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  • Council happy with meeting

    The councillor in charge of issuing the license allowing St Mary's to operate has welcomed an open meeting to discuss the problems of standing facing the Northam End next Thursday. Southampton City councillor Richard Williams, the Cabinet member for environment

  • More parent helpers needed quickly

    MORE volunteers are needed by the Eastleigh-based Parentline to help the growing number of stressed families. The plea has been backed by the town's MP David Chidgey who has been having talks with Parentline officials at their Wessex House base. It follows

  • Anniversary date for Island's gay helpline

    A HELPLINE which serves the lesbian, gay and bisexual community on the Island is celebrating its tenth anniversary on November 4. The Wightout Helpline has been operating twice a week on Wednesday and Saturday nights between 7.30pm and 10pm since it began

  • Watching coastline crumble

    LAST weekend's storms, which battered the south coast with winds of up to 80mph, are thought by some experts to be the result of global warming. With climate change and rising sea levels predicted for this century, many southern coastlines are under threat

  • Mapping cycle route around the Island

    A NEW leaflet outlining the Round-the-Island cycle route has been issued in a partnership between the Isle of Wight Council's Highways Department and Cycle Wight. The leaflet, which is a companion to the Guide to Cycling Trails of the Isle of Wight leaflet

  • Island helps Aussies go green

    ENGINEERS on the Isle of Wight are playing a major part in making Australia greener. A shipment of 69 giant wind-turbine blades manufactured on the Island have been loaded on to the mv Aleksandrov for their journey from Southampton Docks to Adelaide.

  • New pumps launched to stop floods

    A MASSIVE £1m scheme to protect Ryde from flooding was officially opened this week. More than 1,000 cubic metres of material was removed from beneath the Esplanade and more than 400 cubic metres of re-inforced concrete was used to create the pumping station

  • Ghostly fun at centre

    WIZARDS and ghosts came to Locks Heath Shopping Centre yesterday as children were treated to some Hallowe'en fun. Magic shows and goodie bags were on offer and youngsters even had the chance to trick or treat at selected shops around the centre. Michael

  • Tree felling inquiry call

    A CRISIS meeting was due to take place today after nearly 200 trees protected by preservation orders were felled next to an exclusive private Sarisbury estate. Now Fareham council's executive leader Councillor Sean Woodward has called for an inquiry to

  • How can we justify this rise, demand councillors

    TEST Valley's borough councillors have agreed to raise their allowances by more than 10 per cent - by a narrow vote. Several Conservative councillors decided to back the Liberal Democrats in opposing the rise which went through on a recorded vote by 18

  • Carnival fun helps hospital

    STOCKBRIDGE Carnival Committee has donated £3,000 to the Nick Jonas Ward at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester. More than 2,000 people attended the annual carnival procession and show in July, one of the biggest held in the village so far

  • Ring roads set for lower speed limits

    ANDOVER MP Sir George Young has welcomed Hamp-shire County Council's pledge to reduce the speed limit of certain sections along the A343. Sir George contacted county surveyor John Ekins following the death of Troy Parker, who died after his bike was in

  • Talented pair make a show of themselves

    SHOW Of Hands certainly get around. After playing virtually every domestic folk festival this summer, the popular two-man group are still in demand with a 48-date tour including dates at Salisbury and Winchester. The success of Show Of Hands lies in the

  • Delight as crowds see school extension open

    HUGE crowds gathered at St Mary Bourne Primary School to mark the official opening of its new extension. The new building houses a classroom and library, which in turn has provided more space in the main school for staff and pupils. Headteacher Sally

  • Firefighters breathe sigh of relief

    FIREFIGHTERS in And-over breathed a collective sigh of relief following the news that the first two 48-hours strikes had been cancelled. Leading firefighter Rob Dellow: "There is huge relief from just about everybody I have spoken to that we are not going

  • Green waste dumped in landfill sites

    CONSCIENTIOUS householders who have been separating their green waste for collection by Test Valley Borough Council have been wasting their time for more than a year. All the green waste collected from the kerbside has been dumped in landfill rather than

  • Line closed after teen jump threat

    A SPECIALIST negotiator was called in by Andover police when a teenager threatened to jump from Andover's Redon Way railway bridge on Tuesday morning. The main railway line in both directions was closed for two hours, a train travelling towards Waterloo

