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Tributes to Echo man and fine cricketer

Daily Echo:

11:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Former newspaper man shared jokes with the Goons

Southampton legend Jim Steele calls on Scotland to stay No to independence

Daily Echo:

11:03am Wednesday 17th September 2014

ONE of the heroes of the greatest day in Saints’ history has urged Scots to say no to independence.

Marine insurers look forward to Boat Show

Daily Echo:

11:32am Monday 8th September 2014

AN insurance broker is celebrating after its marine group recorded a strong performance.

Family speak of devastation over son crushed to death

Daily Echo:

11:54am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE family of a worker crushed in an industrial accident say they are still devastated by his death.

Jail for company director after worker is crushed to death by two-tonne sandbox

Daily Echo:

3:43pm Friday 29th August 2014

A disqualified company director has been jailed for flouting health and safety regulations which led to a worker being crushed to death.

Punk rockers to launch nationwide tour with home town gig

Daily Echo:

1:28pm Friday 29th August 2014

SOUTHAMPTON punk rockers DEAD! will launch their nationwide tour with a home town gig.

Cycle hire scheme could be coming to Southampton

Daily Echo: The 'Boris Bike' hire scheme has come to parts of Wandsworth

12:37pm Friday 29th August 2014

IT is the pedal powered scheme that transformed the City of London’s transport system – and it could be coming to Southampton.

Saints boss dishes out a soaking

Daily Echo:

10:11am Friday 29th August 2014

HE’S known for his cool persona on and off the pitch.

Company director faces jail after worker crushed to death

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A COMPANY director who was illegally running a firm when a worker was crushed to death is today facing prison.

Hampshire pilot takes to the road for 1,000-mile challenge

Daily Echo:

12:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014

HE’S the Hampshire pilot who will swap air travel for four wheels to embark on an epic road trip for charity.

Indie-pop group group to appear on stage

Daily Echo:

12:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

IF there’s one gig you cannot afford to miss in September, it’s this rare appearance of New York City’s The Pains of Being Pure at Heart.

Home-grown star releases latest album with band

Daily Echo: Alt-J with their Mercury Music Award

12:15pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

HE’S the former Southampton school pupil preparing to release a new album with his prestigious prize-winning band.

Rocking band heads to city

Daily Echo: PLAYLIST: Twin Atlantic

11:57am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THEY’VE been making waves this year and Scottish rockers Twin Atlantic continue their quest for domination when they grace Southampton in November.

Musician to release third album

Daily Echo: Louise Jordan: ‘Veritas’ album launch tour

11:17am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A Hampshire musician described as a “rising star” is releasing her third album.

Trust calls on Government to vaccinate badgers against bTB

Daily Echo:

11:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

VACCINATION schemes are a practical and cost-effective option in dealing with bovine tuberculosis in badgers, an animal trust claims.

Man dies after two-car crash

Daily Echo:

10:13pm Monday 25th August 2014

A MAN from Southampton has died this evening after a fatal road crash.

Thousands of children sign up for summer reading challenge

Daily Echo:

6:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

NEARLY 25,000 children across Hampshire have signed up for a summer reading challenge at libraries across the county.

John Lewis staff set for bonus boost

Daily Echo: John Lewis at WestQuay, Southampton

5:40pm Monday 25th August 2014

HUNDREDS of workers across the south are set for bumper bonuses this year after a change in tax rules.

Bank Holiday misery for city centre motorists

Daily Echo: Plea to avoid city centre 'sends wrong message'

3:05pm Monday 25th August 2014

MOTORISTS are facing Bank Holiday misery as much of the city centre’s road network is clogged up with traffic.

VIDEO: Ecstatic power boat team celebrate smashing water speed record

Daily Echo:

10:50am Monday 25th August 2014

A team of Hampshire powerboat stars have told of their delight at smashing a world speed record on water.

VIDEO: Saints legend Matt Le Tissier faces ice bucket challenge

Daily Echo:

5:17pm Sunday 24th August 2014

SAINTS legend Matthew Le Tissier has been drenched with ice cold water for charity.

Ex-Saint Francis Benali reaches Sunderland in running challenge

Daily Echo:

11:02am Sunday 24th August 2014

FORMER Saint Francis Benali has reached Sunderland as he aims to run 1,000 miles for charity.

Investigation after house fire in Hampshire

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

9:16am Sunday 24th August 2014

AN investigation has been launched after a house fire in Hampshire.

Workers to prove they have the X-Factor in charity challenge

Daily Echo:

1:34pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A GROUP of Southampton workers including a former X-factor finalist are tackling 1,000m charity climb.

Major drugs crackdown launched against gangs

Daily Echo:

7:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

SPECIALIST officers have launched a major crackdown on organised gangs across Hampshire as the war against drugs continues.

