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500th voyage for SS Shieldhall as Charity celebrates

The Solent Steam Packet Limited, the charity operating Southampton’s heritage steamship SS Shieldhall, are celebrating as the vessel is set to embark upon her 500th voyage since charitable status began in 1988. Originally constructed in 1955 as a vessel to carry treated sludge down the River Clyde to the dumping grounds for the Glasgow Corporation, […]



Southampton graduate to make record-breaking North Atlantic rowing attempt

On Friday 1 May, University of Southampton alumnus Lawrence Walters (Ship Science, 2014) will be rowing the Atlantic Ocean in support of The Brain Tumour Charity. Lawrence, originally from Lymington but now living and working in Bristol, is stepping in to help his friend Tom Rainey after Tom’s teammate injured his back in a training […]



Last chance to snap up CarFest 2015 tickets

The final tickets for CarFest – summer’s fast and furious fun-fuelled family festivals – are about to go on sale. Chris Evans, BBC Radio 2 DJ and the inspiration behind the two motoring and music-themed extravaganzas, will release the last batch at 8am tomorrow (Thursday 30 May) morning during his award-winning Breakfast Show. Evans again […]



Autism Hampshire Go-Karting Challenge

Have you got what it takes to win the Autism Hampshire Go-Karting Challenge? Autism Hampshire has exclusive use of Thruxton Go-Karting track for their charity go-karting challenge where teams of up to six drivers will compete in a Le Mans style race to gain first place on the podium. Date: Friday 3rd July 2015 Time: […]