Period talk to be made compulsory in education throughout the UK

Period talk to be made compulsory in education throughout the UK

SCHOOL pupils are to be taught about periods from next year after the introduction of new guidelines. Many young teenagers and students are unaware of the side effects of periods and how to deal with them. Endometriosis, for example, is...
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Storm Gareth hits Southampton

Storm Gareth hits Southampton

THE Met office has issued a yellow weather warning for the south of the UK as the country prepares for storm Gareth. The storm started last night, and Southampton is expecting 50mph winds with it continuing to move across the...
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Engineering works in Southampton cause chaos for commuters

Engineering works in Southampton cause chaos for commuters

RAIL commuters have been affected as engineering works continue to disrupt services while the threat of strike action has been averted – for now. Frustrated passengers have been told train services are being replaced by buses on the routes in...
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Southampton crime rate has risen for four years in a row

Southampton crime rate has risen for four years in a row

SOUTHAMPTON City Council documents have revealed that there were over 31,000 incidents in Southampton over the past year. The report showed that rape, knife and hate crime are some of the biggest offences to increase throughout the city. Knife crime...
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Leonardo Da Vinci’s work debuts in Southampton

Leonardo Da Vinci’s work debuts in Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON City art gallery is the only venue on the south coast of England to be hosting Leonardo Da Vinci’s work from The Queens private collection. Southampton is just one of 12 venues across the UK hosting simultaneous exhibitions of...
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Are Southampton Christmas Markets becoming more popular with the public?

Are Southampton Christmas Markets becoming more popular with the public?

THOUSANDS of people travel to see the markets each year as well as local residents who visit the high street a lot more often in the Christmas period.   The German Christmas markets were organised by WELA Märkte GmbH, a...
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Lou Lou’s vintage fair returns for another successful day out in Southampton

Lou Lou’s vintage fair returns for another successful day out in Southampton

LOU LOU’S fair returned to the O2 Guildhall to sell their selection of vintage items. The fair started at 11am and finished at 5pm so everyone had the chance to look round and experience the vintage clothes and accessories. Collectable...
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Mural unveiled in Southampton to celebrate the start of Black History month

Mural unveiled in Southampton to celebrate the start of Black History month

A CREATIVE mural has been unveiled at Southampton’s fire station as part of the launch to Black History month. The start of the 14th Black history month celebrated the contribution made by black people in the city. Over 100 people attended...
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A new ‘millennial’ railcard is on offer for 26-30-year-olds

A new ‘millennial’ railcard is on offer for 26-30-year-olds

NATIONAL Railcard have introduced a new travel card that will provide a discounted fare for only £30 for the year. There has been an ongoing trial for the new railcards in the Greater Anglia region which started in December – but from...
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What are you tossing aside this Lent?

What are you tossing aside this Lent?

AS PANCAKE Day approaches on the 13th February, many people are deciding what to give up for Lent. Pancake day, also known as Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent which occurs from Ash Wednesday....
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