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


Southampton school put into 'lockdown' after intruder spotted

A SOUTHAMPTON college was put into "lockdown" yesterday after a teenage intruder entered school grounds....

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Knife and BB gun wielding teen jailed after sparking police siege at Southampton tower block

A TEENAGER who threatened residents of a Southampton tower block with a BB gun and a knife, prompting an armed police response, has been jailed....

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Fourth arrest as hunt for Southampton's summer crimewave gang continues

POLICE have made a fourth arrest as they continue their crackdown on a gang behind Southampton's summer crimewave....

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Plans for new £27m school in Southampton get go-ahead

PLANS for a new £27 million secondary school in the heart of Southampton have been given the green light by civic chiefs....

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More than 20 jobs at risk as Southampton Cineworld to close next month

SOUTHAMPTON’S Cineworld will close next month, putting more than 20 jobs at risk, it has been announced....

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Police step up patrols in hunt for gang behind spate burglaries and car thefts

POLICE are stepping up patrols in Southampton as they hunt a gang of people who they believe are behind a string of burglaries and thefts in the city....

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Jury retires in ex-football coach abuse trial

A JURY has retired to consider its verdict in the trial of an ex-football coach accused of indecently assaulting 24 players during a 25-year period....

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Councils urged to reduce mowing to cut costs and help bees

COUNCILS are being urged to reduce mowing of parks and roadside verges to save money and provide wildflowers to help Britain's under-threat bees....

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Prom picture special (part two) in the Daily Echo today!

IT’S that time of year again, when the posh frocks and smart suits have come out in their thousands....

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Titanic hero's medal comes up at auction

A MEDAL belonging to a hero who rescued passengers from the doomed passenger liner Titanic has come up for sale....

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