Community photography project comes to Southampton

Community photography project comes to Southampton

A NEW project is coming to Southampton next week in the hope of bringing the community together. Next Saturday (March 30), an array of faces will be projected onto the Bargate, representing this special project. ‘Face The Date’ is a...
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Southampton gets ready for Lent

Southampton gets ready for Lent

WITH the celebration of Lent starting next month, people are already preparing what they are going to give up or change in their lifestyle during the lead up to Easter. Lent is a religious observance within the Christian calendar beginning on...
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Millbrook roundabout work now in its last phase

Millbrook roundabout work now in its last phase

The final phase of Southampton’s Millbrook roundabout works is set to start at the end of this week – more than seven days ahead of its predicted schedule. Southampton City Council have announced that work has progressed quicker than originally...
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British Heart Foundation launches ‘Love Hearts’ campaign

British Heart Foundation launches ‘Love Hearts’ campaign

BRITISH Heart Foundation’s ‘show some love’ campaign is fundraising for the 15th year running, giving individuals the opportunity to have their own love note in one of the companies 550 UK shop windows. #BHFLoveNote is the trending handle fo...
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Local school installs bollards to improve air quality

Local school installs bollards to improve air quality

Temporary bollards outside a primary school in Southampton have been installed in a bid to improve air quality and cut traffic.  Parents, as well as commuters, can no longer travel down a section of French Street during drop-off and pick-up...
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St Mary’s Stadium hosts a sleep out

St Mary’s Stadium hosts a sleep out

LAST Friday, Saints Foundation and The Big Issue Foundation came together to take part in a sleep out for the homeless at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton. The event was held on November 30 to raise awareness for homeless people...
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October Books reopens for business

October Books reopens for business

SOUTHAMPTON’S only independent bookshop, October Books, reopened this November after relocating to the old NatWest bank building down Portswood Road. The bookstore is now into its fourth week of trading, following the grand opening by children’s author Ali...
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Fake refund tax emails hit Southampton

Fake refund tax emails hit Southampton

UNIVERSITIES in Southampton have been targeted by fraudsters sending fake tax refund emails over the past few weeks. Thousands have been affected and many have reported the fraud, and the scammers are mainly trying to obtain students financial details. HM...
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Bargate Quarter plans delayed

Bargate Quarter plans delayed

RESIDENTS in Southampton will now have to wait longer to experience a new high street development in the city after a delay in building work. The scheme was meant to be complete next year, but due to elements of the...
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October Books Human Chain Success

October Books Human Chain Success

OCTOBER BOOKS have enlisted the help of over 250 of Southampton’s bookworms in order to form a human chain along Portswood high street. The human chain helped move over 5,000 books along the high street in cold autumn temperatures that...
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