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  • Keeping track of road’s changes

    TODAY most of the people who take a stroll along Southampton's London Road are there to look for a new home, as the street is well known for its large number of estate agents but there was a time when it was all very different. Two world wars, bombing

  • Sheer Folly

    The British have always had a soft spot for eccentrics and if they also left behind a folly such as the ones that dot the Hampshire landscape as a legacy for future generations then so much the better. Luttrell's Tower near Calshot stands in the grounds

  • Thanks to my friends

    I never cease to be amazed at the willingness of ex-pros to help out with charities. This week saw the second celebrity golf challenge in my name, held at the marvellous East Horton Golf Centre, whose owners, the Bastion family, went out of their way

  • Best of order for Bally

    In a busy week of functions, the PFA Awards evening was a chance to meet many old friends. It is a long evening in so far as the teams of the year from every division are announced and of course the major awards of young player and senior player.

  • Bowled over by week of miracles

    It's certainly been a week for miracles. In my case it all started last Saturday in the bright sunshine when at the request of one my old players, Manny Andruszewski, along with MP Sandra Gidley, I helped launch Making Miracles Childcare Ltd for his

  • Up there with Henry and Ronaldinho

    About 15 years ago Jack Charlton and I were strolling the touchline of a quaint little ground in Cork, Republic of Ireland, with a massive slope from one end to the other. We hadn't seen each other for a while but had to stop our eager conversation

  • John's tip was good

    While praising Alan Shearer, a little word for another ex-player in Nick Holmes, who deserves congratulations on getting Salisbury City promoted. Supporters can applaud him when he joins the other 12 surviving Cup final players at the reunion next

  • Crouch can be the terror of Trinidad!

    There is more than enough youth and experience in the England squad to make a huge impact on this summer's World Cup finals. The arrival of British summertime has whetted the appetite for a competition that is all the more exciting because it is in

  • The sad reunion we just didn't want to end ...

    When the late, great Peter Osgood was dismissed from his matchday job at St Mary's earlier this season, the statement from the club representative said the club had a responsibility to the supporters in the lounges to ensure maximum 'quality and value

  • If God likes his sport he's ok!

    They say things come in threes and sadly following on from the passing of two great sporting legends - David Miller from the world of golf and then Ossie - we in Hampshire were rocked by the news of the death of the wonderful Colin Ingleby-MacKenzie

  • Arsenal victory a Real stunnersenal victory a Real stunner

    Nearly 40 years ago my dear friend, the late, great Jock Stein brought Britain's first European trophy home when his Lisbon Lions beat Inter Milan. About 20 years ago I was asked to attend a reunion of that famous Celtic team in Scotland. My wife and

  • The latest victim of Newcastle curse ...

    On a recent visit back to my native north-east, I joined one of my oldest friends in his fortnightly ritual. It started on Friday lunchtime when he met up with five friends. For anyone who remembers the old Quayside with its factories, workshops

  • It's been carnival time for Trinidad

    As I mentioned last week, I was recently in Trinidad for an FA conference. But please don't think for one moment I was basking in the sunshine. Hot it certainly was, but my four-day trip was conducted totally inside either a hotel or conference

  • Why do boxers train at 4am?

    ONE HUNDRED and eleven years ago a youngster called Charlie Miller went back to his family home in Brazil, took a couple of footballs and introduced the South Americans to the game. Three months ago another young fella from Middlesbrough arrived in

  • Fairytales CAN come true, you know just ask Maik

    Last weekend I attended a charity function in Newcastle for the NSPCC. One of their patrons up there is Alan Shearer. I had watched him play in the afternoon against Birmingham, despite the fact that he was going to Germany on the Monday to have

  • I was sold on Ivan - after 45 minutes!

    The last time I was in Belgrade it was the capital of Yugoslavia. Now, of course, the country has been renamed Serbia and Montenegro. Earlier in the week, with a group of members of Parliament and at the request of the British Council, I made a

  • A good man to impress!

