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Charity eyes city for new £5m cancer centre

Daily Echo:

4:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A CHARITY wants to build a new £5m cancer centre in Hampshire.

Bedside vigil for girl after horror crash

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

RELATIVES are holding a bedside vigil for the young Southampton girl who lost both her parents in a coach crash in India.

Thousands of wasps take over bedroom

Daily Echo:

9:34am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THOUSANDS of wasps turned a spare bedroom in a Hampshire home into a giant nest.

Hospital unveils new £1.5m unit

Daily Echo:

6:43pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON hospital has unveiled a £1.5m unit to tackle one of the city’s major health issues.

VIDEO: Mass brawl on bridge

Daily Echo:

4:21pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a mass roadside brawl.

Robot bartenders to serve taste of future at sea

Daily Echo:

11:05am Wednesday 27th August 2014

 ROBOTS behind the bar, radio-controlled luggage tracking, and the fastest Internet at sea – it sounds like something from a sci-fi film.

Final chance for dog after attack

Daily Echo:

10:52am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A DOG has been given one final chance to behave or face being put down.

Nightmare for residents as maggots invade flats

Daily Echo:

10:23am Wednesday 27th August 2014

It is not something that anyone wants to find when they open their front door.

Fresh protests sparked in city over Gaza

Daily Echo:

12:31pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN ISRAELI speaker has sparked protests outside the University of Southampton today.

Taxi drivers urged to stay vigilant after two attacks in two days

Daily Echo: Some of the taxi drivers protesting outside Southampton Civic Centre

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TAXI drivers in Hampshire have been urged to be vigilant after two drivers were allegedly attacked within 48 hours of each other.

VIDEO: Thieves in £20,000 raid on bike shop

Daily Echo:

4:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THIEVES have ransacked a cycle shop and made off with bikes and equipment worth more than £20,000.

Name chosen for new Marwell arrival

Daily Echo:

2:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A NEW arrival at a Hampshire wildlife park finally has a name.

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.

Port portrait commissioned to celebrate 50 years of city status

Daily Echo:

10:55am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE unique relationship between Southampton and its port is to be captured on canvas as part of the city’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

Public are invited to Hampshire hospitals roadshow

Daily Echo:

10:36am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SERIES of roadshows will take place over the next two months to show the work being carried out by the NHS in Hampshire.

Man robbed and racially abused

Daily Echo:

10:21am Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE have released an image of a man they want to quiz over a city robbery.

New £1.5m ward opens at hospital

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

10:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON hospital is today unveiling a new hi-tech unit to tackle lung and breathing problems.

You can volunteer with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Daily Echo:

11:01am Wednesday 27th August 2014

September is fast approaching, which is usually the month when everything starts again – school is back on, the holidays are over and there are a lot of opportunities on the horizon.

Fete's fine run comes to an end

Daily Echo:

1:56pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FOR around 20 years the sun has shone on an annual village fete near Winchester.

Special children's day on offer

Daily Echo:

2:11pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FAMILIES can take their toddlers to a Southampton beauty spot on Friday.

Plans to bulldoze house scrapped

Daily Echo: webpix plans planning file building permission

2:07pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

PLANS to bulldoze a house in the New Forest have been thrown out.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Daily Echo: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Pool chance for jobseekers

Daily Echo:

11:16am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TEENAGERS in Southampton looking for jobs could have the chance to train as a lifeguard.

Beer festival

Daily Echo: Be barbecue safe this summer

11:14am Wednesday 27th August 2014

 A FESTIVAL of beer, cider and a barbecue will be held at a sports club.

Businesses make shortlist for rural-friendly awards

Daily Echo:

11:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

JUDGING is under way to find out the county’s best rural-friendly businesses and projects.

Feeling the heat in chilli challenge

Daily Echo:

11:12am Wednesday 27th August 2014

 THOUSANDS of residents got their tastebuds tingling as a Hampshire event themed entirely around chilli returned for a second year.

Amnesty meeting

Daily Echo:

10:55am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE next meeting of the Southampton branch of Amnesty International will be on Monday, September 8.

Overturned caravan causes chaos on M27

Daily Echo:

10:59am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN OVERTURNED caravan on a Hampshire motorway caused serious delays for motorists.

Time running out to vote for your favourite Hampshire pub

Daily Echo:

10:58am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TIME is running out for people across Hampshire to vote for their favourite pub.

Brave four on a roll with the 6ft sandwich challenge

Daily Echo:

10:43am Wednesday 27th August 2014

IT was an awesome task for even the biggest sandwich lover.

Discounted travel offer for college students

Daily Echo:

10:39am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Students in Southampton will be offered discounted bus travel to get to college.

Acrobatic show heads out of Africa and into The Marlands

Daily Echo:

10:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A city shopping centre was transformed into an exotic paradise.

More mums supporting their family

Daily Echo:

10:31am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Mothers in Southampton are increasingly becoming the breadwinner for their family, according to a recent study.

