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.



80th anniversary of Portsmouth Blitz air raid

172 people were killed and hundreds more injured or made homeless during the attack, which took place from 5.00pm on 10 January 1941 and into the early hours of 11 January.



Early stonemason signatures revealed on Portsmouth seawalls

Signatures of 17th century stonemasons have been discovered on historic seawalls.



Amur Tiger

Endangered Amur tiger arrives at Marwell Zoo

An endangered female Amur tiger is the latest arrival at Marwell Zoo.



D-Day Landing Craft survivor opens to the public in Portsmouth

The last surviving landing craft of its kind, which carried 10 tanks and crew members to Normandy on D-Day, is finally open to the public



SS Shieldhall

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.



Portsmouth celebrates 70th anniversary with Duisburg

Portsmouth is this week celebrating 70 years of twinning with Duisburg in Germany.



Lego kingfisher

Photos of SUPERSIZED! at Marwell

SUPERSIZED! at Marwell – in pictures