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Controversial landmark tower to remain empty for a year

Daily Echo:

4:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL landmark tower - known by locals as the 'fag butt' - will now sit empty for a year, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Pensioners in fear after spate of break-ins

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

PENSIONERS have told of their fear that their allotments will be targeted again after two large-scale break-ins in ten months.

Technology crisis at hospital

Daily Echo:

5:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON hospital staff claim they are facing a technology crisis due to ageing computers and out-of-date hardware.

City university rises up world rankings

Daily Echo: Exterior of Southampton University

8:27am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE University of Southampton is bucking the trend by rising up a table ranking the best higher education institutions in the world.

VIDEO: Bus blocks level crossing as train approaches

Daily Echo:

4:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THIS is the moment passengers look on in horror as a freight train closes in on their bus.

Overturned lorry shuts major road

Daily Echo:

9:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

AN OVERTURNED lorry has shut part of one of Hampshire's major roads.

Benefits cuts to hit 12,000 working families

Daily Echo:

8:48am Wednesday 1st October 2014

ALMOST 12,000 families in Southampton will be hit by the Chancellor's latest benefit cut - despite being in work.

Weekend music spectacular

Daily Echo:

11:18am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON is set to come alive with the sound of music this weekend.

Crash on major city road causes delays

Daily Echo:

6:23pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MOTORISTS heading in and out of Southampton tonight can expect delays after a car crash on one of the city's busiest roads.

City's first free school to open in two years

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S first mainstream free school will open to pupils within two years after education chiefs backed the bid.

Residents threaten to block road over school parking row

Daily Echo:

4:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THEY fear it is a tragedy waiting to happen. So angry residents living in three Southampton streets are threatening to take matters into the own hands.

House fire shuts main road

Daily Echo:

5:11pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A fire at a house has closed a main road as firefighters tackle the blaze.

One in ten Southampton three-year-olds has tooth decay

Daily Echo:

7:57am Tuesday 30th September 2014

ONE in ten three-year-olds in Southampton suffer from tooth decay.

Celebrating a decade of marking Black History Month

Daily Echo:

4:59pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FOR ten years it has been celebrating the history of black people in Southampton.

Kitchen nightmare as workmen botch fitting

Daily Echo:

10:35am Tuesday 30th September 2014

IT won’t win any awards and it’s even more unlikely to appear on the popular TV show Grand Designs.

Controversial daredevil climbs another city landmark

Daily Echo: James Kingston

4:10pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

The controversial climber who has illegally been scaling structures across Southampton and beyond has been at it again.

Jail was only option for burglar

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WITHIN weeks of avoiding an immediate prison term, a Southampton man broke into a house where he stole about £4,000 worth of property, the city crown court heard.

Unset Boulevard - Mark Ponsford

Daily Echo:

10:58am Tuesday 30th September 2014

TAKING only a slightly-sideways step out of his comfort-zone, but still totally at ease, local am-dram leading-light Mark Ponsford treated a sizeable audience to a hilarious one-man show.

Three Men In A Boat at Southampton's Nuffield Theatre

Daily Echo:

10:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S Nuffield theatre presents The Original Theatre Company’s production of Three Men In a Boat today and tomorrow as part of its visiting company season this week.

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.

No grave for great-grandmother

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

A GREAT-grandmother’s funeral had to be abandoned because her grave had not been dug.

Views across the city from top of clock tower

Daily Echo:

5:26pm Monday 29th September 2014

THIS is the stunning view of Southampton, taken from the top of one of the city's most famous landmarks.

Wife pays tribute to popular Sholing grandad who fell from ladder

Daily Echo:

11:02am Monday 29th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular grandfather who died after falling from a ladder while decorating his Southampton home.

Labour fires election starting gun in Southampton

Daily Echo:

10:46am Monday 29th September 2014

THE Labour Party in Southampton has fired the starting gun for next May’s General Election.

Southampton anti-poverty campaigner stands for Parliament

Daily Echo:

10:41am Monday 29th September 2014

A WELL-known anti-poverty campaigner will bid to “give the voiceless a voice” by standing at next year’s General Election.

