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  • Team Registrations

    Can i advise you that all team registrations must be with bruce by the 31st may if you dont get them in by that time then you will not be playing next season.

  • Team Registration

    Can i advise you that all team registrations must be with bruce by the 31st may if you dont get them in by that time then you will not be playing next season.

  • Out-of-control vehicle causes mayhem

    A PICKUP truck crashed through front walls and smashed cars after the driver lost control in a Southampton street. Thousands of pounds of damage was done to the homes by the Mitsubishi Warrior, which came to rest on its side in a garden in Shirley

  • Fit-again Tremlett receives England call-up

    The England selectors tonight announced that Chris Tremlett has been added to England's squad for the second Test against New Zealand at Old Trafford as a replacement for the injured Matthew Hoggard. Tremlett, who has three Test caps, has recovered

  • Police hunt jacket owner after school vandal attack

    POLICE are tracing the owners of a blue 'Weird Fish' jacket after a Hampshire school was targeted by vandals. The cotton jacket, which contained two JP Morgan biro pens, was discovered at Milford Junior School in Milford on Sea after the building suffered

  • Blow for battle to save OAP homes

    PENSIONERS who thought they had won a reprieve in the fight to save their Chandler's Ford homes could have a new battle on their hands. For a High Court ruling has put controversial proposals for the Velmore Estate back into the melting pot. Atlantic

  • Fair comes Wickham

    A HAMPSHIRE village will be the spectacular setting tomorrow for one of the country's oldest horse fairs. The Wickham Horse Fair is a tradition that is as old as the village itself. It is an action packed event that attracts hundreds who come from

  • Dancing in to summer

    THEY were dancing in the streets in Winchester over the weekend. Throughout the city centre all kinds of morris dancing groups were entertaining crowds as part of MAYfest. The event is a celebration of the start of summer and crowds enjoyed the bright

  • Man appears charged with murder

    A Bangladesh national appeared in court today charged with the murder of a woman found in a suitcase on the outskirts of a Hampshire village. Ziaul Haque, 27, of Drummond Street, Camden Town, north London, appeared at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court

  • Miss Southampton 2008

    THESE are the 12 beautiful hopefuls from across the south who are looking to wow the judges and take the crown of Miss Southampton 2008. Taking to the catwalk in an evening gown, remembering to smile at every opportunity and of course the customary swimsuit

  • Auto artist Ian has wheel talent

    A YOUNG artist who uses radio-controlled model cars as paint bushes was one of the star attractions at a Hampshire show. Former Winchester College of Art student Ian Cook demonstrated his unusual skills at the Beaulieu Motor Mart Autojumble, a two-day

  • 01: Hannah Edwards

    01: Hannah Edwards, aged 17, from Fawley, Southampton. Occupation: Skin Care Specialist Ambition: "To become a successful media makeup artist and model." How to vote by text: Votes will be counted until 9pm on Wednesday, May 21. To vote on your

  • 02: Charlene Smith

    02: Charlene Smith, aged 21, from New Milton. Occupation: Make-up artist, fitness instructor and life guard. Ambition: "Dream career would be as a children's TV presenter and to train a team of pony club riders to win the Horse of the Year Show.

  • 03: Elizabeth Mitchell

    03: Elizabeth Mitchell, aged 22, from Whiteley. Occupation: Model and musician. Ambition: "To be successful whether through my music or just in life generally." How to vote by text: Votes will be counted until 9pm on Wednesday, May 21. To

  • 04: Samantha Stephenson

    04: Samantha Stephenson, aged 19, from Southampton. Occupation: Student in Economics and Finance. Ambition - "To achieve a first degree in Economics and Finance and to one day start my restaurant." How to vote by text: Votes will be counted

  • 05: Donna Mander

    05: Donna Mander, aged 21, from Southampton. Occupation: Fashion student. Ambition: "To become a fashion stylist for the media and TV." How to vote by text: Votes will be counted until 9pm on Wednesday, May 21. To vote on your mobile; send

  • 07: Virginia Morton

    07: Virginia Morton, aged 18, from Southampton. Occupation: Student. Ambition: "Pursue my career in modelling and to study law and politics at university." How to vote by text: Votes will be counted until 9pm on Wednesday, May 21. To vote

  • 06: Kimberley Rayner

    06: Kimberley Rayner, aged 18, from Alresford. Occupation: Sixth-form student. Ambition: "To go to university and train to be either a teacher in English and Modern Foreign languages or as a speech therapist." How to vote by text: Votes will

  • 08: Pippa Taylor

    08: Pippa Taylor, aged 24, from Southampton. Occupation: Lecturer. Ambition: "To represent my country and to one day organise a large live event". How to vote by text: Votes will be counted until 9pm on Wednesday, May 21. To vote on your mobile

  • 09: Leah Francis

    09: Leah Francis, aged 20, from Totton. Occupation: Owns and runs a local beauty salon. Ambition: "To enjoy life to the full. I would also like to do more modelling." How to vote by text: Votes will be counted until 9pm on Wednesday, May 21.