City constituency rests on 'knife-edge' as election approaches

Daily Echo: Itchen MP John Denham

7:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

STUDENTS and lecturers hold the key to a “knife-edge” Southampton constituency, a Tory pollster has concluded.

House prices continue to rise

Daily Echo: House hunt: buyers are increasingly looking to the suburbs

4:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

AVERAGE asking prices by house sellers in Hampshire have continued to rise since the financial crisis struck, according to new figures.

Speeding crackdown catches over 200 motorists

Daily Echo: North Yorkshire Police are ramping up their casualty reduction drive with the launch of a six-month mobile safety camera pilot.Motorists across the county are being urged to drive carefully and within the speed limits as a van equipped with a safety camer

4:49pm Friday 22nd August 2014

MORE than 200 people were caught carrying out motoring offences during a day-long police speed crackdown.

Drugs raids carried out across Hampshire

Daily Echo:

3:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

POLICE have carried out a series of drugs raids on addresses across Hampshire.

Dangerous dog controls for owner after attack on puppy

Daily Echo:

12:09pm Friday 22nd August 2014

HE was the playful puppy whose life was cut short by a dangerous dog during a trip to the park.

Campaigners fight once again to try and save pub

Daily Echo:

11:13am Friday 22nd August 2014

Campaigners are preparing for round two in the fight to save an historic city pub after efforts to save it from a global fast food chain were dealt another blow.

RAF veteran killed in motorbike crash

Daily Echo:

10:46am Friday 22nd August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Southampton student killed in a motorbike crash.

VIDEO: Police tight-lipped over search on kebab shop

Daily Echo:

7:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

MYSTERY surrounds why police have descended onto a Hampshire fast food restaurant this evening.

UPDATE: Boy airlifted to hospital after serious crash

Daily Echo: Police Road Closed Sign

4:25pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE road is expected to remain closed until tomorrow morning after a two-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital following a serious crash.

City experts helping buildings go green

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:06am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Buildings up and down the country could have reduced carbon emissions and improved energy efficiency thanks to city researchers.

Boy, 5, still critical after car fireball

Daily Echo:

11:29am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A young boy is today still fighting for his life in hospital, more than a week after he suffered serious injuries in an horrific car fire.

Pirates descend on city for charity

Daily Echo:

10:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

SWASHBUCKLING fundraisers will tell cancer to walk the plank this weekend as they embark on a charity march through the city.

Father’s vigil as car fireball boy fights for life

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 15th August 2014

THE father of a young boy who suffered life threatening injuries in a car fireball was keeping a bedside vigil last night as he battled for life.

Man charged after car chase involving armed police

Daily Echo: Reports of firearms incident in Horsham

4:31pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A MAN has been charged following police chase which resulted in armed officers swooping on a Hampshire community.

Man dies after being hit by a BT Openreach van

Daily Echo:

12:14pm Thursday 14th August 2014

AN elderly man has died after being hit by a van on a Hampshire road.

Police treat car fireball horror as attempted murder

Daily Echo:

1:31pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

POLICE are treating a car fire in which a woman and two young children suffered severe injuries as attempted murder.

Drivers avoid head-on collisions as suspect car tries to outrun armed police

Daily Echo:

12:47pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

MOTORISTS narrowly avoided head on collisions as a terrifying high-speed police chase unfolded in a Hampshire neighbourhood.

Grandfather desperately pulls boy from burning car

Daily Echo:

12:15pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

AN heroic grandfather has spoken of his desperate rescue bid to drag a child from a burning car after it was engulfed by fire.

Hampshire's hidden debt burden troubling families

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6:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A new report has revealed a hidden debt burden facing thousands of families across the county on a daily basis.

Cowes Week hailed a multi-million pound success

Daily Echo:

3:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

ABERDEEN Asset Management Cowes Week 2014 has been hailed a multi-million pound success.

Minister retires after 21 years in community

Daily Echo:

8:30am Sunday 10th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON clergyman has retired after 21 years as a central figure in a city community.

Royal visit at Cowes to commemorate First World War centenary

Daily Echo:

10:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

IT was a fitting way to mark the start of the First World War 100 years ago.

Punk rockers to play city gig

Daily Echo:

12:24pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THEY’RE famed for their raucous brand of no-holds-barred punk rock.

A warm welcome at Cowes for the Duke

Daily Echo:

10:49am Tuesday 5th August 2014

It was a royal occasion at one of the world’s most famous regattas.

VIDEO: Royal welcome for Duke of Edinburgh at sailing regatta

Daily Echo:

1:19pm Monday 4th August 2014

THERE was a touch of royalty at Cowes Week today as the Duke of Edinburgh paid a visit to the famous regatta.

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