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Violent prisoner on the run 'could be heading for Hampshire'

Daily Echo: Dean Evans

12:36pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A VIOLENT criminal on the run from prison is thought to be heading for Southampton.

£2m motorway revamp in bid to beat the queues

Daily Echo: Warning of delays on motorway

9:27am Thursday 24th April 2014

ROAD chiefs are planning a multi-million pound motorway makeover in a bid to cut the queues – but thousands of motorists will face months of delays while the work is carried out.

Firefighters to strike over Bank Holiday

Daily Echo: Hampshire firefighters to join another national strike

3:52pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Firefighters will stage a series of fresh strikes over the May Bank Holiday weekend in their long-running dispute with the Government over pensions amid claims that the coalition is ''burying its head in the sand''.

Motorway delays after crash

Daily Echo: The scene of the crash on the M27. Image from Romanse.

3:55pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THERE are delays on a major Hampshire motorway after a one car smash.

Interest in proposed free school rockets

Daily Echo: Billy Kennedy and Paul Woodman

3:20pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MORE than 100 families have registered their interest in sending their children to Southampton’s first mainstream Free School – before the bid has even been submitted.

Battle of the bands

Daily Echo: Southampton to honour popstar Craig David

10:40am Thursday 24th April 2014

CRAIG David, Band of Skulls, Alt-J, and Frank Turner – just some of the talented bands and artists Hampshire has produced over the years.

Battle lines drawn up for local elections

Daily Echo: Southampton Civic Centre

10:20am Thursday 24th April 2014

BATTLE lines are being drawn across Hampshire as thousands of people prepare to go to the polls.

Hampshire celebrates St George's Day in style

Daily Echo: PATRIOTS: Pupils at Hiltingbury Infant School in Chandler’s Ford.

10:53am Thursday 24th April 2014

FIRE-BREATHING dragons and valiant knights launched into battle to honour the nation.

School report: Crestwood College, Eastleigh

Daily Echo: Crestwood School

1:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

FROM the moment you step into Crestwood College, you can tell it is a little bit different.

Tributes to "gentle giant" killed in road crash

Daily Echo: Tributes to "gentle giant" killed in road crash

8:04am Thursday 24th April 2014

Tributes have been paid to a "gentle giant" who died in a Hampshire road crash.

Father and daughter have lucky escape after car catches fire

Daily Echo: Firefighters at the scene of the car fire in Archers Road, Southampton. Photo by Josh Donaldson

9:54am Thursday 24th April 2014

A FATHER and his young girl had a lucky escape this morning after the car they were in suddenly caught fire.

Sandbags to be removed after floods

Daily Echo: Sandbags in Cheriton

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

REMINDERS of one of the worst floods in recent years will soon be gone as efforts to remove thousands of sandbags from a Hampshire village resumes.

Ballet marks 450th anniversary of Bard's birth

Daily Echo: Northern Ballet dancers performing in Southampton.

10:49am Thursday 24th April 2014

A TROUPE of dancers performed a ballet adaptation of a William Shakespeare play in Southampton city centre, celebrating the 450th anniversary of the playwright’s birth.

Firefighters called to caravan park after gas alert

Daily Echo: Firefighters tackle bungalow blaze

7:59am Thursday 24th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a blaze at a Hampshire caravan park.

Make up thief spared immediate jail term

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5:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON man has been spared an immediate jail term after stealing hundreds of pounds of cosmetics and other goods from two Hampshire stores.

Young brothers hailed heroes for saving mum's life

Daily Echo: Sam Henney with sons Callum and Drew

4:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A PAIR of young brothers have been hailed as heroes after saving their mum's life.

Drink-driver banned for 23 months

Daily Echo: Meon Valley man banned from driving for being over limit

6:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A WINCHESTER man was caught drink-driving in the city centre, magistrates heard.

Barton Peveril students watching out for each other's safety

Daily Echo: SAFETY: Students Jessica Campbell, Daniel Sharpe, Lauren Baverstock, Eleanor Simms, Jess Hemmings, Emily Dixon and James Davis with Laura Fisher and PCSO Bob Finch

4:05pm Thursday 24th April 2014

STUDENTS are doing their bit to keep their campus safer after a new scheme was launched.

