• Mauled by dog

    SCARRED for life. These are the horrific injuries suffered by a Hampshire girl when she was savaged by a dog during a visit to her grandmother's home. Shannon Hills needed emergency surgery after her face, head and neck were ripped to shreds by the

  • Make a difference by volunteering

    Having volunteered myself I know how hugely rewarding giving time to improve the lives of others can be. I have volunteered in helping to raise awareness of young people and the homelessness issue in the UK, and the experiences I had changed my life.

  • Paying for care

    HELP the Aged's research published last week revealed the widespread confusion among those approaching retirement age about paying for the care they may need in later life. Worryingly, more than half (55 per cent) think that should they need a place

  • This one’s for you, Steve

    IT was a fitting tribute to a brave fight and a lot of hard work. Football legend Alan Ball opened a new laboratory in Southampton in honour of 1970s Saints player Steve Mills. The 1966 England World Cup winner joined Steve's widow Jo Hill to officially

  • Is our water making us ill?

    RESIDENTS at a Southampton block of flats fear a dangerous chemical found in their water supply has been making them ill. In the past few weeks, numerous occupants of the block in Cobbett Road, Bitterne, have been struck down with mystery illnesses,

  • Boy band drops in

    SERIOUSLY ill children from Hampshire about to go on the holiday of a lifetime were treated to a performance by Southampton boy band LTS. The children from Treloar School in Alton are due to be flown to Florida by UK charity Dreamflight next month but

  • Come fly with us - sponsors

    Saints sponsors Flybe, Europe's third largest low cost airline, are laying on extra flights for the club's Championship matches at Sunderland and Hull. Flights will leave Southampton at 10.00am on November 11 - the day of the clash with Roy Keane's

  • Burley speaks out on bungs

    George Burley exclusive The trouble with football is that there are always so many rumours - as has been proved by all the talk of bungs over the past week. With bungs, if there was proof that an agent or manager or somebody involved with football

  • Lawrie's plea to stayaway thousands

    LAWRIE McMenemy today calls on Saints' missing thousands: Let us entertain YOU this weekend! The Dell managerial legend and current football board director is asking the stayaway supporters to attend Saturday's game against QPR at St Mary's. Despite

  • Brothers suffering rare disease to help others

    TWO young brothers suffering from a rare life-threatening disease will take part in a sponsored walk to help other families with the genetic condition. Nathan and Daniel Hartley are two of four siblings from Romsey who were diagnosed with x-linked lymphoproliferative

  • Glory for girls in match they thought they wouldn't play

    IT was a cup final that they thought they would never play. A team of Hampshire schoolgirl soccer players were beginning to believe their chances of cup glory had been kicked away forever because they had nowhere to play. The Toynbee School team at

  • Workers prepare to say farewell to military base

    WORKERS at RAF Hythe are preparing to say farewell to their workplace and jobs tomorrow. The US Army is quitting the 11-acre shipyard after 40 years and will hand back the keys to the MoD. Two hundred skilled workers have lost their livelihood in what

  • 174 miles in three hours - anything is possible!

    IT has been a heck of a week as far as planning for this big project is concerned. Suddenly races and dates are beginning to slot together for 2007. Gaping hopes which were appearing on the 12-month schedule are disappearing. In an instant a full

  • Fresh hope in the battle for new primary school

    A SURVEY is being carried out which could renew hopes of getting a desperately needed primary school for one of Hampshire's fastest growing communities. Last July, Winchester City Council ended any immediate hopes of a second primary school for Whiteley

  • Asda proposal for new store rejected

    A MULTI-million-pound plan by Asda to build a new store in Chandler's Ford has been rejected by councillors. There were fears that the retail giant's proposal to flatten its existing store and build a new one could deal a major blow to Eastleigh's hopes

  • Campaign launched in Hampshire to cut falls in the workplace

    A NEW campaign is being launched in Hampshire to help prevent workers falling from a dangerous height. Test Valley Borough Council has launched the Falls From Height campaign to make people in Romsey and the surrounding areas more aware of how serious