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Man released on bail after woman found with broken arms in street

Daily Echo:

11:34am Thursday 30th October 2014

A MAN has been released on bail after a woman was viciously assaulted and left unconscious during a daylight attack in a Southampton city street.

Arsonist who set blazes at uni halls is jailed

Daily Echo:

10:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

A UNIVERSITY student has been jailed after twice setting fire to halls of residence, causing almost £150,000 in one incident and forcing about 60 people to be evacuated.

UPDATE: Arrest as woman found unconscious in the street with two broken arms

Daily Echo:

12:37pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A WOMAN has been found unconscious in a city street having suffered two broken arms.

Over 100 residents discuss concerns about school plans to take over part of park

Daily Echo:

7:18am Wednesday 29th October 2014

SCORES of people gathered to discuss the future of a popular field in Southampton in a heated public meeting.

Four arrests after burglars tie up victims in multiple raids

Daily Echo:

2:11pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

FOUR MEN have been arrested following a string of burglaries across Hampshire including two where homeowners were tied up and threatened.

Fluoride plans scrapped completely

Daily Echo: Fluoride gets green light after final challenge is thrown out

12:09pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to add fluoride to the drinking water of Southampton residents have been scrapped.

City student faces jail after admitting smuggling explosives onto plane

Daily Echo:

6:10pm Monday 27th October 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON university student who smuggled a box of explosive flares on to a plane planned to set them off at football matches, a court heard today.

'Upskirt' photographer hunted by police

Daily Echo:

12:05pm Monday 27th October 2014

THIS is the face of a man police suspect of taking a photo under a woman’s skirt near a city shop.

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.

One thousand university staff set to go on strike

Daily Echo: University of Southampton staff holding a protest rally in December over pay cuts.

3:18pm Monday 27th October 2014

UP TO 1,000 members of staff at the University of Southampton will take industrial action next week after negotiations failed to resolve a pensions dispute.

Immigration Street has 'no agenda' says television boss

Daily Echo:

11:54am Monday 27th October 2014

A DOCUMENTARY maker has defended a controversial show being filmed in Southampton and said it had “no agenda”.

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.

Nominations open for Sexual Health Awards

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

4:40pm Monday 27th October 2014

CHARITIES are calling for Southampton teachers, health workers and young people to put themselves forward for a prestigious award.

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.

Grandmother and child escape 'faulty' car fireball

Daily Echo:

4:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A GRANDMOTHER escaped with her baby grandson seconds before a car sold to her by a controversial second hand dealer burst into a ball of flames.

UPDATED: Could Scott survive Strictly with the help of boyband 1D?

Daily Echo: Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Harry Styles of One Direction

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

HE HAS failed to impress the judges, but the fancy footwork of Hampshire’s Strictly star has won him an army of fans – including the world’s biggest boy band, One Direction.

Saints back new youth outreach campaign

Daily Echo: Graziano Pelle

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

SAINTS stars have got behind a campaign that will see youngsters from across Hampshire help police wage a war on crime.

Flybe pulls plug on new flights from city airport

Daily Echo: Southampton Airport operator to change its name

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON-based airline Flybe has left scores of passengers disappointed after pulling the plug on a new route.

Local beauty hopes to wow judges at international pageant

Daily Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman could be named Miss British Empire tonight.

Woman pleads with drivers to ditch mobile phones after life-wrecking accident

Daily Echo:

5:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman has pleaded with thoughtless drivers to think twice after her life was “ruined” by a driver using a mobile phone.

UPDATE: Families rescued from flats as firefighters tackle major city blaze

Daily Echo:

4:57pm Friday 24th October 2014

SCORES of firefighters are this afternoon dealing with a major incident in a busy shopping street.

Mourners gather for Pennie's funeral

Daily Echo:

2:26pm Friday 24th October 2014

MOURNERS have today gathered in Southampton for the funeral of Pennie Davis.

Plans unveiled to save at-risk walk-in centre

Daily Echo:

4:42pm Friday 24th October 2014

A BID to save an under-threat walk in centre from closure has been unveiled by a Southampton politician ahead of a public meeting tomorrow.

UPDATE: Man arrested after sledgehammer raid on city bank

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

11:03am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE are hunting would-be thieves who tried to break into a city bank with a sledgehammer.

City scientists say sunlight could slow weight gain

Daily Echo:

5:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

FUN in the sun could help tackle weight gain and diabetes, according to Southampton scientists.

Police chiefs want youngsters to help fight crime

Daily Echo:

9:24am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE chiefs are calling on youngsters across Hampshire to help them wage a war on crime.

