The Daily Echo is now on WhatsApp - and we are asking our loyal readers to join our news channel. 

You can get the latest breaking news straight to your phone if you just click the follow button on this link HERE 

Every day, we'll be sharing the top stories in Southampton - plus best images, video and other content.

Please switch your notifications on to get our updates immediately. Click the 🔔 at the top of this page to activate!

Editor Ben Fishwick said: "We know how busy our readers lives can be but they still want to know what is happening in the city they live in.

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"By joining our WhatsApp channel, they will get the news that matters to them straight to their phone."

He added: "We want to ensure that we are first when it comes to news in the city and with huge audiences on Facebook, Twitter, Tik Tok, and Instagram already, we know our readers will love receiving our news via WhatsApp."

You can follow the Daily Echo on WhatsApp HERE