All news items in 'Southampton'

Sholing Station access improvements

Improvement works started on Monday 2 October at the junction of Station Road and Cranbury Road in Sholing to make accessing Sholing Station in Southampton easier and safer for people walking, wheeling, and cycling. A new zebra crossing will make it easier to cross Station Road to access Sholing Station, linking with a new pedestrian […]

See Southampton publish ‘From Parks to Port’ – an accessible trail for the City

Local volunteer group See Southampton have produced new online and published material highlighting an accessible walking trail within the City. Made possible by a Community Chest Grant, the walking trail is titled ‘From Parks to Port’, and takes visitors on a journey of exploration from the City Art Gallery and the Parks in the north […]

Oldest spinosaur brains revealed

Researchers from the University of Southampton and Ohio University have reconstructed the brains and inner ears of two British spinosaurs, helping uncover how these large predatory dinosaurs interacted with their environment. Spinosaurs are an unusual group of theropod dinosaurs, equipped with long, crocodile-like jaws and conical teeth. These adaptations helped them live a somewhat-aquatic lifestyle […]

Southampton welcomes Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal in historic day to mark Lord Mayor status

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, visited Southampton on 3 February 2023 in a historic visit to officially present the city with its Letters Patent, recognising Southampton’s new Lord Mayor status. Marking a special moment in the city’s rich history, HRH met with the Lord Mayor, the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, Southampton City Council’s Chief […]

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.