Show your support for the Poppy Appeal

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE launch of the Poppy Appeal 2014 this week reminds us that the victims of war are not just faces in far away nations that we see or read about in the media.

Snow centre would bring tourists flocking

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

4:23pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIRST the good news: the long derelict Chapel Riverside site in Southampton is to be developed.

Should footballers ‘pay’ for poor performances?

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:46pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE suggestion, perhaps offer, by Sunderland’s goalkeeper that he and his fellow players reimburse travelling fans following the team’s crushing 8-0 defeat at the hands of Southampton FC on Saturday may set an interesting precedent.

Truancy is being tackled, but problem persists

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

1:20pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE halving of the truancy rates for Southampton is a cause for celebration.

If new ‘town’ is turned down, where next?

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:54am Thursday 16th October 2014

THERE is no denying the depth of feeling against the proposed giant Welborne housing development earmarked for land near Fareham.

PHE dragging its heels over decision

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:08pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE debate over whether fluoride should be added to drinking water in part of the Southampton city region rumbles on.

TV programme likely to cause much harm

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:05am Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE letter signed by leading community figures in Southampton to the producers of the controversial documentary Immigration Street, calling for the programme to be scrapped, is a powerful message.

Forest is still a friendly place for cyclists

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:06am Monday 13th October 2014

THEY came, they cycled, and they went home with no problems.

Perception does not always reflect reality

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

1:44pm Saturday 11th October 2014

TODAY this paper carries a report created by the Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Community Foundation that provides a snapshot of life in this region.

Few believe walk-in centre closure is temporary

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

6:21pm Friday 10th October 2014

IT is a sign of how little trust residents and indeed some politicians have in those who run our health services, that few appear to believe there is any chance that the Bitterne Walk-In Centre earmarked for a “temporary” closure will ever open again.

The people should have a say in choosing mayor

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:59am Wednesday 8th October 2014

HAS its time come at last?

Not everyone is enjoying the good life

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

6:22pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

ON the one hand you could be forgiven for thinking that Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation’s Vital Signs report tells us only what we already know.

It’s time to tackle teen drinking culture

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:04am Friday 3rd October 2014

THE shocking statistics that show hundreds of under-18s have been caught drink-driving in Hampshire in the past five years should give us all pause for thought.

We must encourage a career in nursing

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

2:26pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

NEWS that Southampton General Hospital has been forced to look to Europe to recruit new nurses should cause us to ask why.

Time for sensible talking on fluoride is now

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

2:19pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

NO ONE can deny the passion behind the debate over whether fluoride should be added to the water in Southampton and other parts of Hampshire.

Solution to school run chaos must be found

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:51am Tuesday 30th September 2014

IT IS not hard to sympathise with the residents of Fairisle Road, Malin Close and Orkney Close in Southampton.

The excitement of democracy in action

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

2:36pm Monday 29th September 2014

IS THERE a General Election soon?

Bargate shopping centre is a prime city site

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

2:35pm Friday 26th September 2014

FEW will shed tears when and if Southampton’s boarded up Bargate Centre is demolished.

£900,000 is a stepping stone for progress

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:03am Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE good news goes on.

Now for the debate on English powers...

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:17am Monday 22nd September 2014

MENTION the word constitution to most people in Hampshire just a few short days ago and their eyes may well have glazed over.

Will new powers be the outcome of vote?

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:39am Friday 19th September 2014

WHATEVER the result of the Scottish referendum on independence – and at time of going to press the count was continuing – the political landscape of the United Kingdom will change irrevocably.

What will the state of the Union be tomorrow?

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:29pm Thursday 18th September 2014

IT is a Chinese blessing or a curse upon nations that they live in interesting times.

Superhuman effort deserves championing

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

6:57pm Monday 15th September 2014

FRANCIS Benali has run many miles in the past few weeks. Around a thousand of them, all in aid of raising money for cancer research.

Shedding light on night parking charges

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

1:47pm Sunday 14th September 2014

EVERYONE understands that Southampton City Council, like all local authorities, is in need of extra revenue.

Painful cuts that will hurt the vulnerable

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

4:11pm Friday 12th September 2014

THEY are among the most vulnerable in our community.

