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Materials testing helps conserve icon of British maritime history

Engineers at the University of Southampton are working with the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) to help find the best materials to ensure Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory, is weatherproof and watertight for the next half century. The University’s nC2 Engineering Consultancy has specially designed and is running a series of tests to assess […]



Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Hampshire

On 6 February, 2022, Queen Elizabeth will become the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking her 70th year of service.



First Hillier trees in place at new Maggie’s Centre Southampton

The first of more than 100 British-grown trees supplied by Hillier Trees have been delivered to their final destination at the new Maggie’s Centre in Southampton.



2021 sailing programme for Southampton’s Steamship Shieldhall

SS Shieldhall sailing programme announced



Winners of Townhill Community Art Gallery competition announced

There were over 45 entries, and five categories: most colourful, most thought-provoking, best nature themed, most original, and an overall winner.



75th anniversary of repatriation of former Far East Prisoners of War

On 7 October 1945 the P&O liner Corfu docked in Southampton, the first ship carrying 1,500 former Far East Prisoners of War (FEPOW) to arrive back in the UK after the end of hostilities in South East Asia.



The Southampton Christmas Market and Flying Santa are set to return

The traditional market features unique, individually designed alpine chalets.



Itchen Bridge toll to rise for non-residents

The Itchen Bridge toll will rise by 20p for non-residents from Monday 17 June 2019



Local election results 2019

The results of the local elections on Thursday 2 May 2019 are now out for Hampshire’s cities



Ruby Wax appointed Chancellor of the University of Southampton

The University of Southampton has announced that actor, author and leading mental health campaigner Ruby Wax, OBE, has been appointed as Chancellor.