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VIDEO: Hundreds descend on Southampton city centre for boyband Union J

Daily Echo:

12:22pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

HUNDREDS of young girls have descended on Southampton this lunchtime as they eagerly await the arrival of their pop icons.

Mum turns a trauma into something positive for community

Daily Echo:

11:25am Wednesday 20th August 2014

She has turned a traumatic experience into a positive for people in her community.

Woman's body found on river shore

Daily Echo: River Itchen in Southampton from the air

12:43pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE body of a woman has been found on the shore in Southampton, it has been revealed.

Tragic death of mum who beat cancer

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a young mum who died due to the devastating effects of her breast cancer treatment despite beating the disease.

Man tormented by bird attacks at his own home

Daily Echo:

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A MAN has come under attack from a flock of birds living above his home in a city tower block.

Victim trapped sex attacker through text messages

Daily Echo:

4:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A SEX attacker whose victim trapped him with incriminating text messages faces the next seven years behind bars.

Man rescued while sailing to America in dinghy

Daily Echo:

2:27pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A SAILOR was rescued while trying to sail to America in a dinghy with only a map of Southampton to guide him.

County named as hotspot for dog thefts

Daily Echo: MAN'S BEST FRIEND: Dogs were in their element at the RSPCA's novelty dog show.

5:27pm Sunday 17th August 2014

DOG owners are being warned to be on their guard after Hampshire was identified as a hotspot for canine thefts.

Train driver goes the extra mile

Daily Echo:

2:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON train driver is the latest nominee in the Daily Echo's Community Star Award.

Pirates descend on city for charity

Daily Echo:

10:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

SWASHBUCKLING fundraisers will tell cancer to walk the plank this weekend as they embark on a charity march through the city.

Police sell-off saga hits ironic twist

Daily Echo:

8:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

JUST two years ago it was a community hub where people would meet for lunch or stop off for a chat over a cup of tea with friends.

Tributes paid to 'gentle and charming' judge

Daily Echo:

11:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Hampshire judge who died on Monday.

MoD reveals new rules in effort to prevent another tragedy like submarine shooting

Daily Echo:

2:10pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE Ministry of Defence has revealed its full response to a 13-second shooting spree at Southampton docks in 2011.

Father and son embark on groundbreaking stadium mission

Daily Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A FATHER and son are hoping to follow in the footsteps of Saints legend Francis Benali by completing an epic, 1,750-mile journey to all 20 Premier League grounds across the country.

Motorway delays after car fire

Daily Echo: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service attending a blaze in Southampton

11:17am Saturday 16th August 2014

MOTORISTS face long delays after a car fire on a motorway.

Bus staff dress down for charity

Daily Echo:

11:24am Saturday 16th August 2014

PASSENGERS helped a national children’s charity when staff at a Southampton coach station dressed down for the day.

City offices to be converted into flats

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:11pm Saturday 16th August 2014

CITY council planners have given the go ahead to proposals to convert offices in Southampton into flats.

Pub to be shut down after catalogue of trouble

Daily Echo:

3:42pm Thursday 14th August 2014

LICENSING bosses have today decided to shut down a Hampshire pub after a catalogue of incidents over the past four years.

Woman leaps from balcony as fire tears through flat

Daily Echo:

8:15am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A WOMAN leapt from her balcony as she desperately tried to evade flames ripping through through her flat. .

Pub could be shut down as police compile dossier of crime and violence

Daily Echo:

9:53am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A POPULAR pub could be shut down after police drew up a damning report revealing a catalogue of violence and alcohol-fuelled crime.

Man held on suspicion of child abduction is released on bail

Daily Echo:

9:24am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A MAN arrested on suspicion of abducting a 15-year-old Hampshire girl has been released on police bail.

Yachtsman killed after getting caught in strong winds

Daily Echo: RNLI lifeboats in more than 760 call outs

4:37pm Monday 11th August 2014

A YACHTSMAN was killed in the Solent this afternoon after strong winds battered his boat.

Khaki Chums march recreated 100 years on in Southampton

Daily Echo:

10:56am Monday 11th August 2014

IT was the moment history was brought back to life.

Hampshire health boss takes on new nursing role at Salisbury

Daily Echo:

10:41am Monday 11th August 2014

A FORMER Hampshire health boss has moved on to a neighbouring NHS foundation trust.

