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1,500 children fail to get place at first choice primary school

Daily Echo: Uniforms are among the regular costs to pay to get your child back in the classroom.

11:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AT least 1,500 Hampshire children have failed to get a place at their first choice primary school.

Police launch inquiries after sabotage at cycling event

Daily Echo: Police launch inquiries after sabotage at cycling event

4:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

POLICE are carrying out door-to-door inquiries in the hunt for saboteurs who targeted a mass cycling event in Hampshire.

Saboteurs target mass cycling event

Daily Echo: Wiggle cyclists in the New Forest at the weekend.

7:30am Monday 14th April 2014

HUNDREDS of lives were put at risk after yet another attempt to sabotage a mass cycling event in Hampshire.

Carnival 'bigger and better' than ever

Daily Echo: Last year's Lymington Carnival

10:40am Monday 14th April 2014

THIS year it’s going to be big. That is the pledge from organisers of a Hampshire carnival that has been given an exciting new look in a bid to boost its popularity.

Make-up artist is now catwalk queen

Daily Echo: Jourdan Walker (Picture by Colin Chau)

10:27am Monday 14th April 2014

IT WAS the best birthday present she could have wished for.

Hampshire's Harry needs you to give him some colour

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:11am Monday 14th April 2014

SHARPEN your crayons – Hampshire’s newest mascot needs some colour to bring him to life.

Home plans are a 'bungalow on steroids'

Daily Echo: David Harrison called for rethink

10:20am Sunday 13th April 2014

A TOTTON councillor has described a planning application to expand a home as looking like “a bungalow on steroids”.

Ready to run the marathon

Daily Echo: All set: The Virgin London Marathon gets underway tomorrow morning

6:30am Sunday 13th April 2014

THEY are getting ready for the race of their lives.

Hampshire school's Guinness World Record under threat

Daily Echo: Ringwood School students in their onesies

3:21pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A WORLD record held by a Hampshire school is under threat from a UK theme park today.

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

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

9:56am Saturday 12th April 2014

FRONTLINE fire services in Hampshire are under threat for the first time as bosses bid to plug a £12million budget black hole, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Cyclists' fury at 'disgraceful and fictional' posters

Daily Echo: Cyclists taking part in a Wiggle cycling event in the New Forest

4:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A WAR of words has broken out in the New Forest as the area braces itself for the first mass-cycling event of the year.

Church to host murder mystery

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:02pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A HAMPSHIRE church will be hosting a murder mystery evening on Saturday, May 3.

Burglar tried to sell stolen items

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:24am Thursday 10th April 2014

A BURGLAR was caught after trying to sell stolen items at a Hampshire pawn shop, a court heard.

'Victory for people power’ as polling station is saved

Daily Echo: Andrew Pope with local residents campaigning to save the polling station at the St George’s Centre in Calshot.

4:39pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

CAMPAIGNERS are celebrating today after it was revealed that controversial plans to axe a Hampshire polling station are set to be scrapped.

Helicopter used in drugs raid

Daily Echo: Helicopter used in drugs raid

11:29am Wednesday 9th April 2014

POLICE officers are executing a drugs raid in the heart of a Hampshire community.

Killer has appeal against murder conviction rejected

Daily Echo: LIFE: Omar Benguit

2:43pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A HAMPSHIRE KILLER has today has had his appeal against his murder conviction rejected by judges today.

Hythe optician's 'light' warning

Daily Echo: Dawkins & Lodge Opticians in Hythe

10:15am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A HAMPSHIRE optician "turned its practice blue" yesterday as part of a national campaign to highlight the risks of potentially harmful light.

Long delays on major road after lorry smash

Daily Echo: Delays after crash between lorry and van on A31 near Ringwood

12:40pm Monday 7th April 2014

A LORRY crash on a major Hampshire road has lead to long delays this lunch time.

Broadcaster Chris Evans strikes deal in Lymington

Daily Echo: Broadcaster Chris Evans strikes deal in Lymington

5:00am Monday 7th April 2014

ONE of Britain’s best-known broadcasters has spoken of his excitement after revealing that he is going to help run a Hampshire eatery.

Pony rides and falconry on offer

Daily Echo: Pony rides at the Village Nursery

12:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

A RANGE of family activities including pony rides and falconry are on at a Hampshire village hall on Thursday April 10.

Help toddler take his first steps unaided

Daily Echo: James Mills needs a £50,000 for a vital operation to help him walk

2:59pm Friday 4th April 2014

HE’S the little boy with a big wish that most people take for granted – to be able to walk.

Storm damage to cost taxpayer £400,000

Daily Echo: Storms of February 2014 - Milford on Sea

5:00am Friday 4th April 2014

A FEROCIOUS storm that battered the Hampshire coastline is set to cost taxpayers more than £400,000, it has been revealed.

Missing fish found safe and well seven miles from home

Daily Echo: Chadwick was found in the River Test in Totton

6:47pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

IT is a fishy tale of survival that sounds like something out of the Disney film Finding Nemo.

Body found in village

Daily Echo: Mary Holland, 87, has not been seen since Wednesday night

2:38pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A BODY has been discovered in the search for a missing pensioner, police have revealed.

Monument to naval hero could finally be restored

Daily Echo: Campaigners are planning to restore a monument erected in memory of Admiral Sir Harry Burrard Neale

10:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

HE was one of Britain’s greatest naval heroes.

Elderly woman with dementia missing

Daily Echo: Mary Holland, 87, has not been seen since Wednesday night

9:26am Thursday 3rd April 2014

POLICE have launched an appeal to find a vulnerable elderly lady who has gone missing from her Hampshire home.

