9 hrs ago
Southampton City Council's new 'nerve centre' for child protection
A NEW service to help hundreds of vulnerable children in Southampton has been launched as part of a radical shake-up of children's services in the city.
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Mayflower project holds top level talks with city council
BOSSES behind a project to recreate a historic ship have entered into top level talks with a city with strong links to the vessel.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
True cost of teenage pregnancy problem more than 4m per year
THE true cost of Southampton 's ongoing problem with teenage pregnancy runs to more than A 4m a year the Daily Echo can reveal.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Dementia sufferers may be priced out of key day centre services
Every week dementia sufferer Valerie Gorman and her husband Jim look forward to the treasured six hours a week she gets to spend at a Southampton day centre.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Brace yourself for Easter travel chaos
IT is one of the busiest travel periods of the year, and motorists in Hampshire are being warned to brace themselves for an exceptionally hectic long weekend.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
'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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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 .
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
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.
"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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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.