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All star line up revealed for Let's Rock! in Southampton 2015

Daily Echo:

8:26am Wednesday 1st October 2014

GET your hair crimpers at the ready and prepare for pop - it’s time to dust off your legwarmers as  the line up for next year’s Let’s Rock! festival is revealed.

City's first free school to open in two years

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S first mainstream free school will open to pupils within two years after education chiefs backed the bid.

Man hit with wine bottle during attack

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police are investigating

10:34am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A MAN was left with cuts to his head and arm after having a bottle of wine smashed over him during a vicious attack in Southampton.

MPs voice support for airstrikes against ISIS militants

Daily Echo:

5:00am Friday 26th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE MPS have roundly voiced their support for the government's proposal to launch airstrikes against ISIS militants in Iraq.

VIDEO: University's £30million campus vision

Daily Echo:

1:06pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A BID to transform a learning campus in Southampton is well under way.

Nick has designs on new makeover show

Daily Echo:

10:06am Thursday 25th September 2014

TWO years ago Nick Snow made the decision to quit his job in a complaints department and follow his passion for design.

Young meerkats venture outside for the first time

Daily Echo:

11:07am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

HOW meer-kute!

REVIEW: An evening with Boycott and Aggers at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Daily Echo: Geoffrey Boycott

9:40am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FUNNY and revealing. Not words I would have ordinarily associated with cricket, but last night two of the game’s best-known commentators took to the Mayflower stage to give their take on the game.

Detectives quiz second Pennie Davis murder suspect

Daily Echo:

3:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

DETECTIVES hunting the killer of Hampshire mum Pennie Davis were today quizzing a second suspect on suspicion of murder after his dramatic arrest last night.

Armed police hunt second suspect in murder case

Daily Echo:

7:38pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

DETECTIVES are tonight hunting a second man, believed to be their prime suspect in the murder of Hampshire mum Pennie Davis.

Murder victim 'may have been followed'

Daily Echo:

5:33pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

DETECTIVES leading the hunt for the murderer of Hampshire mum Pennie Davis have revealed they believe she may have been followed to the field in the New Forest where she was killed.

Reward offered to help find mum's killer

Daily Echo:

1:25pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A REWARD of £5,000 has been put up in a bid to find the killer of a Hampshire mum.

UPDATE: Ashya's parents reunited with son but cannot take him from hospital

Daily Echo:

12:37pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A LAWYER representing the parents of five-year-old Ashya King says they cannot remove him from the Spanish hospital where he is being treated for a brain tumour.

UPDATE: Ashya's parents speak out over prison ordeal

Daily Echo:

10:28am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE FATHER of Ashya King has spoken of how his “heart ached for his son” whilst he has in kept away from him in prison.

Ashya parents to hold press conference ahead of being reunited with son

Daily Echo:

9:23am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE parents of Ashya King have been reunited with their five-year-old son and are expected to tell their story at a press conference this morning.

UPDATED: Ashya King's parents set to see their son

Daily Echo:

4:35pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE PARENTS of Ashya King have been released from police custody.

VIDEO: World's oldest Dalek to be restored in Hampshire

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE world's oldest Dalek is being restored in Hampshire.

A-level record breakers

Daily Echo:

2:06pm Thursday 14th August 2014

YEARS of study all came down to today for students across Hampshire.

Child of the Year finalists revealed

Daily Echo:

12:36pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Today the Daily Echo can reveal which gorgeous tots made it through to the final stages of our Child of the Year 2014 search.

Live A-level results day - all the results and reaction as it happens

Daily Echo:

7:27am Thursday 14th August 2014

Today is the day for thousands of students receiving their A-level grades. Don't miss a minute of all the results and reaction from across Hampshire as it happens.

Wait is almost over for A-level students

Daily Echo:

2:26pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE wait is almost over for thousands of Hampshire A-level students who will tomorrow find out whether they have made the grade.

Woman leaps from balcony as fire tears through flat

Daily Echo:

8:15am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A WOMAN leapt from her balcony as she desperately tried to evade flames ripping through through her flat. .

Woman comes face to face with raider in bedroom

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A BRAVE homeowner forced a burglar to flee empty-handed after she found him in the bedroom of her Southampton home.

Police rescue eight men in slavery probe

Daily Echo:

1:38pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

POLICE have rescued eight men from a site in Totton following an investigation into potential slavery and servitude.

Man rescued after home blaze

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A MAN had to be rescued from his property after a fire started in the kitchen.

Flagship school loses "outstanding" status

Daily Echo:

11:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

A FLAGSHIP Southampton school has lost its "outstanding" status.

