• Ladies go for Hants

    I recently met up with the legendary Shane Warne at the magnificent Rose Bowl and was instantly struck by the man's winning mentality. I'm sure that from Hampshire's point of view the season will get even more exciting, with promotion from the championship's

  • Keep up the good work, Jason

    One of my charities is the Hampshire Autistic Society and this week I was delighted to officially open a new house in Bitterne, which will be home to five children. It is the first in Hampshire which provides boarding for a whole term. The society has

  • Why Dowie success is exception to rule

    IAIN DOWIE bucked the trend by taking over Crystal Palace when they were in the doldrums and transforming them into a promotion-winning outfit. Figures just given out by the League Managers' Association show that this is the exception rather than the

  • Democracy is the winner on the night

    RUMOURS of the death of voters' interest in politics may be exaggerated. If there is one thing the leaders of all political parties could agree on in the wake of Thursday's local council elections, it was the welcoming news that turnouts were higher than


    A PROPERTY developer has been caught up in a police operation aimed at stopping suspected soccer hooligans from travelling to Euro 2004 - despite never before having been convicted of football-related violence. Paul Osborne, 35, has never been arrested


    This week's best-selling hardbacks supplied by Waterstone's for week ending June 12, 2004. 1 (1) Being Jordan by Katie Price 2 (2) Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach To Punctuation by Lynne Truss 3 (3) The Slippery Slope: Series Of Unfortunate

  • Gordon Ramsay's Secrets by Gordon Ramsay

    Most of Gordon Ramsay's dishes come liberally sprinkled with insults, garnished with swearing and topped off with general abuse, as a dozen hapless celebrity chefs have discovered in ITV1's Hell's Kitchen. But for those of us who love his cooking but

  • Lowe to open Eastleigh's stand before the big match

    SAINTS chairman Rupert Lowe has agreed to open Eastleigh Football Club's new stand on Thursday, August 5. The ceremony will be followed by a mouthwatering pre-season friendly (7.45pm) pitting Paul Sturrock's first-team squad against the area's most up-and-coming

  • Power to the people

    IT HARDLY seems possible that we're coming up to the tenth Power in the Park. And it's almost as incredible just how many chart stars - some of which are now all but forgotten - have taken to the stage on Southampton Common to entertain the city's pop

  • IOW Festival: Those lazy, hazy and crazy days of summer

    IT HAS gone down in history as one of the greatest pop festivals of all time... For three heady days during late August 1970, more than half a million hippies descended on Afton Down near Freshwater on the Isle of Wight to listen to the likes of guitar

  • Sizzling way to say thanks

    MORE than 1,800 people flocked to the grounds of Southampton mapmaker Ordnance Survey as bosses threw a massive party to thank their staff. Revellers soaked up the sun as they basked in an afternoon off work to celebrate the mapping agency's first five

  • Free Power - but it's by ticket only

    POWER in the Park has become an institution over the last decade, with up to 60,000 music fans swarming to Southampton Common every year to see their favourite stars in action at the free pop concert. Tomorrow's event, the tenth, looks set to do the same

  • Demonstration vow over BNP firefighter

    HAMPSHIRE firefighters say they will stage a demonstration outside the service's headquarters in Eastleigh if Fire and Rescue bosses don't take action over a New Forest firefighter who stood for the far right British National Party in the European elections

  • I'm looking for eBay bids from just £1.4m!

    IF you've got £1.4m to spare then how about going on a round-the- world cruise from Southampton aboard the Oriana with 194 friends? Equally, you could pick up 28 of the latest BMW 645 Coupes, spend 2,978 days in a deluxe room at The Ritz, or sample 25,454

  • Our heroes are honoured

    HAMPSHIRE'S heroes have been honoured in the Queen's birthday honours list for their tireless work for charities and communities. Dedicated workers in the field of business and academia were also rewarded for their achievements. The list had an educational

  • Extra bobbies for Euro 2004

    EXTRA police patrols will be on the streets of Hampshire before and after each game England plays in the Euro 2004 tournament which kicks off today. The move is a bid to prevent alcohol-fuelled fans commiting public order offences. With many pubs screening

  • In Port

    Today's Principal Arrivals: Royal Princess, cruise, 0500, 106; Yeoman Bridge, bulk, 0500, 109; NYK Leo, container, 0530, 207; CFF Seine, ro/ro, 0530, 25 link; Asian Legend, ro/ro, 0600, 43; Hual Tropicana, ro/ro, 0630, 40/41; Delphinus Leader, ro/ro,


    This week's best-selling paperbacks supplied by Waterstone's for week ending June 12, 2004. 1 (1) The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time (Adult Edition) by Mark Haddon 2 (2) Brick Lane by Monica Ali 3 (4) The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown 4 (6

