at 10.45 a.m. Flowers to J. Lawrence & Sons (Undertakers Ltd), 17 St Denys Road, Portswood.
BEECH ROSE (FORMERLY SMIRK) Passed away peacefully on 31st July 2012 aged 80. Loving Wife of Arthur. Beloved Mum and Mum-in-law of Lyn and Alfie, Terry and Glenda, Martyn and Annette, Garey and Lesley and Trevor and Yvette. Much loved Grandma and Great Grandma. Gone from our lives but never from our hearts. Mum you were 'Simply The Best' ---------- The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, 15th August at Wessex Vale Crematorium, Bubb Lane, West End at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only, please, but donations if desired may be sent for the British Heart Foundation c/o W G Bush Funeral Directors, 73 Leigh Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9DF.
HOPKINS JAMES EDWARD Grandad, goodnight Grandad. You were so special to me, always a place in my heart. Reunited with Mum, give her a kiss from me. Also missed by Den, Elsie and Famlies. Love you. Jo, your litlin. X X X
WILKINSON MARY Passed away peacefully on Saturday, 28th July 2012 at The Grange Nursing Home aged 75 years. Mary will be sadly missed by all who knew her. ---------- The Funeral Service will take place on Monday, 13th August, 2012 at Wessex Vale Crematorium at 10.45 a.m. Mary's Family would like to thank The Grange Nursing Staff for all the care they gave during the past two years. Family flowers only please but donations if desired to be made payable to Parkinson's Society c/o F. C. Hughes Funeral Directors 46 St. Johns Road Hedge End SO30 4AG Tel. 01489 782404
Southampton City Council
CECILY VIVIEN DRUMMOND (otherwise known as ILBERT) (Deceased)
A BIKE safety group has called for more to be done to improve motorists’ attitudes to cyclists if safety is to be improved on the roads.
SINCE when was being one of the eighth fastest in the world not good enough? Or coming second, third or even, gasp, fourth in a competition? Since the Olympics, apparently.
NORTH Hampshire hockey ace Alex Danson is just two wins away from Olympic glory after Great Britain qualified for the semi-finals.
Big eaters square up for an Olympian breakfast challenge.
A design competition is launched to find stunning buildings, places or spaces across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight which inspire the community in a recession.