    YOU are only as good as your last job. That is according to Steve Vanhinsbergh, whose family-run business stoneCIRCLE carved out a deal worth more than £100,000 after installing a client's bathroom. The bathroom belonged to Toby Hunter, who happens to

  • Reuniting the Royal Marines

    Sir.-I would like to appeal to all those people living in the Basing-stoke area who know what happened on October 28, 1664, to contact me with a view to them joining the Basingstoke branch of the Royal Marines Association. We meet at the Naval Club, New

  • High praise for hospital staff

    Sir.-I would like to thank all the nurses and staff on the neo-natal ward at Basingstoke hospital. We are now blessed with a little boy (Kieran), who was born on March 13 this year, after a preg-nancy which ended earlier than expected and took us all

  • Supporters are acknowledged

    Sir.-I would sincerely like to thank all the residents of Hatch Warren and Beggarwood for their support during the recent election campaign. It is an honour to serve you all and we have much work to do, especially in the new estates on Beggarwood, to

  • Rotherwick

    DYB dyb dyb... many thanks to the intrepid parents, Cubs and Beavers who turned up on Saturday morning for the annual spring clean at The Den. The weather wasn't great but your efforts were! The working party was followed by the AGM, at which time a new

  • Make way for the Big Clean

    CLEANING crews are gearing up to blitz the area of Mansbridge during the 15th Crime Reduction and Environment Week (CREW) starting today. It will be a bumper week for activities, ranging from fun sports and community events to rubbish clearance and graffiti

  • Ellisfield

    ROYAL visit: The Ladies Club are organising a trip to Buckingham Palace on Saturday, September 23. Phone Doreen, on 381652, if you would like to go. She needs confirmation and money by Friday, May 19. HORTICULTURAL Society: The plant sale was well supported

  • Cliddesden

    SUBSCRIPTIONS: Please renew your subscriptions for the "100 Club", which are now due. If you do not intend to renew please inform Anita or Betty. CLIDDESDEN Community Conservation Group: Members and non-members interested in receiving information about

  • Baughurst

    THE Tuesday Club: Meets at Heath End Hall on Tuesday, between 2pm and 4pm, for their monthly get-together. If you need transport, call Margaret Bushell on 0118 9812787. MISS Polly's Kindergarten: Which is situated at The Hurst Community College in Brimpton

  • Bright spots in lowly league finish

    TEAM Southampton finished seventh in their opening British Men's League Division 3 fixture at Rugby, but there were some bright spots. This season the league have introduced a £100 prize for man-of-the-match and discus thrower Nick Iliffe came close to

  • What the youth think of their town

    THE young people of Fareham are being given the opportunity to decide whether the borough is a safe and healthy place to live. Questionnaires have been sent to youngsters and leaders of youth groups, as well as to all schools for teachers' feedback on

  • Journal trumpets social services

    SOCIAL services bosses in Southampton have launched a new journal aimed at spreading the word about services on offer for young people and families across the city. The publication, entitled 'Making a Difference' highlights innovative projects and partnerships

  • Club to stage garden event

    THE Rotary Club of Southampton will be holding its eighth annual Solent Gardeners' Fayre and Craft event on June 4 at the Southampton University's sports ground in Wide Lane, Eastleigh. Open from 10am to 5pm, it being held in aid of Rotary charities and

  • Investigation continues into barracks CS gas video

    AN investigation was continuing today into allegations that Army recruits were forced to inhale CS gas at a Hampshire base. A video obtained by a national newspaper shows soldiers apparently being placed into a sealed chamber while onlookers laugh and

  • Adventurers Rhys and Dee near their respective D-Days

    WEDNESDAY could be D-Day for two Hampshire adventurers as they reach the climax of their epic challenges. Mountaineer Rhys Jones will be bidding to reach the summit of Mount Everest on May 17, the date of his 20th birthday. The New Forest teenager is

  • Workers at NTL to keep jobs despite huge cutbacks

    WORKERS at NTL's offices in Hook will keep their jobs despite drastic cutbacks by the company - and the size of the workforce at the north Hampshire headquarters is actually likely to grow. This week, NTL announced thousands of positions will be cut or

