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Shane Dickson

Profile: Shane Dickson

By Tamsin Fewkes (@TamsinFewkes) Shane Dickson lost his wife Rosemary to Motor Neurone Disease last year. He gave Solent News an exclusive interview on his loss.

The new scheme has been put in place to help Christmas shoppers as well as local businesses.

Free Parking for Christmas Shoppers in Southampton

Words by Keturah Sesstein – @keturahgrace Photographs by David George – @davegeorge96 Presenting by Sophie Read – @_sophieread Editing by Danielle Bottell – @danibottell Parking in over 1,500 on-street, council owned bays in Southampton city centre will be free as part of a special Christmas

Earlier this year, Portsmouth opened their Park and Ride system for visitors into the city.

How is Hampshire Reducing Traffic Congestion?

By Danielle Bottell @DaniBottell SOUTHAMPTON City Council has said that a Park and Ride system for the city is not currently ‘financially viable.’ Pete Boustred, the Transport Policy and Sustainable Transport Team Leader at Southampton City Council, said that over the past thirty years ‘it is

The Sainsbury’s Christmas advert recreates the famous football match between the British and German soldiers on Christmas day 1914 during the First World War, to mark the 100th year anniversary.

Sainsbury’s Christmas Advert Kicking Up A Storm

By Grace Roome (@roomewithaview) CHRISTMAS adverts are the spark to begin the festive celebrations, with visions of red trucks, snowmen and a cereal munching Santa some of the favoured few. But now Sainsbury’s has taken us all back 100 years to World War One Christmas

Gym Equipment

Cold Weather and Fitness

By Rochelle Cobbina @sherree93 THE gym has recently seen an increase in its customers, due to the winter season. Recent statistics from ‘The Gym’ in Southampton states that there has been a growth in their facility especially over the winter period. During the winter, cold weather

Sign outside The Admiral Sir Lucius Curtis

Pub Toilets Are Not Just Bog-Standard

By Connor Mackay (@connorjmackay) THREE pubs in Hampshire have been flushed with success after winning awards for the standards of their toilets. The Admiral Sir Lucius Curtis in Southampton, The Wagon Works in Eastleigh and the Crown Inn in Fareham were all awarded platinum certificates

The Stage Door will be a “cabaret-style fringe theatre venue”

“The Cellar” set to become “The Stage Door”

by Daniel Streeter (@danielstreeeter) THE Cellar, a well renowned live music venue in Southampton’s city centre is set to close its doors at the end of this year and will be re-opened as “The Stage Door.” The venue has been open for as long as 14

Southampton General Hospital is to close its Burger King resturant in 2016

Southampton General Hospital Fast Food Outlet to Close

By Tom Morrant @tom_morrant Head quarters at Southampton General Hospital have revealed that they will not be renewing Burger King’s franchise lease after 2016. The Burger King in the main entrance of Southampton General Hospital has been there for almost twenty years, catering to patients

Shop front of the Monkey Pop-Up Gallery

Southampton Shows Lack of Support For Local Artists

By Alannah Crouch -@alannah_crouch ARTISTS in Southampton are disappointed claiming the city is now lagging behind others in its support for art and culture. Fifty artists from around the city have launched the Southampton Chamber of Arts, a community group set up to raise and