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The very latest local news from around Southampton, brought to you in association with The Daily Echo.


Think you've been flashed by a speed camera recently? Don't panic just yet

A SOUTHAMPTON speed camera has been making drivers fear fines this morning – despite travelling safely under the limit....

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Southampton University slams bronze rating in new awards system

SOUTHAMPTON University has criticised a new higher education ratings system after it was only given a bronze award....

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Special beer festival coming to Southampton this weekend

BEER lovers can get their fill at a drinks extravaganza in a special location this weekend....

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Man threatens to 'put an axe through employer's head' and burn their children

A SOUTHAMPTON man threatened to burn down his employers’ house with his children inside....

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COMPETITION: Send us your Father's Day selfies - are you in our gallery?

THIS weekend we're asking readers to celebrate everything that is great about your dads....

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'Tear down our homes': Residents call for Southampton tower block to be demolished after London fire tragedy

THE council leader has pledged a multi-million makeover but angry residents of a Hampshire tower block are calling for their home to be demolished after years of problems including mould, damp and broken lifts....

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First ever Polish Fun Day comes to city

THE first Polish Family Fun Day is coming to Southampton on June 25....

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Youngsters explore careers with air ambulance

PUPILS had hands-on experience of careers in the emergency services, with the help of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance....

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Young recruits celebrate training success

DOZENS of young recruits realised their dream of completing the tough basic training for the British Army....

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Journalist to discuss Donald Trump's America at Hampshire event

The BBC’s Jon Sopel will share insights into President Trump’s America at a special event in Winchester Cathedral this autumn....

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