A donkey walks into a shop (no joke)

Daily Echo: A donkey walks into Tesco Express in Brockenhurst

9:43am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A DONKEY left shoppers stunned after wandering into a Tesco Express store in Brockenhurst yesterday afternoon.

Multi-million pound nursing home opens today

Daily Echo: Linden House is the new site for Colten Care in Lymington

4:30pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A MULTI-million-pound nursing home that aims to provide specialist care for dementia sufferers was officially opened in Hampshire today.

Warning over bogus police home security calls

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

4:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

TRADING Standards officers are warning people in Hampshire of a bogus police officer making phony telephone calls enquiring about home security.

Road blocked by overturned car

Daily Echo: A lorry crashed into a hedge near Bodenham yesterday.

4:24pm Monday 31st March 2014

MOTORISTS are facing delays after a car has overturned and blocked a busy Hampshire road this afternoon.

Teenagers lose £2,000 each after school pulls out of Kenya project

Daily Echo: Teenagers lose £2,000 each after school pulls out of Kenya project

10:20am Wednesday 26th March 2014

THEY were eagerly looking forward to the trip and spent months raising the money needed to meet the cost of flights and other expenses.

Gene test to predict childhood obesity

Daily Echo: PREVENTION: The test can be carried out when a child is five years old

10:13am Wednesday 26th March 2014

SCIENTISTS have developed a simple DNA blood test which they claim can predict obesity levels in children as they grow up, it has been revealed.

Seasonal goods at country market

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:30am Wednesday 26th March 2014

Opportunity to buy home-made produce at a Hampshire market.

Convicted murderer waiting on appeal decision

Daily Echo: LIFE: Omar Benguit

5:39pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

A HAMPSHIRE man convicted of murdering a student is waiting to hear whether he has won an appeal.

Overturned lorry brings traffic to a standstill

Daily Echo: Overturned lorry brings traffic to a standstill in Totton

5:52pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

RUSH hour traffic was brought to a halt this evening after a lorry overturned at a busy industrial estate.

400-year-old Forest landmark tree felled

Daily Echo: The beech tree at the Swan Inn at Lyndhurst

10:35am Tuesday 25th March 2014

A towering beech tree which has stood as a landmark on the New Forest skyline for centuries is being felled.

'Mouldy flat making husband's lung condition worse'

Daily Echo: Lorna Wells with her husband Anthony who suffers from a chronic lung disease.

11:20am Tuesday 25th March 2014

I FEAR for my husband’s life. Those are the words of a Hampshire woman whose flat is so badly plagued by disgusting mould that she believes it is making her husband’s chronic lung disease life-threatening.

Wartime scrapbook unveiling

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:05am Tuesday 25th March 2014

A UNIQUE scrapbook compiled by a Home Guard leader during the Second World War is due to be unveiled today.

Wood crafts

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:54am Tuesday 25th March 2014

Craftsmen will demonstrate traditional woodland skills and crafts at Manor Farm, in Bursledon, on March 29 and 30 from 11am.

UPDATE: Cyclist fights for life after road incident

Daily Echo: Totton's Salisbury Road closed off following the incident involving a cyclist

11:44am Monday 24th March 2014

A CYCLIST is today fighting for his life after an incident on a major Hampshire road.

Tributes paid to teenager killed in car crash

Daily Echo: Crash victim Paul Warne.

10:22am Monday 24th March 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a teenager killed in a car crash on the Hampshire/Dorset border.

Police officers bitten during attack outside Hampshire pub

Daily Echo: Police are investigating assault on Widnes pub landlord

8:29am Monday 24th March 2014

Three police officers were injured after being attacked during an arrest outside a Hampshire pub

Is the ferry faster than the car?

Daily Echo: Daily Echo reporter Chris Yandell arrives at Lymington ferry terminal ahead of his trip

12:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

EYEBROWS were raised when a Hampshire MP told Parliament it might be quicker to commute from the New Forest to Portsmouth via the Isle of Wight than battle congestion on the M27. We put her claims to the test.

Yacht destroyed by fire in marina

Daily Echo: Yacht fire in Hythe Marina. Picture by HFRS

11:39am Friday 21st March 2014

A FIRE investigation is underway this morning after a yacht in a Hampshire marina burst into flames.

Yacht rescued after mast broke

Daily Echo: The marina at Lymington Harbour.

11:43am Friday 21st March 2014

A STRICKEN yacht was rescued just in time before it beached on one of the most notorious banks in the Solent.

Net closing on hit-and-run driver who left cow for dead

Daily Echo: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

6:00am Friday 21st March 2014

POLICE are closing in on a hit-and-run driver who left a pregnant cow writhing in agony.

Noisy pub escapes closure

Daily Echo: The Old Farmhouse pub at Totton.

11:20am Thursday 20th March 2014

A HAMPSHIRE pub has narrowly escaped closure following a three-year noise nightmare suffered by people living nearby.

New school in pipeline for vulnerable children

Daily Echo: The Arnewood School, which is backing the plan

4:06pm Thursday 20th March 2014

VULNERABLE children in Hampshire could be attending a new purpose- built school by next year.

Asbestos led to fatal cancer

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:29am Thursday 20th March 2014

A PENSIONER died after she was exposed to asbestos, an inquest heard.

Motorcycle crash closes road

Daily Echo: Cash boost to help air ambulance

4:14pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A MAJOR road is closed and the air ambulance has been called after a motorcycle crash in a Hampshire village.



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