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Armed police descend on Southampton street

Daily Echo:

5:35pm Friday 23rd January 2015

ARMED police descended on a Southampton community in the hunt for a group who beat a man in a city street.

Shock figures show it takes 16 years to buy a house in Southampton

Daily Echo:

2:44pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

IT will take young families 16 years to save enough money to buy a house in Southampton, shock new figures show.

Last chance to have say on Southampton's £31m of cuts

Daily Echo: Southampton Civic Centre home of the cash-strapped city council

8:29am Wednesday 21st January 2015

SOUTHAMPTON residents have just weeks left to have their say on £31m of cuts to the city's services.

Services for vulnerable people to close despite long-running battle to save them

Daily Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 21st January 2015

SERVICES for some of Southampton's most vulnerable residents will be closed despite a six month-long battle to save them.

Tapas Barcelona to open restaurant at Southampton's new Arts Complex

Daily Echo: £100,000 boost for art complex

3:05pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

A TAPAS restaurant will be the first new name at Southampton’s emerging £40m Arts Complex.

Revolution planned for elderly care in Southampton

Daily Echo:

8:24am Tuesday 20th January 2015

PLANS to revolutionise Southampton's health and care system are set to take a big step forward.

Advice on offer for would-be adopters

Daily Echo:

11:33am Monday 19th January 2015

PEOPLE can find out how to give children in Hampshire a loving home at an event in Southampton.

WI centenary baton travels through Hampshire in style

Daily Echo:

11:20am Monday 19th January 2015

BY vintage bus and fire engine, on horseback and by boat – a baton relay marking the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Institute continued around Hampshire throughout the weekend.

Tributes to young mum following sudden death after giving birth

Daily Echo:

7:40am Monday 19th January 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to a new mum who died a month after giving birth.

Two new energy plants to power 12,000 homes

Daily Echo:

6:20am Monday 19th January 2015

TWO new energy plants could be built on land in Hampshire in a £10 million project that would create 40 new jobs and power more than 12,000 homes.

1,000 tonnes of water pumped from Hoegh Osaka

Daily Echo:

5:00am Monday 19th January 2015

ALMOST 1,000 tonnes of water has been pumped from the Hoegh Osaka.

Hoegh Osaka could be moved in coming days

Daily Echo:

2:30pm Sunday 18th January 2015

A car carrier which was stranded next to a busy shipping lane could be towed back to port as early as Wednesday, according to the Marine and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

Police teams step up hunt for Southampton sex attacker

Daily Echo:

6:40am Monday 19th January 2015

POLICE today stepped up their hunt for a sex attacker who struck in Southampton.

Work begins on new phase of Southampton Central railway station works

Daily Echo:

6:00am Sunday 18th January 2015

WORK on the new phase of transformations to the area to the north of Southampton Central Railway Station in a £5m project have begun.

Saints in the Champions League: What would it mean for Southampton?

Daily Echo:

3:06pm Saturday 17th January 2015

Even the Match of the Day pundits agree Saints are contenders to qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League – but what would that mean for Southampton?

Water pumping begins on stricken Hoegh Osaka

Daily Echo:

1:18pm Saturday 17th January 2015

THE operation to pump water from the stricken Hoegh Osaka has begun.

Rail delays after staff member hurt at station

Daily Echo: Train services suspended due to floods

10:22am Saturday 17th January 2015

RAIL travellers are facing lengthy delays due to icy conditions in Hampshire.

Traffic chaos leads to grilling for transport bosses in Southampton

Daily Echo:

10:59am Friday 16th January 2015

HIGHWAYS chiefs faced a grilling over fresh traffic woes endured by thousands of motorists in Southampton.

"ENOUGH" - outraged motorists call for end to traffic chaos

Daily Echo:

5:00am Thursday 15th January 2015

"ENOUGH is enough" - that is the message from outraged motorists who are calling for an end to two years of chaos on Southampton's roads.

REVEALED: The first mouth-watering additions to flagship leisure complex

Daily Echo: The latest designs for the £70m Watermark scheme

6:00am Wednesday 14th January 2015

THE Daily Echo can reveal the first three mouth-watering additions to a flagship leisure complex in the heart of Southampton.

Controversy as ABP Southampton snap up two waterside sites

Daily Echo:

6:30am Tuesday 13th January 2015

SOUTHAMPTON'S port operator has snapped up two industrial estates, saying the move will contribute to the city's economic success.

Fears raised over new Southampton waste plant plans

Daily Echo:

5:30am Tuesday 13th January 2015

TENS of thousands of tonnes of potentially hazardous materials could be treated at a new industrial complex in Southampton.

Fire at children's home

Daily Echo: Fire service tax bill up by £1

8:07am Monday 12th January 2015

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze at a children's home in Hampshire in the early hours of the morning.

Hoegh Osaka: What could have happened

Daily Echo:

11:00am Sunday 11th January 2015

WHEN the pilot and skipper grounded Hoegh Osaka on a sandbank in the Solent, they not only potentially saved the lives of all 25 people on board but prevented a major environmental disaster.

Hoegh Osaka: Work to right the stricken ship set to continue

Daily Echo:

10:12am Friday 9th January 2015

WORK to right the stricken Hoegh Osaka is set to continue today.

