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20 hrs ago | Daily Echo

'We can't live in mouldy council home any longer'

Those are the words of a Southampton grandfather who is sick and tired of mould in his four-bedroom home.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Echo

City to hold festival for St George's Day

For the first time in the city the patron saint of England will be the focus of his own festival as part of a series of events to celebrate the national day.

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Daily Echo

We don't want controversial show here say city leaders

Its Benefits Street documentary focused on one of Britain's most deprived areas but was criticised for the way it portrayed some of the residents and storylines.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Echo

Residents unhappy to plans to make phone mast bigger

Scores of residents in Bassett have signed letter of objection against plans by Vodafone and O2 to heighten a phone mast in Bassett Green Close to 15 metres, extra phone exchange boxes on the pavement.

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Daily Echo

Taxpayers' cash to be moved from crisis hit bank

Council bosses are set to leave the crisis-hit Co-operative Bank and find a new home for millions of pounds of taxpayers' cash.

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Daily Echo

New centre to help city jobseekers

Southampton City Sheriff Sue Blatchford officially opened the centre at the event which saw jobseekers, colleges and business come together to promote apprenticeships in and around the city.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Echo

Time to end 'Big Brother' powers of police and council?

IT is more than 65 years since George Orwell created the concept of the all-seeing Big Brother for his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four .

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Daily Echo

Hampshire County Council leader Roy Perry - anxious to avoid council tax increase.

Eastleigh Borough Council and Southampton City Council have already introduced the so called "living wage", designed to reduce poverty as the cost of living soars.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

War through artists' eyes

At the outbreak of the First World War, Paul Nash, a prominent artist from Boscombe, gave up painting and enlisted in the Artists Rifles, eventually fighting with the Hampshire Regiment.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Echo

a Supermarket giant is to open a new Hampshire store creating 25 jobs.

Lidl will open its latest shop in Bursledon next week as part of its ongoing UK expansion plans, creating the new full and part-time jobs for local people from store managers to store assistants.

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Daily Echo

Extent of police snooping on phone calls and emails revealed

The surveillance watchdog has raised the alarm over forces using powers to tap into communications data too often, warning privacy may be at risk.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Daily Echo

Owner fears dog will be put down

A Southampton dog owner fighting to save her pet from death row has criticised a council for taking her dog and fears it will now be put down.

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Daily Echo

Question time for Southampton's leaders

Robbie Rogers, centre, chairs a special question and answer session with, from left, Royston Smith, Keith Morrell, Simon Letts and Adrian Vinson.

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Daily Echo

"I Am worried my disabled son will end up in hospital because of this."

These are the words of a Southampton dad who is at the end of his tether because his two-bedroom flat is riddled with mould.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Echo

Multi-million pound cash injection across Hamsphire in bid to curb reoffending

The Saint's Foundation's Saints Connect, which works with young people to prevent them falling into a world of crime, also received a share.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Daily Echo

Drivers face delays as bridge closes

DRIVERS are bracing themselves as six months of vital repairs begin on a city centre bridge today - but there's plenty more to come.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Daily Echo

Bridge shuts for six months

MOTORISTS are being warned that they will face months of traffic misery as a busy Southampton bridge will be closed for six months starting on Monday.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Daily Echo

Fluoride in water 'improves children's dental health'

Public Health England has today published a report which says adding the chemical to tap water will provide "significant benefits".

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Daily Echo

75m and 1,000 deaths: Huge cost of smoking for city

THE true cost of tobacco use can be laid bare today after it was revealed smoking sets Southampton back by a massive A 75m a year.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Daily Echo

Flood cash 'a drop in the ocean' compared to what is needed

That was a council boss's reaction after the Government revealed how much money it is handing out to fix roads and other infrastructure devastated by the winter floods.

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Related Topix: Flood, Natural Disasters, Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom

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