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Young entrepreneurs in Southampton leading successful businesses

by Sagal Guleid (@sagal_guleid), Charlotte Elmer (@Charlotteelmer1), Salma Ammar ( LeBadassWriter) Nick Osman (@Nick Osman) Nathan Francis (@NBundiana), Hayley Scott (@HayleyS) IDEALLY, a student is expected to seek a degree after their college education, in order to specialise in their field of interest. Nevertheless, some

Southampton voted top most neighbourly city in the UK

Southampton named the most “neighbourly” city in the UK

By Hannah Rose (@hannah_j_rose), Ellie Saunders (@getinmytardis), Charlotte Mednick (@Lottie_Mednick), Sophie Read (@_sophieread)   Images by Grace Jeffrey (@_gracespage) and David George (@DavidGeorge96) and Madeleine Holmes (@Mads311) A STUDY conducted by online chocolate retailer, Lily O’Brien of, has concluded that Southampton is the friendliest city in

Exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle

Pointing fingers at obesity

by Nichaela George (@NichaelaGeorge) OBESITY can be a disability, according to a ruling from the European Court of Justice after a man was dismissed from his job due to weight reasons. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that, in certain circumstances, obesity could be

runners at Southampton's park run

Entries for the ABP Southampton half marathon now closed

  by Jess Hemson (@jesshemson) SIX thousand spaces have now been filled for Southampton’s first half marathon event in over 30 years. The capacity has now been reached two weeks before entries were scheduled to close, on March 15. The event has proved to be extremely popular

Police give cyclists advice on road safety.

My Journey heads to Southampton to advice cyclists

By Francesca Tuckey (@Fran_Tuckey) MY Journey Southampton held a Cycle Awareness Day in Guildhall Square in order to raise awareness of road safety for cyclists and motorists. There were a range of activities including a HGV blind spot demonstration; recycled bike sale and Hampshire Constabulary

Hope not Hate seek to challenge and defeat the politics of hate and extremism within local communities

The issue of immigration: nothing more than scare tactics?

by James Wood (@jamescwood_) NET migration into the UK increased by more than 38% last year to 243,000. With the General Election only two months away, political parties ranging from the main players to the obscure are preparing their manifestos and causing much public divide

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Crime is on the rise in Southampton

by Callum Fyfe (@Cfyfe411) THE crime levels in Southampton have increased for the third month in a row according to monthly statistics released by the UK crime statistics agency. January 2015 marked the third consecutive month of increase in crime and is at the highest


Mane breaks Southampton scoring duck

Sadio Mane’s goal seven minutes from time secured an important 1-0 win for Southampton over Crystal Palace at St Mary’s. Ronald Koeman’s side looked to be heading for a fourth consecutive game without a win until Mane’s chip broke the deadlock late on. The Senegalese’s