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The 999 calls putting lives at risk

Daily Echo: The 999 cals putting lives at risk

8:39am Thursday 5th January 2012

THEY are the 999 calls to the emergency services that are actually putting lives at risk.

Some of the most bizarre 999 calls

8:46am Thursday 5th January 2012

Here are some of the most bizarre 999 cals received by amublance chiefs.

Hoax calls: How the law stands

8:41am Thursday 5th January 2012

IT is an offence to send false messages under the Communications Act 2003.

SPENDING CUTS: Cutting student study payments 'risk futures'

2:38pm Tuesday 14th December 2010

THOUSANDS of Hampshire teenagers could be put off continuing education after school because the Government is axing the cash payments to help them study, education bosses fear.

SPENDING CUTS: Dead weight cost or help for 2,826 students?

Daily Echo: SUPPORT: John Denham MP joins Itchen College students’ day of action against the scrapping of EMAs.   Echo picture by James Newell. Order no: 11643920

2:28pm Tuesday 14th December 2010

GOVERNMENT ministers say the allowances are inefficient – a view hotly disputed by supporters of the EMA scheme.


2:26pm Tuesday 14th December 2010

THE education Maintenance Allowance is Government cash given to 16 to 18-year-olds who are in education.

Water Metering: How much will you pay?

Daily Echo: Water Metering: How much will you pay?

11:37am Monday 6th December 2010

SARAH JONES questions Darren Bentham, director of metering at Southern Water, to find out just how it will affect people across the south.

Water Metering: River Itchen at risk if nothing is done

Daily Echo: Water Metering: River Itchen at risk if nothing is done

11:33am Monday 6th December 2010

SUPPLYING around 300,000 people in southern Hampshire, the River Itchen is a vital source of water in the county.

Water Metering: Money down the drain?

Daily Echo: Water Metering: Money down the drain?

11:27am Monday 6th December 2010

Figures show Southern Water wastes nearly 95 million litres of water every single day.

I always worried about my mum at The Briars

Daily Echo: QUESTIONS: Sue Rennie with mum Florence Rayner before her time at The Briars

3:50pm Thursday 1st July 2010

As the disgraced owners of a Hampshire care home await sentencing for neglect, the daughter of an elderly resident gives the first shocking insight into conditions inside The Briars

The Briars: What to do if concerned about a relative

4:17pm Thursday 1st July 2010

Anyone with concerns about the quality of care offered by Southampton’s 65 care and nursing homes (both privately and council run) can call the city council’s Adult Contact Centre on 023 8083 3303.

The Briars: Could it happen again

3:55pm Thursday 1st July 2010

AT the time the problems at The Briars came to light in September 2008 the Commission for Social Care Inspection regulated all care homes.

A first look inside the Sea City museum

Daily Echo: Cutaway of the Titanic museum

4:12pm Friday 18th December 2009

THE final plans for Southampton’s £15m Sea City Museum can today be exclusively unveiled.

How do we tackle our drink problem?

Daily Echo: How do we tackle our drinl problem?

9:20am Sunday 22nd November 2009

IT’S billed as the Government’s ‘last resort’ to stop alcohol-fuelled violence and antisocial behaviour. But is creating an Alcohol Disorder Zone (ADZ) in one of Southampton’s most popular night-time areas – Bedford Place – the answer?

Images found in food are more common than you think

Daily Echo: A steak in the shape of the United States

9:36am Wednesday 11th November 2009

SIGHTINGS of the image of Jesus have been reported all over the globe and in all shapes and forms.

Baby Seth's high quality of care earns praise for Intensive Care unit

Daily Echo: Baby Seth's high quality of care earns praise for  Intensive Care unit

7:00am Monday 18th May 2009

THE death of their baby son has prompted a couple to raise money for the Southampton hospital that cared for him.

Little Seth's letter read at his funeral

6:50am Monday 18th May 2009

THE death of their baby son has prompted a couple to raise money for the Southampton hospital that cared for him.

Saints: Down but not out

Daily Echo: CRUSHING BLOW: Southampton Football Club now needs the support of its loyal fans like never before.

11:38am Saturday 25th April 2009

THEY are down, but not out. Saints fans now know that next season their heroes will be playing at their lowest level for nearly half a century.

Why won’t health chiefs reveal truth about Fordingbridge Hospital?

Daily Echo: Fordingbridge Hospita report still cloaked in secrecy

11:30am Saturday 25th April 2009

HEALTH chiefs are facing fresh allegations of a cover-up after they threw out a second request to make public a report into substandard care at a Hampshire hospital.

Gosport War Memorial Hospital know as ''end of the line''

3:45pm Monday 20th April 2009

GOSPORT War Memorial Hospital became known as the ''end of the line'' and as ''death ward'' as families saw their loved ones checked in apparently on the road to recovery only to die a few days later.

Gosport War Memorial Hospital - 100 deaths dating back to the late 1990s

Daily Echo: War Memorial Hospital, Gosport

3:50pm Monday 20th April 2009

THE unprecedented inquest into ten deaths at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital (GWMH) follows a series of inquiries by police and the NHS into almost 100 deaths dating back to the late 1990s.

I was drinking myself to death

Daily Echo: I was drinking myself to death

7:00am Sunday 29th March 2009

SUSAN was just 16 when she started drinking Babycham, gin and tonic and rum and black.

The Hampshire big cat files

3:56pm Saturday 28th February 2009

IT IS either a classic urban myth or creatures as exotic as black panthers and pumas really are roaming our countryside. Some say it’s nonsense but reported sightings of big cats in Hampshire have risen sharply in recent years.