  • 10: Rachel Storey

    10: Rachel Storey, aged 20, from Weymouth. Occupation: Performing arts student. Ambition: "To be successful in whatever I do, and to model, dance and travel the world." How to vote by text: Votes will be counted until 9pm on Wednesday, May 21

  • Serial sex attacker jailed for 15 years

    A SERIAL sex attacker was jailed for 15 years today for historic knife-related assaults on a woman and two teenagers walking alone. One of his victims was a 14-year-old Southampton girl who was walking through the city sports centre to see a friend to

  • 11: Katy Osborne

    11: Katy Osborne, aged 18, from Dibden Purlieu. Occupation: Student, swimming and dance instructor, a model and nail technician. Ambition - "To become a professional dancer and model." How to vote by text: Votes will be counted until 9pm on Wednesday

  • 12: Abigail Egginton,

    12: Abigail Egginton, aged 20, from Basingstoke. Occupation: Work at Austin Reed. Ambition: "To make a career out of my singing, dancing and acting." How to vote by text: Votes will be counted until 9pm on Wednesday, May 21. To vote on your

  • Tackling the drugs menace

    POLICE will today begin a week of action to smash drug rings and remove dealers across the county. Officers all over Hampshire will be involved in the dedicated initiative aimed at disrupting and dismantling the supply and use of illegal substances.

  • Region tops UFO league

    Southern skies have proven to be the most popular when it comes to alien activity with more UFO sightings than anywhere else in the country. People in the south-east have claimed to have seen more unidentified flying objects per head per population than

  • CCTV footage released after gun raid at store

    POLICE have released CCTV footage of the terrifying moment when staff at a Hampshire convenience store were confronted by a gunman. Two workers were opening up the Tesco Express in Watson Walk, Totton when a man wearing a hooded top entered the shop

  • Gas mains work to add to road misery

    RESIDENTS, shoppers and commuters are facing eight months of motoring misery from today, when a major Southampton road is ripped up for gas works. The £381,000 project to renew 1,200 metres of gas main will see parts of busy Portswood Road closed

  • Bid to name airport after Matt Le Tissier

    A PETITION to rename Southampton Airport after the city's most famous footballer is gaining pace. More than 1,100 fans have joined a bid to change the airport's name to Matt Le Tissier International in honour of the former Saints midfielder.

  • Motorist escapes ban after abusing wardens

    A MOTORIST who hurled abuse at three Hampshire traffic wardens before speeding off in his 4x4 has escaped a driving ban. Steven Rouse was sentenced to 75 hours community service and his driving licence was endorsed with six penalty points after being

  • Nigel Spriggs - An author at last

    A GROUP of teenagers hanging round outside One Stop in Hedge End might not be the most obvious inspiration for a work of literature. But the convenience store is one of the many recognisable Hampshire locations in the novel Broken, which is selling

  • Caffari celebrates record-breaking voyage

    HAMPSHIRE ocean racer Dee Caffari yesterday celebrated with champagne mid-Atlantic to mark the second anniversary of her record-breaking round the world voyage. Exactly two years ago yesterday Caffari sailed into the record books as the first woman to

  • College revamp expected to be given go-ahead

    PLANS to bulldoze an entire Hampshire college and rebuild it from scratch are likely to be given the go ahead tomorrow. Members of the New Forest National Park Authority are being recommended to approve a multi-million-pound proposal to replace almost

  • Practising for ferry disaster in Channel

    IT was all hands on deck as Hampshire's emergency services put their skills to the test in the English Channel. Hampshire's coastguard and fire service came together to deal with a fire at sea situation aboard Brittany Ferries' ship MV Cotentin. The

  • Balloon plans grounded

    HIGH-flying proposals to launch a tethered passenger-carrying helium balloon over Southampton city centre could be scrapped in a row with airport bosses. Councillors seeking an elusive "Wow factor" for the city had backed the plan to anchor the balloon

