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Masked robbers made chilling mid-raid call to victims' child

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

5:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

MASKED raiders who tied up and gagged an elderly couple in their Hampshire home made a chilling call to their adult child before escaping with a haul of firearms.

Touching tributes to former mayor

Daily Echo:

12:55pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FAMILY has paid tribute to a former Hampshire mayor who dedicated her life to helping others in the community she loved.

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.

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.

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.

House burgled while owners on holiday

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police are investigating

12:19pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

BURGLARS have taken jewellery from a house while the owners were on holiday.

Maritime festival a celebration of Southampton's nautical heritage

Daily Echo:

12:35pm Thursday 21st August 2014

FROM historic boats and forgotten shipwrecks to the lost landscapes of the Solent, the Southampton Maritime Festival will be a chance to delve into the region’s rich past.

Best place to live 'a favourite for rats'

Daily Echo: Rats as big as cats spotted in Southampton

10:24am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT MAY have been named the best place in the country to live, but one Hampshire community is also a top spot for attracting... rats.

Major fashion retailer could bring new jobs to shopping centre

Daily Echo:

5:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE shopping centre is in talks to bring in a major fashion store creating 30 new jobs, the Daily Echo can exclusively reveal.

Beer thief hunted by police

Daily Echo:

5:26pm Monday 18th August 2014

POLICE are hunting this man who stole a box of beer from a Hampshire shop.

Legal action over salmonella restaurant

Daily Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

LEGAL action is being taken against a Hampshire restaurant after dozens of diners were struck down by the potentially lethal sickness bug salmonella.

Shopping centre celebrates 25th anniversary

Daily Echo:

12:28pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE shopping centre is celebrating its 25th anniversary in business today.

Vandals damage public toilets

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

11:19am Saturday 16th August 2014

VANDALS have caused damage to public toilets near a public paddling pool.

Bike stolen in Hamble

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

11:14am Thursday 14th August 2014

POLICE are hunting thieves who stole a mountain bike from a Hampshire village centre. A white Cannondale Jekyll bike was snatched from Coronation Parade, in Hamble, at 8.55am on Sunday.

Drivers avoid head-on collisions as suspect car tries to outrun armed police

Daily Echo:

12:47pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

MOTORISTS narrowly avoided head on collisions as a terrifying high-speed police chase unfolded in a Hampshire neighbourhood.

Ex-partner invented break-in story after stealing cash and valuables

Daily Echo: Southampton Magistrates Court

10:40am Monday 11th August 2014

A WOMAN lied to police saying her ex-partner’s house had been burgled to cover up the fact she had stolen the cash and valuable items herself.

Hundreds of thousands spent on fly-tipping fight

Daily Echo:

11:08am Friday 8th August 2014

SOUTHAMPTON has retained its unenviable position of being the worst place in Hampshire for fly-tipping.

Union’s worries for staff over airport sell-off plan

Daily Echo:

9:21am Friday 8th August 2014

A UNION representing dozens of staff at a Hampshire airport which has been put up for sale has raised concern about the impact it could have on workers.

Man escapes from house fire by climbing onto roof

Daily Echo: 16 people rescued from fire at block of flats

10:06am Thursday 7th August 2014

A MAN has escaped from a house fire that destroyed his kitchen.

Ideas wanted for redevelopment of leisure centre

Daily Echo: Fleming Park Leisure Centre, Eastleigh

12:23pm Monday 4th August 2014

RESIDENTS can share their ideas on how best to redevelopment a popular Hampshire leisure centre.

Inquest to shed light on teenager's death

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

7:30am Monday 4th August 2014

AN inquest into the death of a much-loved teenager who was found dead at her family home will be heard this week.

Fresh concerns over horses welfare

Daily Echo:

5:00am Monday 4th August 2014

FRESH concerns have been raised by residents about the welfare of horses in a Hampshire field over fears they are not being fed and watered properly.

The First World War Remembered

Daily Echo:

12:04pm Monday 4th August 2014

ONE hundred years ago countries across the world entered into one of the bloodiest conflicts of all time.

Health chiefs introduce 30-minute GP health check

Daily Echo:

11:25am Monday 4th August 2014

PEOPLE can now ask for a full health GP check in a bid to detect undiagnosed heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and dementia.

Local firm to play big part in Commonwealth Games finale

Daily Echo: Fireworks go off to mark the start of the Commonwealth Games during the 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony at Celtic Park, Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 23, 2014. See PA story COMMONWEALTH Ceremony. Photo credit shou

12:10pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE company will help play a key part in delivering a spectacular finale to the Commonwealth Games.

Make a clay plaque for park

Daily Echo: Itchen Valley Country Park

11:12am Sunday 3rd August 2014

MAKE a clay or leaf plaque this summer.

Bus revolt called off after new owners take over

Daily Echo: Two buses compete for passengers

4:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE bus company is back on the road two weeks after it went bust thanks to the completion of a takeover deal.

Children celebrate opening of £175,000 play park

Daily Echo:

12:30pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

HUNDREDS of children and their families had a whole load of fun at a new disability-friendly play area at a popular Hampshire park.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dog barking lands owner in court

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PAIR of dogs have landed their owner in hot water after neighbours made noise complaints about constant barking.

New police body-worn cameras could "damage" trust with the public

Daily Echo: 
  OFFICERS across Hampshire will soon have cameras attached to their chests to capture video and audio evidence at crime scenes.

7:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE will become the first police force in the country to equip every officer with body-worn cameras - but some argue it will damage public trust.

Man who carried out sex attack on woman jogger in park is sent to hospital indefinitely

Daily Echo: Lakeside Country Park

2:25pm Friday 25th July 2014

A Hampshire man who carried out a sex attack on a woman jogger in a Hampshire park has been sent to a special hospital indefinitely.

Takeaway chain is moving into Hampshire

Daily Echo:

4:24pm Friday 25th July 2014

TWENTY jobs could be created as the UK’s fastest growing Chinese takeaway chain announces it wants to open five new stores in Hampshire.

Crime concern

Daily Echo: 500 more police  jobs facing axe

10:59am Friday 25th July 2014

RESIDENTS in Bishopstoke are invited to have their say on policing issues.

Have your say on policing

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:12am Thursday 24th July 2014

RESIDENTS can speak to police on what they think they should focus on in a Hampshire community.

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.

Workers mark four decades of hypermarket

Daily Echo:

4:40pm Friday 18th July 2014

SHE was only there on doctor’s orders, and it was only meant to be for six months. But 40 years on and thousands of customers later, Brenda Lyons is helping the Asda Eastleigh supercentre celebrate its ruby anniversary as she hangs up her uniform for good.

Cats die after suspected poisoning

Daily Echo: Two people catch tuberculosis from cats

2:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

AN animal welfare charity is appealing for information after three cats from the same home died in a matter of weeks from suspected poisoning.

Park and ride 'would bring traffic chaos'

Daily Echo:

10:45am Thursday 17th July 2014

RESIDENTS are threatening to blockade a Hampshire road if plans to build a park and ride at the end of their street go ahead.

Monkeying around for a place in the record books

Daily Echo:

11:23am Thursday 17th July 2014

THIS group of adventure park staff had plenty of reason to go bananas after breaking a world record.

Charity effort is a cut above

Daily Echo:

12:49pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE teenager chopped off her long locks to bring a smile to the faces of young cancer patients.

Bikes stolen

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:34pm Thursday 17th July 2014

POLICE are hunting for the thieves who stole a mountain bike worth more than £1,000 from a van in Eastleigh.

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