The full list of big cat sightings in Hampshire

4:01pm Saturday 28th February 2009

Big Cat sightings of the past 188 years

One in 400 babies born with cerebral palsy in UK

Daily Echo: The Cameron family's last Christmas card

10:26am Wednesday 25th February 2009

Ivan Cameron suffered from cerebral palsy and severe epilepsy which caused a range of disabilities.

Saints frozen assets? - Part Two

Daily Echo: A Daily Echo artist’s mock-up of what an ice rink in St Mary’s stadium might look like.

8:30am Sunday 15th February 2009

Is the answer to the club’s financial problems right underneath their noses – the ground?

Valentine's Day messages - Cont.

Daily Echo: Your Funny Valentins

11:27am Saturday 14th February 2009

USE this page if you want to post a Valentine's message to someone special.

At over 40,000 staff Hampshire County Council will employ more than the Royal Navy

Daily Echo: 'Admiral' Ken Thornber

4:00pm Thursday 12th February 2009

Leader says it’s a ‘budget for jobs and for the public’, but finance watchdogs have hit out at council’s staffing levels

Park bench shooting victim lost life savings in biggest ever alleged fraud

Daily Echo: William Foxton

1:53pm Thursday 12th February 2009

A HIGHLY decorated ex-soldier shot himself dead in a Southampton park after losing his family’s life savings in what is alleged to be the world’s biggest fraud, his family have revealed.

Park bench shooting - cont.

Daily Echo: William Foxton

1:57pm Thursday 12th February 2009

Park bench shooting victim lost his life savings in world’s biggest alleged fraud

Men who want to be babies

Daily Echo: Men who want to be babies

10:50am Wednesday 11th February 2009

There’s a cot, a high chair and a selection of nappies – but this is no ordinary nursery. Meet one Hampshire couple who belong to the world of “adult babies”.

Men who want to be babies - cont.

Daily Echo: Men who want to be babies

2:10pm Wednesday 11th February 2009

Nine years ago, the “nursery” opened, with many of Stephanie’s clients coming from their circle of friends.

Earn your stripes by buying a wristband

Daily Echo: Actress Emma Barton models a PWRR Wristband

2:06pm Monday 9th February 2009

HAMPSHIRE residents are being urged to honour the courage of the men and women of the Tigers with a yellow and blue wristband.

The weird and the wonderful on Google Map's Street View

Daily Echo: The drunk Australian

1:25pm Saturday 7th February 2009

Google Street View has captured some amazing moments in time across the globe.

Google Maps v The Ordnance Survey

Daily Echo: The Google car

1:20pm Saturday 7th February 2009

THE rise of Google as a mapping force across the globe poses a major threat to one Southampton institution – Ordnance Survey.

The landlord's story - This is not a business to go into

Daily Echo: Terry Lennon

1:43pm Wednesday 4th February 2009

Publican Terry Lennon, signed a 20- year lease on the Dorchester Arms, in Bevois Valley, Southampton, in 1992, but has seen his turnover halved.

Hampshire's pubs for sales

8:46am Wednesday 4th February 2009

Pub leases and tenancies for sale in Hampshire.

Tributes to Alice Rae who has died following her struggle against anorexia

2:14pm Wednesday 28th January 2009

HEALTH bosses are investigating whether more could have been done to help a “gifted” teenager who died after a long battle with anorexia.

Conan trial - Killer’s fascination with Vikings

10:38am Tuesday 27th January 2009

CONAN met Kirsty when they were neighbours in Winchester city centre, the court heard.

Conan Trial - Dad's viking funeral for son he killed

Daily Echo: DOUBLE KILLER: James Conan with Kirsty O’Connell, the partner he murdered.

10:41am Tuesday 27th January 2009

He knifed his partner to death, then smothered his own son

Marks and Spencer jobs cuts

9:10am Wednesday 7th January 2009

Marks and Spencer Chief Executive Sir Stuart Rose today announed sales slump for Christmas and 1,230 job losses at the company.

Who's Who in Celebrity Big Brother

9:06am Saturday 3rd January 2009

Here is a list and profile of all the contestants in this year's Celebrity Big Brother

Paedophile disclosure scheme Q&A

8:27am Monday 15th September 2008

Trials of a scheme that would allow Southampton parents to ask police if anyone with access to their child is a convicted paedophile begin today.

CARE HOMES: 'How can they treat our relatives this way?'

Daily Echo: Stan Nash

4:24pm Tuesday 2nd September 2008

THEY have devoted their lives to serving their country and contributing to their community.

CARE HOMES: Council admits there is a waiting list at home

Daily Echo:

4:21pm Tuesday 2nd September 2008

THE Daily Echo can reveal that elderly people are on a waiting list to get into one of the care homes threatened with closure despite city council claims that demand for its residential homes is falling, writes Matt Smith.

CARE HOMES: Home care choice cut back

4:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2008

Council chiefs have also upset many of the thousands of residents across the city who receive care at home.

CARE HOMES: Inspectors’ praise for Birch Lawn

3:56pm Tuesday 2nd September 2008

A COMMISION for Social Care report carried out on September 26 stated the threatened care home Birch Lawn was ranked as "good."

Over 50's festival

Daily Echo: HAVING FUN: Saints tour guide Mike Young with a group                    of visitors to St Mary's Stadium during last year's Over-50s Festival.

4:36pm Monday 11th August 2008

IT is a unique fortnight of fun for senior citizens. Southampton's Over-50s Festival returns at the weekend with another packed programme of activities for the more mature person.

New Forest Show Highlights

6:58am Sunday 20th July 2008

A GUIDE to just some of the highlights that can be expected at this year's New Forest show.

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