  • Port Mungo by Patrick McGrath

    PATRICK McGrath's new novel brims with passion, death, ghoulish psychic energies, and incest in a steamy tropical setting. The story concerns, in McGrath's own words, "the romantic figure of the brilliant but dissolute artist". It's a romantic tale of

  • Not run of the mill

    THERE'S no denying that Radio One's Scott Mills has had his fair share of lucky breaks. But it has taken the Southampton born DJ, who took over Sarah Cox's primetime afternoon slot on Radio One earlier this month, a lot more than good fortune to get to


    HOPGOOD JOY 3 years ago you passed away, the pain of losing you will always stay. Time does not heal. God Bless. Norman. X X X


    HARVEY MARK PETER (Husband) Dec 5th,1963 - June 13th, 2000 How can I forget the smile you had. The happiness you gave. The gap that you have left. Darling I miss you so much. You are always in my thoughts. All my love Sweetpea. X X X X


    HARVEY MARK PETER It has been four years, but how can we ever forget your smile, and all the happiness you bought to our lives. Thinking of you. today as always. Love Mum, Dad and Nan Lawrence "the Outlaws".


    CHAPPELL GEORGE In loving memory of my dear George who left me suddenly 2 years ago today. "Memories are precious, they don't fade away, Thinking of you always, not just today." Love you, Iris.


    SMITH LISA AND LEE Jessica has a beautiful sister Georgina Louise Emma. Second granddaughter for Jen and another niece for Tonya. Love Mum. X

  • MAY

    MAY MARY ANN (Molly) Loving memories of a dear and caring Mum who passed away 8 years ago today. Still very much missed by all her family. God Bless, daughter Joan, Peter, Steve and Gary. xxxx


    GOFFE GEORGE Happy Retirement dad and grandad. From Claire, Paul, Gemma and Zoe. X X X X


    WHITLOCK FREDERICK ALBERT HENRY Master Plumber Ex Managing Director FA Whitlock & Sons Passed away peacefully at his home on June 5th, 2004, aged 94 years. Married to Lena for 69 wonderful years. Goodnight, God Bless Fred. You will always be in my


    DUMPER ROY Died peacefully at Oaklands House Nursing Home on June 10th, 2004, aged 81 years. Greatly loved husband of Jenice, loving dad of Lewin and Rebecca and father-in-law of Sharon and Colin. Special grandad of Gareth, Rhiannon and Rhys. Formerly


    WILKINS - KELLY KERRY - LIAM A beautiful daughter, Jennifer Amy. Born June 9th, 2004. Congratulations to you both. Lots of love. Mum (Kelly). x x


    MOORE AND LEWIS ANDREW AND NANCY Congratulations to you both on your engagement. Love and best wishes Mum and Dad, Sam and Mark and both Nans.


    HENWOOD CHRISTINE (CHRIS) Died on June 8th, 2004 on the 10th anniversary of the death of her beloved husband Dick. Much loved mum and mother-in-law of Trish and Geoff. "To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die" ------------ The Funeral Service


    GREEN ALAN With fondest memories of a dear brother and uncle. Will always be remembered by Betty and family.


    HINTON ALFRED EDWIN Jean, Lisa and Tony would like to thank all family and friends for their kind support and messages of sympathy following the sad loss of Alf. The generous donations made to Wessex Heartbeat in his memory are also very much appreciated


    NOYCE RAY Passed away June 7th, 2004 at Allington West. The pain that you had suffered, We felt each day with you, You can now sleep easy, the Pain and heartbreak through. It was so hard to let you go, so hard to say goodbye, Darling little Papy Sleeping


    STRETCH REGINALD ROBERT (BOB) Passed away June 10th 2004, aged 84. Beloved husband of Joyce, dearly loved dad of Susan, Katharine, and Patricia. Much loved grandfather and great-grandfather. Finally at peace after a long illness. Family flowers only please


    WHITLOCK FREDERICK Your gentle humour, your ready smile, your warm embrace, made life all worthwhile. From your loving granddaughter. Wendy, husband Andrew, and great grandsons Michael and Ryan. X X X X


    KILFORD BESSIE Much loved mum of Blondie. Loving granma to Matthew and Stacey. Great granma to Kyle. Sadly missed by Wayne. X X X X X Always in our thoughts.


