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Teens more likely to smoke in Southampton and Hampshire than in other parts of the country

Daily Echo: Shocking statistics behind schoolchildren's smoking habit

12:00pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

TEENAGERS are more likely to smoke in Southampton and Hampshire than in other parts of the country, new figures have revealed.

Tributes after student falls to their death from high rise flats

Daily Echo:

12:06pm Saturday 24th January 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to a student who fell from a high rise flat complex in Southampton.

£60 fines for parents who allow children to repeatedly skip school

Daily Echo: TRUANCY: School truancy rates in Bradford are joint worst in Yorkshire

3:53pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

SCHOOLS in Hampshire are set to get tougher with parents who allow their children to repeatedly skip school.

Student dies after plunging 60ft from high rise flats

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 16th January 2015

A STUDENT has plunged to his death from a high rise flat complex in Southampton.

£1m grant for University of Southampton to fund research into global marine and maritime issues

Daily Echo:

10:50am Thursday 15th January 2015

MORE than £1m has been awarded to the University of Southampton to fund research into global marine and maritime issues.

FOOD REVIEW: Shrimp and Burger, Bedford Place, Southampton

Daily Echo:

12:35pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

GETTING a top class burger without having to pay the earth is something of a rarity these days.

University awarded £1m to help tackle future maritime challenges

Daily Echo:

9:53am Wednesday 14th January 2015

MORE than £1m has been awarded to the University of Southampton to fund research into global marine and maritime issues.

Defiant family's march urging funding for life-prolonging treatment

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 14th January 2015

A HAMPSHIRE family will be pounding the streets of London today in a bid to urge health chiefs to fund a life-prolonging treatment for their little boy.

'Get vaccinated' urge doctors as flu virus mutates

Daily Echo:

7:57am Friday 9th January 2015

DOCTORS have urged the public to still get vaccinated against flu, despite the jab not protecting them against a severe new strain.

BANNED: School bans pupils from eating crisps

Daily Echo:

5:00am Friday 9th January 2015

A SOUTHAMPTON school has banned pupils from eating crisps.

Families in Southampton set to benefit from lottery funding

Daily Echo:

1:06pm Thursday 8th January 2015

FAMILIES living in a Southampton community are set to benefit from more than a quarter of a million pounds worth of lottery funding.

Severe flu strain doubles emergency hospital admissions

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

11:38am Thursday 8th January 2015

A SEVERE strain of the flu has led to double the amount of emergency admissions to Southampton General Hospital.

Meet the Hampshire actress sharing the billboard with a Hollywood A-lister

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 8th January 2015

SHE was tipped as a star of tomorrow and Hampshire actress Rosie Day is certainly living up to that billing.

How could they? - car vandals leave disabled girl stranded

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 7th January 2015

CAR owners have been left counting the cost after vandals went on a rampage using a catapult in drive-by style attacks.

Vandals smash up almost 50 cars in rampage

Daily Echo:

12:27pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

VANDALS damaged almost 50 cars in a series of overnight crime sprees.

Take That star ties the knot

Daily Echo: Take That star Howard Donald

9:50am Tuesday 6th January 2015

TAKE That singer and Hampshire resident Howard Donald has tied the knot.

Hampshire nurse to spend Christmas Day fighting Ebola

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 24th December 2014

SHE could have been at home in Hampshire surrounded by her family and friends – but brave nurse Natalie Mounter knew there was only one place she had to be on Christmas Day.

Son's murder has "ruined" family, says heartbroken mother

Daily Echo:

6:30am Friday 19th December 2014

The mother of murder victim Choudhry Zishan has said his death has ruined her family in every way possible.

Cash crisis college principal to stand down

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 19th December 2014

THE principal of a Hampshire college that is being forced to merge owing to a cash crisis is to step down.

College 'not financially viable' and could be merged

Daily Echo:

1:45pm Thursday 18th December 2014

A HAMPSHIRE college could be merged by the next academic year owing to a cash crisis that threatens its future.

Southampton Airport's £1bn sale finalised

Daily Echo:

11:52am Thursday 18th December 2014

SOUTHAMPTON Airport bosses have said it will be business as usual after it was taken over by a new firm.

Romsey Primary rated 'good' by Ofsted

Daily Echo:

11:39am Thursday 18th December 2014

CHRISTMAS came early for one Hampshire school after government inspectors rated it “good” for the first time in its history.

Brothers facing life in prison for murder

Daily Echo:

8:23am Thursday 18th December 2014

THEY committed the most brutal of crimes together and are today facing life in prison together.

University of Southampton among best in the country for research

Daily Echo:

4:00am Thursday 18th December 2014

THE UNIVERSITY of Southampton has been named among the best in the country for the impact its research has had on the world.

Police defend officers who came across brothers shortly before murder

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police superintendent Paul Barton

4:46pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

HAMPSHIRE police have defended the actions of officers who came into contact with the McKinley brothers shortly before they carried out the brutal murder of Choudhry Zishan.

