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We don't want new Benefits Street show here say city leaders

Daily Echo: We don't want controversial show here say city leaders

7:28am Wednesday 16th April 2014

“WE don’t want it here.” That’s the call from senior figures in Southampton as a controversial documentary company aims to focus on immigration in the city.

New location for city's Spitfire tribute

Daily Echo: The the Spitfire memorial is expected to look

4:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S long-awaited tribute to the Spitfire has a new home.

'Wheelie' biker died after 78mph crash

Daily Echo: Paul Whitlock who died after a motorbike crash.

10:20am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A motorcyclist lost control of his bike after performing a wheelie before crashing at 78mph, an inquest heard.

World first to help ease pain for amputees

Daily Echo: A prosthetic leg

10:45am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SOUTHAMPTON experts have developed a world first that could ease pain for thousands of amputees and prevent dangerous sores.

Southampton is 'the Heathrow of cruise ships'

Daily Echo: Southampton has proved itself to be the cruise capital of the UK.

10:50am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SOUTHAMPTON has been dubbed the “Heathrow of cruising”

Crash survivor conquers Marathon

Daily Echo: Ben Wagon

10:07am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A man who overcame life-threatening injuries after a car crash has defied the odds again by completing the London Marathon.

Gang jailed for luring teenager to attack

Daily Echo: Park on Southampton Common

5:30am Monday 14th April 2014

A GANG of violent thugs are today behind bars after “luring” a teenager to a Southampton park and unleashing a frightening attack on him.

Late-night levy plan for bars and nightclubs

Daily Echo: Drinkers outside bars in Southampton

11:00am Monday 14th April 2014

PLANS for a controversial late-night levy on Southampton’s bars and clubs are set to go out for consultation.

Taxpayers' cash to be moved from crisis hit bank

Daily Echo: Rev Paul Flowers

10:24am Monday 14th April 2014

Council bosses are set to leave the crisis-hit Co-operative Bank and find a new home for millions of pounds of taxpayers’ cash.

Diabetics’ quality of life gets a lift

Daily Echo: An insulin pump

11:10am Monday 14th April 2014

IT’S a revolutionary new service that could help thousands of people battle a potentially life- threatening disease.

Daily Echo's Child of the Year winner still has that winning smile

Daily Echo: GREAT GRIN: Leighton Kerr now with his proud dad Jason

10:26am Monday 14th April 2014

AS a one-year-old he was dubbed the cutest child of the year.

Southampton's 1447 town seal on show

Daily Echo: The medieval town seal for Southampton.

10:23am Monday 14th April 2014

IT’S a rare object that gives a glimpse into the history of Southampton.

New centre to help city jobseekers

Daily Echo: Southampton Sheriff Sue Blatchford with charity staff at the launch

11:49am Monday 14th April 2014

Shaw Trust CDG has opened its new centre in Charlotte Place, Southampton, which will help the long-term unemployed and people with disabilities find work.

Library friends

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:41am Monday 14th April 2014

A library group is holding a meeting today.

Oceans researcher wins prestigious prize

Daily Echo: RECOGNITION: Dr Elizabeth Kent

10:40am Monday 14th April 2014

A RESEARCHER from Southampton has been awarded a prestigious prize.

A new home for Southampton twins club

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:29am Monday 14th April 2014

A CLUB for twins has found a new home.

Fun run for Brandon? Of corset is!

Daily Echo: Brandon James, 15, pictured centre with runners as the race is started by Julian Lewis MP.

10:21am Monday 14th April 2014

IT’S not every day you see a schoolboy running through Hampshire in a pink corset.

Southampton butchers crowned barbecue champions

Daily Echo: SUCCESS: The Owtons team celebrating a previous win

10:16am Monday 14th April 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON butcher has been crowned champion of the barbecue.

Hampshire's Harry needs you to give him some colour

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:11am Monday 14th April 2014

SHARPEN your crayons – Hampshire’s newest mascot needs some colour to bring him to life.

Police confirm body found near bridge

Daily Echo: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance lands near the Itchen Bridge. Picture by Fraser Moule

5:29pm Sunday 13th April 2014

POLICE have confirmed they have found a body near a Hampshire bridge this afternoon.

Thousands march to celebrate Sikh festival

Daily Echo: Thousands march to celebrate Sikh festival

4:48pm Sunday 13th April 2014

THE STREETS of Southampton were lit up with a sea of colour as thousands of the city's Sikh community celebrated one of the holiest days of the year.

Time to end 'Big Brother' powers of police and council?

Daily Echo: Watching you: George Orwell's 1984

3:17pm Sunday 13th April 2014

IT is more than 65 years since George Orwell created the concept of the all-seeing Big Brother for his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Labour picks another candidate for 2015 General Election

Daily Echo: Labour picks another candidate for 2015 General Election

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

LABOUR has chosen its candidate for the fight to become the next MP for Romsey and Southampton North.

City beats back scarlet fever trend

Daily Echo: An increase in scarlet fever cases - with numbers more than doubling in Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire - is being reported by Public Health England

3:23pm Sunday 13th April 2014

CASES of scarlet fever in Southampton have fallen despite a significant rise in other parts of the country.

Salads last longer thanks to scientists' research

Daily Echo: Lettuce can be grown in any pot. Photo: PA/Jacqui Hurst

10:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

FEARS over the freshness of your lettuce could be a thing of the past thanks to a group of Southampton scientists.

Ready to run the marathon

Daily Echo: All set: The Virgin London Marathon gets underway tomorrow morning

6:30am Sunday 13th April 2014

THEY are getting ready for the race of their lives.