  • Making a splash

    POOLSIDE staff and swimmers at Andover Leisure Centre splashed their way through aquabeat sessions all dressed in pink - to mark their support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly £300 was raised for the charity during two sessions held on a Monday

  • Church raider hunted

    ANDOVER police are hunting a man thought to be responsible for attempted burglaries at two village churches on Friday. An unsuccessful attempt was made to force open the vestry at All Saints Church in Upper Clatford and the raider left empty-handed. The

  • Big Bear cheers up patients

    YOUNGSTERS at Southampton General Hospital were paid a visit by a special friend when a television star popped in to say hello. Bear from Jim Henson's American show Bear In The Big Blue House is in the UK to promote his forthcoming live tour and took

  • Warning signals to keep salmon on track

    SOME of the world's most valuable fish will be given a sharp 'rebuke' if they stray away from their journeys home to Hampshire. New high-tech equipment has been installed at Fawley Power Station to prevent migrating salmon from getting into the screens

  • Society of St James still have work to do

    A CHARITY that helps the homeless in Southampton is gearing up for fresh challenges following the success of its 30th anniversary year. The Society of St James provided more housing and support this year than ever before. But the hard working staff know

  • AN INDIAN TAKEAWAY

    ONE of Hampshire's biggest employers was today accused of replacing its workforce with cheap labour in India. Ordnance Survey has signed a £23 million deal with a firm based in New Delhi to produce a digital map of the UK. Workers today expressed fury

  • Lighthouse shines on a creepy classic

    LIGHTHOUSE - the newly-revamped and rechristened Poole Arts Centre - gets its brand-new season off to a hair-raising, and occasionally hilarious, start next week with a classic straight from the Gothic vaults. Frankenstein might seem like an over-familiar

  • New start-up help

    START-UP businesses in Hampshire are offered a range of support services under a new scheme introduced this week. The Institute of Chartered Accountants' start-up business rewards programme gives owner-managers of new businesses discounts on everything

  • Airline buzzing in with a jobs boost

    MAJOR no-frills, low-cost airline buzz is to target air travellers across the south with flights in and out of Bournemouth Airport from next year. Initially two 148-seater Boeing 737-300 jet aircraft will be based at Bournemouth, creating more than 200

  • It's not convenient

    BEACH hut owners have launched a campaign to save two public toilets used by the huge number of people who visit Calshot Spit. Protesters say people will use the sea as a lavatory if New Forest District Council presses ahead with controversial plans to

  • Stage is set for new £500,000 arts centre

    PLANS to turn a redundant New Forest farm into a £500,000 arts centre have taken another leap forward. Totton town councillors have voted to support proposals to convert historic Hanger Farm, pictured, into a major music and drama facility. They also

  • SURVIVOR

    A PENSIONER stranded in the New Forest for three days during some of the stormiest weather for years has been found safe and well. How Edward Harper, 79, survived his ordeal as gale-force winds swept across the area has amazed rescue experts. He was found

  • Bowls: Denny Cup triumph for record-breakers

    ATHERLEY soared to a club record score for the Denny Cup when pounding Isle of Purbeck 127-35. Billy Groves, who has had a subdued start to the indoor season, showed he is recapturing form with a 40-6 massacre of Alan Carpenter at Swanage and he was backed

  • Freshwater Fishing: Mancey's Hordle haul so impressive

    MIKE SMITH'S Long Lake on his Hordle Lakes Complex produced its best match weight when Christchurch angler Steve Mancey took a huge 107lb haul. Fishing the pole at 11 metres and worm and corn, Mancey fished to a lily pad against the island on Long Lake

  • Table Tennis: Hat-trick hero Mark is Waterside star

    COUNTY captain Mark Butler helped Waterside A to a 6-4 win in their Southampton table tennis league Premier Division top-of-the-table clash with Alpha A. He won his three singles and was supported by Howard Davies and Colin Thompson who each won once.