Fire crews called to prison fire

Daily Echo: Fire crews tackle blaze at Winchester Prison

7:47am Friday 9th January 2015

FIRE crews were called to reports of a fire at Winchester Prison.

£60million vision: Former fruit and veg market could be transformed into new housing complex

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 9th January 2015

THIS is the £60m vision that will transform Southampton’s dilapidated former Fruit and Vegetable Market into a new complex of flats and shops.

UPDATE: Hoegh Osaka could be towed back to Southampton within the week

Daily Echo:

7:47am Thursday 8th January 2015

SALVAGE specialists believe the stranded transporter ship Hoegh Osaka could be towed back to Southampton within seven days.

Hopes to try and float Hoegh Osaka

Daily Echo:

3:52pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

Live updates from the press conference by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency regarding the beaching of the Hoegh Osaka.

UPDATE: Major announcement on Hoegh Osaka's future due this afternoon

Daily Echo:

1:51pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

A MAJOR announcement on the future of the Hoegh Osaka is due this afternoon.

Illegal booze sold in city shop

Daily Echo:

11:22am Tuesday 6th January 2015

A SOUTHAMPTON shop is facing a licence review after almost 200 bottles of illicit alcohol were seized.

UPDATE: More than £30m of Jaguars, Land Rovers and Minis on Hoegh Osaka

Daily Echo:

12:01pm Monday 5th January 2015

MORE than £30m worth of top-of-the-range cars and equipment are on board the grounded Hoegh Osaka.

£1m of rare Saxon coins found

Daily Echo:

10:43am Friday 2nd January 2015

A HAMPSHIRE treasure hunter struck gold when he discovered a hoard of rare coins worth more than £1million.

Bid launched to save Southampton library

Daily Echo:

4:30am Monday 29th December 2014

A PETITION has been launched in a bid to save a closure-threatened library in Southampton.

Mammoth block of flats to be built near historic Southampton walls

Daily Echo:

7:00am Monday 29th December 2014

THIS huge student block of flats will soon rise from the ground near Southampton’s historic city walls.

War veteran hands over memorial cup to new generation of Hampshire cyclists

Daily Echo:

8:00am Sunday 28th December 2014

IT is the trophy that recognises endeavour, spirit and the determination to never give up.

Southampton library to host children's story time

Daily Echo:

2:31pm Saturday 27th December 2014

YOUNGSTERS can enjoy stories and rhymes at a Southampton library on Tuesday, January 6.

City offices to be converted into flats

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

2:28pm Saturday 27th December 2014

PLANS to turn offices in Southampton into flats have been approved by the city council.

Disruptions set for major Southampton road

Daily Echo:

2:15pm Saturday 27th December 2014

ONE of Southampton’s busiest roads will be partially closed from January 6 to 8.

Former Hampshire nursery school could become home

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

2:13pm Saturday 27th December 2014

A FORMER nursery school could be turned into a residential dwelling.

Road to close due to gas works

Daily Echo: Portswood Road

2:10pm Saturday 27th December 2014

Portswood Road in Southampton, will be closed near its junction with The Broadway from January 5 to 8 for work by Southern Gas to take place.

Heritage walk over railway viaduct

Daily Echo:

2:09pm Saturday 27th December 2014

A HERITAGE walk will take in south Winchester and a restored railway viaduct on January 4.

City supermarket in bid to sell alcohol until midnight

Daily Echo:

7:00am Sunday 28th December 2014

A SUPERMARKET convenience store in Southampton could soon be serving alcohol until midnight.

TOP 10: Festive drinks

Daily Echo:

10:40am Saturday 27th December 2014

THEY are traditional tipples that go hand in hand with the festive season.

Councils announce Christmas bin timetables

Daily Echo:

7:30am Wednesday 24th December 2014

COUNCILS across Hampshire have announced their collection timetables for bins over Christmas and the new year.

'Phenomenal' donations to Southampton hospital after children's Christmas presents stolen

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

4:00am Wednesday 24th December 2014

GENEROUS people across Hampshire have rallied together to ensure sick children at a Southampton hospital have a merry Christmas.

Proposed care service cuts get a stay of execution for additional councillor scrutiny

Daily Echo:

11:10am Tuesday 23rd December 2014

PLANS to close services for some of Southampton’s most vulnerable adults have been put on hold.

UPDATE: Thieves steal Christmas presents at Southampton hospital children's ward

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

4:00am Tuesday 23rd December 2014

Callous thieves have raided a locked cupboard of Christmas presents for sick children at a Southampton hospital.

£70,000 Christmas challenge to make Southampton sparkle once more

Daily Echo:

7:00am Saturday 20th December 2014

IT’S the £70,000 challenge that could see Christmas lights sparkling in Southampton city centre once more.

£5,000 reward in hunt for burglars who targeted Saints legend Benali

Daily Echo: Francis Benali enters London and is greeted at QPR's Loftus Road stadium as Benali's Big Run goes into the final straight.

11:12am Friday 19th December 2014

A REWARD of up to £5,000 is being offered for information about the theft of items from Saints legend Francis Benali's Southampton home.

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