• Jack Dorsey’s Square changes its name to Block

    Jack Dorsey’s mobile payments firm Square has announced a new name for the company, Block. The new name will apply to the company as a whole, it said, comprising Square and the other businesses it owns – Cash App, the music streaming service Tidal

  • Apprenticeship Bus will return next year

    SHAPING Portsmouth and its partners are delighted to confirm that the Apprenticeship Bus will once again return to touring the City in 2022. As part of National Apprenticeship Week from February 7-13, the bus will visit the senior schools of Portsmouth

  • Mum guilty of murdering newborn son is jailed for LIFE

    A MOTHER who left her newborn son to die in Hampshire woodland has been jailed for life. Silipa Keresi has today been jailed for life and must serve a minimum of nine years in prison. The 38-year-old of Pylewell Road, Hythe was convicted of

  • Kasimu and Taylor bag braces as Totton ease past Willand

    AFC Totton scored four as they swept aside Willand Rovers on Wednesday night to give Dan Sackman the perfect start as permanent boss, writes Doug Webber. Braces from attacking duo Ethan Taylor and Hisham Kasimu helped their side climb up to third

  • Hasenhuttl hopes Bednarek was replaced before injury concern

    BOSS Ralph Hasenhuttl hoped Saints defender Jan Bednarek was replaced in time against Leicester City on Wednesday - to avoid him picking up an injury concern. The Poland international had netted the opener after just three minutes of the 2-2 draw


    With its second generation NX, Lexus at last fields a properly class-competitive contender in the segment for mid-sized premium brand SUVs. Jonathan Crouch takes a look. Ten Second Review With this second generation NX, Lexus has brought us


    Suzuki's Swace compact estate delivers a different badge on a familiar face. Jonathan Crouch takes a look Ten Second Review Suzuki is, literally, on a charge. Not only has it electrified its entire range, but it has also expanded it, albeit


    Vauxhall Astra VXR (2012–2019) Models Covered: (3-door Coupe) 2.0 petrol Introduction One of the most powerful front-driven hot hatches ever made, Vauxhall’s second generation Astra VXR, isn’t all about power – and is all the better for

  • Emergency services called to crash in city centre

    EMERGENCY services rushed to the scene of a crash involving a car and pedestrian in Southampton city centre this morning. Police and paramedics attended a collision at the junction of Cumberland Place and The Polygon. One lane of Cumberland

  • Council rejects plan to build bungalow beside existing home

    A PROPOSAL to build a two-bedroom bungalow and garage beside an existing property has been turned down. New Forest District Council has rejected an application relating to a property called Sattva in Park Lane, Marchwood. A council report said

  • Donkey killed in hit-and-run incident in New Forest

    A DONKEY was killed in a hit-and-run incident in the New Forest. Now a reward of up to £5,000 is being offered for information leading to the conviction of the person involved - thought to be a motorcyclist. The three-year-old donkey was killed

  • More than 50 drivers caught speeding on 'danger' route

    DRIVERS are continuing to flout the speed limit on a New Forest road dubbed one of the worst in the district for animal accidents. Police have revealed the outcome of their latest bid to tackle the issue of motorists ignoring the 40mph restriction

  • TV Dame reminds children 'Childline is still there for them'

    A TV Dame is reminding children they are not alone after last December was revealed to be the loneliest month for children contacting Childline. According to Childline, a service run by the NSPCC, counselling sessions about loneliness peaked over

  • Man defecated and urinated on Southampton police cell floor

    A SOUTHAMPTON man who defecated and urinated on a police cell floor has been hauled before the courts. Abdullah Ali soiled a police cell in Southampton during an incident on March 29 this year. Appearing before Southampton Magistrates’ Court

  • Judi Lerwill HARRIS

    HARRIS Judi Lerwill Peacefully at her home on 22nd November 2021, aged 68 years. A much loved mother of Timothy, Nicholas and Victoria and a loving grandmother who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. No flowers, but donations, if desired, are for

  • Maureen Mary HOUGHTON

    HOUGHTON Maureen Mary Passed away peacefully at Winchester Hospice on Wednesday 17th November 2021. Much loved mother to Robert, Mark and Nicholas. Funeral service to be held at Test Valley Crematorium on Thursday 9th December at 2:30pm. Donations to

  • Marion PATIENT

    PATIENT Marion It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dear Mum, Marion Patient. Who died on Thursday 18th November 2021, at home with us by her side, after such a short, but courageous battle with cancer. David, Helen, Anne and Sally

  • Maureen HARRISON

    HARRISON Maureen Emily 'Mo' Sadly passed away on 14th November 2021 aged 83 years Our much-loved Mum and Grandma A funeral service for Mo will take place on Thursday 9th December 2021 at Wessex Vale Crematorium at 1.00 pm Family flowers only please, but

  • Phil and Pat Boyce

    BOYCE Phil and Pat Wishing you both a very happy 60th Diamond Wedding Anniversary, lots of love always your darling son Darren, Kianne and Storm xx

  • Beryl BURTON

    BURTON Beryl Patricia Passed away 4th November 2021, aged 97 years. Beryl will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. ----------- The Funeral Service will take place at Southampton Crematorium, East Chapel on Wednesday 8th December at 12.15 p.m

  • Marion Collins

    COLLINS Marion Passed away peacefully at Southampton General Hospital on Friday 12th November aged 79. Beloved Mother to Sean & Sharon, Mother-in-law to Helen and Greg. Gran to Hannah, Sam, David, Robyn, Maisy & Ethan Sister in law to Cindy, Geoff & Sharyn

  • Doris HUME

    HUME Doris Lillian Passed away peacefully at Northlands House Care Home, Southampton on Sunday 21st November 2021, aged 91 years. Will be sadly missed by Tony, Peter, Karen, Paula, Malcolm and all her family. Now reunited with husband Harold The funeral

  • Sheila MARSHALL

    MARSHALL Sheila Our mother passed away suddenly on 15 November 2021, aged 84, at her home in Hythe. Dearly loved wife of the late Barrie Marshall, much loved mother of Gillian, Philip and Louise. Will be sadly missed by son in laws Peter and Nigel, grandchildren

  • Dean PALING

    PALING Dean Little Dean. Will always be remembered. Never forgotten. Maria, Steve and Lewis xxxxxx

  • Barry Elsey

    ELSEY Barry William Sadly passed away at Salisbury Hospice on the 17th of November 2021, aged 81 years. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. Beloved partner of Claire, and dearly loved by Charlotte and Neil, and Corinne and Gareth. "Always

  • Thomas EMERY

    EMERY Thomas Stephen In loving memory of our son Thomas Stephen Emery. You left us eight years ago, so tragically, and our world fell apart. It will never be the same without you. Always in our thoughts, and never forgotten. Love and kisses Mum, Dad and

  • Margaret COOPER

    COOPER, Margaret Christine Sadly passed away on Friday 26th November aged 67 years. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. A Service of Thanksgiving will take place at Romsey Abbey on Monday 13th December at 12pm. Family flowers only please