  • Diving: Home joy for Southampton divers

    THERE was home success when Southampton Diving Academy hosted an invitational competition at the Quays. Southampton romped to victory in the eight-team event, scoring 204 points with second-placed Luton well adrift on 80. The Academy entered a strong

  • DAY 106: School would 'suffer' also

    ONE of Hampshire's top comprehensive schools has lodged a powerful plea for the new dock to be rejected. Cathy Cooke, chairman of governors at Totton's Hounsdown School, told the public inquiry into Associated British Ports' plans for a container terminal

  • EASTLEIGH 3 - NEWPORT 0

    When Matthew Le Tissier made his first competitive Saints start as a 17-year-old in 1986 he found himself up against his boyhood idol Glenn Hoddle. But on his Eastleigh debut in the Hampshire Senior Cup it was his new teammates and the players of Newport

  • Le Tissier: It was good to be back

    Matt Le Tissier played for an hour on his Eastleigh debut last night, before admitting: "I've missed playing more than I thought." Le Tissier helped Eastleigh win 3-0 against Newport (IOW) in the second round of the Hampshire Senior Cup. And afterwards

  • In Port

    Today's Principal Arrivals: Hyundai Freedom, container, 0700, 206; Autotransporter, ro/ro, 0700, 201 link; Trinidad, ro/ro, 0830, 34/35; CMA CGM Debussy, container, 1500, Con Term. Today's Principal Sailings: APL Pearl, container, 0400, 206; Autotransporter

  • Boat-racing business still in the Doldrums

    SOUTHAMPTON-based boat racing company Clipper Ventures showed it had suffered from the stormy economic environment post-September 11. The Shamrock Quay firm, which launched its Clipper 2002 round-the-world yacht race from Liverpool, said it had been hit

  • Emma sails in to a leading position

    HAMPSHIRE yachtswoman Emma Richards has regained second place in the Around Alone race, but has entered the calm of the Doldrums. Emma, in her 60ft yacht Pindar, is now 40 miles ahead of Thierry Dubois in Solidaires. The Frenchman had taken second place

  • Tearful Dale bows out a winner

    CHILBOLTON rally driver Justin Dale ended his final drive as a Peugeot works driver with a class win at last weekend's Michelin South of England Tempest Rally in Aldershot. Dale, who is off to race with the big boys in the World Rally Championships next

  • Whitchurch blitzed

    Wimborne Town 8 Whitchurch United 1 JWL basement boys Whitchurch crashed to their to their heaviest defeat of the season with last Saturday's eight-goal mauling and manager Brian Drury admitted: "It was men against boys, they were much too good for us

  • Sensory garden so rosey for Jasie

    A TEENAGER who inspired the setting up of a charity a decade ago has now become the latest person to receive one of its grants. Jasie Mair-Smith, 15, suffers from a number of conditions leaving him blind, wheelchair bound, severely allergic and needing

  • Mother's plea to missing Daniel

    THE mother of missing Hampshire teenager Dan Nolan has urged him to get in touch after his grandmother passed away. Pauline Nolan posted a touching note to her 15-year-old son, pictured above, on his official website so that he can access it anywhere

  • At last! Nasser & Co impress

    England's under-fire attack produced their best performance of the Ashes tour so far today to dismiss a strong Western Australian line-up for 213 in their rain-hit warm-up match at the WACA. Criticised for their performance during the drawn two-day match

  • Hussain leads from the front

    Nasser Hussain hit the first century of the Ashes tour today as England continued their revival with a determined batting display against a strong Western Australia line-up at the WACA. The England captain scored a superb 117 to guide the tourists to

  • Queensland to provide tough test in final Ashes warm-up

    England will face another major challenge in their final warm-up match before the start of the Ashes series, with Queensland naming a virtually full-strength line-up for the three-day game starting on Saturday. Having almost overcome a strong Western

  • Austin facing a long ban after two dismissals

    Paul Austin has been suspended for 176 days by the Hampshire FA after being sent off twice while playing for Horndean in the Jewson Wessex League this season. His suspension starts on March 10 2003 and continues until September 1. Gosport Borough have

  • Hants FA concern over refs

    HAMPSHIRE FA officials admit they are "hugely concerned" about the falling number of qualified referees in the county. And chief executive Laurence Jones is urging anyone interested in officiating to ignore negative media hype and become referees. Despite

  • Rowlandson's work set to go on show

    ART lovers will get the chance to see more of Thomas Rowlandson's "Travels with a Sketchbook" when part two of the exhibition opens in Newport on November 2. Part one of the exhibition of watercolour sketches of the Island, which were completed by Rowlandson

  • Schools have 'nothing to fear' from us

    STATE schools on the Isle of Wight will not be affected by Tory plans to lure inner-city children into private education. Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner believes state schools have "nothing to fear" from Conservative plans announced recently, to help

