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Final chapter for local library?

A petition is trying to keep a local library’s doors open after the council has made plans to cut it, James Hughes reports. The Burgess Road Library is under threat of closure from Southampton City Council after announcing plans earlier this year to cut a number of services due

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Southampton Solent University Cybercrime Conference

Southampton Solent University hosted a cybercrime and cyber security conference in partnership with the British Computer Society over in the Herbert Collins Building. Guest speakers were there to talk about online safety and internet site security. Matt McDermott reports.

The Odeon in Southampton will be showing an autism friendly screening of the new Hobbit film on Monday 15th December.

Southampton Cinema Caters For Audiences With Autism

BY Alannah Crouch (@alannah_crouch) SOUTHAMPTON’s Odeon is now one of 10 cinemas in the UK to hold special screenings of popular films specifically for people with autism. The cinema will make changes to become more accessible for older people who suffer with the condition. Social

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Help The Homeless This Christmas

By Jessica Hemson (@MMJournalism)  ONE in ten of us at some point in our lives will experience homelessness. The average number of rough sleepers found on outreach sessions in Southampton has almost doubled since 2008. The Society of St James Charity in the city is launching

Leaflets from Chrysalis offer support for people transitioning

Newspaper Photo Goes Viral Just Weeks After Candlelight Vigil

By Leah Marten (@leahmarten) WE have laws that stop transgender discrimination, but do people know enough? On the 4th of December social networks saw a photo, taken by a mother, go viral. The picture retracted her birth announcement after her son came out as transgender.

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A Winter Illusion Fashion Show

BY Francesca Tuckey     GROSVENOR casino held this year’s charity fashion show in aid of Carer’s Trust and Barnardos.  Tickets went on sale at £10 and with that guests received a free goody bag and a glass of champagne on arrival.   Southampton Solent Creatives

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Let’s Kick in Christmas

BY Hannah Brewer (@hannahbrewer23) ‘KICK in Christmas’ is a festive concert held to raise money for charity. It was performed on 1st December at St. Mary’s Church, Southampton. The events organiser Mary White, spoke about the causes the event would be aiding: “The two charities


The Blue and Purple Store

By Emily Mesher (@mlemesher) TWO young rappers and entrepreneurs by the name of Zuby and ShaoDow have set up their own store in Southampton’s West Quay Shopping Centre to advertise themselves and sell their branded clothing and headphones. With a 35,000 album sale between them, the pair

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We must not forget the other Malala`s

  BY Sagal Guleid TODAY Malala Yousafzai is receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo in front of her family and supporters. When the news first broke out that the 17-year-old girl had won the award there were divided opinions. Malala became a household name when she at