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Plans revealed for £40m development on city site

Daily Echo:

4:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

PLANS to transform Southampton's former Meridian television site into a thriving complex of flats and homes have been revealed.

Kids taking to the police beat to help prevent crime

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

MEET the pint sized police officers helping to lead the crackdown on crime in Southampton.

Police plea to hunt sex pest who struck in alley near recreation ground

Daily Echo:

7:04am Thursday 24th July 2014

Police today pleaded for help tracking down an alley way sex pest in Hampshire.

Latest round of bus wars ends

Daily Echo:

5:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

THEY were over almost as suddenly as they began.

Extra ferry sailings this summer

Daily Echo: The Red Funnel terminal at Town Quay in Southampton.

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

EXTRA sailings will be put on by ferry firm Red Funnel as more people travel to and from the Isle of Wight this summer.

Hunt for woman as thousands of pounds stolen from bank

Daily Echo:

3:15pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE HUNT is on for a thief who has stolen thousands of pounds from a Hampshire bank.

School contacts parents after booze and condom relevations about teacher

Daily Echo:

10:27am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HUNDREDS of parents have been contacted by a Hampshire secondary school after a former member of staff was banned from teaching over his relationship with a teenage pupil.

'Leave your phone behind' when visiting Forest

Daily Echo:

11:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Visitors exploring the New Forest National Park are being urged to leave their mobile phones behind.

Care home ordered to improve after deaths of five patients

Daily Echo:

4:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE care home has been ordered to make drastic improvements or face being shut down following the deaths of five residents.

Cross party vote to postpone cuts to disabled activities

Daily Echo:

2:36pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS pleading with county bosses to rethink plans to slash funding for trips and activities for disabled children have won cross party support for a stay of execution.

Hunt for sex pest who struck in alley way

Daily Echo:

12:15pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE have stepped up patrols after to hunt a sex pest who struck in an alley close to a Hampshire recreation ground.

£5m boost for submarines in Hampshire

Daily Echo: Government minister to visit the Making of Harry Potter tour

11:18am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HAMPSHIRE companies have today received a £5m funding boost to develop cutting-edge technology for unmanned boats and submarines.

Knee surgeons could prolong sports careers

Daily Echo:

11:34am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SURGEONS in Southampton have begun pioneering knee operations that could extend sporting careers.

Residents call for controversial documentary filmed in city to be scrapped

Daily Echo:

7:12am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Residents in a Southampton community last night called for a controversial television documentary being filmed in the city to be scrapped.

Thieves going after high value bikes

Daily Echo: Still time to register for charity bike ride

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE have been getting the inside track from former criminals in a bid to stop bike thieves.

MP slams ministers for not hitting flood hit town

Daily Echo: Flooding in Romsey

5:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CONSERVATIVE MP Caroline Nokes has criticised the failure of Government ministers to visit her flood-hit constituency.

Music day for Chernobyl kids

Daily Echo:

3:56pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TWO local charities collaborated to create a music-making day for 17 children from the Ukraine affected by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster.

MH17 flight recorder arrives in Hampshire

Daily Echo: A pro-Russian fighter hands a black box from the crashed Malaysia Airlines plane over to Malaysian representatives in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine (AP)

12:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Black box flight recorders from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane have arrived for analysis by UK crash investigators.

Stolen bike found on eBay

Daily Echo:

10:26am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE cyclist has been reunited with his new road bike after finding it up for sale on eBay – just miles from where it was stolen.

The heat is on - for a good while yet

Daily Echo:

10:07am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Dig out the deck chairs and stock up on ice cream – the hot weather is here to stay!

Fire breaks out at prison

Daily Echo: Winchester Prison

9:21am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THREE people have been taken to hospital after two fires broke out in a Hampshire prison in the early hours of this morning.

Greedy squirrel gets stuck in bird feeder

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HE treks to the most remote corners of the planet on the trail of the world’s most exotic beasts.

Pensioner has been volunteering for 24 years

Daily Echo:

10:34am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SHE is the popular pensioner who has been the friendly face of a Hampshire charity for more than 20 years.

School opens £1.2m classroom block

Daily Echo:

10:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE school is celebrating the official opening of its new £1.2m teaching block.

Police issue CCTV in hunt for man behind £10,000 home raid

Daily Echo:

12:52pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Police have issued a CCTV picture in the hunt for the man behind a £10,000 burglary on a Hampshire home.

Campaigners plea with bosses not to slash funding for disabled children's trips

Daily Echo:

12:08pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS are pleading with county bosses to rethink plans to slash funding for trips and activitites for disabled children that allow parents respite.

Internet entrepreneur's £1m success

Daily Echo:

10:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Hampshire Internet entrepreneur, who started his business from scratch, is celebrating record sales – and hitting the £1m annual turnover mark.

Police release e-fit of man who approached teenage girl and held her hand

Daily Echo:

8:19am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Police hunting a man who approached a teenage girl in Hampshire and held her hand have released an e-fit picture.

New HR boss takes helm at housing association

Daily Echo:

10:23am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE housing association has a new face at the helm of all things training and communications.

