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Rory McKeown

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Trying to make a living facing violence and abuse

Daily Echo:

11:00am Sunday 17th May 2015

PICTURE the scenario.

PREVIEW: The Prodigy

Daily Echo:

2:59pm Friday 8th May 2015

ONE of the world’s biggest dance acts perform on the south coast next week.

Cycling across the country to raise money for the homeless

Daily Echo:

4:27pm Monday 20th April 2015

FUNDRAISER Laura Smith is preparing for the challenge of her life – by cycling across the country to help the county’s homeless.

WIN: VIP tickets up for grabs for one of the biggest dance events Hampshire has ever seen

Daily Echo:

2:52pm Monday 13th April 2015

IT is one of the biggest dance events Hampshire has ever seen and the Daily Echo has five pairs of VIP tickets to give away.

Fence ripped down after row between Hampshire neighbours reaches breaking point

Daily Echo:

5:30am Saturday 11th April 2015

IT’S the two-metre high fence that sparked a row between two neighbours in a quiet Hampshire community.

Sausage roll row involving Southampton UKIP candidate sparks police probe

Daily Echo:

7:32am Friday 10th April 2015

A UKIP parliamentary candidate standing for a seat in Southampton says he will be questioned by police - over allegations he gave away free sausage rolls at a party event.

Introducing: Dead Rabbits ahead of their headline show at The Joiners

Daily Echo:

12:12pm Thursday 9th April 2015

SOUTHAMPTON is fast becoming a conveyor belt producing exciting, talented bands – and five-piece Dead Rabbits are no exception.

Southampton Airport passengers face a second day of disruption as French air traffic strikes continue

Daily Echo: Southampton Airport operator to change its name

4:23pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

PASSENGERS heading to and from France at Southampton Airport face a second day of disruption tomorrow.

Canadian indie synth-pop troupe ALVVAYS to headline Southampton's The Joiners

Daily Echo:

9:00am Wednesday 8th April 2015

CANADIAN synth-indie pop troupe ALVVAYS will play an exclusive Glastonbury Festival warm-up gig at Southampton's The Joiners on June 25.

DRAMATIC PHOTOS: Lorry overturns and catches fire on major roundabout

Daily Echo:

6:50am Friday 3rd April 2015

THIS is the dramatic scene after a lorry overturned and caught fire on a major Hampshire roundabout.

iNDEPENDENCE festival heading to Southampton

Daily Echo:

11:25am Thursday 2nd April 2015

THE exciting pairing of two of the south coast’s biggest independent music promoters will see a new festival coming to Southampton.

Fire crews tackle major house blaze

Daily Echo:

7:15pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

FIRE crews from across Hampshire are dealing with a major thatch blaze.

Win tickets to see Laura Marling at the O2 Guildhall Southampton

Daily Echo: Highlight: Lovely Laura Marling

11:22am Tuesday 31st March 2015

HAMPSHIRE-born singer-songwriter Laura Marling is bringing her heartwarming vocal tones and airy folk to the O2 Guildhall Southampton.

Hunt to find thugs who broke a man's jaw, threw bottles and threatened the public in city nightlife spot

Daily Echo:

1:28pm Monday 30th March 2015

A MAN suffered a fractured jaw as a group of thugs threw bottles and threatened members of the public in one of Southampton's main nightlife areas.

Police step up search for vital footage that could reveal cause of fatal M27 crash

Daily Echo:

4:30am Saturday 28th March 2015

VITAL camera footage could help police solve the cause of a serious fatal crash on a Hampshire motorway.

Flights from Southampton Airport to Amsterdam cancelled after major power cut

Daily Echo: Southampton International Airport

12:54pm Friday 27th March 2015

FLIGHTS from Southampton Airport to Amsterdam have been cancelled after a major powercut.

M27 CRASH: Witness appeal from police after fatal collision and fire

Daily Echo:

11:59am Friday 27th March 2015

POLICE have issued a new appeal for information after a man believed to be in his 40s died in a serious crash on a Hampshire motorway.

M27 CRASH: Fatal crash and fire cause day of chaos in Hampshire

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 27th March 2015

THIS was the horrifying scene as ferocious fire engulfed a lorry caught up in a multi-vehicle crash that claimed one life.

Snoop Dogg WILL be coming to Southampton

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 27th March 2015

HIP-hop legend Snoop Dogg will be appearing in Southampton - a month after he had to postpone a scheduled date in the city.

Live LIVE: Motorway reopens following fatal fireball horror

Daily Echo:

10:04am Thursday 26th March 2015

A SERIOUS collision and lorry fire has closed a major Hampshire motorway.

UPDATE: Police prepare to remove fireball wreckage from motorway following fatal crash

Daily Echo:

9:36am Thursday 26th March 2015

A PERSON has died following a major crash on a Hampshire motorway - resulting in a horrifying lorry fire.

CHEMICAL ALERT: Four taken to hospital following incident at block of flats

Daily Echo: An applicance from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

8:38am Thursday 26th March 2015

A CHEMICAL alert was issued at a student block of flats this morning.

Community 'living in fear' after death in street - just weeks after stabbing

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A COMMUNITY says it is living in fear after a murder probe was launched on a Southampton estate – just weeks after a vicious stabbing in the same area.

The Beatles' debut album is 52 today - look at our stunning archive photos of the Fab Four

Daily Echo:

11:49am Sunday 22nd March 2015

HISTORY was made 52 years ago today as The Beatles released their debut album Please Please Me.