Widow devastated after husband is killed by falling tree

Daily Echo:

9:49am Friday 8th August 2014

THE WIDOW of a man who was killed when he became trapped under part of a fallen tree has spoken of the hole that has been left in her life.

Pensioner pinned against railings and robbed by gang

Daily Echo:

8:56am Friday 8th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON pensioner was pinned against railings and cruelly mugged by a gang of men who he initially thought were trying to be friendly.

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.

Union’s worries for staff over airport sell-off plan

Daily Echo:

9:21am Friday 8th August 2014

A UNION representing dozens of staff at a Hampshire airport which has been put up for sale has raised concern about the impact it could have on workers.

TV crew behind Immigration Street pelted with eggs

Daily Echo:

12:52pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Police are investigating after a TV crew filming the controversial Immigration Street series in Southampton were pelted with eggs and flour.

Wheelchair user refused bus travel

Daily Echo:

12:20pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A PENSIONER trying to visit his critically ill wife in hospital was left at a bus stop after he claims a driver refused to make room for his wheelchair.

Young mum died after taking legal high days before it was made illegal

Daily Echo: Lucy Simms

12:55pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A YOUNG mum who died after taking a fatal amount of a so called "legal high" had been experimenting for months with various drugs in a bid to find the "perfect buzz", an inquest heard.

Pensioner trapped under tree in park

Daily Echo:

6:15pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A PENSIONER had to be rescued after getting trapped beneath a fallen tree.

Workers evacuated after fire at business

Daily Echo:

11:50am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A FIRE broke out at a Hampshire business this morning.

Past and present Saints stars turn out for show

Daily Echo:

11:33am Wednesday 6th August 2014

SAINTS stars past and present turned out in force last night for a glittering reception to celebrate the world premiere of The Saints.

Community centre to close over repair bills

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A CENTRE at the heart of a Hampshire community has been forced to close in the face of escalating repair bills.

Family await answers over mystery death of young mum

Daily Echo: Lucy Simms died aged 26.

4:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE GRIEVING family of a young mum who were left “tormented” by the mystery surrounding her death will today hear the details of her final hours.

Grave of 11-month-old boy desecrated just days after his death

Daily Echo:

1:59pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE grave of an 11-month-old boy has been desecrated by thieves just days after his death.

New look unveiled for major cruise ship

Daily Echo:

1:24pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THIS is how Southampton cruise ship, Aurora will look when she sails back up Southampton Water after undergoing a £26m refit later this year.

UPDATE: Man comes forward in police investigation over stolen bikes

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

4:01pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A MAN has come forward following an appeal for information after bikes were stolen from Hampshire stations.

Man killed after being hit by car in Caribbean

Daily Echo:

10:12am Monday 4th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE man has been killed in a road accident in the Caribbean.

Man left with fractured jaw after street attack

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

4:49pm Monday 4th August 2014

A MAN was beaten up by a gang in a city street and left with a fractured jaw and neck and eye wounds.

Police hunting arsonists after explosion rocks bar

Daily Echo:

9:14am Monday 4th August 2014

ARSONISTS have been accused of putting lives at risk by causing an explosion at a Hampshire bar that is next door to student flats.

Two people in court charged with funeral fraud

Daily Echo: Southampton Magistrates Court

2:43pm Monday 4th August 2014

TWO people will appear in court tomorrow charged as part of a funeral fraud.

Inquest to shed light on teenager's death

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

7:30am Monday 4th August 2014

AN inquest into the death of a much-loved teenager who was found dead at her family home will be heard this week.

Hospital pleads with patients to stop taking pyjamas home

Daily Echo:

7:00am Monday 4th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON is asking patients to stop taking pyjamas after being discharged after losing almost 2,000 pairs since January.

City pub under new management

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 4th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON pub is under new management.

The First World War Remembered

Daily Echo:

12:04pm Monday 4th August 2014

ONE hundred years ago countries across the world entered into one of the bloodiest conflicts of all time.

More than 1,000 people sign up for half marathon

Daily Echo:

10:56am Monday 4th August 2014

MORE than one thousand people have already signed up to take part in one of the biggest sporting events in Southampton’s recent history.

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.

Learn IT skills at computer classes

Daily Echo: File photo dated 06/08/12 of a person using a laptop computer as more than a quarter of 11 to 15-year-olds say their parents do not know what films they are watching online, with a fifth admitting they have been disturbed by content from illegal sites, ac

11:22am Monday 4th August 2014

LEARN how to log on and get more computer savvy at classes in Southampton.



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