  • Sun shines on mayor's golf day

    THE Mayor of Test Valley's Charity Golf Day took place at a very sunny Wellow Golf Club recently. Valley Leisure ran the event, the charitable company that operates the Borough's Leisure Centres, and the lead sponsor was Ace Liftaway. More than 70 generous

  • Centre's active start

    MORE than 100 invited guests helped celebrate the official opening of the Active Life Centre - and it is certainly a place that the people of Basingstoke can be proud of. Borough mayor Councillor Paula Baker and Brian Stocks, the president of British

  • Cricket club votes not to pay players

    THE RELEGATED cricketers of Basingstoke and North Hants will not be spending their way out of trouble this summer. Keith Harris, cricket section chairman of the newly-named Basingstoke Sports and Social Club, confirmed this week that paying players for

  • Stokes sets up win

    CHRIS Chandler made a winning start in his first competitive match in charge of Basingstoke and North Hants on Sunday, May 7. Drawn away to Middlesex side Bessborough in the first round of the Evening Standard Trophy, Basingstoke accumulated 237 before

  • Ex-councillor's vote of thanks

    Sir.-Thank you to the people of Winklebury and Worting for giving me the privilege of being your borough councillor for the last six full and active years. It has been an honour to serve you all. Having now been voted off the council, my special thanks

  • Sorry to see idea dropped

    Sir.-I write regarding the decision to abandon the bid to show the World Cup on a big screen in Basingstoke. When my friend told me about the idea, I was so excited at the prospect of watching the England games on a big screen like they do in London and

  • Pressures on NHS practices

    Sir.-I feel certain that, like myself, many patients at Mr Matich's practice will have been saddened at the news conveyed in your front page article last Thursday. While the facts, as reported, may not engender sympathy for this gentleman's plight, I

  • Something to dance about

    Sir.-Can I deduce from the comments made by your Old Basing Community News correspondent, Cyril Mullett, that he was not altogether impressed by possibly one of the oldest traditions in this country - that of dancing in the dawn on May Day? Morris sides

  • Saints to benefit every time Gunner Theo plays

    SAINTS will receive £100,000 from Arsenal for every first team appearance Theo Walcott makes for the forseeable future. It was revealed over the weekend that the Gunners are committed to five £1m installments every time the teenager makes 10 first team

  • Tadley

    JOE Clark and Peter Allmark: Sad news last week of the death of Joe Clark, of Newtown. Joe, who owned New Inn Fuels, will be missed by his family and friends. Also, Peter Allmark passed away. Peter ran the Sunday School at St Mary's Church for a great

  • Silchester

    JUMBLE sale: In the Methodist Hall, Silchester, on Saturday, May 20, starting at 2pm. Jumble may be left at the hall in the morning. SILCHESTER Players: Tickets are going fast for their production of Time & the Conways on Friday and Saturday, May

  • Sherfield-on-Loddon

    EVERGREENS: On Bank Holiday Monday, the Evergreens visited the Chelsea Pensioners Home and met former Sherfield resident John Owen. The Evergreens celebrated their 60th birthday on Monday, May 8. Full report next week. FETE: Plans for our village fete

  • Popley

    TALENT competition: The final of the John Hunt of Everest Parent Group talent competition is on Tuesday, starting at 7.30pm, at the school. The finalists have been through a selection process and are now asking for your support to make their final a really

  • Pamber Heath

    PAMBER Heath Gardening Club: At next Tuesday's meeting, Gerald Ponting will be giving a talk entitled "The Colours of Provence". The meeting starts at 7.30pm, at Pamber Heath Memorial Hall. For more information on this friendly club, contact Richard Brown

  • Old Basing

    CONGRATULATIONS: To Sven on his by-election victory. The real winner, though, in this hard-fought contest was the village and its residents.