New pocket guides for visitors to county

Daily Echo:

10:18am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NEW pocket guide will be introduced to stimulate tourism in parts of Hampshire.

PR firm's top ten scoring

Daily Echo:

10:15am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Hampshire communications company has been ranked as one of the top ten agencies outside of London.

Summer fair marks Festival Hall's 50th anniversary

Daily Echo:

10:39am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FAMILIES came out in force to enjoy a fun-packed event to mark a community centre’s landmark anniversary.

Hunt for attacker after teenager kicked in the face during robbery

Daily Echo:

10:33am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A teenager was kicked in the face by a gang as he waited for friends in a Southampton park.

Extra patrols as police step up hunt for arsonists

Daily Echo:

10:28am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

EXTRA patrols are under way as police step up their hunt for arsonists after a string of attacks in a Southampton community.

Burglars take advantage of hot weather to target homes

Daily Echo:

10:26am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Five Southampton homes have been burgled in just four days as thieves take advantage of the hot weather.

Pupils hear presentation from cancer charity campaigner Kris

Daily Echo:

10:22am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HUNDREDS of schoolchildren heard how young lives could be saved by regular self-checks.

Open verdict over retired boat builder's death

Daily Echo:

10:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A coroner has recorded an open verdict in the death of a retired boat builder because of a lack of evidence of asbestos exposure.

Man spared jail after drugs find

Daily Echo: Southampton Crown Court

10:17am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Waterside man was spared an immediate prison sentence after police found drugs and counterfeit cash at his home.

Pupils choose items to bury in time capsule

Daily Echo:

10:19am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FOOTBALL, a postcard, a recording of children singing and a bag of confectionery will welcome Southampton residents who open a time capsule in half a century’s time.

School earns sport award despite lack of playing fields

Daily Echo:

10:14am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PUPILS are celebrating after their school was recognised for its commitment to sport.

Pupils take to the stage for memorable send-off

Daily Echo:

10:11am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YEAR 6 pupils from St John the Baptist School, Waltham Chase, took to the stage to perform a production of Cinderella and Rockerfella to family and friends.

Wildlife haven will be given official nature reserve status

Daily Echo:

9:58am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE wildlife haven is to get official nature reserve status.

School builds greenhouse from recycled plastic bottles

Daily Echo:

9:52am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CHILDREN, parents and staff at a Hampshire school have built their own greenhouse out of hundreds of recycled plastic bottles.

Angry residents debate controversial Immigration Street documentary

Daily Echo:

6:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SCORES of angry Southampton residents gathered tonight to debate the controversial TV documentary being filmed in their community.

Hundreds apply for jobs at new supermarket in Southampton

Daily Echo: Masked raiders smash into superstore

4:32pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Hundreds of job seekers have applied to work at a new supermarket to be opened in WestQuay in Southampton.

E-cigarette explodes at family home

Daily Echo:

9:52am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MOTHER escaped from an explosion at her home after a fire caused by an e-cigarette.

Teacher gave pupil alcohol, condoms and keys to his house

Daily Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE teacher has been banned from the profession after giving a teenage pupil alcohol, condoms and the key to his house.

Hampshire aviation experts to examine MH17's black box

Daily Echo: A pro-Russian fighter hands a black box from the crashed Malaysia Airlines plane over to Malaysian representatives in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine (AP)

5:04pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HAMPSHIRE air accident investigators will examine the black boxes from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

HMS Illustrious in Hampshire for the last time

Daily Echo:

3:49pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The Royal Navy's helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious is to sail into its home port for the final time today ahead of it being retired next month.

Burglars target homes with windows left open in hot weather

Daily Echo: A model posing as a burglar breaking into a home.

2:48pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HOMEOWNERS are being warned to keep their homes secure in the hot weather after a spate of burglaries in Southampton.

Hampshire on the web

'Smart motorway' contract awarded (link)

BBC Online 11:16pm Wed 23 Jul 14

A £129m contract to convert part of the M3 in Surrey and Hampshire to a "smart motorway" is awarded by the Highways…

Tip closures on seniors' agenda (link)

Romsey Advertiser 8:00am Wed 23 Jul 14

Hampshire County Council’s plans for its waste recycling centres will be on the agenda at the next meeting of…

Growers prepare for show (link)

Romsey Advertiser 12:00am Wed 23 Jul 14

GREEN-fingered growers are making sure their flowers and vegetables are in tip-top condition for King’s Somborne…

Gin distillery to be tourism gem (link)

Andover Advertiser 5:00pm Wed 23 Jul 14

A LANDMARK tourist attraction, which has been under construction for more than two years, will finally open to the…

Three taken to hospital after two fires at Winchester Prison (link)

Hampshire Chronicle 8:45am Wed 23 Jul 14

FIREFIGHTERS were twice called to Winchester Prison in the early hours of this morning.

Proposed Winchester housing development branded "preposterous" (link)

Hampshire Chronicle 6:00pm Wed 23 Jul 14

PLANS for a 500-home development near Winchester have been branded “preposterous” as concerns continue to rise.

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council chief Tony Curtis to step down later this year (link)

Basingstoke Gazette 8:00pm Wed 23 Jul 14

THE chief executive of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has announced that he is to step down after seven…

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