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Spitfire monument ready to take off

By Alexandra Bielikova (@AlexBielikova), Samantha Buxey (@sahmanfaah) THE CONSTRUCTION of the Spitfire monument has been given the green light by planners. The 138-foot statue, designed by artist Nick Hancock, will be erected in Mayflower Park. But first the National Spitfire Project charity face a major challenge to raise almost £4

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Southampton run organisers ‘won’t repeat mistakes of Bournemouth’

by Fred Blagden (@fredblagden), Hannah Rose (@hannah_j_rose) and Kathleen Greenway (@katgreenway1) FOLLOWING problems with the marshalling and water at the Bournemouth Bay Run, this has raised the question of whether something similar could happen at this Sunday’s Southampton Half Marathon. It is thought up to 300

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Second royal baby has UK guessing

by Mhairi McPhillips (@mhairim96), Flo Bevis (@flobevis95) and Hayley Scott (@hayleyrscott) BRITAIN has been hit with its second wave of baby fever with the news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second baby any day this week. Kate Middleton will be giving


Pothole problem fixed for Hampshire roads

by Nick Osman (@Nklive2011) HAMPSHIRE highways teams have acted swiftly to repair the damage to road surfaces caused by February’s wet and frosty weather. Two high-speed patching machines have been brought into the county to help fix potholes, and will be working across Hampshire to

Alan Whitehead is seeking re-election on 7 May

Election 2015: What’s in it for the younger generation?

By Amy Sutton (@amy_suttttan) THE countdown to the Parliamentary General Election starts now, with only fourteen days until polling stations open across the country. Candidates are making last ditch attempts to secure votes amongst the younger generation – if they can persuade them to vote

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Vintage cocktail night opens in Southampton

by Nicole Record (@nicolerecord) ‘BRING and Mix’ is a new experience in the heart of Bedford Place, producing unique cocktails with alcohol that you bring. The idea of Bring and Mix is that customers can take as much or as little of their own alcohol with

The Open Mic Night is held at the Talking Heads in Southampton.

Candle Club Open Mic Night

by Francesca Tuckey (@Fran_Tuckey) WELCOMING anyone who is brave enough to get on stage and show what they have got, The Candle Club’s Open Mic Night is on every Monday at the Talking Heads in Southampton. Whether it is singing, reciting poetry or juggling. They