  • Car driver dies after crash during police chase

    A MAN died when his high-powered car overturned during a police chase in Hedge End last night. Officers in Eastleigh are appealing for witnesses following the accident on Tollbar Way at about 11.10pm. The single occupant of the red car sustained serious

  • Oakridge/South View

    AT YOUR Leisure - for over-55s: At Your Leisure will soon be celebrating its first birthday and we would like to take this opportunity to gain your views and ideas on the project so that we can improve on it. Brian Bartlett, centre manager, and June Balcombe

  • Oakley

    SUMMER fayre: A limited number of pitches are still available for the Oakley schools joint summer fayre, which is on Saturday, July 1, at 1.30pm. Pitches cost £12. Please contact Lisa-Marie Bridger for more information on 780312. FOOTBALL: Congratulations

  • Kingsclere

    ANNUAL parish assembly: Come along to the Village Club on Monday, at 7.15pm. This is effectively the annual general meeting for Kingsclere Ltd. The keynote speakers will be Zorayna O'Donnell, the ASBO manager in the borough, Ben Taylor, our new rural

  • Kempshott

    CYCLE training: Forty-seven Kempshott pupils are undertaking on-road cycle training at Hollyhock/Hyacinth and Greenbirch closes during May, June and July, so drive carefully in these areas. WALKING for health: Meet at the Walled Garden car park, Down

  • Hatch Warren

    ELECTION result: Last week's borough council election in Hatch Warren and Beggarwood resulted in Cllr Phil Heath being re-elected. The details are: Cllr Heath 1,460 votes, the Lib-Dem candidate 404 votes, the Labour Party candidate 249 votes. FUN day:

  • Chineham

    CHINEHAM Parish Council met last Monday: The annual elections for chairman of the parish council and various committees took place, with Chris Tomblin receiving unanimous support to continue as chairman. Martin Adams is also likely to continue as vice-chairman

  • Brookvale

    ELECTIONS at Brookvale Hall: Last Thursday saw a 35 per cent turnout of eligible voters of the Brookvale and Kings Furlong ward. Councillor John Shaw, of the Liberal Democrats, was overwhelmingly voted back in with 699 votes, against the Conservatives

  • Brighton Hill

    BASINGSTOKE Baptist Church: The soup kitchen menu offered lamb broth, leek and celery soup and tomato and basil soup at lunchtime on Tuesday, May 2. People voted for a full cooked meal once a month, but we will have to wait. Soup and a sweet are served

  • Bramley

    PARISH council: The council will meet on Monday, at 7.30pm, in the village hall. Members of the public are welcome and the agenda includes a 10-minute break when you are permitted to speak. The parish clerk can be contacted on 881420. CLIFT Meadow open

  • Village hits right note

    FINAL preparations are under-way for the annual Titchfield Music Week with an exciting line-up. The event begins at the Queen's Head pub on Tuesday, June 6 with George Formby, Marlene Dietrich, Noel Coward and Rob Wilton impersonators ready to meet the

  • Cranbourne girls in national glory

    CRANBOURNE Business and Enterprise College students Beth Chilvers and Jo Morris helped Hampshire maintain an oustanding record by winning the English Schools Under-16 Girls Championship on Monday. In the final they beat Leicestershire 3-2 after extra

  • River raid!

    THEY were making fundraising waves on one of the world's most famous rivers. The Hamble River Raid was launched last year in a bid to keep the roof over the oldest Sea Scout group in the country and raise cash for other good causes. Each team donated

  • Round the clock ride raises cancer cash

    RAISING money around the clock, a pair of Eastleigh cyclists have completed a cycling marathon by pedalling for 24 hours. Between them Adam South, pictured left, and Matt Bennett, right, cycled more than 518 miles to raise funds for national charity Cancer

  • Noddy and friends a big hit with visitors

    CHILDREN'S favourites came to life when some of their greatest book characters came to a Hampshire amusement park over the week-end. Noddy, with best friends Big-Ears, Mr Plod and the mischievous goblins, Sly and Gobbo, enthralled the youngsters at Paultons

  • Reality TV show beckons for MP Oaten

    POLITICIANS are always running for office. But viewers will soon see Winchester MP Mark Oaten running quite literally when he stars in a reality TV show - attempting to get fit. The BBC show, The Body Politics, focuses on three MPs attempting to improve

