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12,000 council staff to be offered redundancy to plug £90m gap

Daily Echo: The Hampshire County Council offices in Winchester

6:05pm Monday 27th October 2014

TWELVE thousand county council staff are to be offered voluntary redundancy as the council bids to plug a £90m gap.

Indian summer continues in Hampshire

Daily Echo:

9:59am Monday 27th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE is set for an extended Indian summer with more fine weather on the way today.

Legal action threat if overstretched police officers injured on duty

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police Federation chairman John Apter.

9:50am Monday 27th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE Police Federation has threatened to take its force to court if an officer gets injured while staffing levels are too low.

Romsey school friends, 12, in charity hair cut

Daily Echo:

9:57am Monday 27th October 2014

SCHOOL friends Anya Cantrell and May Smith are kissing goodbye to their lovely locks to raise cash for charity.

Hampshire school opens new £2.5m pod

Daily Echo:

11:32am Friday 24th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE school has unveiled multi-million pound improvements.

Police call off river search for missing woman

Daily Echo:

3:08pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SPECIALIST searches to find a Hampshire woman believed to have fallen into the water from a wheelchair have been called off.

UPDATED: Emergency search after wheelchair found on riverbank

Daily Echo: Polcie officers searching in the River Test

9:20am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

SPECIALIST police are this afternoon searching a Hampshire river following the discovery of a wheelchair at the water's edge.

90-year-old stuck in ditch overnight

Daily Echo:

4:16pm Monday 20th October 2014

A 90-YEAR-OLD woman became stranded in her car in a ditch overnight before being rescued by firefighters in Hampshire.

Adrenaline junkies have an all white weekend

Daily Echo:

11:06am Monday 20th October 2014

DON’T look down....

Daredevil arrested over 70m chimney climb in Germany

Daily Echo:

9:46am Thursday 16th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE daredevil has been arrested again – this time for scaling a 70m high chimney in Germany.

Hampshire leading the fight against Ebola

Daily Echo:

9:52am Saturday 11th October 2014

The Ebola outbreak has claimed the lives of more than 3,000 people and infected more than 7,000 others in West Africa - now a Hampshire company is helping in the global effort to combat the deadly disease.

Family pet shot in the head at close range

Daily Echo:

8:49am Friday 10th October 2014

PET owners in a Hampshire community have been urged to be on guard after a beloved pet cat was brutally shot.

Fines for drivers who slowed to take pictures of Hampshire crash scene

Daily Echo: zooming along: Traffic on the A34, pictured from the Botley bridge

10:17am Tuesday 7th October 2014

SCORES of motorists have been fined for taking photographs of a major lorry crash while behind the wheel.

Bosom buddies put discarded bras to good use

Daily Echo:

10:11am Tuesday 7th October 2014

FOUR Hampshire friends have teamed up to create beautiful dresses from an unusual material – bras.

UPDATED: Power restored to hundreds of homes without power after storm

Daily Echo:

9:49am Tuesday 7th October 2014

HUNDREDS of homes are without power in Hampshire this morning.

Police officers who rescued 83-year-old from house fire nominated for bravery award

Daily Echo:

6:05pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TWO Hampshire police officers who rescued an 83-year-old woman as her house went up in flames have been nominated for the force's national bravery award.

Solent NHS Trust in running for medical award

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:41am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE health trust is in the running for glory at a prestigious medical awards.

Schools could win kitchen equipment and a dance lesson with Diversity's Ashley Banjo

Daily Echo: Streetdancer Ashley Banjo who is trying to get people dancing on the streets of Stockton on Sunday, July 14, for a new Sky 1 programme, The Town That Danced Again.

4:04pm Thursday 25th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE schools could win £10,000 worth of kitchen equipment and a dance lesson with Diversity’s Ashley Banjo.

Dozens of school children struck down by mystery illness

Daily Echo:

4:01pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

DOZENS of Hampshire schoolchildren have been struck down by a mystery illness after a visit to one of the county's most popular attractions.

Police launch appeal after man goes missing

Daily Echo:

4:22pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

POLICE are trying to find a Hampshire man who has gone missing.

Fire breaks out at office

Daily Echo: Hampshire firefighters to stage further strikes

1:15pm Saturday 20th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were this morning called to an office fire in North Baddesley.

Police scour CCTV footage in secondary school break-in

Daily Echo:

1:39pm Friday 19th September 2014

DETECTIVES are sifting through CCTV images after a break-in at a secondary school.

