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Firefighters to stage fresh series of strikes

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

2:45pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HAMPSHIRE firefighters are to stage a fresh series of strikes over eight days next month in their long-running dispute over pensions.

Landlord to quit controversial pub days before licence hearing

Daily Echo:

6:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE landlord of a controversial Southampton pub which police are bidding to have shut down has revealed that he is quitting.

Community devastated by blaze

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

NEIGHBOURS have spoken of their grief and shock after a fire devastated gardens they had tended for decades.

Mental health workers 'failed' mother-of-two who killed herself

Daily Echo:

4:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE family of a mum who killed herself after suffering a campaign of violence and domestic abuse from her partner have accused authorities of failing her.

VIDEO: Famous sea monster joins charity challenge

Daily Echo:

2:06pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

STUDENTS from Southampton have designed a Loch Ness Monster-shaped pedalo which will be used by seafaring adventurers.

City hotel could be turned into student housing and cinema

Daily Echo:

4:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

ONE of Southampton’s best-known hotels could be shut down and turned into posh student digs and a cinema.

Teenager arrested after late night brawl

Daily Echo:

12:29pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TEENAGER has been arrested after a fight which left a man in hospital with a serious cut to his hand.

New police body-worn cameras could "damage" trust with the public

Daily Echo: 
  OFFICERS across Hampshire will soon have cameras attached to their chests to capture video and audio evidence at crime scenes.

7:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE will become the first police force in the country to equip every officer with body-worn cameras - but some argue it will damage public trust.

Tributes paid to 'Fat Beast' Saints fan

Daily Echo:

9:43am Wednesday 30th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular Saints fan and music producer who died aged just 52.

Major rush hour delays after motorway crash

Daily Echo: Police Road Closed Sign

6:03pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MOTORISTS face rush hour delays on a Hampshire motorway after a two-car collision.

Teenage girl quizzed in police drugs sting

Daily Echo: Police on beat in Southampton

5:25pm Friday 25th July 2014

A TEENAGE girl has been quizzed by police following a series of drugs raids across Southampton.

Park memorial for young dad killed in car crash

Daily Echo:

10:31am Friday 25th July 2014

IT WAS a place that the young father loved to visit.

Takeaway chain is moving into Hampshire

Daily Echo:

4:24pm Friday 25th July 2014

TWENTY jobs could be created as the UK’s fastest growing Chinese takeaway chain announces it wants to open five new stores in Hampshire.

Cyclist find his stolen bike on eBay

Daily Echo:

10:26am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE cyclist has been reunited with his new road bike after finding it up for sale on eBay – just miles from where it was stolen.

Hospital to undergo revamp

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

IT’S a glimpse into the possible future of one of the most important buildings in Southampton.

Guided walk of The Common

Daily Echo:

9:31am Friday 25th July 2014

A GUIDED walk at a Southampton beauty spot is taking place on Sunday, August 3 allowing people to see the inner-city wildlife.

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.

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