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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.

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.

Labour picks another candidate for 2015 General Election

Daily Echo: Labour picks another candidate for 2015 General Election

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

LABOUR has chosen its candidate for the fight to become the next MP for Romsey and Southampton North.

War Horse statue progress

Daily Echo: Amy Goodman working on the statue which will be erected in Romsey War Memorial Park

3:48pm Sunday 13th April 2014

ROMSEY’S War Horse statue is taking shape.

Cash boost for flood support forces

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8:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds of taxpayers’ money has been gifted to forces’ charities after the armed services stepped in to stop Hampshire towns and villages from flooding.

Shock at death of young newlyweds

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

10:07am Saturday 12th April 2014

A YOUNG husband and wife have died within days of each other, just five months after their wedding.

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.

Nissan GT-R stolen in latest break-in car theft

Daily Echo: A Nissan GT-R

10:57am Friday 11th April 2014

DARING early morning raiders have struck again in a Hampshire town – stealing a top-of-therange sports car from the driveway.

Community pub back in business as family battle tragedy

Daily Echo: The Kings Arms, Lockerley

12:35pm Friday 11th April 2014

TWO months ago it was shut while a Hampshire family battled through tragedy.

Stay-away councillor axed

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A TORY councillor has lost his seat after failing to attend six consecutive meetings.

Passion play at Abbey

Daily Echo: Romsey Abbey

11:21am Thursday 10th April 2014

A new Passion Play dealing with Jesus’s encounters with women comes to Romsey Abbey this Friday evening.

Did top cop order whitewash into probe at sex-scandal school?

Daily Echo: Chief constable Andy Marsh

9:51am Wednesday 9th April 2014

THE Daily Echo can today reveal the full explosive details of an investigation into Hampshire’s top police officer.

Marie Curie Daffodil success

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:32am Monday 7th April 2014

MORE than 85 hours of nursing care can be funded thanks to the generosity of people in the Southern Test Valley.

Concert cancelled due to power fears

Daily Echo: The Mountbatten School in Romsey

1:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

ORGANISERS have been forced to cancel a charity folk concert because of fears the venue may be without power on the night.

VIDEO: Lorry stuck under bridge - again

Daily Echo: A lorry is stuck underneath a bridge in Botley Road in Romsey

9:45am Friday 4th April 2014

TRAFFIC delays have hit a Hampshire town after a lorry has been trapped beneath a bridge - for the second time in just a few weeks.

Police to hold drop-in meeting

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

4:39pm Friday 4th April 2014

POLICE will be holding a drop-in meeting with residents in the North Baddesley area of Hampshire on April 10.

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.

Pupil returns to school weeks after heart-attack

Daily Echo: Sam back with friends at Mountbatten School.

6:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

HE was back with his pals less than a month after he almost died.

Lift rescue

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:29am Monday 31st March 2014

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a person trapped in a lift in North Baddesley.

School invests in life-saving equipment after 16-year-old's heart attack

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6:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

A HAMPSHIRE school has thrown its weight behind a Daily Echo campaign and invested in life-saving medical equipment after a schoolboy nearly died.

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.

Plans for homes on green belt land

Daily Echo: WHAT GOES UP: Developers have been told not to neglect building roads and pavements.

10:14am Monday 24th March 2014

A DEVELOPER has unveiled plans for more than 100 homes and a sports centre on the edge of a Hampshire town.

Teen singers battle to be next big thing

Daily Echo: TeenStar finalists Lauren Thomas, left, and Rhiannon Dyke, both of Romsey

10:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

BUDDING Hampshire singers will be battling it out to become the next singing sensation.

Paramedics back defibrillator campaign

Daily Echo: Mark Ainsworth-Smith shows Daily Echo reporter Rebecca Pearson how to use a defibrillator

9:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

PARAMEDICS across the south are backing the Daily Echo’s campaign to have defibrillators installed in every school in the county.

Support flooding in for brave Alex

Daily Echo: Alex Lewis

10:39am Thursday 20th March 2014

MOMENTUM is building across Hampshire to help a young dad who lost three limbs and parts of his face to a flesh-eating bug.

Man exposed himself to teenager

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:20am Thursday 20th March 2014

POLICE are hunting a sex pest who exposed himself to a teenager.

Road closed after cyclist hit by van

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

3:59pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A HAMPSHIRE road has been closed after a cyclist was hit by a van.

Police hunt flasher who exposed himself to teenage girl

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police are investigating

5:22pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

POLICE are hunting a flasher who exposed himself to a teenager this morning.

Bouncing away to raise cash for pre-school’s garden

Daily Echo: Family Fun Day for Velindre Hospital

11:13am Tuesday 18th March 2014

A TEST Valley-based pre-school is holding a sponsored bounce this Friday.

Stars rally round to support brave Alex

Daily Echo: Alex Lewis

10:21am Monday 17th March 2014

CELEBRITIES across Hampshire are pulling together to support a brave young dad who has lost three limbs and parts of his face to a deadly bug.

