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Tributes paid to pensioner killed in high street crash in Southampton

Daily Echo:

11:05am Friday 6th March 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to a well-known former fireman after his car crashed into a bench on a busy Southampton street.

Club's plea to open until 4am - or face closure due to new 'tax'

Daily Echo:

11:26am Thursday 5th March 2015

BOSSES at a Southampton music venue say they have been forced to launch a bid to stay open until 4am due to a new tax imposed on bars and clubs by the city council.

New £140m centre is shaping the future of shipping

Daily Echo:

1:27pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

IT’S the new £140m centre that could lead to ground-breaking research being developed in Southampton.

Just days left for campaign to save Southampton libraries

Daily Echo:

7:53am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

THERE are just days left for residents to have their say on the future of closure-threatened libraries in Southampton.

Sixth man charged for string of burglaries across Hampshire

Daily Echo:

12:07pm Friday 27th February 2015

A SIXTH man has been charged by police following a string of burglaries across Hampshire and the south.

Search is on for hero to launch £80m scheme

Daily Echo:

10:40am Monday 23rd February 2015

THE hunt is on for a community hero to mark the start of work on an £80m leisure scheme set to transform the heart of Southampton.

First look at £70m 1,000-home complex set for Hampshire

Daily Echo:

9:59am Monday 23rd February 2015

THIS is the vision for more than 1,000 new homes on the outskirts of a Hampshire town.

Three men charged with attempted murder after stabbing

Daily Echo:

12:10am Monday 23rd February 2015

Three men will appear in court today charged with with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Hampshire.

UPDATE: Police search Hampshire road after woman attacked

Daily Echo:

4:50am Monday 23rd February 2015

POLICE have today cordoned off a Hampshire road after a woman was assaulted during the early hours of this morning.

'Hundreds still love Eliot' - friends support perv ex-teacher who kept boys' underwear

Daily Echo:

3:27pm Saturday 21st February 2015

FRIENDS of disgraced ex-teacher Eliot Easterby have defended the former Scout leader, saying he is a “kind man” and a “great guy”.

Illegal immigrant forced to work as slave in £4.2 million cannabis factory

Daily Echo:

5:00am Friday 20th February 2015

AN ILLEGAL immigrant forced to work as a slave in a Southampton drug factory became so desperate that he phoned the police to give himself up.

Lib Dems name General Election candidates for Southampton seats

Daily Echo:

6:30am Friday 20th February 2015

THE Liberal Democrats have named their candidates to fight the General Election in two Southampton seats.

Woman attacked in Lovers Walk in Southampton

Daily Echo: Lovers' Walk, Southampton

12:29pm Thursday 19th February 2015

A WOMAN was knocked to the floor after being attacked in Southampton.

Update: Red Jet ferry stranded in Southampton Water

Daily Echo: Fewer Isle of Wight ferries announced

9:47am Thursday 19th February 2015

DOZENS of people are stranded on a high-speed ferry which suffered a malfunction after leaving Southampton.

Pervert teacher kept secret hoard of boys' pants

Daily Echo:

4:00am Thursday 19th February 2015

A HAMPSHIRE teacher was found with hoards of boys underpants when police raided his home.

Ex-teacher guilty after hundreds of indecent images found at his home

Daily Echo:

3:11pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

A FORMER teacher and scout leader is facing jail after being found guilty of possessing hundreds of indecent images of young boys.

Blueprint on how to tackle domestic abuse in Southampton gets go-ahead

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

6:22pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

COUNCILLORS‎ have agreed their blueprint on how to tackle domestic abuse in Southampton.

Sprinklers will be fitted at three Southampton tower blocks

Daily Echo: Shirley Towers

6:20pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

SPRINKLERS will be fitted in three council tower blocks in Southampton after a coroner urged councils to act following the deaths of two firefighters.

Major £16million plans to expand Southampton school given green light

Daily Echo:

6:14pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

PLANS to rebuild a secondary school in Southampton and increase its size by 300 places have finally been given the green light.

Shop banned from selling booze after alcohol sold to 15-year-olds

Daily Echo: Drinkers facing anti-booze zone

2:13pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

AN OFF-LICENCE in Southampton has been banned from selling booze after alcohol was sold to teenagers as young as 15.

Alcohol ban for off-licence after booze sold to 15-year-old

Daily Echo:

12:10am Wednesday 18th February 2015

AN OFF-LICENCE in Southampton has been banned from selling booze after alcohol was sold to teenagers as young as 15.

New plan to fight domestic abuse in Southampton

Daily Echo: Satvir Kaur

11:20am Tuesday 17th February 2015

CITY chiefs in Southampton are set to give the green light to a new plan to tackle domestic abuse.

Cash boost in fight against fake goods

Daily Echo: Fake goods worth £11,7m seized at docks

11:09am Tuesday 17th February 2015

A GOVERNMENT minister is visiting Southampton today to announce a funding boost to stop millions of pounds worth of counterfeit goods pouring in to the UK.

