Bitterne Park’s first Labour councillor, Tony Bunday, who was elected in May, used his maiden speech at Wednesday’s (July 20) first full council meeting of the municipal year to highlight the city’s need for speed limit reductions.
There were dramatic scenes in Portswood on Friday evening (July 8) as fire crews tackled a blaze that was believed to have broken out around 7pm at the 7 Bone restaurant. Read more or click here to watch the video.
Several new ‘School Streets’ locally are to be added to Southampton’s growing list of school-time vehicular road closure trials, including near Bitterne Park Primary, Townhill Junior and Bitterne C E Primary School.
Local youth charity No Limits has launched a fundraising campaign so its support groups can take vulnerable children on day trips and give them experiences other young people take for granted during the summer break.
Update 2: The council has said that meetings with “bidders” who’ve expressed an interest in running the still closed Cobbett Road library are taking place this month, and it's hoped a new organisation could be running it “by the end of the calendar year”.
Excitement was high as the Southampton Canoe Club Sprint Team gathered at the National Watersports Center in Nottingham last weekend (July 2/3). This regatta sees the culmination of the years effort for our junior and U23 paddlers - and what a weekend it was.
Bitterne Park School held ‘Sing for Sarah' on Friday (June 17) – an event to celebrate and remember the dedication, passion, and commitment that staff member Sarah Moore made to performing arts within the school community.
The government has announced that community groups across the UK can bid for ‘levelling up’ funding to take back control of pubs, music venues, sports facilities, and historic buildings for the benefit of the public.
Plans to revive a historic English route that medieval pilgrims used to walk to Santiago de Compostela in Spain have taken a step forward with the introduction of pilgrim stamps from pubs along the way – including at The Junction Inn in St Denys and other nearby hostelries.