A BUILDING plot with planning permission for a block of five flats at Hayling Island is set to go under the auctioneer's hammer in February. The freehold site at 3 Elm Grove is guided at 200,000-plus and is among 117 lots being sold by regional land and property auctioneers Clive Emson in the firm's first round of eight auctions across southern England this year.
The owners of Mill Rythe holiday park aim to transform it from a four-star to a five-star attraction. He said: 'The park itself is not increasing in land size, the plans are to demolish some old and rundown units and replace them with modern, comfortable accomodation, with luxury touches.'
Once again artists, makers and shakers will be opening their studios over two weekends in May to exhibit their work. Registration is now open, so artists please sign up to take part and open your studio or exhibition to art loving visitors.
PEOPLE have been asked to be cautious along coastal paths after severe flood warnings were issued for Suffolk and Essex. Thousands of people are being evacuated from their homes due to flooding risks but Southsea has escaped any warnings by the Environment Agency.
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust - which is trying to recover after a scandal-hit year which saw its chief executive Katrina Percy eventually resign - is looking for someone to provide a link between them and the public. The trust, which provides mental health, learning disabilities, social care and community services, has one vacancy for a public governor in the south-east Hampshire area covering Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Hayling Island and Waterlooville.
The 2nd Hayling Island Girls' Brigade challenged the Cinema Ladies to a cookery challenge before Christmas to see who would be crowned the best bakers in the church. From scratch and without recipes, all contestants were asked to make 12 cupcakes and 16 biscuits and decorate them all.
She's been the queen of the Kings Theatre for decades- but now Hayling Island's Sandra Smith has taken her final bow. The sprightly 72-year-old has retired from her role at the Southsea venue after more than 30 years of dedicated service.
The volunteer crew was paged by the UK Coastguard at 2.15pm following a call from the boat, stranded seven miles south west of Selsey Bill. By 2.30pm, the all-weather lifeboat was already on the way to help the two-man boat the 'Boogey Too'.
We collected a fantastic total of 655 which will go towards running the community minibus and other worthwhile local causes. Members also joined forces with the Lions Club on December 13 for their annual street collection in the St Leonard's Avenue area of Hayling.