Professor appointed to head role at university

Daily Echo: Prof Bashir M Al-Hashimi, picture by Shida

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THE University of Southampton has appointed a new head to oversee its physical sciences and engineering department.

Cash boost for flood support forces

Daily Echo:

8:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds of taxpayers’ money has been gifted to forces’ charities after the armed services stepped in to stop Hampshire towns and villages from flooding.

Special event to celebrate arrival of spring

Daily Echo: Spring delight at New Forest flower club

4:11pm Sunday 13th April 2014

YOU can celebrate the arrival of spring at an event in Southampton.

Computer course on offer for beginners

Daily Echo: Woodlands Community College

3:50pm Sunday 13th April 2014

WHETHER its writing an email or using the internet, you can find out more about using computers at a beginners’ course in Southampton.

Sign up for Women's 10K race

Daily Echo: Walk on Southampton Common

3:34pm Sunday 13th April 2014

IT’S the event that will see thousands of women sprinting through the city this summer.

Firefighter jobs under threat for first time in £12m budget black hole

Daily Echo: Firefighter jobs under threat for first time in £12m budget black hole

9:56am Saturday 12th April 2014

FRONTLINE fire services in Hampshire are under threat for the first time as bosses bid to plug a £12million budget black hole, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Woman and puppy savaged by dog

Daily Echo: Michelle Parker and her puppy Toby

9:27am Friday 11th April 2014

A MUM has told of the terrifying moment an out-of-control dog attacked her in a public park, biting her face three times.

Tobacco seized in £500k tax evasion investigation

Daily Echo: An HMRC investigator

2:10pm Friday 11th April 2014

NEARLY three tonnes of tobacco was seized by officers investigating a £500,000 tax evasion.

10 forgotten Southampton landmarks

Daily Echo: Southampton Stadium

4:51pm Friday 11th April 2014

SOUTHAMPTON has changed in many ways over the years, and here are some of the more notable landmarks which have vanished over the decades.

Police raid at city shop

Daily Echo: The Shayona newsagent and Post Office

1:57pm Friday 11th April 2014

POLICE swooped on a Southampton newsagent his morning to execute a warrant to search the premises.

Bus service saved by ferry firm

Daily Echo: A City Link bus at Southampton Central Station

1:03pm Friday 11th April 2014

THE future of a threatened bus service in Southampton has been secured – but at a cost to many passengers.

Footie fans visit 20 grounds in under 24 hours

Daily Echo: Dan Rourke and his friends Martin Morris, Chris Bearpark, Steve Counsell, Andrew Hakin, Keith McIntyre, James Dobson, James Ford and Ben Turley. Photo order no: 18286432

11:22am Friday 11th April 2014

HAMPSHIRE football fans have completed a mammoth challenge to visit 20 football grounds in under 24 hours.

Race night nets £3,500 for children's ward

Daily Echo: Race night for Ben Voller G4 Fund

11:01am Friday 11th April 2014

A GALA race night raised more than £3,500 for a children’s ward at Southampton General Hospital.

Will you jump for hospital?

Daily Echo: Tracy Gardener braves her skydive for the Piam Brown ward at Southampton General Hospital

10:45am Friday 11th April 2014

SOUTHAMPTON Hospital Charity is on the hunt for daring fundraisers to take to the skies.

City's £70m development to face final hurdle

Daily Echo: Watermark WestQuay, looking south along what is currently Western Esplanade

4:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

THE FINAL plans for a key £70m development in the heart of Southampton are about to be submitted to the city council, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Lifeboat falls on sailor's head at docks

Daily Echo: Lifeboat falls on sailor's head at docks. Picture by Chris Balcmobe.

12:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A SAILOR had to be rescued from a ship at Southampton docks last night after a lifeboat fell on him.

Coroner backs doctors after baby's death

Daily Echo: TRAGIC: Mahir Chowdhury

12:20pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A CORONER has backed Southampton doctors after a baby died during a vital heart operation.

Would-be MP fasts to highlight foodbanks

Daily Echo: Rowenna Davis

11:39am Thursday 10th April 2014

THE woman hoping to become one of Hampshire’s newest MPs is fasting to highlight the rising use of foodbanks.

House break-in car thieves strike again

Daily Echo: House break-in car thieves strike again

11:12am Thursday 10th April 2014

THIEVES have struck once again, targeting homes while residents are asleep and taking their cars.

Search for youngster to be part of QM2's tenth birthday celebrations

Daily Echo: Launch of Queen Mary 2 in 2004.

11:51am Thursday 10th April 2014

THE search is on for a special local youngster to play a key role in the tenth anniversary celebrations of Southampton liner Queen Mary 2.

Schoolchildren all at sea - thanks to ABP donation

Daily Echo: Olympic gold medal winner Sir Ben Anslie, back row right, with young sailing enthusiasts.

11:33am Thursday 10th April 2014

HUNDREDS of young people in Southampton can have a taste of sea life thanks new sailing academy taster sessions.

Southampton solicitors pedal for city's hospital

Daily Echo: ON THEIR BIKES: To raise money for their local hospital

12:31pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A TEAM of solicitors took on a cycling challenge to raise money for Southampton General Hospital’s cardiac patients.

Burnt toast caused fire

Daily Echo: The Fire Brigades Union has voted in favour of a nationwide strike over a dispute about pensions

8:07am Thursday 10th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a Southampton home to tackle a blaze caused by burnt toast.

Cruise liner to sail from Southampton

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:40am Thursday 10th April 2014

Royal Caribbean International’s Explorer of the Seas will sail her first Europe season from Southampton this year.



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