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


UPDATE AND PHOTOS: Man dies on Southampton road after falling from bridge

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of an incident on a Southampton road....

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Customers queue for opening of new Southampton shop

SHOPPERS queued to get a glimpse of a new store opening at a Southmapton retail park....

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Pole-wielding man smashed grandmother's window and threatened her

A SOUTHAMPTON man wielding a pole smashed the window of a grandmother’s home and then threatened her and her son-in-law....

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Health support group celebrates its tenth anniversary

A HEALTH support group has gathered to celebrate its tenth anniversary....

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PHOTOS: Residents flee from late-night blaze in Southampton

RESIDENTS had to flee from their burning home in the early hours....

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Beauty brand set to open new Southampton store

A GLOBAL beauty brand is set to open a new store in Southampton....

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Rogue trader who fleeced vulnerable victims told to pay back thousands of pounds

A ROGUE trader has been ordered to pay back more than £16,000 after overcharging vulnerable, elderly women for roof repair work across Hampshire....

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Campaign to free up city's empty and unused buildings

A NEW report is to be published to help free up some of the city’s empty buildings....

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Customer's van 'broke down at 35mph' just minutes after leaving car dealer

A FORMER serviceman has told how the engine of his van cut out when it reached 35mph just minutes after leaving the Southampton car dealership he bought it from....

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Gang of car dealers 'used lies and deception to fleece hundreds of customers'

A GANG of car dealers fleeced hundreds of customers by using a combination of lies and deception, a court was told....

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