• Brown leads Hawks to victory

    Hampshire (230-6) beat Glamorgan (229-5) by four wickets with ten balls to spare The Hampshire Hawks kept their slim Friends Provident Trophy hopes alive against the Glamorgan Dragons at the SWALEC Stadium. But they have to beat the Worcerstershire

  • Campaign launched for more midwives

    A RECRUITMENT drive has been launched to attract more midwives to work with women across the Southampton area. An open day was held at the Princess Anne Hospital yesterday in a drive to recruit both qualified and trainee midwives. Organisers also wanted

  • Takeaway driver robbed

    A takeaway delivery driver was robbed of his night's takings as he carried out his rounds. The driver was approached by a man in who claimed the order was for him in the early hours of this morning. The delivery man was then robbed and the man ran off

  • Hunt for conmen who target pensioners

    THREE Hampshire pensioners have been targeted by doorstep conmen claiming to be water board officials. Police have now issued a warning to elderly home owners after the incidents which all happened last week. The first incident occurred at Highfield

  • Brown praises Butcher's bold declaration

    LIVE: LV County Championship, division one: Surrey 278 & 229-8dec drew with Hampshire 227 & 247-8 Points: Surrey (9), Hampshire (8) Hampshire's Michael Brown swallowed his disappointment at having to settle for a draw to praise Surrey captain Mark

  • Don't count on a happy old age

    SOMEONE once said that the art of living is to die young, but as late as possible. This motto nicely sums up the romantic view most people have of what life will be like in retirement, when, after years of working to pay off their mortgage, couples

  • Elderly couple fight to stay together

    THEIR love survived the Nazis but now Hampshire care bosses may tear them apart. Second World War veteran Thomas Bashford, 82, and his wife Iris, 81, were supposed to be celebrating their diamond wedding this year - but now they fear they will not

  • My life with Hepatitis C

    IN 1965 David Singerman was knocked down by a car as he crossed the road. As a result he was given a blood transfusion. Thirty-five years later, David, now 63, was to discover that the life-saving treatment had in fact led to him contracting hepatitis

  • I lost blood faster than they could replace it

    DOCTORS said his next drink would be his last. Phil Cameron woke up in the middle of the night vomiting blood. Confused and delirious, he was taken to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital where relatives were told to expect the worst. The dad-of-three

  • Quarter of a century of hoots-hoots at Paultons Park

    HAPPY birthday, Paultons! Exactly 25 years ago today, the Hampshire theme park that was once the grounds of a large country mansion opened its doors to the public for the first time. Over the last quarter of a century the park has grown into one