  • Foreign taxi drivers took me the long way home

    AT last somebody has hit the nail on the head regarding the problems with the taxi trade (Letters, May 7). Karen Rodgers is, I'm sure, not the only one with these feelings about foreign drivers. Twice recently I have been taken the long way round

  • Show compassion to Zimbabweans

    MAY I suggest that the next jobsworth from the UK Border Agency who gloats over the deportation of Zimbabweans back to their own country to face certain torture or death is made to accompany them, so that he may be educated on the realities of what is

  • No coverage of parade

    ON April 23 (St George's Day) all of the Eastleigh, Bishopstoke and Fair Oak Scouts, Cubs and Beavers met on Leigh Road rec to celebrate this special day. Led by the scout band, they paraded up Market Street and on to the church in Desborough Road. I

  • Too little investment in roads

    IT is unfair to criticise the motorway engineers for the time it is taking to complete the complicated and much needed improvements on the M27 (Daily Echo, May 16). Criticism should be laid at the Government's door for neglecting the motorways on the

  • Build another motoway to ease traffic on M25

    THE two previous lane additions to the M25 have not resulted in more efficient vehicle movement around London. The German and US practice of building another motorway 25 miles away from, and parallel to, a congested route; increases transport efficiency

  • No shelter

    WHOEVER was responsible for siting the new bus shelter at Ridgemount Avenue in Bassett with the open side facing the road should try using it during heavy rain. Use of a wetsuit is recommended! CHARLES NOBLE, Southampton.

  • Safety at Fawley refinery

    YOUR report (May 5) concerning safety issues at Fawley oil refinery accurately recorded what I said to your reporter in phrases printed within quotation marks. On such a serious matter, as you would expect, I chose my words very carefully, and it was

  • University logo cost soars to £360,000

    THE cost of Southampton University's controversial new logo has shot up by an additional £200,000, the Daily Echo can reveal today. Union leaders condemned the spiralling cost of the new marketing exercise, which now totals £360,000. They are angry

  • Students on the march in vote uproar

    OUTRAGED students have hit out at university chiefs after their union president was stripped of a vote to choose the institution's next £200,000-a-year vice-chancellor. Around 120 University of Southampton undergraduates marched in protest wearing symbolic

  • Rose fires caddy Doran

    JUSTIN Rose has sacked his caddy, Mick Doran, as he looks to salvage what has been a miserable start to his season. The 27-year-old Hampshire golfer has seen his form dip alarmingly since leading after the first round of the Masters last month.

  • Know your drink limit!

    THE largest ever government drinking campaign was launched today in a multi-million pound bid to curb Hampshire's chronic boozing. It comes after the Daily Echo revealed how the county is in the midst of a drink crisis with alcohol responsible for

  • Kung Fu film coup for internet firm

    KUNG-Fu Panda, pictured, this year's animated summer blockbuster, is to be promoted online by Southampton based internet agency Headstream. Tipped as one of the hottest kids' titles of the year, Dreamworks' Kung Fu Panda stars the voice acting of Angelina

  • Cruise convention sails into city

    ALMOST 600 delegates from the travel industry are expected to descend on Southampton today for the start of the annual UK Cruise Convention. The convention is the biggest UK trade show for the cruise industry and provides a platform for agents to learn

  • Dock Movements

    Today's principal Southampton arrivals: Grande Sicilia, vehicle, 0215, 105; Brilliance of the Seas, passenger, 0630, 101; Courage, vehicle, 1230, 34/35CMA; CGM Debussy, container, 1400, 207; APL Austria, container, 1930, 205. Sailings: Sand Weaver

  • Shy kits make their debut at last!

    A HAMPSHIRE zoo is going wild following the birth of two baby meerkats. The babies, known as kits, were born at Winchester's Marwell Zoological Park and are the latest addition to the zoo's thriving meerkat family. Despite being born weeks ago, zoo

  • Thousands drawn to Sparsholt fair

    SPARSHOLT College annual countryside fair was its biggest so far. Thousands of visitors trying to get to the event caused delays along the B3049 towards Stockbridge. Visitors got to meet more than 500 animals including reptiles, spiders, donkeys,

  • Drummer auctions kit in aid of hospice

    WINCHESTER pop star Andy Burrows is set to give a cash windfall to Naomi House hospice. The Razorlight drummer, pictured, is auctioning a vintage drumkit on which he recorded the band's multi-million selling second album. The sparkling-green Ludwig

  • Saints keeping retained list under wraps

    SAINTS will not publish their retained list until they have finalised their managerial situation. The deadline for clubs to complete the retained list detailing those out of contract players offered new deals and those released was last Friday.