Fun in the sun... but colder, wetter weather to return

Daily Echo: SPRING HAS SPRUNG: Holly Francis and her brother Ben in Eastleigh

10:34am Monday 17th March 2014

AFTER enduring months of rain, Hampshire enjoyed a burst of summer- like conditions at the weekend as the UK celebrated the highest March temperatures for years.

VIDEO: Lorry smashes into railway bridge

Daily Echo: The lorry which has crashed into the railway bridge in Greatbridge Road, Romsey

10:31am Friday 14th March 2014

A LORRY has crashed into a railway bridge and toppled over.

Police warning over car break-ins at beauty spots

Daily Echo: Picture from the Mottisfont Country Fair, Mottisfont House. May 25, 2013. The unauthorised downloading, editing, copying. or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

6:32pm Friday 14th March 2014

POLICE and local authorities are warning people visiting Hampshire beauty spots not to leave valuables in vehicles.

New plans to change speed limit on major road

Daily Echo: A27 closure after accident

6:27pm Friday 14th March 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S road chiefs plan to impose new 40mph and 50mph speed limits on the A27 in the Sherfield English and Shootash areas.

Park remains part-closed to public

Daily Echo: Romsey's War Memorial Park under water (Picture by Mark Cooper)

11:14am Friday 14th March 2014

THERE is still limited public access to Romsey War Memorial Park following the winter floods.

Hero teacher on job interview saves pupil in heart attack drama at school

Daily Echo: Saved: Pupil Sam Mangoro

8:26am Monday 10th March 2014

A QUICK-thinking teacher being interviewed for a new job at a Hampshire school helped save the life of a teenage pupil after he suffered a heart attack in class.

Church fire 'caused by electrical fault'

Daily Echo: The fire damage inside the church in Timsbury

2:13pm Monday 10th March 2014

AN ELECTRICAL fault caused a blaze that ripped through a Hampshire church, it has been revealed this afternoon.

Reward offered for return of stolen dogs

Daily Echo: Missing dogs, Ellie and Ruby

1:07pm Monday 10th March 2014

POLICE are hunting pet thieves who stole two cocker spaniels from a farm in Romsey.

Severe blaze in medieval Hampshire church

Daily Echo: Timsbury church: damaged by fire today

10:10am Sunday 9th March 2014

FIREFIGHTERS today saved a medieval Hampshire church from destruction by fire.

Pre-school is first class

Daily Echo: Pre-school is first class

11:00am Thursday 6th March 2014

YOUNGSTERS were joining in the celebrations after their pre-school was rated as “outstanding” according to Ofsted.

Give us time to prevent future floods

Daily Echo: Flooding on Budd Lane and Greatbridge Road, Romsey, last month

10:21am Wednesday 5th March 2014

HAMPSHIRE will be at risk of future floods misery because a Government help scheme is being rushed, an MP has warned.

Ruby’s childhood love led to a diamond celebration

Daily Echo: Ruby’s childhood love led to a diamond celebration

10:57am Monday 3rd March 2014

THEY were teenage sweethearts.

Go-ahead for state-of-the-art care home for older people

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:23am Monday 24th February 2014

WORK is under way to build a state-of-the-art 60 bedroom care home with nursing facilities after planners gave the development the green light.

Cannabis factory found after blaze destroys home

Daily Echo: Cannabis factory found after blaze at rural property

11:05am Thursday 20th February 2014

POLICE discovered a cannabis factory after fire broke out destroying a secluded home.

£93m cuts in council's budget

Daily Echo: Hampshire County Council leader Cllr Roy Perry

9:01am Thursday 20th February 2014

CUTS worth £93m are to be set today at Hampshire County Council.

Army called in again to fight flooding

Daily Echo: The Army sandbagging flood defences at Fishlake Meadows in Romsey

12:54pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

THE army have once again joined the fight to save a Hampshire town.

Flooded road could be closed less than 24 hours after reopening

Daily Echo: Flooding in Romsey today

11:59am Wednesday 19th February 2014

A HAMPSHIRE road could close less than 24 hours after it was reopened following severe flooding.

Pulmonary kit boost

Daily Echo: Pictured from left – physiologist Lynne Wright, Elaine Grainger and Jean Denham of the League of Friends, and Chris Marchant and Dr Frank Akerman of Romsey Hospital Appeal

10:26am Wednesday 19th February 2014

PEOPLE with pulmonary problems can now be tested on a new respiratory machine at Romsey Hospital.

Half-term look at wildlife

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:00pm Monday 17th February 2014

MOTTISFONT Abbey is walking on the wild side this half term.

Main road closed for public safety due to flooding

Daily Echo: Concrete blocks laid across Greatbridge Road tonight.

5:47pm Thursday 13th February 2014

POLICE have decided to close a Hampshire road over concern for public safety due to flooding.

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