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No other alternative.

“THE first time I did it, I felt like it was the only way I could control something that was 100% me.” Statistics show that there is an estimated one…

Teachers Strike For Regulated Pay

Teachers held a rally in Southampton’s Guildhall Square after going on strike for an increase in their pensions. The industrial action held by the UK’s largest teaching union NUT (National…

Just When You Thought Drinking Water Is Safe, It Might Not Be.

THE war between for and against fluoridation supporters in Southampton still continues The dispute has been going on since 2009 when South Central Strategic Health Authority decided to put fluoride…

Schools Plan To Populate Pupils

PRIMARY Schools around the City Centre are set to expand due to a high increase in pupil numbers. Figures predict a bumper intake for 2016 and five schools have been…

Education Plans Put Special Needs Pupils Aside

SOUTHAMPTON City Council are confident they have sufficient resources to cope with a series of changes to the education system. From next year, children with Special Educational Needs will need…

Post-cut Libby loses the locks

Libby Russell’s hair-raising fundraiser

Connor Crooks reports as Libby takes to the clippers for her course’s cause. Solent third-year Art student, Libby Russell, resorted to unconventional methods to raise money for her final degree…

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RISE OF THE MAN BAG

‘The man bag the word itself is demeaning.’- Pascal Matthias, freelance menswear designer, designer and lecturer in Fashion Design. Does it make you less manly if you have a man…

Shaw bidding for World Cup place.

SOUTHAMPTON’S SHAW BIDDING FOR WORLD CUP PLACE

  By Tom Dexter-Jones, With the 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil looming large this summer, the battle for places in Roy Hodgson’s final 23-man squad is beginning to heat…

Celebrities get behind campaign to ‘ban bossy’

A new celebrity-backed campaign is attempting to stop people from using the word ‘bossy’, as it ‘discourages young girls’ confidence’, writes Jemma Percy. A fleet of high profile female celebrities…

Southampton gets 60-second HIV test

The Solent NHS Trust is offering free HIV tests at the Third Age Centre in Southampton. A pin prick and a small drop of blood are all that is needed…