  • Fire service hits the quality mark

    THE ISLE of Wight Fire and Rescue Service has retained its Charter Mark for another three years after being found to provide an exceptionally high-quality service. The prestigious award was first presented to the Island's Fire and Rescue Service by the

  • Transport service: You're getting there

    HIGHWAYS and transportation services provided by Isle of Wight Council are fair and have promising prospects for improvement, according to a government finance watchdog. An inspection team from the Audit Commission gave the service one-star following

  • Police grant makes Internet cafe a reality

    AN INTERNET cafe at a Locks Heath youth centre is to open in December after police backed the project with a £4,000 grant. Insp Stephen Havis, of Park Gate police, said he was delighted the police authority had supported the project at the Genesis Centre

  • Inquest opened on teenager

    AN INQUEST opened and adjourned at the Island's coroner's court yesterday into the tragic death of a Gurnard teenager who died when his car plunged over cliffs at a local beauty spot. Paul Bowen, 19, of Jordan Close died following a police chase. His

  • TAXES MAY RISE 37%

    THOUSANDS of households across the Island could face massive council tax rises if government plans to cut grants to Isle of Wight Council are given the go-ahead. In a worst case scenario, a person paying an average band D council tax of around £981 could

  • Move to end cheap fares anomaly

    CAMPAIGNERS have welcomed plans by Fareham council to expand its concessionary travel scheme to men aged over 60. Under the proposals men aged between 60 and 64 will be given a free bus pass entitling them to half-fare travel. At present they have to

  • Kicking out for charity

    TAE-KWON DO mad tots will be among the participants in a grand charity display at Andover Leisure Centre tomorrow. The nationwide PUMA (Professional Unification of Martial Arts) organisation has opened a club in Andover and is celebrating by holding a

  • Help with the heathland plea

    MEMBERS of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust have launched a campaign to raise £30,000 to restore and manage precious heathland in the two counties. Donations should be sent to the Heathlands Appeal, Hamp-shire & Isle of Wight Wildlife

  • Vandalised royal wall ownership a mystery

    A MULTIGAMES wall opened by the Queen on a visit to Tidworth a decade ago has no official owner, it has been revealed. The wall in Ludgershall Road was the first of its kind in the country but has become the target for graffiti artists and other vandals

  • Street wardens praised for good start

    ANDOVER'S street wardens are now up to their full strength and have been on patrol on some town estates for three months. Cllr Marion Kerley, the portfolio holder for social wellbeing on Test Valley Borough Council, says the wardens have already played

  • New deal for centre great start

    A MULTI-million pound deal between Test Valley Borough Council and Valley Leisure to run Andover Leisure Centre has finally been clinched, making it the biggest of its kind in the country. Valley Leisure has won a 15-year contract to manage the ALC, Romsey

  • Gale force winds knock out power

    RESIDENTS in Andover escaped the worst of gale force winds, which battered much of the south at the weekend. Scores of trees and branches fell, blocking roads and in some cases hitting cars, but a number of injury and damage incidents were not said to

  • Mult-talented entertainer

    FO'C'SLE Folk Club welcomes a singular talent to the Duke of Wellington pub in Bugle Street, Southampton on Friday, November 8. Derek Brimstone is a singer, guitarist, composer, author, banjo picker and comedian who always alway proves to be great entertainment

  • Rabbit disease warning

    THERE'S a stark warning to rabbit owners in Andover to get their pets immunised following the death of two family rabbits from the highly contagious myxomatosis disease. The eight-month-old dwarf lops were put down within days of each other after contracting

  • Flood villages ditch warning

    ABOUT £100,000 is to be invested by Hampshire County Council in Appleshaw and Redenham as part of a £11.5 million county-wide flood prevention programme. The money - raised by deferring planned maintenance - will be used to resurface and raise part of

  • Sponsorship plea after grant bid rejeceted

    ANDOVER Bowling Club is looking for sponsorship to help pay for new paving stones replacing the 40-year-old slabs surrounding the green. The uneven paving is causing problems, particularly for the 24 visually-impaired players who only recently became

  • Streams in the desert

    What are we talking here - Some miserly mist above the dunes? A drip in the sand? A damp patch in the shadow of a rock? Or just vapour, a mirage? A taunt for a thick-tongues wanderer Mad with heat and dust, And a thirst that can't be quenched? No, this

  • Snakes alive!

