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Suspect cleared of murder he confessed to

Daily Echo: Belinda Dalby was found dead at a Southampton hostel and 30-year-old Jamie Nicholson has been charged with her murder

3:28pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN today walked free from court after a judge heard he could not have been guilty of a murder he had confessed to.

Town one of the most car dependent in the UK

Daily Echo: Slowly the lid is being lifted on air pollution

2:52pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RESIDENTS of a Hampshire town depend on cars more than any other town in the UK, new statistics have revealed.

'Don't drive when tired' - family's plea after son's death

Daily Echo:

9:23am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON man died when his girlfriend fell asleep behind the wheel of the car she was driving in Austria, an inquest heard.

Movie star Seagal at centre of political storm ahead of Southampton gig

Daily Echo:

10:25am Thursday 24th July 2014

ACTION hero Steven Seagal will be taking to the stage in Southampton tonight – days after being at the centre of an international storm over his friendship with Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Police renew appeal for man missing since April

Daily Echo:

9:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE are stepping up the search for a man missing for three months.

Plans revealed for £40m development on city site

Daily Echo:

4:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

PLANS to transform Southampton's former Meridian television site into a thriving complex of flats and homes have been revealed.

Kids taking to the police beat to help prevent crime

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

MEET the pint sized police officers helping to lead the crackdown on crime in Southampton.

'Old girls' return for Alumni Day

Daily Echo:

11:44am Thursday 24th July 2014

AN ALUMNI Day staged by a Southampton school saw past pupils from the last 70 years reunited.

Community celebrates Eid Festival

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:25am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON community will be coming together to celebrate the end of a month-long religious festival on Saturday, August 2.

Hunt for woman as thousands of pounds stolen from bank

Daily Echo:

3:15pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE HUNT is on for a thief who has stolen thousands of pounds from a Hampshire bank.

Burglars target homes with windows left open in hot weather

Daily Echo: A model posing as a burglar breaking into a home.

2:48pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HOMEOWNERS are being warned to keep their homes secure in the hot weather after a spate of burglaries in Southampton.

Pub to become nursery

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CIVIC chiefs have rubberstamped plans for a children’s nursery at a former Hampshire pub.

Roadworks to begin on major city route

Daily Echo: The Redbridge Flyover in Southampton

1:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

MOTORISTS can expect delays as major roadworks begin on two of Southampton's busiest flyovers tomorrow night.

Chancellor in city to promote new pension reforms

Daily Echo:

12:32pm Monday 21st July 2014

CHANCELLOR George Osborne is in Southampton today on the day radical new pension reforms were announced.

Man jailed for trying to murder his own brother

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A Hampshire taxi driver was savagely attacked by his own brother with a knife in an attempt to murder him.

Summer of cycling for Southampton

Daily Echo: Picture from Southampton Sky Ride 2014

5:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A SUMMER of cycling events will be hitting the streets of Southampton and residents will have a chance to get involved.

Trio locked up for 'horrifying' attacks on strangers

Daily Echo:

11:12am Thursday 17th July 2014

THREE young men have been locked up for more than eight years between them following drunken late night attacks on two strangers.

10 things to do in the sunshine in Southampton

Daily Echo:

4:57pm Thursday 17th July 2014

If you want to make the most of the current hot weather in Southampton, why not follow some of our ideas what to do in the city.

Council 'heartless' for kicking man out of home after 30 years

Daily Echo:

10:51am Thursday 17th July 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have been branded “heartless” for evicting a man from the Southampton home he has lived in for more than 30 years.

Bikes stolen

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:34pm Thursday 17th July 2014

POLICE are hunting for the thieves who stole a mountain bike worth more than £1,000 from a van in Eastleigh.

Pupils to return after sickness bug strikes school staff

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:10pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PUPILS at a Southampton primary school will return to class today after staff were struck down with a sickness bug.

Firefighters saddle up for 650-mile charity ride

Daily Echo:

12:06pm Thursday 17th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE firefighters will be taking to the pedals rather than ladders to help support their colleagues.

Emergency crews free man trapped in bathroom

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

8:19am Thursday 17th July 2014

FIRE fighters came to the rescue of a man stuck in a bathroom.

Suspected drug dealer evicted during police raid

Daily Echo:

3:03pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A SUSPECTED drug dealer was evicted from a block of flats following a flurry of complaints of antisocial behaviour from neighbours.

Kids kept off school as sickness bug breaks out

Daily Echo: Make developers build schools too

2:24pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

PUPILS at a Southampton primary school have kept away today after several staff reported suffering from a sickness bug.

Councillor comes to rescue of lost girl

Daily Echo:

11:39am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A THREE-year-old girl who was found wandering alone on a Southampton street was rescued by one of the city council’s top bosses.