    STEFAN VAN TRIGT"IS 40!!" With love from Jo and all your friends. XXX


    SHARON PARKER Congratulations on your 40th birthday tomorrow. Lots of love Mum, Colin and family. XXX


    RACHEL FISHER - ROGER GRIFFIN AT LAST! We are very happy to announce they finally tied the knot on May 30th, 2004. With all our love Mum, Dad, Lorraine, Maria and families. XXX


    WHITLOCK"FREDRICK ALBERT"To our darling Grandad, you always made us smile, you always made us happy. We will miss you. All our love Karen, Keith, James, Harry and Charli Fred. XXXXX


    ARNOLD JULIE To my darling wife Julie. Happy Birthday and Anniversary. Loving you always. Lloyd X X X X X X


    COUCH ROSE Sadly missed today. Daughter Cissie and grand- daughter Mary.


    LYNCH DENNIS It's been five years today since you said 'I do.' I'd just like to say how much I love you. Wifey. X

  • MAY

    MAY MARY ANN "MOLLY" Loving memories of our dear mum who passed away 8 years ago today. Still loved and remembered every day. God Bless. Daughter Pat, Richard and Lads X


    COMLEY ARTHUR GEORGE Thinking of you on your 87th birthday. From your loving wife Dot and family. Goodnight, God Bless.

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    de STE CROIX SHAUN Remembering Shaun. A Service of Rememberance and Thanksgiving will take place at St. Boniface Church, Chandlers Ford on Friday, June 18th at 2.30 p.m. Friends welcome.


    MEECH VICKY Eight years have gone by since June 12th, 1996. We think of you every day and miss you very much. Your Mush, Michael and Ellen. Thank you Jilly for all your visits. You also remember Aunt Vic.


    HARVEY MARK PETER Four years, June 13th. Memories are something no one can steal, your absence a heartache no one can heal. A daily thought, a silent tear, a constant wish that you were here. All our love, Mother and Pops. XXXX ---------- Our brother


    MABEY DON In memory of a loving husband, father and grandfather on his 80th birthday. Always in our hearts. Sylvia and family.


    MAINE REG Grandad missing you so very much. Love Kerrey X


    CHAPPELL GEORGE Dearly loved brother passed away two years ago today. Love and miss you and we always will, especially on Thursday's. From your loving Family xxx.


    KENDALL DOROTHY At rest with Fred, sleep peacefully. Love from "Punch" and Sylvia.


    KILFORD BESSIE Passed away peacefully at home on the June 8th, 2004. Wife of the late Charles Henry Kilford. Will be sadly missed by all of her children, late son Kenny, Kathleen, Blondie, June, Marjy, Gwen, Charlie Boy, sons-in-law and daughters-in-law


    KILFORD BESSIE Will be sadly missed by her daughter Marjie, son-in-Law Ron, grandson Andrew, his partner Jodie, Grandson Mark and Great grandson Jake


    NOYCE RAY MY LITTLE GRANDAD So many happy memories I'll keep them close to my heart, I'll miss you forever Grandad And I'm so sad we had to part But you've been in so much pain You deserve to sleep peacefully now. I know we'll meet again. Reunited with


    NOYCE RAY GRANDAD Miss you lots, especially your sense of humour. You were always there for me and still are in my heart. Love Nikki. XXX --------- Goodnight Ray. From Lee. X


    GIBBS GAYE Service at Southampton Crematorium on Monday, June 14th at 3.40 p.m. East Chapel.


    GEAPPEN HOWARD RONALD RON Passed away on June 9th, 2004, aged 78 years. He will be forever missed by his beloved wife Doreen, for more than 55 years. You cared and looked after me. It is now time for you to rest. God Bless. Love Doreen. ------- DAD You

  • FORD

    FORD DOT AND PETE Married in Hursley Church on June 12th 1954. Many congratulations and love from sister Zene and all the family. XXX


    HUGHES"ALICE"Our darling mum, nan and great nanny. Passed away one year ago Sunday. Look around your garden Lord and find the one we love, put your arms around her and give her all our love. Missing you very much 'Your Girls' Brenda, Beryl, Pauline and


    KATRINA BRODIE 18 AT LAST Now stop going on. With love from all the Brodies. X X


    ADRIAN BURTON HAPPY 50TH I held my precious new baby brother tight on June 13th, 1954. Your blonde curls are gone but happy childhood memories remain. Love sister Sandra and Bill.


    GODDARD JOYCE MARGARET"Treasured memories of my dear wife, who passed away June 13th, 1989. When the family chain is broken nothing seems the same But when God calls us one by one we will link that chain again. Always in my thoughts Jo. Love Johnny. XXX


    KILFORD BESSIE Much loved mum of June and loving granma to Michael and Kevin. Also great granma to Charlotte, Rebecca, Lauren and Jay. Sadly missed by Katherine and Stacey. Forever in our hearts. Bye Mum. X X X