  • Onslow-Cole dominates at Thruxton

    THE 2008 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship returned to Thruxton, the scene of last years gripping finale, with the high speed Hampshire circuit hosting rounds 10,11 and 12 on Sunday. The VX Racing Vauxhall Vectra of Tom Onslow-Cole qualified

  • Recluse may have lain dead for a month

    A recluse who only left his house under the cover of darkness could have been lying dead in his home for more than a month. The body of Philip Penzer, 58, was discovered by police after a neighbour complained of a smell from his Totton home. Southampton

  • Delivery of £100,000 amubulance

    A STATE of the art ambulance has been delivered to Southampton General Hospital that will help hundreds of seriously ill children get the treatment they need. The £100,000 retrieval ambulance is specially equipped to transport very ill children to the

  • Louis

    Louis O'Brien 18 years ago today you made us the proudest parents in the world and you're still making us proud. Follow all your hopes and dreams, we will always be behind you. Enjoy your party on Saturday. Love you loads. Mum and Dad. X X X X X. Nan

  • JARVIS EMILY ELSIE Passed

    JARVIS EMILY ELSIE Passed peacefully away on Saturday, May 10th, 2008 aged 102 years. Loving Mother, Nan and Great Nan. Sadly missed by John and Jean, Stephen and Karen, Kevin and Mandy and her loving great grandchildren. Reunited with Husband Harry and

  • SOLMAN PETER In

    SOLMAN PETER In loving memory of a dear Dad and Grandad who is missed by us all. You gave us a lifetime of memories to treasure. From daughters Kerry and Gina, sons-in-law Peter and Stewart, grandchildren Edward, David, Katherine and Helen. 

  • NEWMAN JOHN AGED

    NEWMAN JOHN AGED 63 YEARS Passed away suddenly in Spain on May 14th, 2008.  Rest in Peace John. Love from brother Ray and family, sister Rosemary and family. 

  • CLARKE HENRY Loving

    CLARKE HENRY Loving memories of Dad who died on May 18th, 2003. Son Robert, Mandy, Lewis, Miranda and Lloyd. X X 

  • KNIGHT HENRY  Treasured

    KNIGHT HENRY  Treasured memories of our dear Dad who passed away 9 years ago.  Now reunited with Mum, never to part again.  Loving you always, Elaine, Jan and all your family. X X 

  • NOYON

    NOYON MN CAPTAIN JOHN  DAVID 23.4.36 - 11.5.08 Passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 11th, 2008, after much suffering, bravely borne with courage and dignity. Reunited with Daughter Anna - his 'little flower.' Beloved Husband of Fiona, loving Father to

  • Stewart

    Stewart Popplewell  You can party all you want now!  Happy 18th Birthday  Love Mum, Dad,  Molly, TJ and Zak (The Dogs)  X X X X X   

  • FURMIDGE ANTHONY (TONY) Passed

    FURMIDGE ANTHONY (TONY) Passed away peacefully on May 13th, 2008 aged 84 years. Will be sadly missed by wife Cissie and sons Ron and Stephen.  Father-in-law to Lyn and Linda and much loved Grandad to Mark and Lorraine and Great Grandfather to James and

  • MIDDLETON PERCY E.C. Passed

    MIDDLETON PERCY E.C. Passed away at the Royal South Hants Hospital on Saturday, May 10th, 2008 aged 93 years. ---------- The Funeral Service will take place at Southampton Crematorium, West Chapel on Tuesday, May 27th at 12.15 p.m. Flowers please to A.H.Rogers

  • McCALLUM TYRONE (CASH) Four

    McCALLUM TYRONE (CASH) Four years have passed since you went away, my heart still aches every day. Love, hugs and kisses, Mum. X 

  • HALLETT PHYLLIS MAY 1918

    HALLETT PHYLLIS MAY 1918 - 2008 Sadly passed away peacefully on May 11th, 2008. God Bless you. Never to be forgotten, from all your family. 

  • LAWSON BARBARA OF

    LAWSON BARBARA OF TITCHFIELD. FORMERLY OF SARISBURY GREEN Passed away on May 7th, 2008. Sadly missed by Clare, Nick, Simon, Dominic and Ping. Memorial Service at St Pauls Church, Sarisbury Green on Friday May 23rd at 12.00 noon. Flowers or donations to