Southampton children fail to get a place in primary school of their choice

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3:58pm Thursday 24th April 2014

FAMILIES of 79 children in Southampton failed in getting them into a primary school of their choice, figures have revealed.

OAPs in Hampshire to lose alarms as county council cuts costs

Daily Echo: Pensioners are among those most affected as incomes dwindle

3:42pm Thursday 24th April 2014

FRAIL pensioners living in older people’s homes in Hampshire are set to lose their emergency alarms as part of cost-cutting measures.

Commercial Feature: Macmillan Night In

Daily Echo: Macmillan Night In

12:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

On Friday 16th May, friends in the South of England will be swapping a night out on the town for a Night In with their favourite people – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Victorian villa's garden to open this weekend

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:02am Thursday 24th April 2014

A HAMPSHIRE Victorian villa will open its garden this weekend.

Bid to use land for housing is rejected

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

AN application to change the use of land near Alresford has been rejected by Winchester planners.

Sunset tour of Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:58am Thursday 24th April 2014

THE Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, near Romsey, is giving visitors a sunset tour.

Police cycle coding event

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:57am Thursday 24th April 2014

PROTECT your bike from thieves with help from police.

Motorway lane closures

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:55am Thursday 24th April 2014

ROADWORKS will be in place on the M3 north of Winchester until next week.

Wheelie bin set alight in park

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:43am Thursday 24th April 2014

A WHEELIE bin was dragged into a park in Southampton before being set alight in the early hours of yesterday.

Drink-driver banned for 23 months

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:42am Thursday 24th April 2014

A WINCHESTER man was caught drink-driving in the city centre, magistrates heard.

Women's sponsored head shave raises more than £4,000 for charities

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:41am Thursday 24th April 2014

TWO Hampshire women have raised more than £4,000 after shaving their hair for charity.

Man sought in connection with theft from store

Daily Echo: The man police want to trace.

10:38am Thursday 24th April 2014

THIS is the man police want to trace in connection with a theft from a Southampton convenience store.

Suspended sentence for man who stole from pharmacy

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:35am Thursday 24th April 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON man has been spared an immediate jail term after stealing hundreds of pounds of cosmetics and other goods from two Hampshire stores.

Pupils in print

Daily Echo: Newshounds - Shirley Junior School pupils with their news reports. Echo picture by Chris Moorhouse. Order no: 18253117

10:34am Thursday 24th April 2014

BUDDING journalists got the chance to put together their own publications as part of a school project.

Ten European Parliament seats up for grabs

Daily Echo: Nigel Farage

10:24am Thursday 24th April 2014

TEN seats representing Hampshire and the South East in the European Parliament will also be up for grabs on May 22.

Travel back in time at workshop

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:16am Thursday 24th April 2014

TAKE a step back in time to remember those who served in the Second World War.

Decision day for plan to build more than 100 homes

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:13am Thursday 24th April 2014

COUNCILLORS will decide tonight whether to give the green light to more than 100 homes in Hampshire countryside.

Debt workshop for migrants

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:10am Thursday 24th April 2014

A WORKSHOP is being held for Hampshire’s eastern European community in a bid to help a growing number of migrants falling into debt.

Attacker sentenced

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:04am Thursday 24th April 2014

A MAN must carry out 100 hours of unpaid work after assaulting another man in Southampton.

Woman fined after attack

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:02am Thursday 24th April 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman has been fined after attacking a man in Southampton.

LAST NIGHT'S REVIEW: West Side Story, the Mayflower Theatre

Daily Echo: WEST SIDE STORY - Theatre Review

9:56am Thursday 24th April 2014

IF it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

Pedestrian killed in road crash named by police

Daily Echo: Patrick Duffy

6:37pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE have named the pedestrian killed in a road accident in Hampshire on Easter Sunday.