    Former World Wrestling Fed-eration star Jake 'The Snake' Roberts was at Andover Leisure Centre complete with a 17ft python, to headline an evening of wrestling ent-ertainment. "It was a great success with the crowd of 200 thoroughly enjoying themselves

  • Coroner backs bike campaign

    DEPUTY central Hampshire coroner Simon Burge has backed the Andover Advertiser's bike campaign, launched after the death of schoolboy cyclist Troy Parker. Troy died from serious head injuries caused when his bike collided with a Smart car as it attempted

  • Schoolgirl rescues children from water

    A HAMPSHIRE schoolgirl is being hailed a hero after dramatically rescuing three children from the water while on holiday. Twelve-year-old Kathryn Tolliday pictured, has also been nominated for the Rookie Lifeguard of the Year Award for her brave actions

  • Have passport, will travel . . . eventually

    NOTHING would stand in the way of a 70-year-old Hampshire woman and her dream holiday, let alone an out-of-date passport. When Christina Bray arrived at Gatwick Airport with two relatives for her first holiday to Italy she was informed that her ten-year-old

  • Taxi firm to pull out of busy city pick up

    FEARS have been raised that weekend late-night pubbers and clubbers could be stranded after a taxi firm announced it was pulling the plug on a busy depot. Dusty Miller, of West Quay Cars, blamed "outdated" legislation on his decision to withdraw the service

  • The price of cutting costs . . .

    COST-cutting council chiefs in Southampton spent almost £3,000 on a weekend away - to work out how to axe jobs and save cash. The 18-strong team travelled to a Hampshire management centre earlier this month to thrash out ways to make better use of the

  • 1984 as you have never seen it before

    NORTHERN Stage Ensemble bring their version of the classic George Orwell novel 1984 to Winchester next month. The chilling tale of one man's rebellion against an oppressive regime which controls everything from language to thought, fuses music, physical

  • Classic Encounter at the Haymarket

    CLASSIC Forties' film Brief Encounter steams to The Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke, next month in a new stage version. The gripping tale of illicit love written by Noel Coward and made into a film by David Lean in 1946, will be performed by Middle Ground

  • Compost waste 'goes to landfill'

    ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners have hit out at Test Valley Borough Council for collecting residents' green waste for recycling and then dumping it in landfill sites. North Baddesley ward councillor Alan Dowden discovered the council has been dumping the waste

  • Cycling: Calshot track is raising the standards in Hampshire

    TIME will tell if controversial proposals by the Union Cyclisme Internationale - the world's governing body for the sport - to switch the annual track championships to the winter half of the year (at least so far as the countries of the northern hemisphere

  • Ghost of city's past

    The witching hour is upon us and Southampton's horrific past will come back to haunt us this evening. Echo reporter Kieran Fox braves hearing of the city's true ghost stories... HAVE you heard the tale of the murderous chambermaid who haunts a historic

  • Referee goes walkabout

    AN Andover & District Sunday Football League cup game had to be abandoned at the weekend after the match referee decided that he had had enough - and walked off the pitch! Station Hotel from division two were winning 3-1 against first division side

  • Street take point off leaders with only 10 men

    Andover NS 1,Winchester City 1 ANDOVER New Street became the first side this season to take a point off runaway Hants League leaders Winchester City on Tuesday night - with just 10 men! Street skipper Kevin Knight was red carded midway through the first

  • Lions demolish Downton

    Andover 8, Downton 0 IT was like old times at The Portway on Tuesday night as Howard Goddard's Lions completed their first JWL double of the season with a one-sided eight-goal demolition of Downton. Tormentor-in-chief was Vinnie Rusher, who crowned a

  • Street go nap at Fawley

    Fawley 1, Andover NS 5 BEATEN only once in their last seven matches, Andover New Street moved towards mid-table respectability in the Hants Premier after last Saturday's nap-hand drubbing of bottom club Fawley. Pete Swinney continued his fine form of

  • GUTTED

    YOUNG arsonists are being hunted following a blaze at a West End school. Police launched an investigation after most of Kings Primary School's sports equipment was destroyed in the fire, which broke out shortly after 9pm yesterday. The main school building