  • Couple slept through alarm as flat blazed

    A BOOZY birthday bash almost ended in tragedy for a young couple who had to be rescued from their blazing flat by firefighters. Dean Smith, 21, had been downing drinks into the early hours to celebrate his 21st birthday with his family. However, when

  • Fun for everyone at Mayfest 06 event

    TRADITIONAL Morris Men mixed with bhangra beats of the Punjab as Winchester's Mayfest 06 offered something for almost everyone. The event has grown out of the long-running folk festival to also embrace roots and blues and jazz. There were numerous traditional

  • Watercress delights from celebrity chef

    CELEBRITY chef Antony Worrall Thompson entertained visitors at Hampshire's annual Watercress Festival by rustling up some healthy recipes. The Saturday Kitchen presenter and Ready Steady Cook regular served up a watercress and strawberry salad at the

  • Why won't NHS use our hospital?

    CLAIMS that Romsey Hospital is being under-used have been made by the MPs and campaigners who fought for its future. Romsey was one of five community hospitals in South West Hampshire which came under threat of closure last year, but all were saved after

  • Trio of yobs banned from town centre

    THREE teenage tearaways have been warned they face two-year jail sentences if they break antisocial behaviour orders banning them from Romsey town centre. The trio - Luke Monroe, 14, Martyn Luffman, 14, and 16-year-old Thomas Burgess - have also been

  • Romsey firm at forefront of fight against deadly bug

    A COMPANY based on the outskirts of Romsey has shown it can stop MRSA and other deadly bugs in their tracks. Talley Environmental Care already has strong links with the NHS through the special inflatable mattresses and beds it makes at its Premier Way

  • Residents fuming over waste burner plans

    BRAISHFIELD residents fear their lives will be endangered if Hampshire's first gasification plant is built on their doorstep. Worried villagers have warned that if there was an accident at the BKP Group's proposed plant at Timsbury's Bunny Lane it could

  • Town's police chief moves on

    ROMSEY'S police chief leaves the town today for a new and more senior post within Hampshire's police force. Inspector Peter Funnell, who has been Romsey's top officer for three and a half years' will be in charge of the police's Western Operational Command

  • Plans for White Horse yard rejected

    PLANS for 14 new homes in the back yard and car park of Romsey's White Horse Hotel have been overwhelmingly rejected by councillors. The scheme drawn up by Romsey Developments Limited had also included proposals to convert the hotel's historic stable

  • TENNIS - Jamie gets his big rewards

    Southampton's Jamie King won the Most Improved Player of the Year award after impressing at the National Deaf Tennis Championships in Gloucester. The 16-year-old, from Locks Heath, won the B Division Singles at the National Championships in both 2004

  • Pub takes Meg's cause to heart

    REGULARS at a Braishfield pub are raising their glasses to help a young King's Somborne woman pay for pioneering brain surgery. The Dog and Crook pub has adopted Meg Jones as its cause and hopes to put on several fundraising events so the 20-year-old

  • A36 roundabout plans blasted

    A SCHEME to build a roundabout at a dangerous Wellow road junction has been slammed by a resident living nearby. Jayne Reed claims a roundabout won't stop accidents happening at the junction of Whinwhistle Road and the notorious A36 Salisbury-to- Southampton

  • Parish award for a Bourne leader

    Pete Bourne of Hulles Way, North Baddesley's group Scout leader, was on Tuesday presented with the parishioner of the year award, by chairman Alan Dowden. The highways engineer in local government, who travels the 50 miles to work in Wokingham, Berkshire

  • Pigeon problem has residents in a flap

    PEOPLE living in a Basingstoke maisonette block are being forced to give up their balconies because of problems with pigeons. Residents in the upper floor of maisonettes in Westray Close, Oakridge, are being kept awake at night by the birds' cooing, and

  • Hawks have got to win five in a row - Paul

    Paul Terry set Hampshire the daunting target of five wins from five after a second successive C & G Trophy defeat. Holders Hampshire were unbeaten in seven C & G games before last weekend. But they have now lost their last two games by just 13

