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Buyer comes forward to save bus company

Daily Echo: Black Velvet Bus

4:23pm Friday 1st August 2014

A NEW buyer has taken over a Hampshire bus company two weeks after it went bust.

Pensioner left with fractured skull after late-night incident

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

2:23pm Friday 1st August 2014

A PENSIONER was left with a fractured skull after an incident in Southampton.

UPDATE: Appeal thrown out for driver who killed two teens with his car

Daily Echo:

12:13pm Friday 1st August 2014

A YOUNG driver who was jailed for killing two teenagers with his car has seen his appeal against a nine-year prison sentence dismissed by the Court of Appeal today.

City airport put up for sale

Daily Echo: Southampton Airport in centre of multi-million bid

11:21am Friday 1st August 2014

SOUTHAMPTON Airport has been put up for sale.

Show a huge success once again

Daily Echo:

12:50pm Friday 1st August 2014

BOSSES of the New Forest Show have labelled the 2014 event a huge success.

Man killed in camper van crash named

Daily Echo:

12:29pm Friday 1st August 2014

A camper van driver who died in a crash has been named.

City demonstration calls for end to Gaza conflict

Daily Echo:

12:25pm Friday 1st August 2014

DEMONSTRATORS held a vigil outside Southampton Civic Centre last night calling for an end to the conflict in Gaza.

Up to 80 jobs to go as superstore closes

Daily Echo:

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

UP to 80 jobs face the axe as a baby store revealed that it will close less than two years after opening.

Sailing spectacular starts this weekend

Daily Echo: The boats set off during Cowes Week.

11:06am Friday 1st August 2014

One of the biggest and best-known sailing regattas in the world returns this weekend.

Zoo celebrates arrival of meerkat babies

Daily Echo:

10:25am Friday 1st August 2014

A HAT-TRICK of cuteness has arrived at a Hampshire zoo.

Seven men arrested in immigration raid on lorry

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

10:00am Friday 1st August 2014

SEVEN men have been detained on suspicion of entering the country illegally after being found in the back of a lorry in Hampshire.

Families face six-month wait to return home after fire

Daily Echo:

9:52am Friday 1st August 2014

THREE Hythe families will face an agonising six-month wait until they can move back home after a blaze ripped through their street.

Black cats homeless because they 'look bad in selfies'

Daily Echo:

9:42am Friday 1st August 2014

AN animal shelter is struggling to find homes for black cats which may have been abandoned because they "don't look good in selfies".

Breaking news Search for missing woman

Daily Echo:

7:32am Friday 1st August 2014

CONCERN is growing for a Hampshire woman who has been missing since last night.

VIDEO: Dramatic moment thief flees jewellers with £8,000 watch

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

THIS is the dramatic moment when a brazen thief flees from a Hampshire jewellers wearing an £8,000 watch.

Luxury cinema revealed for £70m city leisure complex

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 1st August 2014

THE Daily Echo can today reveal the luxury cinema chain that has signed up to become part of Southampton's £70million city centre development.

Friendly face goes above and beyond for the community

Daily Echo:

1:06pm Friday 1st August 2014

SHE IS always going above and beyond to help the elderly in her community.

Rolf Harris starts appeal process for indecent assault convictions

Daily Echo:

11:36am Friday 1st August 2014

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

Fun-packed open day for youngsters

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

7:49am Friday 1st August 2014

YOUNGSTERS in Southampton have a fun-packed day ahead of them today.

City experts say price limits would help drinkers kick booze

Daily Echo: Council licensing chiefs seized nearly 200 bottles of counterfeit vodka from Commercial Express in Commercial Road

7:30am Friday 1st August 2014

MINIMUM price limits on alcohol would improve heavy drinkers' chances of kicking the booze, Southampton researchers have found.

Multi-million pound community centre saved for residents

Daily Echo: The Eastpoint Centre

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON community centre which collapsed into administration six months ago is set to re-open.

Special choir can help dementia sufferers

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

1:26pm Friday 1st August 2014

DEMENTIA sufferers and their carers can join a Hampshire choir to help stimulate their brains on Thursday, August 28.

City cinema to show autism-friendly film

Daily Echo: ABOVE: The Muppets abroad … before the accident.

1:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

HARBOUR Lights Picture-house in Southampton is showing an autism-friendly screening of Muppets Most Wanted tomorrow.

Artists to show off skills at free exhibition

Daily Echo: Three graduates from the Winchester School of Art are set to showcase their work in London.

1:18pm Friday 1st August 2014

BUDDING artists are showing off their efforts at a free exhibition.

Volunteers needed for church open day

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

1:15pm Friday 1st August 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help at a Southampton church when it holds its open day on Saturday September 6.

Community games to be held

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

1:03pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE Community Games is being held in Moorgreen Road, West End, on August 20, from 11am to 3pm.

Meet police at drop-in surgery

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police are investigating

1:01pm Friday 1st August 2014

PEOPLE living in the New Forest can meet their local bobbies face-to-face at a surgery from 10am to 1.30am on Monday in the Village Coffee Pot, High Street, Milford on Sea.

Lunch club for pensioners

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:59pm Friday 1st August 2014

PENSIONERS can enjoy a hot meal at a lunch club.