  • Le Tiss upstaged by two-goal Rob

    When Matthew Le Tissier made his first competitive Saints start as a 17-year-old in 1986 he found himself up against his boyhood idol Glenn Hoddle. But on his Eastleigh debut in the Hampshire Senior Cup it was his new teammates and the players of Newport

  • Le Tissier: It was good to be back

    Matt Le Tissier played for an hour on his Eastleigh debut last night, before admitting: "I've missed playing more than I thought." Le Tissier helped Eastleigh win 3-0 against Newport (IOW) in the second round of the Hampshire Senior Cup. And afterwards

  • ROBINSON

    ROBINSON MILLIE AND ROY MUM AND DAD Grandma and Grandad. Congratulations on 60 wonderful years of marriage. Lots of love Malcolm, Mary, Matthew and Cathy xxx

  • BAINES

    BAINES SAM and DOUG (nee Cotton) A lovely baby girl Shannon Marie, born October 20th, weighing 6lb 15oz. Baby sister to Bethany. Lots of love, Mum and Dad Baines and Caz, also Mum and Dad Cotton.

  • COLLINS

    COLLINS RUTH In loving memory of a wonderful mum, nan and great nan-nan, who fell asleep one year ago today. Always in our thoughts and forever in our hearts. Love from all the family. xxxxx

  • BARON

    BARON TERRY Our big brother. You were always there for us, when needed. You are now at peace. With all our love, sisters Viv, Jan and Jane. XXX

  • BURNET

    BURNET ALAN ROBERT Passed away peacefully on October 26th, 2002, aged 58 years. A beloved father and devoted grandad. Will be sadly missed by all of his family. ---------- The Funeral Service will take place tomorrow, Friday, November 1st, 2002, at All

  • JACKSON

    JACKSON PAMELA DOREEN Sister, loved by all. Will be missed by many. From brother Ivor, nephews Glen and family, Luke, Brenda and Betty.

  • FLESHER

    FLESHER FLORRIE Ted and family would like to thank all friends, neighbours and relatives for all the cards, flowers and messages in honour of Florrie. Please accept this as a personal 'thank you' from us all.

  • BARON

    BARON TERRY Uncle Terry. So pleased that I was able to see you on my last visit home from Australia. Love, Kim Haslam, (nee Adams) and family. XXX

  • BOWERS

    BOWERS GLEN The family of the late Glen wishes to thank everyone for their heartfelt messages of sympathy, floral tributes and cards at this very sad time. Please accept this as a personal thank you.

  • WEST

    WEST DOREEN Passed away October 28th, 2002. Sleeping peacefully now. Sadly missed by her children and grandchildren. ---------- Funeral service to be held on Tuesday, November 5th, 2002 in the West Chapel of Southampton Crematorium at 10.15am. Flowers

  • GUTHRIE

    GUTHRIE EVELYN JANE Dearest wife and mother. Now reunited with Dad. Our dearest thoughts and love are with you today and always. Your loving son Murdy and dearest brother Jack.

  • McCLURE

    McCLURE MARGUERITE & ROY Congratulations Mum and Dad on your Diamond Wedding Anniversary, October 31, 2002. Love always. Diane, Barry and family.

  • FALL

    FALL MAUREEN JOYCE Passed away October 21st, 2002, aged 74 years. She will be greatly missed by her many friends. Funeral service to be held on Friday, November 8th, 2002 in St. James Church, Shirley at 2pm. All friends welcome at Shirley Parish Hall

  • HODSON

    HODSON EMERITUS PROF. B.Sc., Phd., FGS FRANK Died peacefully at Bereweeke Court Nursing Home, Winchester, on October 27th, 2002. Beloved husband of Ada and much loved father of Alison, Stephanie and Erica, grandfather of Daniel, Hannah, Michael, Jennifer

  • WREN

    WREN NELLIE Loving memories of my dear wife, passed away three years ago today, October 31st. Love you forever, Eddie xxx

  • ROGAN

    ROGAN MARY (Nee MCALEER) Our lovely Mum left us suddenly after a very short illness on October 25th, 2002. Reunited with husband Alec after such a short time apart. Words cannot express how we are feeling but we send two kisses, one for you and one for

  • HAPPY

    HAPPY 40TH STUART WILSON I told you I would let the world know! Love you always, Ann.