REVEALED: Fresh plans drawn up to transform empty shopping centre

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 26th September 2014

FRESH plans have been drawn up to flatten an empty shopping centre in the heart of Southampton and replace it with hundreds of new businesses and homes.

Drink-drive teenager left trail of destruction

Daily Echo:

11:39am Friday 26th September 2014

A TEENAGE driver who ploughed into a wall, stopping just inches from people’s front doors, was two times over the drink drive limit – and he didn’t even have a licence.

Big Run hero Benali to turn out for hospital

Daily Echo: Francis Benali heads for home as his Big Run reaches it's conclusion.

3:34pm Friday 26th September 2014

HE ran to every football stadium in the Premier League, and now Saints legend Francis Benali has set his sights on a Hampshire hospital.

Former city student arrested in terror raids

Daily Echo: Why everyone needs an Anjem Choudary

1:12pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A RADICAL preacher who is a former Southampton student is understood to be one of the nine men arrested today as part of an investigation into Islamist terrorism.

VIDEO: University's £30million campus vision

Daily Echo:

1:06pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A BID to transform a learning campus in Southampton is well under way.

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.

Two generations of family clock up nearly 40 years of service

Daily Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

IT’S a family affair at the port for two generations of one family, who not only live together but work together too.

A year of charity efforts for fearless fundraiser

Daily Echo:

1:40pm Thursday 25th September 2014

FEARLESS fundraiser Sean Cooper is taking part in 214 events for charity.

Who is this TV star and what is HE doing in Southampton?

Daily Echo:

10:20am Thursday 25th September 2014

DID you guess correctly?

Police hunt sex attacker with snake tattoo after woman assaulted

Daily Echo:

4:37pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

POLICE are hunting a sex attacker with a snake tattoo on his hand after a woman is assaulted.

Hunt for thugs after vicious attack

Daily Echo:

1:32pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

POLICE are hunting thugs who viciously assaulted a man on a Southampton estate.

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.

New air ambulance which can fly at night

Daily Echo: Air ambulance warning to horse riders

11:10am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) has today announced it will be introducing a second helicopter equipped with night flying technology.

UPDATE: Plans to allow city to control bus routes and fares

Daily Echo: Bus fares shake-up set to be rolled out in city

4:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TRANSPORT chiefs in Southampton will be given London-style powers to set bus routes and fares, Labour will vow today.

Thugs assault man on his way home from pub in Totton

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:12am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A NIGHT out at the pub ended with one man suffering a broken nose after he was set upon by two thugs in an unprovoked attack.

Southampton community celebrate life of Filipino saint

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:14am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PEOPLE from an ethnic community in Southampton will be joining millions across the world to celebrate the life of a Filipino saint on Sunday.

Six arrests after drugs bust at city home

Daily Echo: 500 more police  jobs facing axe

6:02pm Monday 22nd September 2014

SIX men are being questioned by detectives after a drugs bust on a city home this morning.

Parking a major concern of housing estate plans

Daily Echo:

10:20am Monday 22nd September 2014

SCORES of residents got a glimpse of the latest multi-millionpound proposals that could breathe new life into a Southampton housing estate.

Home could collapse after van crash

Daily Echo:

5:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A COUPLE are living in fear that their Southampton home could collapse at any moment after a van crashed into the side of it.

Firefighters praise man for saving neighbour's life

Daily Echo:

4:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A MAN has been praised for saving the life of his neighbour after he spotted smoke billowing from the house next door in the early hours of the morning.

Burglars steal car in house break in

Daily Echo:

2:57pm Monday 22nd September 2014

BURGLARS stole a car after breaking into a Southampton home in the early hours.

Thousands out for close of boat show

Daily Echo:

7:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

THE 2014 PSP Southampton Boat Show came to a close amid fine weather and high spirits.

Man seen "behaving suspiciously" towards children in city street

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

1:09pm Sunday 21st September 2014

POLICE have stepped up patrols in a city street after a man was seen behaving suspiciously towards children.

Could Hampshire have more power over its own destiny?

Daily Echo: Can a church solve they mystery of King Alfred's resting place?

8:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

IN the wake of the referendum results yesterday, jubilant Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to “change the UK for the better”.

Man rushed to hospital after attack

Daily Echo:

3:57pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN was rushed to hospital last night after he was attacked in the early hours of this morning.



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