Hunt for youths caught removing tiles from arts centre roof

WOULD-BE thieves who ran off after being disturbed while trying to remove roof tiles from a popular Totton arts centre are being hunted by police. The culprits were slammed by bosses of the Hanger Farm...
Hythe rescue

Midnight rescue of cyclist who fell onto waterside rocks

PARAMEDICS, coastguards and a lifeboat crew rescued a teenage cyclist who was badly injured after falling onto rocks near Hythe marina. The alarm was raised shortly after midnight today (Thursday), with reports the victim, a...
Totton Lidl

Store worker ‘assaulted after confronting pair of shoplifters’

TWO people were arrested after a Totton Lidl shop worker was assaulted when she confronted suspected shoplifters. Police responded to reports that an attack had taken place in the Lidl store in Commercial Road, Totton,...

Clean-up plans for contaminated land given town council backing

CLEAN-UP proposals for contaminated land at Eling Wharf have been backed by Totton and Eling Town Council. Southampton port owners ABP paid nearly £14m in 2018 for the prime Waterside site in Totton, which ended...

Cruise firm plugs island ferry gap as Hythe service restarts

A CRUISE company has stepped into the breach to provide daily ferry crossings between Lymington and the Isle of Wight, while the Hythe ferry service to Southampton resumes tomorrow. Yarmouth-based Anderson Boat Cruises, which has...

Police plea for visitors to stay away from nature reserve after huge crowds

POLICE have urged people to keep away from a popular Totton nature reserve after swarms of visitors descended during the recent heatwave. The plea was made in a Facebook post yesterday (Thursday) evening which told...

Inquest into death of ‘caring, compassionate’ 29-year-old whose car crashed into tree

A SUICIDE verdict has been recorded on a man who died when his car crashed into a tree just weeks after he sought help for depression. Harry Turner (29), from Jacobs Gutter Lane, Totton, suffered...

Charity set to host its annual fete virtually

A CHARITY which supports people with learning disabilities and autism will host its annual fete virtually due to the restrictions on public events. The Minstead Trust was set up in 1986 and currently helps more...

Police look to move travellers camped at recreation ground

MEASURES are under way to move on a convoy of travellers who have illegally set up camp on a recreation ground in Totton. Around 20 vehicle towing caravans entered Eling recreation ground in Bartram Road,...

Driver escapes injury after car ploughs into pole

A MOTORIST escaped serious injury after his car careered off a road and ploughed into a pole in Holbury. Firefighters responded to the collision involving a black Ford Fiesta which took place on Ipers Bridge...
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