City hotel to host charity fashion show

Daily Echo:

12:44pm Friday 1st August 2014

FASHIONISTAS can look forward to a charity fashion show with a difference at a Southampton city centre hotel on Sunday, August 10.

Car boot sale comes to New Forest

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:22pm Friday 1st August 2014

THERE will be bargains for all tastes at a New Forest car boot sale and flower shop on Sunday.

Thief steals £500 nail gun from van

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

A THIEF got away with an electric nail gun worth £500 from a parked van.

Great War Day to commemorate 100th anniversary

Daily Echo: Libray photo dated 25/9/16 showing British Troops going over the top to support an attack by XIV Corps on Morval during the Battle of the Somme in the 1914-1918 First World War.

12:03pm Friday 1st August 2014

RESIDENTS of Compton and Shawford are set to mark the centenary of the First World War with a Great War Day.

Supermarket teams up with charity

Daily Echo:

11:34am Friday 1st August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON supermarket has announced its charity partner for 2014.

Motorists set for gas works delays

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:11am Friday 1st August 2014

MOTORISTS travelling on a busy Southampton road could face disruption due to gas works.

Vandalised pool reopens

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:06am Friday 1st August 2014

A PADDLING pool forced to close after vandals wreaked havoc has reopened.

Special tours to mark 50 years of city status

Daily Echo: The Bargate in Southampton

10:03am Friday 1st August 2014

TOURS of Southampton landmarks are taking place this summer to mark the city’s 50th anniversary.

Restaurant to re-open following salmonella outbreak

Daily Echo: CLOSED: Health officials are working with the owners so necessary improvements are made in order for the restaurant to reopen

5:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A RESTAURANT which closed after diners were struck down by an outbreak of salmonella after eating there is due to re-open.

Firefighters to stage fresh series of strikes

Daily Echo: Firefighter jobs under threat for first time in £12m budget black hole

2:45pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HAMPSHIRE firefighters are to stage a fresh series of strikes over eight days next month in their long-running dispute over pensions.

Police hunt for serial flasher who exposed himself to young girls

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

2:42pm Thursday 31st July 2014

POLICE are hunting a serial flasher who exposed himself to two young girls in Hampshire.

'Bond' boat rescued in Solent

Daily Echo:

2:23pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A BOAT once used by James Bond has been rescued after becoming stranded in the Solent.

Families to be re-homed after blaze rips through houses

Daily Echo:

9:52am Thursday 31st July 2014

THREE Hampshire families have had to be rehomed after a fire swept through a row of houses.

Landlord to quit controversial pub days before licence hearing

Daily Echo:

6:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE landlord of a controversial Southampton pub which police are bidding to have shut down has revealed that he is quitting.

Boat engine worth £6,000 stolen from diving club

Daily Echo:

4:09pm Thursday 31st July 2014

POLICE have launched an investigation after a new boat engine worth £6,000 was stolen from a Hampshire diving club.

Gamekeeper who works for Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber fined for accidentally killing protected species

Daily Echo:

3:55pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A GAMEKEEPER who works on Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Hampshire estate has been fined for setting a trap which killed a protected owl.

Major event set for royal visit

Daily Echo: Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

2:34pm Thursday 31st July 2014

ONE of the south’s biggest events of the year is preparing a royal welcome.

Thief flees jewellers wearing £8,000 watch

Daily Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A THIEF has fled from a Hampshire jewellers wearing an £8,000 watch.

Climax of New Forest Show

Daily Echo:

11:21am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE new chairman of the New Forest and Hampshire County Show has praised the ‘fabulous’ atmosphere at this year’s event.

Boxer takes on a formidable foe for young boy's operation appeal

Daily Echo:

10:42am Thursday 31st July 2014

He has faced some tough opponents during his career in the ring. But Southampton boxer Chris Hobbs encountered an equally formidable foe – huge hills – after vowing to help a toddler who needs a £50,000 operation.

Top city Tory to battle MP seat

Daily Echo: Jeremy Moulton

10:46am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Conservatives have named their candidate to challenge Southampton Test MP Alan Whitehead at next year's General Election.

Hampshire reflects as 100th anniversary of First World War approaches

Daily Echo:

10:07am Thursday 31st July 2014

Monday, August 4, is the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War when the UK declared war on Germany.

Hampshire on the web

Crash teen's killer loses appeal (link)

BBC Online 1:33pm Fri 1 Aug 14

A man who hit and killed two teenage girls while driving under the influence of drugs loses his appeal against his…

Marwell Zoo celebrates arrival of three meerkat babies (link)

Hampshire Chronicle 3:16pm Fri 1 Aug 14

HE IS the cute little character that has won the heart of the nation.

Winchester City Council to save £13,000 a year from light bulb switchover (link)

Hampshire Chronicle 3:00pm Fri 1 Aug 14

WINCHESTER City Council is set to save over £13,000 a year from switching the lightbulbs in one city centre car…

Triathlon raises cash for Winchfield hospital (link)

Basingstoke Gazette 3:00pm Fri 1 Aug 14

A WINCHFIELD hospital, which cares for people with learning disabilities and mental health issues, hosted a charity…

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…

Permission granted for homes to be built (link)

Andover Advertiser 11:00am Fri 1 Aug 14

PERMISSION for 21 homes has been given at Picket Twenty near Andover.

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