CCTV and efit released in hunt for Southampton robber who targeted teenage girl

Daily Echo:

10:36am Tuesday 17th February 2015

POLICE have launched the hunt for a man who robbed a woman at a Southampton convenience store.

Lessons learned from Shirley Towers as tower blocks to be fitted with sprinklers

Daily Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 17th February 2015

IT WAS described as a lesson that had to be learned after the deaths of two heroic firefighters in Southampton.

Green Party names Southampton Itchen General Election candidate

Daily Echo:

2:46pm Monday 16th February 2015

THE Green Party has named its man to fight for Southampton Itchen in the General Election.

Decision looms on Southampton flats plan

Daily Echo: Southampton City Council logo.

12:08pm Monday 16th February 2015

PLANS to turn a shared house in Southampton into flats have been handed in to the city council.

City shop owner wins bid to sell alcohol

Daily Echo: BREAK FREE: The Life Church in Newton Aycliffe has joined forces with The Keys Project to help people break free from alcohol and drug addiction.

2:50pm Saturday 14th February 2015

THE owner of a shop on a Southampton high street has won permission to sell alcohol.

Love is literally in the air in Southampton

Daily Echo:

11:32am Saturday 14th February 2015

LOVE is definitely in the air.

Latest city council cutbacks voted through - and worse may be to come

Daily Echo:

10:46am Thursday 12th February 2015

CASH-STRAPPED councillors have voted through the latest round of cutbacks at Southampton City Council amid dire warnings they may need to plug another £90m gap in coming years.

200 job losses approved by councillors in Southampton

Daily Echo:

5:20am Thursday 12th February 2015

COUNCILLORS have today voted to axe more than 200 jobs and increase council tax in Southampton.

Protests in Southampton over 200 job losses at council

Daily Echo:

2:08pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

PROTESTORS have gathered outside Southampton's Civic Centre this afternoon, with the council set to approve more than 200 job losses.

Chancellor announces £27million boost for Solent as part of Growth Deal

Daily Echo:

11:30am Tuesday 10th February 2015

ALMOST £30m of fresh Government funding for the Solent has been welcomed by commercial property experts on the south coast.

Southampton Parliamentary candidates quizzed by pensioners

Daily Echo: Rowenna Davis

6:30am Tuesday 10th February 2015

TWO parliamentary hopefuls in Southampton were quizzed on taxes and care at the city's pensioner forum.

Crumbling Southampton school to be transformed as part of multi-million pound revamp

Daily Echo:

11:39am Monday 9th February 2015

A CRUMBLING Southampton school will be transformed as part of a multi-million revamp, a Government minister has announced.

Call for traffic lights at confusing three-car rule bridge

Daily Echo:

11:35am Monday 9th February 2015

IT’S a road that causes anger for thousands of motorists every day.

Frustrated drivers launch campaign to install traffic lights at congestion hotspot

Daily Echo:

10:48am Monday 9th February 2015

IT’S a road that causes anger for thousands of motorists every day.

20mph restrictions won’t be rolled out across city following pilot

Daily Echo:

7:00am Monday 9th February 2015

FOR many 20 is plenty.

Bard updated for city production

Daily Echo: Nuffield Theatre

4:57pm Saturday 7th February 2015

AN updated version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet will be performed at Southampton’s Nuffield Theatre.

Anti-fluoridation campaigner to stand in election

Daily Echo: John Spottiswoode

4:42pm Saturday 7th February 2015

THE Green Party has named its man to fight for Southampton Itchen in the General Election.

City restaurant to become flats

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:42pm Saturday 7th February 2015

PLANS to knock down a former restaurant in Southampton and replace it with flats have been approved.

Axe to fall on 226 council jobs

Daily Echo: Southampton Civic Centre

11:38am Tuesday 3rd February 2015

MORE than 200 jobs are set to be lost at cash-strapped Southampton City Council as civic leaders prepare to wield the axe again.

Hampshire at centre of bird flu alert

Daily Echo:

5:50am Tuesday 3rd February 2015

AN OUTBREAK of bird flu is being investigated at a farm in Hampshire.

VIDEO: Chancellor George Osborne tours Southampton business to announce £27m funding boost for city

Daily Echo:

3:35pm Thursday 29th January 2015

CHANCELLOR George Osborne visited Southampton's docks today to formally announce an extra £27m of funding for projects in the Solent.

Firefighters prevent fuel leaking into Hampshire nature reserve

Daily Echo:

9:03am Wednesday 28th January 2015

HUNDREDS of litres of diesel could have leaked into a Hampshire nature reserve.

'Snow likely' - say the Met Office

Daily Echo: Snow alert on Hampshire motorway

7:37am Wednesday 28th January 2015

A SNOW alert has been issued for Hampshire as temperatures will plunge later today.

Question mark hangs over the future of major Morrisons development

Daily Echo:

9:10am Monday 26th January 2015

SUPERMARKET bosses are being urged to give “firm answers” once and for all over the future of a proposed supermarket that could create more than 400 jobs.

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.


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