  • Taylor and Cass blitz stuns Liphook

    Bashley grabbed seven Liphook & Ripsley wickets for eight runs to snatch a dramatic victory over their Premier Division 1 rivals at Ripsley Park. The visitors appeared to be looking down the barrel of a probable defeat when a century by Cambridge

  • Pure class, as Latouf ton puts Wilts to sword

    Kevin Latouf oozed class as he struck a superb unbeaten 122 to steer the Hampshire Academy to a five-wicket win over ECB Southern Electric Premier League rivals South Wilts at The Rose Bowl. The 20-year old opener, who made an equally elegant 97 against

  • Crowds turn out for Jacko

    A Testimonial match in aid of former Mottisfont striker Michael Jackson was attended by more than 600 spectators at Winchester City's ground last Saturday. Two teams, drawn from his former colleagues at several Hampshire clubs, played in the match and

  • Bad start for OTs and Romsey

    Rowledge (278-2) beat OTs & Romsey (186-6) by 92 runs OTs & ROMSEY managed to open their league season last Saturday despite the wet weather, but were soundly beaten by their visitors to the Sports Centre. Skipper Mike Trodd invited Rowledge to

  • Tadburn awards night

    Tadburn under 11s-football team have just held their presentation evening at The Abbey Hotel in the town centre. There the manager outlined the long association that the junior football club has with Romsey, which dates back thirty years. He also described

  • Port Movements

    Today's principal Southampton arrivals: CMA CGM Strauss, container, 0330, 207; Bangkok Express, container, 0400, SCT; Crystal Serenity, passenger, 0500, 101; Montlhery, roro, 0700, 201; Autoracer, roro, 0730, 25; APL Hong Kong, container, 1100, 204; Cape

  • NICHOLS NICKY

    NICHOLS NICKY So long without you My Love, yet you are in my heart forever. Jean. X

  • HOLMAN

    HOLMAN JOHN LAURIE Passed away four years ago today. A very special and dearly loved Husband, Dad and Grandad who brought so much love and fun and laughter into our lives. I miss you so very much and will love you forever. Your Joannie.

  • JOHNSON

    JOHNSON ALFRED 'JOHNNY' Dearest Dad passed away peacefully on May 10th 2006. In our hearts you'll always stay, loved and remembered every day. Goodnight and God bless. Podge and Kath. X X ---------- GRANDAD Sadly missed, never forgotten. Paul and Katie

  • JOHNSON

    JOHNSON ALFRED (ABBY) (JOHNNIE) You fought many a battle, but this one you could not win. As you sail into the sunset, you take all my love, leaving me with happy memories. Rest in peace my dear. All my love. Dolly. X X X X X X X

  • HAPPY

    HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY PIPPA MUNNOCH Happy Birthday "Pips". Love Mummy, Daddy and Reuben. X X X

  • WHITMARSH

    WHITMARSH LAURENCE GEORGE In loving memory of my beloved Husband Laurie who died seven years ago today, May 16th, 1999. May the winds of love blow softly and whisper for you to hear. How much we love and miss you because you were so very dear. You are

  • PENNY

    PENNY VANCE IS 18 TODAY HAPPY 18th BIRTHDAY PENNY Love you lots. Love Mum and Richie. X X X

  • TILSON BERNARD

    TILSON BERNARD Passed away nine years ago today. Now together with Wife Joan. Both sadly missed by all the family.

  • RUFFLES

    RUFFLES AMANDA Treasured memories of a very special Granddaughter and Niece who died two years ago today. God will link the broken chain as one by one we meet again. Love Nan, Linda, Richard and William

  • WOODFORD

    WOODFORD SANDRA Died suddenly aged 31. Loving Wife and Mother. You were the one we all loved, you asked so little, but gave so much. Its true what they say, god takes the best. Your memory will live on, always in our hearts and thoughts. You will be a

  • OLAV

    OLAV and SANDRA LAWERANCE Congratulations on your Silver Wedding Anniversary Best wishes. Love from all the family. XXX

  • MOORE STEPHEN (DAD)

    MOORE STEPHEN (DAD) A year has passed so soon, words cannot explain how much you are missed. Love Dave and Ash.

