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Southampton Central Library host Dementia Awareness Day

By Nicole Record (@NicoleRecord) Rhiannon Lucas (@RhiLucas) and Fred Blagden (@fredblagden) UNTIL 4pm today you have the chance to extend your knowledge on Dementia. Southampton Central Library is currently holding Dementia Awareness Day in order to give people a better understanding of the condition. As


Southampton to host tattoo convention in July

Words By David George @DaveGeorge96 Audio By Tamsin Fewkes @TamsinFewkes TICKETS have gone on sale for a tattoo festival in Southampton. The convention will take place in the Ageas Bowl on the 4th and 5th of July this year. Yellow Vintage Fairs have teamed up with

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Eastleigh vs. Grimsby Match Pre-view

EASTLEIGH FC take on Grimsby Town at the Silverlake on Tuesday night, with both teams pushing closer to securing a play-off place in the Vanarama Conference. A win for The Spitfires would move them up one place to 5th, whilst a win for Grimsby would

Safety Jason Oluwa posing in his Redhawks hat the day of the game.

Redhawks destroy the destroyers

OFFENSIVE lineman John Clarke earned MVP as Solent Redhawks thumped rivals Portsmouth Destroyers in a 28-7 away win in the Bucs South East division. Solent came out on top in this tricky away fixture, scoring two early touchdowns through Max Steele and wide receiver Richard Batten to

Charlotte Lord - Solent High Jump athlete

Russian Olympic champions suspended for doping

OLYMPIC champions Sergei Kirdyapkin, Valery Borchin and Olga Kaniskina have been provisionally suspended after an investigation into Russian Athletics. The champion race-walkers,  who picked up medals at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, are among five Russian walkers who have been under investigation. “My personal

The works at the Northam Bridge would last at least until May -20 weeks-. ALBA ASENJO.

Northam Bridge waterproofing works start getting complaints

The water leak repairing which started yesterday with a £1.2m  budget at the Northam bridge has already caused anger. “This is going to be terrible on Saturdays before and after Saints match, because it would take more than an hour from High Street to the

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Lad culture blamed for ‘sexist’ advert

A Southampton cab firm has been condemned by a feminist society for creating a ‘sexist’ poster, Annabel Dry reports. West Quay Cars, had a telling off from the University of Southampton’s feminist society after their new advert was deemed inappropriate. The poster featured a curvy woman posed

Body worn camera police

Police embrace new technology

Every police officer that walks the streets in Southampton will be required to wear a body-worn camera, as the Hampshire force becomes one of the first in the country to equip its entire staff. Cameron Meehan reports Response and patrol officers along with Police Community

The ship remains listed at 50 degrees. Image © James Hughes

£10m plans to re-float the Hoegh Osaka cancelled

Efforts to save the stricken cargo ship, planned for today, have been cancelled due to flooding and bad weather conditions. Renate O’Connor reports. After examining the Hoegh Osaka, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), along with salvage experts have decided it has taken on too

The first day of the bridge closure

Months of road delays expected as Northam Bridge repairs continue

Major roadworks on one of Southampton’s busiest bridges began this morning and will see motorists facing five months of disruptions. Jocelyn Charles reports. The 1950s-built Northam Bridge sees around 35,000 vehicles crossing each day and is set to undergo £1.2m worth of major waterproofing improvements.