Interview: Common People headliner Fatboy Slim

Daily Echo:

2:50am Sunday 22nd March 2015

With his headlining appearance at Southampton’s Common People just two months away, the Daily Echo caught up with Fatboy Slim, whose real name is Norman Cook, during a period of rare down time.

Police launch hunt for two men in mystery body probe in St Mary's

Daily Echo:

10:55am Saturday 21st March 2015

A HUNT has been launched to find two men after a body was found in a Southampton street.

Steve Garrigan of Dublin's Kodaline speaks to the Daily Echo ahead of 02 Guildhall gig tonight

Daily Echo:

7:08pm Tuesday 10th March 2015

 “IT was one of those ‘pinch me’ moments,” admits Kodaline’s Steve Garrigan as he described the band’s set at Glastonbury 2014.

Ferry to return to service after £2m refit

Daily Echo:

8:00am Sunday 8th March 2015

ONE of Southampton’s iconic ferries will return to the Solent later this month following a major £2.2m refit.

Southampton live music venue fears for future after new rules

Daily Echo:

5:00am Sunday 8th March 2015

THE owner of one of Southampton’s biggest music venues fears latenight sanctions newly imposed by licensing chiefs may hit live bands performing at the arena.

Athlete Kelly Sotherton reunited with stolen Commonwealth medal as postman strikes gold


12:45pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

ISLE of Wight heptathlete Kelly Sotherton has been reunited with her Commonwealth Games gold medal after it was stolen from her home.

'He messed with the wrong guy' - says martial arts student who dodged the blows of controversial car dealer

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

A tough martial arts student has spoken of the moment he dodged the blows of a controversial car dealer after he tried to diffuse an argument between him and his wife.

INTERVIEW: Of Mice and Men bring metal bonanza to Southampton

Daily Echo:

11:45am Monday 2nd March 2015

IN the words of Of Mice and Men drummer Tino Arteaga, get ready for a “bonanza”.

Saints goalkeeper Fraser Forster sends jokey text to 'time waster' Ben Foster

Daily Echo:

1:00am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

SAINTS shot stopper Fraser Forster sent West Brom keeper Ben Foster a witty text in response to his time wasting yesterday.

Air ambulances to fly at night in Hampshire - thanks to £5million global bank fines

Daily Echo:

10:23am Saturday 28th February 2015

HAMPSHIRE’S vital emergency air ambulances could soon fly at night thanks to a £250,000 funding boost.

Devastated family of tragic train death footballer launch rail safety petition

Daily Echo:

8:12am Friday 27th February 2015

THE devastated family of a well-known South-ampton footballer who died when he was hit by a train have launched a petition calling on rail bosses to improve safety around tracks.

Three hurt in multi-car crash

Daily Echo: Police Road Closed Sign

2:20pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

THREE people were injured after a multi-car crash in Southampton.

Nightclub bosses reassure fans over Kardashian appearance

Daily Echo: Khloe Kardashian fine after car accident

1:45pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

NIGHTCLUB owners have reassured fans of reality TV star Khloé Kardashian that she is still set to appear in Southampton.

Thieves steal trolley-load of tools from Hampshire DIY store

Daily Echo:

12:05pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

THIEVES walked out of a Hampshire DIY store with a trolley filled with electric drills and loaded them into a waiting van.

Hampshire police commissioner calls for legal high ban

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 25th February 2015

HAMPSHIRE'S police and crime commissioner will encourage council bosses in the county to follow an authority's lead in banning legal highs from city centres.

Frank Turner and Bury Tomorrow to play Reading and Leeds Festival

Daily Echo:

7:30pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

HAMPSHIRE’S folk-rock hero Frank Turner will make a headlining appearance at this year’s Reading and Leeds Festival.

Two released afer Southampton stabbing

Daily Echo: Golden Grove in Southampton

4:55pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

POLICE have released two people without charge as they continue their investigations into a stabbing in Southampton.

Man bailed in Hampshire rape investigation

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

4:38pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

A MAN has been bailed after a woman was the victim of a sexual assault in Hampshire.

Stolen phone snaps photo of man police want to speak to

Daily Echo:

3:52pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

POLICE want to speak to this man after he was caught on camera by anti-theft technology on a stolen mobile phone.

UPDATE: Police raid on home in Southampton

Daily Echo:

1:50pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

SPECIALIST police officers have swooped on a house in Southampton.

Grace Jones to headline Common People in Southampton

Daily Echo:

9:25am Tuesday 24th February 2015

SHE'S one of the most recognisable singers in the world - and she is headlining one of the biggest music festivals Southampton has ever seen.

Rape arrest after woman sexually assaulted

Daily Echo:

2:50am Tuesday 24th February 2015

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of rape following a sexual assault in Hampshire.

VIDEO: Saints win a new army of fans - The Papua New Guinea Defence Force

Daily Echo:

5:00am Saturday 21st February 2015

SAINTS’ successes on the pitch have recruited them an unlikely set of new fans – one of the world’s smallest armies.

First wave of acts announced for Blissfields festival

Daily Echo:

9:00am Thursday 19th February 2015

THE Horrors, Simian Mobile Disco, Public Service Broadcasting, and Grandmaster Flash are among the first wave of acts announced for this year's Blissfields festival.

VIDEO: Police take action against bus driver in level-crossing near miss

Daily Echo:

5:30am Tuesday 17th February 2015

IT was the incredible footage of a “near miss” between a train and a bus that shocked thousands of people online.

Hampshire screenwriter seeks help to shoot New Forest film

Daily Echo:

12:42pm Monday 16th February 2015

A TALENTED screenwriter is calling on film fans to help her campaign to raise cash to shoot a new screenplay in the New Forest.

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