£3m boost for sustainable transport initiatives

Daily Echo:

10:46am Wednesday 16th July 2014

CYCLING and public transport in Hampshire and Southampton is to get a £3m boost.

Pet tortoises go missing after car roof mishap

Daily Echo:

11:42am Wednesday 16th July 2014

PET tortoises are missing after their owner put the box they were enclosed in on a car roof – and then drove off.

VIDEO: Hundreds bring city to standstill in protest over Gaza crisis

Daily Echo:

7:07am Wednesday 16th July 2014

MORE than 200 protestors have brought Southampton to a standstill last night in a protest over the Gaza crisis.

Teachers in BMX jump stunt

Daily Echo:

11:31am Wednesday 16th July 2014

IT is not normally part of their job description.

Pub flats bid

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:23am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A PUB in Southampton city centre may be converted into flats if plans are approved at a meeting on Tuesday.

'Pools of blood' outside flats after knife gang attack

Daily Echo:

2:47pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

POOLS of blood were found outside a block of flats by police who were called to deal with a brawl.

24: Live Another Day - Southampton to feature in finale

Daily Echo:

2:44pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

HIT TV show 24 will feature Southampton in its finale.

City's air pollution 'deadly' until 2030

Daily Echo:

11:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

AIR pollution will continue to kill scores of people every year in Southampton until 2030, the Government has admitted.

University boss to stand down

Daily Echo: Prof Don Nutbeam

12:35pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton, Professor Don Nutbeam, has today announced he will retire within the next two years.

City not bidding to host prestigious sailing race

Daily Echo: Team Great Britain in action

5:20am Tuesday 15th July 2014

IT IS ONE of the world’s most prestigious – and toughest – sailing events.

We'll be back vow organisers of Let's Rock concert on Southampton Common

Daily Echo: Let's Rock 2014 on Southampton Common

7:26am Monday 14th July 2014

The organisers of a mass concert watched by 12,000 on Southampton Common have vowed to do it all again next year.

PC praised for plunging into freezing lake in bid to rescue man

Daily Echo:

11:42am Monday 14th July 2014

A POLICE officer has been praised by a coroner for bravely wading in to freezing water at a Hampshire beauty spot in a desperate attempt to rescue a drowning man.

Southampton holiday couple may hold clue to missing man

Daily Echo:

11:24am Monday 14th July 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON couple on holiday could hold vital information that may help police solve a mystery that has left them baffled.

Man jailed after being caught riding stolen bikes

Daily Echo: South Marches Scouts will be holding a bike fundraiser this weekend.

10:01am Monday 14th July 2014

A MAN has been jailed and another received a supervision order after being caught by police riding stolen bicycles in Southampton.

Thieves force dedicated pair to stop play at club

Daily Echo:

11:14am Monday 14th July 2014

THEY are the Hampshire grandparents who have won an award for turning a “mudbowl” into some of the best football pitches in the county.

Southampton people have some of the highest levels of personal loan debt

11:46am Monday 14th July 2014

PEOPLE living in the postcode areas of Southampton, Peterborough and Newcastle upon Tyne have the highest levels of personal loan debt per person in Britain, according to figures from lenders.

Fire damages three cars in Netley

11:44am Monday 14th July 2014

THREE cars were damaged when they caught fire in a Hampshire neighbourhood.

'Substantial' damages for former MP Michael Mates

Daily Echo: Michael Mates

11:39am Monday 14th July 2014

FORMER East Hampshire MP Michael Mates, wrongly accused of breaking electoral law, has revealed he has accepted “substantial” damages from the Crown Prosecution Service.

Fostering advice fair

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:47am Monday 14th July 2014

Budding foster carers will have a chance to hear from the experts at an advice fair.

Residents to discuss industrial complex plan

Daily Echo: The proposed site in Test Lane, Southampton, next to the Daily Echo office.

11:34am Monday 14th July 2014

THE firm wanting to build an industrial complex on the outskirts of Southampton will come face to face with residents opposed to the scheme.

Better knee surgery access for city pensioners

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:27am Monday 14th July 2014

SOUTHAMPTON pensioners have better access to knee replacement surgery than almost anywhere else in the country, a survey has revealed.

Sports day at pub

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:22am Monday 14th July 2014

A CHARITY sports day takes place at a Southampton pub next month.

Controversial TV documentary to be filmed in Southampton

Daily Echo:

2:23pm Friday 11th July 2014

A controversial TV documentary s to be filmed in Southampton, it was revealed today

'Sea monster' spotted at Sports Centre

Daily Echo:

11:19am Friday 11th July 2014

A 'LOCH Ness monster' is causing a stir down at a Southampton lake.



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