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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.

Thief steals £500 nail gun from van

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:20pm Friday 1st August 2014

A THIEF got away with an electric nail gun worth £500 from a parked van.

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.

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.

Park memorial for young dad killed in car crash

Daily Echo:

10:31am Friday 25th July 2014

IT WAS a place that the young father loved to visit.

Garden party

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:41am Thursday 17th July 2014

A COMMUNITY care group are staging their 25th garden party this Sunday.

£3m boost for sustainable transport initiatives

Daily Echo:

10:46am Wednesday 16th July 2014

CYCLING and public transport in Hampshire and Southampton is to get a £3m boost.

Solar farm plan decision due tonight

Daily Echo:

10:28am Tuesday 15th July 2014

PROPOSALS to build Britain's largest solar farm in the Hampshire countryside look set to be shunted into the shade.

'Substantial' damages for former MP Michael Mates

Daily Echo: Michael Mates

11:39am Monday 14th July 2014

FORMER East Hampshire MP Michael Mates, wrongly accused of breaking electoral law, has revealed he has accepted “substantial” damages from the Crown Prosecution Service.

Pub regulars fight department store expansion

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

MORE than 1,000 loyal customers of a Hampshire pub have signed a petition fighting plans to stop a department store from expanding nearby.

Fears over route safety for carnival go-kart race

Daily Echo:

11:02am Friday 11th July 2014

CARNIVAL bosses are being urged to rethink a major event over claims that it is too dangerous for those taking part.

Beggars Fair promises something for everyone

Daily Echo: Weekend in Pictures July 14th - July 15th. Beggars Fair in Romsey.

10:18am Friday 11th July 2014

ORGANISERS are promising entertainment for everyone at one of Hamsphire’s biggest community events.

Sam's helping to save more lives in schools

Daily Echo:

11:57am Monday 7th July 2014

MONTHS ago he was in a hospital bed after his life was saved by a defibrillator.

Vandals hit car mirrors

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:45am Monday 7th July 2014

NEARLY half a dozen cars were vandalised on a Hampshire estate.

Plans unveiled for new 32,000-panel solar farm

Daily Echo: Decision nears on Melksham solar farm proposal

4:40pm Friday 4th July 2014

MORE solar power could be heading for Hampshire – and the company behind the latest scheme claims nearby communities will benefit from the project.

Praise for BT after internet problems

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:12am Tuesday 1st July 2014

HOMES in a Hampshire market town lost their Internet connections during a nationwide fault with British Telecom’s broadband services.

Jewellery worth £8,000 stolen

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:27pm Friday 27th June 2014

BURGLARS escaped with jewellery worth more than £8,000 from a home.

House history

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:52pm Thursday 26th June 2014

ROMSEY Local History Society will be looking at the history of Spurshold House in Salisbury Road this evening.

Crime prevention talk

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:40am Wednesday 25th June 2014

POLICE will talk about crime prevention with residents in Hampshire on June 25.

A party to remember as Stockbridge rallies for Alex Lewis

Daily Echo: A party to remember as Stockbridge rallies for Alex Lewis

10:52am Tuesday 24th June 2014

“WE will make this a party to remember for Al Lewis.”

Firm defends solar farm bid

Daily Echo: Decision nears on Melksham solar farm proposal

3:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

THE company behind plans for a huge solar farm in the Hampshire countryside has defended its scheme.

Supermarket giant to axe 2,600 jobs

Daily Echo: Who will get new Morrison's jobs

1:58pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

A SUPERMARKET chain has announced plans to cut 2,600 jobs.

Hundreds of homes earmarked for green belt land

Daily Echo: Parish chiefs to see highly-praised affordable homes in Meon Valley

9:30am Friday 13th June 2014

HUNDREDS of homes could be built on greenbelt land, sparking up-roar amongst residents.

Village bursts into bloom in time for summer

Daily Echo: Pupils and teachers from St Francis Primary School and Knightwood Primary School join councillors to launch Valley Park in Bloom.

9:34am Friday 13th June 2014

VISITORS to a Hampshire village will be greeted by eye-catching floral displays this summer.



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