Dig out your old footwear in aid of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Daily Echo:

11:16am Monday 15th September 2014

UNWANTED shoes, football boots, trainers and wellies are needed to help a Hampshire charity save lives.

Dog fight dazzles in skies over Hampshire

Daily Echo:

2:41pm Sunday 14th September 2014

IT’S the moment a dog show on the ground took second place to a dog fight in the skies.

Hampshire among top 10 retirement destinations

Daily Echo: McCarthy  Stone Retirement Living

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE is one of the top 10 places to retire to, according to a new survey.

Famous show returns with focus on First World War anniversary

Daily Echo:

4:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE ROMSEY Show opens today - with a special focus on the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Man arrested after morning drugs raid

Daily Echo:

12:22pm Friday 12th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested this morning following a drugs bust in a Hampshire neighbourhood.

New shopping village could create 100 jobs

Daily Echo:

12:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

MORE than 100 jobs will be created if an entrepreneur gets the green light to open an indoor shopping village in Hampshire.

Historic town centre to get multi-million pound makeover

Daily Echo:

12:45pm Friday 12th September 2014

A HISTORIC Hampshire town centre is to be made more pedestrian-friendly in a multi-million-pound project.

Police investigate car break-in

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police are investigating

1:46pm Friday 12th September 2014

POLICE are investigating a car break-in in Hampshire.

Warning as pensioner hands over £10,000 in phone scam

Daily Echo: Neighbourhood watch warns of phone scam

4:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

PENSIONERS across Hampshire are being urged to be vigilant and not fall foul of bogus police officers conning unsuspecting people out of life savings.

New figures show nearly one in five people are self-employed

Daily Echo: LIKE MINDS: Self-employed people share office space and support facilities during one of Colleagues on Tap’s coworking days

11:40am Tuesday 9th September 2014

ALMOST one in five workers in parts of Hampshire are their “own boss” after a self-employment boom, new figures show.

Van gutted by gas cylinder fire on quiet street

Daily Echo:

12:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a van fire involving gas cylinders on a residential street.

Mobile library stops saved but more jobs to go in council cuts

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

SEVENTEEN mobile library stops are to be saved from cuts – but county bosses are pressing ahead with axing paid staff at three libraries.

Test Valley Vintage Club ready for Stockbridge show

Daily Echo:

11:48am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FARM machinery from a bygone era will be taking to the Test Valley countryside this weekend.

VIDEO: Woman makes a boob of her ice bucket challenge

Daily Echo:

8:40am Friday 29th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman has accidentally flashed her breasts while attempting the ice bucket challenge.

Daredevil arrested after trying to scale major landmark

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE daredevil has been arrested by police after scaling one of the world’s most famous landmarks.

VIDEO: Thieves in £20,000 raid on bike shop

Daily Echo:

4:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THIEVES have ransacked a cycle shop and made off with bikes and equipment worth more than £20,000.

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.

Plans for new superstore scrapped

Daily Echo: An artists impression of how the new Tesco store will look

9:41am Friday 22nd August 2014

Supermarket giant Tesco has scrapped plans for a new superstore in Hampshire, it has been revealed.

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.

Couple's tandem cycle ride across the Isle of Wight for Parkinson's disease

Daily Echo:

11:16am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A COUPLE from Hampshire will be on a bicycle made for two in aid of the charity which has supported them.

Rural crime on the increase in Hampshire

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

4:06pm Monday 11th August 2014

RURAL crime is on the rise in Hampshire and is costing the county £1m an extra year.

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.

Young mum died after being hit by car while standing in road

Daily Echo:

12:12pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A YOUNG Hampshire mum died after being hit by a car while standing still in the middle of the A36 with her arms outstretched, an inquest heard.

Driver relives 'horrendous moment' woman walked in front of train

Daily Echo: Less that half of travellers satisfied with South West Trains

4:00am Monday 4th August 2014

A DRIVER has relived the horrendous moment his train ploughed into a Hampshire woman on a railway track.

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.

Barn and caravan engulfed in fire

Daily Echo: Hampshire firefighters to stage further strikes

5:39pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A BARN and caravan are ablaze in the Hampshire countryside.

Cancer support centre set to close

Daily Echo:

5:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

FOR nearly 20 years it has been a lifeline to those suffering from cancer.

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