Frail pensioners to lose emergency alarms

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

7:43pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FRAIL pensioners living in old people’s homes in Hampshire are set to lose their emergency alarms as part of cost cutting measures.

Bailiffs break into pawnbrokers instead of ice cream parlour

Daily Echo: Kevin Old outside the Cash Generator store

10:01am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TEAM of bailiffs in broke into a pawnbrokers to collect some debts - although they were meant to be trying to get into an ice cream parlour

Irish dancer is Hampshire's very own Lord of the Dance

Daily Echo: David Bassett with fellow Irish dancers

11:20am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A dancer from Fair Oak has wowed an audience of 20,000 during the 44th World Irish Dancing Championships.

Festival traffic plan slammed by residents

Daily Echo: FESTIVAL FUN: BoomTown is one of the county’s biggest music festivals.

10:39am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

“RIDICULOUS, a nightmare and desperately unsafe.” That is how villagers have described plans to divert festival-goers along country lanes to tackle traffic chaos at one of Hampshire’s biggest music events.

Brewery plan gets green light for historic landmark

Daily Echo: Stewart Cross, Aidan Lavin and Mandy Lacey- Cross celebrate their Dancing Man Brewery being granted permission to become a micro-brewery.

9:26am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Wool House in Town Quay will be converted into a brew house and restaurant after city planners gave proposals the green light.

£18k fraud leads to suspended jail sentence for school bursar

Daily Echo: Linda Whittaker: The former special school bursar denies fraud.

4:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE BURSAR of a special needs school has been given an 18-month suspended jail sentence for swindling £18,000 in faked overtime claims.

Two vehicle crash causing delays on motorway

Daily Echo: Drivers braced for delays as motorway upgrades begin

4:51pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TWO vehicle crash is causing rush hour delays on a major Hampshire motorway.

Fundraising efforts enough to keep charity going

Daily Echo: The Rainbow Centre in Fareham.

10:50am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

“WE’RE here to stay.” That was the message from a Hampshire charity that just a month ago was on the brink of shutting its doors.

Southampton City Council’s new ‘nerve centre’ for child protection

Daily Echo: Domestic violence rates in Bexley soar by 14 per cent

10:30am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A NEW service to help hundreds of vulnerable children in Southampton has been launched as part of a radical shake-up of children’s services in the city.

Huge amounts of stolen fuel discovered near Romsey

Daily Echo: Hampshire firefighters join police and engineers from Esso and Government agencies at a pig farm in Wellow, near Romsey.

10:10am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

ONE OF Britain’s main underground oil pipelines targeted by fuel thieves in Hampshire remained shut off last night as engineers removed a special tapping device.

Hampshire on the web

Cyber gang leader jailed for scam (link)

BBC Online 3:04pm Thu 24 Apr 14

The leader of a gang which stole £1.25m from two of Britain's major banks is jailed for five-and-a-half years.…

Tools stolen from vans in Andover (link)

Andover Advertiser 3:37pm Thu 24 Apr 14

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after tools were stolen from a number of vans in Andover.

The Vyne Community School is on the up (link)

Basingstoke Gazette 3:00pm Thu 24 Apr 14

THE headteacher of The Vyne Mark Kingswood said that the school is on the up – and he is excited about building…

Unique health clinic to close in Winchester (link)

Hampshire Chronicle 10:00am Thu 24 Apr 14

A GROUNDBREAKING Hampshire clinic to help people with Lyme Disease is set to close next month after only six…

Winchester coroner Grahame Short to take on new role (link)

Hampshire Chronicle 9:00am Thu 24 Apr 14

CENTRAL Hampshire Coroner Grahame Short is to take over the running of all Southampton and New Forest inquests from…

Sandbag collection (link)

Romsey Advertiser 9:35am Thu 24 Apr 14

Phase two of a programme to remove sandbags placed around Romsey at the height of February’s floods is due to…

Pair questioned after 30,000 litres of oil was stolen from pipeline (link)

Romsey Advertiser 10:45am Tue 22 Apr 14

TWO men were last night being quizzed by detectives investigating the theft of tens of thousands of litres of fuel…

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