Media Round Up

Latest local stories 20/12/22


E-fit issued as part of investigation into Southampton robbery. Find Out More

Vishaal Hussain, 26, of Broadlands Road, Southampton, appeared at Southampton Crown Court having pleaded guilty to possession of criminal property and being the supply of heroin and crack cocaine. Find Out More

A critical incident has been declared by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust today due to extreme demand across our hospitals. Find Out More

Brave four-year-old meets police staff after calling 999 to help mum. Find Out More


Appeal for witnesses following robbery in Portsmouth on Norway Road. Find Out More

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust have declared a critical incident today (Tuesday 20 December) to protect patient safety as a result of extreme and sustained pressure on services across Portsmouth and South East Hampshire. Find Out More

A cat has had a lucky escape from the “evil crusher” at a waste recycling plant, surviving for two weeks outside during the recent cold weather. Find Out More

A man has been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of a burglary at the Groundlings Theatre. Find Out More

Isle of Wight

A cliff wall in “perilous condition” could be removed to stop it damaging other buildings. Find Out More

Island residents are being offered free tree whips thanks to a partnership with the Isle of Wight Council’s Parks and Countryside team and Natural Enterprise’s Gift to Nature. Find Out More


Train services in parts of Hampshire have been hit by delays following a points failure. South Western Railway (SWR) said the problem at Fareham meant some lines were blocked with trains unable to run to Botley. Find Out More