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Breaking news 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.

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.

Death of boy in car blaze 'needs more investigation'

Daily Echo:

5:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE EXACT cause of death of a little boy who died two weeks after he was pulled from a burning car will need more investigation, an inquest has heard.

Local serviceman targets glory at next year's Invictus Games

Daily Echo:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

AN engineer from Southampton who thought he would never walk again after a horrific car crash is targeting glory at next year's Invictus Games.

Sleep rough to help the homeless

Daily Echo:

3:50pm Saturday 20th September 2014

PEOPLE in Southampton are being asked to swap their cosy beds for a sleeping bag to help the homeless.

Charity celebrates 21st anniversary

Daily Echo:

1:50pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE charity that supports vulnerable young people has celebrated its 21st birthday.

Boat show success for local firm

Daily Echo:

2:40pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE firm is celebrating a bumper year at the PSP Southampton Boat Show as thousands of people have flooded into Mayflower Park.

Thousands of pounds raised for churches

Daily Echo:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

NOTHING could stop walkers and cyclists on their mission to raise money for Hampshire churches.

MURDER PROBE: Care workers blew whistle after suspected assault

Daily Echo:

4:29pm Friday 19th September 2014

SUSPICIOUS care workers at a home where a 96-year-old woman is believed to have been murdered blew the whistle over her death as they thought she may have been assaulted.

Motorway delays after lorry breaks down

Daily Echo: Road traffic congestion

8:35am Friday 19th September 2014

MOTORISTS face delays on a motorway this morning due to a broken down lorry.

Boy, 9, in hospital after crash

Daily Echo: Police Road Closed Sign

7:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A NINE-year-old boy was rushed to hospital last night after colliding with a car while riding his bike.

Tributes paid to author found dead in city flat

Daily Echo:

6:30am Friday 19th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Southampton author and bookkeeper found dead at his city flat.

Woman in £1m compensation claim after surgery "wrecked dreams" of police career

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman has launched a £1m compensation bid after claiming laser surgery wrecked her dreams of a police career – and left her eyes so sensitive to light she has to wear sunglasses in the shower.

City MP comes under fire over car comments

Daily Echo: Southampton Test MP Alan Whitehead

12:03pm Friday 19th September 2014

ONE of Hampshire’s top politicians has come under fire after writing an article contemplating a future shake-up of car ownership to cut congestion.

'Good wife' the secret to long life says 100-year-old

Daily Echo:

11:13am Friday 19th September 2014

A GOOD wife is the key to a long life.

New fund launched to create more jobs in marine industry

Daily Echo:

10:27am Friday 19th September 2014

A MILLION pound fund has been launched at the PSP Southampton Boat Show to boost the marine industry and create more jobs.

Women to go on trial for wasting police time

Daily Echo: Southampton Magistrates Court

10:41am Friday 19th September 2014

A WOMAN will go on trial after being accused of assaulting a police officer and wasting police time with phone calls.

Man in court accused of having sex with girl aged under 16

Daily Echo: Southampton Magistrates Court

3:29am Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN has appeared in court accused of having sex with a girl under 16 and taking indecent pictures of a child.

VIDEO: Hundreds queue for new iPhone

Daily Echo:

7:11am Friday 19th September 2014

HUNDREDS of people have camped out overnight to be among the first to get their hands on the new Apple iPhone.

New folk dancing club launched

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:11pm Friday 19th September 2014

A FOLKDANCING club will begin at a Southampton community centre on September 24.

Charity concert will help hospital radio

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A CHARITY event in aid of Southampton Hospital Radio is being held this month.

Police release two people arrested in Pennie murder probe

Daily Echo:

4:43pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TWO PEOPLE arrested in connection with the killing of mum of five Pennie Davis have been released with no further action to be taken against them.

New support group to be launched for lung disease sufferers

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

8:09pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW support group is being launched for people suffering from lung disease in Hampshire.

Flights to be scrapped at city airport

Daily Echo:

5:53pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A SELECTION of flights from Southampton Airport will be changed next month.

Protesters a step closer to stopping axe falling on bus passes

Daily Echo:

10:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

Disability campaigners are a step closer to overturning a controversial city council scheme to axe disabled bus passes.

Pair in hospital after pile-up on motorway

Daily Echo:

9:52am Thursday 18th September 2014

TWO motorists needed hospital treatment after a four car pile-up on a Hampshire motorway.

Body found at Southampton flat

Daily Echo:

7:50pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

POLICE are camped outside a house in a city street tonight.

Thieves stole £18,000 worth of fuel

Daily Echo:

4:00am Monday 15th September 2014

TWO serial thieves who embarked on a “professional piece of criminality” to steal thousands of pounds worth of fuel from businesses across the country have been jailed.

Bike worth £2,500 stolen by thieves

Daily Echo:

11:43am Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a bicycle worth £2500 was stolen from a Hampshire home.

Airport celebrates another record breaking month

Daily Echo:

7:46am Monday 15th September 2014

SOUTHAMPTON Airport has soared to new heights after celebrating its second successive record-breaking month.

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.

£9.2m - that's how much the council makes from parking

Daily Echo: Parking wardens to strike

12:20pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Southampton City Council has made £9.2m from parking charges in the past year – but now angry traders are urging them to rethink their controversial new night-time fees

Thrown into cell - for giving to charity

Daily Echo:

5:13pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE dad was thrown into a police cell – because he donated clothes to a charity shop.

Prince Harry to celebrate birthday with beer with city hero

Daily Echo:

2:54pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Prince Harry's 30th birthday celebrations will begin tonight with a ''beer'' with Southampton-hero Dave Henson.

Boat show welcomes thousands aboard for 2014

Daily Echo:

12:08pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE ribbons were cut, the gates opened and thousands poured into Mayflower Park to get their first glimpse of this year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show.

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.

End is finally in sight for Benali's epic 1,000 mile run

Daily Echo:

12:31pm Saturday 13th September 2014

SAINTS chairman Ralph Krueger this morning joined club legend Franny Benali as his epic challenge nears the finish line.

CCTV releaased in hunt for bike thief

Daily Echo:

11:27am Saturday 13th September 2014

THIS is the man police want to speak to after a bike belonging to a schoolboy was stolen from inside a Hampshire shop.

Franny set for heroes welcome as charity challenge nears end

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Southampton legend Francis Benali is expecting a warm welcome as he completes his 1,000 charity challenge in Southampton today in aid of a major cancer charity.

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