School opens specialist literacy department

Daily Echo:

11:31am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON school has opened a specialist literacy department to help meet the demands of the new curriculum.

Testwood Sports College on the up after inspection

Daily Echo:

10:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

GOVERNMENT inspectors have said that a failing Hampshire school is beginning to improve following a recent inspection.

Kids taking to the police beat to help prevent crime

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

MEET the pint sized police officers helping to lead the crackdown on crime in Southampton.

Bid failure sparks air traffic control job fears

Daily Echo:

10:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Jobs at the National Air Traffic Service (NATS) in Swanwick could be under threat after the company lost out on a major contract.

New lease of life for play centre

Daily Echo:

3:59pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON play centre that was shut down because of council spending cuts is set to get a new lease of life under fresh ownership.

Potential breakthrough in fight against Alzheimer's

Daily Echo: More help demanded for dementia patients in Yorkshire

7:12pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SOUTHAMPTON scientists have given new hope to Alzheimer’s sufferers.

Burglar jailed after confessing to over 80 offences

Daily Echo:

4:11pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A PROLIFIC burglar has been jailed after admitting more than 80 offences.

Kids kept off school as sickness bug breaks out

Daily Echo: Make developers build schools too

2:24pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

PUPILS at a Southampton primary school have kept away today after several staff reported suffering from a sickness bug.

33 men arrested in Hampshire in national paedophile crackdown

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

1:50pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE police have revealed that 33 men have been arrested as part of a six-month national operation targeting online child abuse.

Councillor comes to rescue of lost girl

Daily Echo:

11:39am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A THREE-year-old girl who was found wandering alone on a Southampton street was rescued by one of the city council’s top bosses.

University's graduation ceremonies begin

11:05am Wednesday 16th July 2014

CAPS will be flying today as graduation ceremonies begin for former students at the University of Southampton.

University boss to stand down

Daily Echo: Prof Don Nutbeam

12:35pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton, Professor Don Nutbeam, has today announced he will retire within the next two years.

Family of man killed on container ship demand apology from firm

Daily Echo:

12:10pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE FAMILY of a man who died after falling 60ft down a lift shaft on board a container ship have demanded an apology from the shipping firm after it was convicted of corporate man-slaughter.

List of over 60 schools to close due to strike action by teachers

Daily Echo: GCSE students let down by exam system abused by teachers

7:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

MORE than 50 schools have already announced that they will be closed to all or some students as a result of tomorrow's industrial action.

Police patrols stepped up after rape in city park

Daily Echo: Sex attack on woman as she walked home from work

6:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Poilce patrols have been stepped up after a woman was attacked and raped in Southampton woodland.

Major road shut after serious accident

Daily Echo:

9:50am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A MAJOR Southampton road was closed this morning following a multi-vehicle accident.

Teachers' Happy video to say goodbye to school leavers

Daily Echo:

8:49am Friday 4th July 2014

STAFF at St Anne's Catholic School in Southampton have said goodbye to their Year 11 pupils by performing Pharrell William's hit song Happy on YouTube.

Arsonists using gas canisters and aerosols

Daily Echo: 16 people rescued from fire at block of flats

5:00am Friday 4th July 2014

FIRE and police officers say youngsters are risking serious injury after a spate of arsons involving gas canisters and aerosols in a Hampshire community.

Free school plans move closer

Daily Echo:

10:52am Thursday 3rd July 2014

PLANS to open Southampton’s first free school have moved a step closer.

Corporate manslaughter verdict after grandfather died following lift shaft fall

Daily Echo: Courtenay Allen who died when he plunged 60ft down a lift shaft.

6:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE FAMILY of a Southampton man who died after plunging 60ft down a lift shaft have spoken of their relief after the company he was working for was found guilty of corporate manslaughter.

Record number of bidders for city's super casino

Daily Echo:

4:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A record number of bidders have confirmed that they will battle it out for the right to open a super casino in Southampton.

Police hunt sex attacker after 'terrifying' assault

Daily Echo: Sex attack on woman as she walked home from work

3:08pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

POLICE are hunting a man who carried out a “terrifying” sexual assault on a woman as she walked home from work in Southampton.

City centre road closed as lorry spills load

Daily Echo: Police Road Closed Sign

12:09pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A BUSY Southampton road was closed this morning after a load from a lorry spilled onto the carriageway.

Parents’ fury at refusal to get children place at school

Daily Echo:

10:10am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Parents say they do not know how they are going to get their children to school after a dozen were refused places at their village primary.


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