  • RUFFLES AMANDA JAYNE

    RUFFLES AMANDA JAYNE You weren't only my daughter you were my best friend. It's been two long years without you. Always in my heart, Mum. xx

  • COLLETT

    COLLETT MARGIE Much loved daughter of Margaret Day. So sadly missed, always in my thoughts, always in my heart. Sleep well my Babe, Mam.

  • GREEN

    GREEN AUDREY (nee HAMPTON) Our memories will last forever. Will be sadly missed. God bless. Love sister Margaret (Mig) and family. X

  • LOOK

    LOOK WHO'S 40 MIKE WITT Old Age Getting To You Sleepyhead. Happy Birthday. Love from The Amsterdam Gang. Jacqui, Eddie, Kerrie, Glyn, Andy, Jane, Kelly, Keith, and all the kids. X X X.

  • COTTER JOHNNY

    COTTER JOHNNY Remembered always. Love, Mo, Gary and Nikki. X

  • COTTER JOHNNY

    COTTER JOHNNY Ten years have passed. Thinking of you today, as always. Love, Kelly. XXX

  • GREEN

    GREEN AUDREY To my darling Mum and best friend. Love you as much now as I did the minute they put me in your arms. Goodnight and God Bless. Loving son Mark. X X X

  • PALMER MURIEL FLORENCE

    PALMER MURIEL FLORENCE Passed away peacefully on May 5th, 2006, aged 90. Loving Wife of Norman, beloved Mother of Barry and Daughter-in-law Sylvia, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. Will be missed by all. RIP.

  • GALE

    GALE CHARLES Passed away three years ago today. In our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day. Love forever Eve, Ian, Mary, Martin and Helen.

  • WOODFORD

    WOODFORD SANDRA Passed away suddenly. Always in our thoughts. From Auntie Maureen, Uncle Terry and Family. XX

  • GREEN

    GREEN AUDREY You were always there when I needed you. Hugs and kisses. Son John and granddaughter Ellie. X X X

  • GREEN

    GREEN AUDREY To my wonderful Mum. How could someone so precious be taken away so suddenly? You were my best friend and you will live in my heart forever. Goodnight and God Bless. Your loving daughter Jayne and son-in-law Chris. X X X -----------------

  • GREEN

    GREEN AUDREY My Mum and best friend. Taken from us so suddenly, we never had time to say goodbye. We will miss you forever. Sleep peacefully Mum. Love Sarah and Mervin. X X X X ------------------ NAN Miss you already. Thank you for everything, we will

  • BECKY

    BECKY LUSH Happy 18th Birthday Lots of love Mum, Dad and Chris. XXX Get the beers in.

  • HAPPY

    HAPPY 50TH LIZ WYATT Watch your blood pressure. Alan and Mickey. xxx.

  • BOWKER

    BOWKER ROSEMARY DIANA Passed away on May 10th, 2006 at Southampton General Hospital. Daughter of the late Thomas and Florence Bowker of St. Annes on Sea. Much loved Sister of Peter and Geoffrey. Aunt of David and Stephen, Great Aunt of Lin and Alex and

  • COLLETT

    COLLETT MARJORIE Treasured memories of my dear Mum passed away three years ago today. Love always. David, Becky, Ruth and Adam. X X X

  • SHERIDAN NORA HELEN nee

    SHERIDAN NORA HELEN nee JOLIFFE Passed away peacefully on May 9th, 2006, aged 87 years. 'Reunited with Tom'. She will be sadly missed by all the family. ------------------- Funeral Service at Bitterne Parish Church, on Thursday, May 18th, 2006 at 1.00

  • MARK

    MARK SPILLER Happy 40th Birthday to our Marathon Man Love always from Sharon & Samuel X X

  • VICKY

    VICKY RISK HAPPY 25th BIRTHDAY " POPTART". Lots of love Kimberley, Christina and Vicky. X X X