Is plan a bold initiative or just tarting up?

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

9:56am Thursday 11th September 2014

A BOLD initiative to reinvigorate one of Southampton’s best known housing estates, or nothing more than a bit of tarting up?

A fitting farewell to Hampshire’s first lady

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:33pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A SIMPLE yet elegant ceremony took place in Winchester’s ancient Great Hall and its courtyard when an invited audience gathered to say goodbye and thank you to outgoing Lord Lieutenant for Hampshire Dame Mary Fagen.

Why these games deserve our full support

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:06pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

AMID the horror of war can come examples of enormous courage and inspiration.

Review won’t help growing housing crisis

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

5:19pm Monday 8th September 2014

IT is only right and proper that plans for major developments are scrutinised closely to ensure they offer the best possible outcomes for our communities.

Common sense prevails for Ashya’s parents

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:37am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A HEAVY dose of what the Prime Minister David Cameron called common sense appears to have been dealt out in the case of little five-year-old Ashya King.

Time to step back and consider Ashya

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

9:35am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE sad saga of little Ashya King continues today and is in danger of becoming a media circus.

Difficult issues to be resolved in Ashya case

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:01am Monday 1st September 2014

THE hunt for missing five-year-old Hampshire boy Ashya King, now happily concluded with his discovery in Spain, poses a number of difficult questions for us all.

Roadworks extension a misery for motorists

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:58pm Friday 29th August 2014

NEWS that roadworks to the Central Bridge in Southampton are to be extended for another six weeks will send many drivers round the bend.

Keeping the city at the forefront of cancer fight

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

9:55am Thursday 28th August 2014

ONLY those living with cancer and its uncertainties or their families can truly understand the effects of the disease.

So sad that our society has come to this

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:57pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

IT is another sad and worrying indictment of the times we live in.

£250K small price to pay for the Bargate

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

2:03pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FOR more than 800 years it has stood proud as a symbol of our city.

Tesco store decision is bad news for jobs

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

1:39pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE decision by supermarket giant Tesco to withdraw from their multi-million pound plans to create a new premises in Romsey will no doubt be welcomed by some campaigners.

Throwing a stick in the spokes of cycling

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

4:08pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE decision to reject plans for a ‘Boris- Bikes’-style cycle hire scheme for the New Forest would appear to underscore the mistrust that now exists between the form of transport and residents in the National Park.

Sunday no day of rest for city’s busy port

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:17pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

NEWS that a large part of Southampton’s port will now open for business on a Sunday to meet demand will be viewed as a mixed blessing.

Betting firm jibe a joke too far for fans?

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:35am Monday 18th August 2014

IT was all just a bit of fun, but were national betting company Paddy Power being a bit too clever when using recent and somewhat raw events at Southampton Football Club to poke fun at fans who travelled to watch their team at Liverpool yesterday?

Back to the future for city police presence?

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

4:47pm Saturday 16th August 2014

CITY centre policing in Southampton is again under the microscope and on the verge of a shake-up – not long after the city’s state-of-theart new police station was unveiled.

Legacy that is giving so many a bright future

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

4:32pm Friday 15th August 2014

IT may have been another fantastic round of A-level results for Hampshire’s youngsters but it is time when thoughts move on to what’s next.

All credit to our A-level record breakers

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

7:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

IT is the day of reckoning for the south’s A-level students.

Making public transport more inviting

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

5:41pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

HOW do you go about tempting people out of their cars and on to public transport?

Ticking debt timebomb won’t go away

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:49pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Households in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight – traditionally seen as among the most affluent parts of the country – collectively owe £139 million, as we report today.

Those potholes will be repaired after all

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

5:43pm Monday 11th August 2014

COMMON sense has prevailed.

We need a solution to fly-tipping problem

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:46pm Friday 8th August 2014

FLY-tipping has always been with us.

Lucy’s family deserve answers over her death

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

5:08pm Thursday 7th August 2014

IT is hard enough for any family to cope with the sudden death of a loved one.

African Caribbean spirit will live on in the city

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:37am Wednesday 6th August 2014

IN the end it is not the building that counts but the people.

Lessons still to be learned 100 years on

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

1:05pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE lights have gone out again.



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