Swim club seeks members

Daily Echo:

10:28am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A swimming club is looking for new members.

Colden Common gears up for beer festival

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:26am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The annual Colden Common Beer Festival returns at the start of next month. The three-day celebration launches on Friday, September 12, from 7pm-11pm with an open mic night with a special variety of musical and poetic performances.

Murder investigation launched as boy dies after fireball horror

Daily Echo:

2:17pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MURDER investigation has been launched into the death of a five-year-old boy in a car fire.

Half mast flag in tribute to couple killed in India bus crash

Daily Echo: Southampton Civic Centre

12:42pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

SOUTHAMPTON City Council is today flying its flag half mast at the Civic Centre in memory of the city couple who died in a bus crash in India.

Hunt for taxi driver attacker

Daily Echo: Some of the taxi drivers protesting outside Southampton Civic Centre

9:57am Tuesday 26th August 2014

POLICE are hunting a man who knocked out a taxi driver in a late-night assault.

Hampshire's Scott Mills joins Strictly

Daily Echo:

10:29am Tuesday 26th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE-BORN DJ Scott Mills will be ditching the radio waves in favour for the ballroom as he is the latest celebrity to join this year’s Strictly Come dancing line-up.

Rapist jailed after years of horrifying attacks

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A JUDGE has locked up a Hampshire man for 15 years after he subjected his terrified victim to years of horrific sexual attacks.

A £250,000 facelift for the Bargate

Daily Echo: The Bargate in Southampton

10:51am Tuesday 26th August 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S most iconic monument is set for a £250,000 facelift.

Body of doctors' receptionist found dead on shore

Daily Echo:

8:05am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a young receptionist who was found dead on a shore in Southampton.

Government wants black box from helicopter crash that killed four men

Daily Echo: George Allison, 57, of Abbotts Barton, was one of four people to have died after a helicopter lost power over the North Sea

3:31pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE Scottish Government is taking legal action to access the black box from a helicopter crash that killed a Hampshire man and three others.

Oh baby! New mum goes into labour during first dance at wedding

Daily Echo:

11:53am Tuesday 26th August 2014

When Anna Laker went into labour on the dance floor at a wedding miles from home, little did she know how valuable the Children's Air Ambulance would be to her and husband Nick.

'Why I write 40 letters a week to prisoners'

Daily Echo:

11:21am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Art lover Eva Hogendoorn befriends thousands of the country's most dangerous prisoners to show them there are no bars to the imagination.

Happy Harvey toddles off with with contest crown

Daily Echo:

9:07am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Harvey Dumper has been crowned top of the gorgeous tots in the Daily Echo’s Child of the Year competition.

Restaurant could face £120,000 fine for employing illegal workers

Daily Echo:

7:32am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE restaurant could face a fine of up to £120,000 for employing illegal workers.

Police hunt hit-and-run driver

Daily Echo: Police Road Closed Sign

12:36pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident in Hampshire that left a pedestrian with serious leg injuries.

Exotic reptiles dumped in bins

Daily Echo:

11:49am Tuesday 26th August 2014

LIZARDS were cruelly dumped in a bin and left to die from the cold. Animal welfare inspectors are hunting for the person responsible who abandoned four bearded dragons, which experts believe may have tried to frantically scratch their way out.

Overturned caravan causes motorway delays

Daily Echo: Traffic on the M27

8:11am Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN OVERTURNED caravan on a Hampshire motorway caused serious delays for motorists.

Hampshire on the web

Structural problems found on bridge (link)

BBC Online 8:44pm Wed 27 Aug 14

The underlying condition of Southampton's Central Bridge is much worse than originally thought, the council says.

Kingsclere villagers express disappointment over biomass consultation (link)

Basingstoke Gazette 8:00pm Wed 27 Aug 14

KINGSCLERE Parish Council has expressed disappointment that it was not consulted at an earlier stage about plans…

Coldest night on record since 1966 (link)

Andover Advertiser 5:00pm Wed 27 Aug 14

ON WEDNESDAY, north west Hampshire experienced its coldest mid-August night since records began in 1966.

5,000 wasps found in Winchester bedroom (link)

Hampshire Chronicle 11:10am Tue 26 Aug 14

IN decades of pest control John Birkett has seen many things, but nothing like this.

Alresford rapist jailed for 15 years (link)

Hampshire Chronicle 7:00am Tue 26 Aug 14

AN Alresford man has been jailed for 15 years for tying down and raping a girl in one of a string of serious sexual…

Power cut threat to town centre (link)

Romsey Advertiser 2:33pm Tue 26 Aug 14

POWER in parts of Romsey could be switched off within the next two hours.

Hefty fine for fly-tipper (link)

Romsey Advertiser 7:50am Fri 22 Aug 14

A MAN has been ordered to pay nearly £1,500 after he was caught fly-tipping in Chilworth.

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