General election candidates speak out on sewage

By Jason Lewis, Local Democracy Reporter

southampton test general election candidate hustings LRDS Several candidates standing in the general election in Southampton Test constituency, which includes Portswood and St Denys, took aim at the performance of Southern Water after the subject of sewage being released into rivers was raised at a hustings event.

‘Incident’ closes Bitterne Park School

bitterne park school incident 26 6 24An incident lead to a closure at Bitterne Park School on Wednesday morning, with parents said to have received an urgent memo asking them not to send in students until further notice. Other city schools have also reportedly been affected by the incident, which police later described as bomb hoaxes.