UPDATE: Brothers guilty of murdering newsagent

Daily Echo:

2:21pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

TWO BROTHERS have been found guilty of murdering a Hampshire newsagent just yards from his home.

UPDATE: Jury sent home in newsagent murder trial

Daily Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

THE JURY in the trial of two brother accused of murdering a Hampshire newsagent have retired to consider their verdicts.

School league tables: City schools are rocketing up the performance tables

Daily Echo:

10:15am Thursday 11th December 2014

THE rise and rise of Southampton schools continues with the city rocketing up performance league tables again.

School league tables - how did your school do?

Daily Echo:

9:30am Thursday 11th December 2014

PRIMARY schools in Southampton continue their climb as the latest school league tables are released.

Win £100 to spend at Tesco

Daily Echo:

12:34pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

PREPARING for Christmas rarely happens without several trips to the supermarket. Today we can make that ritual a little bit easier as we are giving away a £100 gift card for Tesco.

In-depth review launched into hospital deaths

Daily Echo:

11:06am Wednesday 10th December 2014

A HILLSBOROUGH-style review into the care and subsequent deaths of older people at Gosport War Memorial Hospital has been launched.

Probe continues after man injured in firework 'explosion'

Daily Echo:

4:30am Sunday 7th December 2014

POLICE were last night continuing to search a Hampshire property where a man was injured by a homemade firework.

UPDATE AND VIDEO: Man taken to hospital and house cordoned off after 'explosion'

Daily Echo:

12:28pm Saturday 6th December 2014

POLICE have cordoned off a Southampton home and a man has been taken to hospital for burns injuries suffered in an explosion.

Lorry blaze brings major route to standstill

Daily Echo:

6:10am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

MOTORISTS were stuck in miles of tailbacks after a lorry blaze brought a busy Hamsphire road to a standstill.

Young entrepreneurs pitch big ideas

Daily Echo:

2:10pm Friday 28th November 2014

BUDDING entrepreneurs had the chance to shine at a presentation event at Itchen College.

LIVE: Trial begins of two brothers accused of murdering Hampshire newsagent

Daily Echo:

1:46pm Thursday 27th November 2014

The trial of two brothers accused of murdering Hampshire newsagent Choudhry Zishan is due to start this afternoon.

School goes from rock bottom to top of the class in a year

Daily Echo:

11:10am Tuesday 25th November 2014

Just one year ago one city secondary school was rated as one of the worst in the county, now they have turned fortunes around to be rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.

100 children waiting to be adopted

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4:00am Tuesday 25th November 2014

TODAY the Daily Echo is backing a major campaign to try and find more parents who are willing adopt children after figures revealed almost 100 children in Hampshire are on adoption waiting lists.

Academy honours success of its students with glittering awards ceremony

Daily Echo:

11:30am Monday 24th November 2014

BUSINESS leaders of the future were honoured at an inaugural awards ceremony at a Hampshire school.

Determined Alex takes his first steps towards walking up the aisle

Daily Echo:

4:00am Monday 24th November 2014

DETERMINED Alex Lewis has taken his first unaided steps - a year after losing all four of his limbs to Strep A Toxic Shock Syndrome.

Thousands turn out to launch countdown to Christmas

Daily Echo:

5:18pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

THE countdown to Christmas is officially underway in two Hampshire towns as thousands gathered to watch the annual festive lights switch-on.

Controversial hospital Burger King outlet to shut

Daily Echo:

4:00am Saturday 22nd November 2014

For almost 20 years Burger King has had an outlet at Southampton General Hospital, which has prompted criticism from health organisations and even Parliament.

'No' to cull of councillors - but what do they do?

Daily Echo:

11:35am Friday 21st November 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S politicians have been asked to justify their positions in office after rejecting plans to axe a third of their number over fears their workload would be too big.

New £10m private junior school taking shape

Daily Echo:

12:48pm Thursday 20th November 2014

A NEW private junior school in Winchester will see a rise in its intake of pupils by as much as 70 per cent.

Motorway crash victim named by police

Daily Echo:

2:01pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

POLICE have today named a woman who was killed after a crash on a Hampshire motorway.

Couple together for 70 years died within a day of each other

Daily Echo:

5:00am Thursday 13th November 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON couple who were together for 70 years died within just a day of each other.

Don't sell off our sports centre land - for anything!

Daily Echo: Southampton Sports Centre from the air

9:42am Saturday 8th November 2014

A CAMPAIGN group has urged council chiefs to keep a historic sports centre in its entirety - and not sell it off for housing land.

Students' outstanding achievements recognised

Daily Echo:

12:22pm Friday 7th November 2014

TOASTING the success of students from City College Southampton was in full swing last night as a ceremony was staged to recognise achievement.

Acid bath blaze sparks chemical alert

Daily Echo: Hazmat teams in Nursling

1:35pm Thursday 6th November 2014

THERE has been a chemical alert after an acid bath caught fire.

Schools set to expand - at last

Daily Echo:

11:32am Thursday 6th November 2014

PLANS to expand two schools in Southam-pton look like they are finally getting off the drawing board.


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