  • RONALD GEORGE JACKSON

    RONALD GEORGE JACKSON 80 TODAY Happy 80th birthday. Lots of love, wife Gladys, Sandie, Jef, Andrew, Sally, Brett, Sue, Daniel, Nina, Thomas, Tessa, Christopher, Katie, Russell, Elliott and Oliver. X X X

  • GREEN

    GREEN 'AUDREY' 1940 - 2006 Aged 65 Darling wife of hubby Les. The best pal I have ever had. Love you always. Bye bye 'Toots' Sleep tight. X X X X X X ------------- The Funeral Service will take place on Friday, May 19th, 2006 at Southampton Crematorium

  • BUDDEN

    BUDDEN CHRISTINE MARY Passed away on May 6th, 2006, aged 53 years. A loving Wife, a proud Mother and my Best Friend forever. All our love Garry, Alexander and Stuart. ----------------- The Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, May 18th, 2006 at

  • ALBAN

    ALBAN GREGORY IS 50 TODAY HAPPY BIRTHDAY Love Vanessa, Alby and Ella. X X X

  • RENWICK-MEIKLE

    RENWICK-MEIKLE JOHN In loving memory of a dear Dad and Granfer. One sad year ago May 15th, Our lives were changed forever, Our hearts are full of memories, We treasure them with care, The way you had to leave us, Will always seem unfair. Sad are the hearts

  • PALMER MURIEL FLORENCE

    PALMER MURIEL FLORENCE Passed away peacefully on May 5th, 2006. Dearest Mum. Will be sadly missed. Always in our hearts. God bless Mum. Alan and Pam, Dean, Vikki, James and Jon.

  • WOODFORD

    WOODFORD SANDRA God took your hand, we had to part, and left us all with a broken heart. But one thing that will see us through are all the wonderful memories we have of you. God bless. Di, Dave, Sam, John and Hannah. XXXX ----- If tears could build a

  • CROSSES

    CROSSES BY DESIGN Beautifully handcrafted hard and soft wood crosses & grave markers, complete with name plaque. Many designs. Free phone 0800 3281678 for a brochure.

  • DONNA

    DONNA MARIE SMITH (nee HATCHER) Wishing you a great day on your 50th Lots of love from all your family, brothers Paul, Jeffrey and Colin, the girls Lucy and Amy and 'The Babe,' plus all your many friends.

  • BRANDER

    BRANDER JOHN ERIC Iris and Deborah would like to express their heartfelt thanks for the kind words of sympathy, cards and floral tributes from friends and neighbours. Please accept this as a personal thank you.

  • JOHNSON

    JOHNSON ALFRED Also known as Aberdan. 10.5.2006. Aged 84. Royal Navy 1921 - 2006. DAD You were our hero. Words cannot express how much we will miss you. We will always love you. Love from your daughter Lindy and Dave. X X

  • THIS

    THIS GORGEOUS "BLONDE"! IS 18 TODAY PENNY VANCE Happy 18th Birthday. Have a great day. All our love always. Nannie, Auntie, Uncle and Pampa. X X X X Happy 18th to the best cousin ever. Love and kisses. Jordan, Elliot and Tiegan. X X X

  • KERRIE

    KERRIE DUDLEY 18 TODAY It only seems like yesterday, I would bounce you on my knee. But oh, how you have blossomed, now you're taller than me! Lots of love. Mum, Shellie and family.

  • HOSEY

    HOSEY NEIL and TRICIA Are celebrating their 25th Wedding Anniversary on May 16th, 2006. Love and best wishes to all our family and friends.

  • GOTCHA

    GOTCHA POP POP !!! HAYLEY Love Mum, Dad, Jon, Joanne, Charlie, Kirstie and Ashlee. XXXXX

  • GOTCHA

    GOTCHA GAZZA!! This lovely boy with trendy hair and gummy smile is 41 today and doesn't want anyone to know!! Happy Birthday Gary. Love from all your family.

  • YOUNG MARGARET

    YOUNG MARGARET Died peacefully on May 11th 2006. Will be sadly missed by Len, Julian, Brendan, Sue and family. Funeral Service in memory of Margaret's life to take place at Southampton Crematorium on Friday, May 19th at 2.20 p.m. All who knew her are