UPDATED: Pair in court over Pennie murder charge

Daily Echo:

9:02am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO more people have been charged in connection with the murder of Pennie Davis.

Cancer unit marks first anniversary

Daily Echo:

10:26am Friday 24th October 2014

A STATE-OF-THE-ART ward for young cancer sufferers paid for by the public has celebrated its first birthday.

Get Hallowe'en costume tips in city

Daily Echo: Halloween quiz horror movie

2:57pm Friday 24th October 2014

ANYONE wanting tips for preparing their Hallowe'en costume can get take part in a face painting course in Southampton.

Spanish mass to be held in city church

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

2:52pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON Roman Catholic church will be hosting a mass in Spanish on Saturday (October 25).

Spectacular £40m plans for former Meridian television site in Southampton

Daily Echo:

7:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Spectacular plans to transfoms form the former Meridian TV site in Southampton have been revealed.

Controversial 'porn star in a van' tour heading to city

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A TOP porn star has caused a stir in Southampton over plans to bring her controversial new show to the city.

Robbers leave man with head injuries

Daily Echo:

10:58am Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE are hunting two men who attacked a man for his mobile phone, leaving him with head injuries.

700 new jobs plan for derelict city site

Daily Echo:

9:45am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THIS is the multi-million pound vision for a thriving new waterside district in Southampton that would create hundreds of new jobs and homes.

Organised gang crackdown finds £1m worth of luxury cars

Daily Echo:

4:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A HAUL of stolen luxury vehicles worth more than £1m have been seized as part of a major crackdown on organised gangs.

Drugs gang jailed for total of 30 years

Daily Echo:

4:45pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

SENTENCES totalling more than 20 years have today been given to a gang who set up a drug running base camp in Southampton.

Motorist trapped in van after crash

Daily Echo: Police Road Closed Sign

5:41pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MOTORISTS are facing major rush hour delays after two city roads were closed.

Gas leak causes major delays in city centre

Daily Echo: Central Bridge in Southampton is set to shut for six months

2:44pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MOTORISTS will face extra delays over the next few days as a city road has been shut due to a gas leak.

Three injured in crash on city bridge

Daily Echo:

10:38am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THREE people were injured in a car crash on a bridge this morning.

Casting calls for 'secret' Hollywood movie in Southampton

Daily Echo:

6:09pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HUNDREDS of people flocked to two casting calls for a secret Hollywood movie that is set to be filmed in Southampton in November.

Pants idea leads to award nomination for Southampton entrepreneur Becky

Daily Echo:

11:50am Tuesday 21st October 2014

An ENTREPRENEUR from Southampton has been shortlisted for a national award and needs the help of her community.

Shortage of office space in Southampton could hit city's economy

Daily Echo: Southampton Civic Centre now stands on the site of Marlands

11:46am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SHORTAGE of office space in Southampton could hit the Solent’s economy, according to a new report.

Police probe launched after body found

Daily Echo:

7:57am Monday 20th October 2014

A police investigation has been launched after a body has been found in Southampton today.

Uni staff to go on strike

Daily Echo: Exterior of Southampton University

6:01pm Monday 20th October 2014

UP TO 1,000 members of staff at the University of Southampton could go on strike as part of a row over pensions.

Southampton tipped to see property price boom

Daily Echo: Strict new rules are proposed on the use of estate agent boards

10:34am Monday 20th October 2014

IF YOU’RE looking to invest in bricks and mortar over the next few years then Southampton is one of the country’s hot spots, according to figures released today.

Police step up hunt for arsonists who torched cars

Daily Echo:

7:15am Monday 20th October 2014

Police today stepped up their hunt for arsonists who torched cars in a Southampton carpark.

Teenager quizzed after woman stabbed in Southampton

Daily Echo:

6:57am Monday 20th October 2014

Police have question a teenager after a woman was stabbed during an incident in Southampton.

Controversial hotel at Ageas Bowl on target to open in the Spring

Daily Echo: WORK STOPPED: On the luxury hotel at the Ageas Bowl

11:19am Monday 20th October 2014

BUILDING of a hotel at the home of Hampshire cricket remains on target.

Adrenaline junkies have an all white weekend

Daily Echo:

11:06am Monday 20th October 2014

DON’T look down....

VIDEO: The moment woman gets head stuck in bottle bank

Daily Echo:

3:14pm Friday 17th October 2014

This is the dramatic moment when a student got her head stuck in a bottle bank - and ended up being rescued by firefighters.

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