  • MARTIN

    MARTIN ALLEN Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 29th, 2002. Beloved husband of Gwendoline. Sadly missed by all his family. X X X ---------- Funeral Service in Southampton Crematorium, West Chapel on Tuesday, November 5th, 2002 at 3.45pm. Family

  • JAMIESON

    JAMIESON BRIAN Barbara and family would like to thank all family and friends, Dr Wilkinson and staff and all caring services for the kindness and support given to Brian and myself over many months. Special thanks to Julie and Liz, Harry and Val, Bryan

  • COOMBES

    COOMBES PHYLLIS AND RONALD Congratulations on your Diamond Wedding. Lots of love from all the family.

  • HUNT

    HUNT IRIS The family of Iris would like to thank family and friends for the lovely floral tributes and donations to the Coronary Care Unit who were excellent to her and us. Please accept this as a personal thank you.

  • 50

    50 TODAY WORT MICHAEL KENNETH Happy Birthday and enjoy your party. 'GOTCHA!' Loads of love Shirley, Sara, Jamie, Rachael and Ellie xxx

  • WELLS

    WELLS JEAN ELSIE Late of Solent Veteran Seafarers Association and Ex Cunard. Passed away peacefully at Southampton General Hospital on October 28th, 2002 after a short illness. Sadly missed. Funeral Service to take place on Wednesday, November 6th, 2002

  • WILSON

    WILSON AMY Formerly of Bitterne Passed away peacefully after a long illness on October 27th, 2002 at "Fairhavens" Nursing Home aged 83. Much loved and missed by Diane and Philip. --------- Funeral Service to take place at Southampton Crematorium on Thursday

  • BAVERSTOCK

    BAVERSTOCK WILLIAM GEOFFREY Mrs Doris Baverstock would like to thank everyone for their condolences, floral tributes and donations to British Diabetic Research. Please accept this as a personal thank you.

  • FRANKLIN

    FRANKLIN REGINALD 21-03-1911 - 25-10-2002 Died peacefully at Southampton General Hospital on October 25th surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Ruth for 67 years and dearest dad of Ann, Reg, John and Sally. Father-in-law to Ray, Joyce and

  • EDWARDS

    EDWARDS LOU Those we love never go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard they are always near, still loved, missed, but forever dear. Rest in Peace Mum. Your loving daughter Barbara and son-in-law Peter. ----------- To a wonderful Nan,

  • WILLIAM

    WILLIAM ALBERT BUNDAY Passed away suddenly October 26th, 2002, aged 83. You will be sadly missed by Ted, Chris, Laura and Neil.

  • BLANCH

    BLANCH VIOLET LAURA Passed away October 24th, 2002 at Royal Hampshire County Hospital Winchester. Loving Mum of Ronnie and Sheila. The Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, November 5th, 2002 in Southampton Crematorium, West Chapel at 2.15pm. Family

  • EDWARDS

    EDWARDS LOU (Formerly King) Passed away peacefully in hospital on October 29th, aged 86, after an illness borne with dignity and courage. -------- Funeral service on Tuesday November 5th at Southampton Crematorium, East Chapel at 10.20am. Floral tributes

  • WEBB

    WEBB GORDON Passed away peacefully on October 29th. A much loved brother of Peter, Alf, Charlie and Fred. Also sister-in-laws Rose and Pat. Fondly remembered, will be sadly missed. Rest in peace.

  • WORRALL

    WORRALL MARY AND VINCENT Congratulations on your Golden Wedding. Lots of love from all the family.

  • HAPPY

    HAPPY 18TH RUTH LIVINGSTON With lots of love from Mum, Dad, Ingrid, Katie and Lisa xx.

  • CROUCH

    CROUCH ANTHONY CHARLES Passed away quietly in his sleep on October 24th, 2002. With Sylvia again. Will be sadly missed by daughter Jackie, her partner Dudley, grandson Guy and granddaughter Michelle. ---------- Funeral Service in Southampton Crematorium

  • BULBROOKE

    BULBROOKE GARY OWEN Died suddenly October 27th 2002, aged 52. Gone are the days we used to share but in my heart you'll always be there, we didn't get chance to say goodbye but we'll meet again in that great big sky. Will be sadly missed. Love Elsie.

  • MOREY

    MOREY CYRIL FRANCIS The Funeral of Cyril Francis Morey, aged 78 of Shirley will take place at 11.30am, Friday, November 8th at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, Chetwyn Road, Southampton. Contributions to the Wessex Heart Foundation welcome