Category: 1. UK

  • Plans to turn old Martine’s nightclub, Eastleigh into flats

    Plans to turn old Martine’s nightclub, Eastleigh into flats

    A FORMER nightclub could become flats and shops if given the green light by planning chiefs. An application submitted to Eastleigh Borough Council outlines plans to transform the former Martine’s nightclub in Regal Buildings, Market Street. In 2002 the club, which had been renamed Martine’s 2, was closed for a major makeover. It reopened as […]

  • Three members of Southampton family sentenced for assault on man

    Three members of Southampton family sentenced for assault on man

    THREE members of the same Southampton family have been sentenced at the city’s court after being convicted of assaulting a man. Before the court were Abdul Sattar Shere-Mohammod, 52, and his two sons, Abu Bakkar Siddik Shere-Mohammod, 28, and Abu Samson Shere-Mohammod, 23, all of Violet Road. They were all found guilty of assault causing […]

  • Police update after hit and run leaves boy with serious injuries

    Police update after hit and run leaves boy with serious injuries

    POLICE have released an update on a hit and run which left a boy with serious injuries. The 17-year-old was knocked off his bike after being hit by a car on Commercial Road. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the crash just after 2.10am on May 8. At the time, police said […]

  • Southampton schoolboy, 12, tells of moment he was held at knifepoint

    Southampton schoolboy, 12, tells of moment he was held at knifepoint

    A SCHOOLBOY has told of the terrifying moment he was held at knifepoint while on his way to school.  Alfie Marszall, 12, was cycling to Redbridge Community School in Southampton on Thursday morning when the shocking incident took place.  Having arrived early, he decided to go to the park to play football with his friends.  But […]

  • Chelsea fan who ran onto pitch at Southampton game to snap selfie with Marcos Alonso is handed three-year ban

    Chelsea fan who ran onto pitch at Southampton game to snap selfie with Marcos Alonso is handed three-year ban

    A FAN who ran onto the pitch at Saints’ clash with Chelsea in a bid to snap a selfie has been banned from football matches for three years.  A court heard how Tyler Reed, 24, intruded onto the pitch during the match on April 9 this year.  Running to the centre circle, the Chelsea fan then lost his […]

  • Southampton boy set to race in kart racing world finals

    Southampton boy set to race in kart racing world finals

    A SOUTHAMPTON teen will represent the UK at a world championship kart racing final later this year.   Max Solarski is set to race in the Easy Kart World Finals in Franciacorta, Italy.   Over his racing career, the 15-year-old from Portswood has won over 90 trophies.    He began karting at the age of just eight for fun.  Max told the Daily Echo: […]

  • Paralysed Hampshire teen wins silver at BNP Paribas World Team Cup 2022

    Paralysed Hampshire teen wins silver at BNP Paribas World Team Cup 2022

    A HAMPSHIRE teen who was left paralysed after an operation has overcome hardship to win a medal for Great Britain playing wheelchair tennis.  Andrew Penney netted himself a silver medal at a recent competition in Portugal. The 17-year-old ranks fourth in the world for junior tennis players following the BNP Paribas World Team Cup.  Andrew, who studies at Richard Taunton College in […]

  • What’s on in Hampshire this weekend (May 28 and 29)

    What’s on in Hampshire this weekend (May 28 and 29)

    Here’s our pick of five fabulous Hampshire events that will keep all the family entertained. Day Out With Thomas, The Watercress Line, Saturday and Sunday Peep, peep! Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at The Watercress Line. Take a train ride with Thomas, meet some of your favourite characters and join […]

  • Newspaper headlines: Conservatives ‘split’ on energy bills ‘giveaway’

    Newspaper headlines: Conservatives ‘split’ on energy bills ‘giveaway’

    Image caption, After unveiling his support deal, the chancellor “boasted” that the Conservatives are now the party of “big spending” compared to Labour, the Telegraph reports. It says Labour, who have been calling for a windfall tax for months, has claimed a “policy victory” but Mr Sunak has insisted his plan will raise £5bn in […]

  • Soldiers arrested on drugs and money laundering offences

    Soldiers arrested on drugs and money laundering offences

    In a statement, the MoD said: “As part of a planned operation, the Royal Military Police arrested six Irish Guards soldiers and a Coldstream Guardsman veteran from across the UK on suspicion of conspiracy to supply drugs and money lending and laundering offences. Continue Reading News Source: www.bbc.co.uk