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One of our members, Rob Brown, rescued a hedgehog on the University Highfield Campus this week!

One of our members, Rob Brown, took this picture of a hedgehog on a walk around the University Highfield Campus this week. The crows were attacking the poor hedgehog in the area of the Turner Sims Concert Hall. To use Rob’s words: ” it was being dive bombed by crows”.  He didn’t touch the hedgehog, but stayed around long enough to keep the crows at bay while it made it to...
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Please sign this petition to stop the grave of one of the main leaders of the 1888 Matchgirls’ Strike (great grandmother to Sam Johnson in Highfield) being destroyed

Sam Johnson, who lives in Highfield, has put out an urgent petition to protect the burial place of her great grandmother, Sarah Chapman, who was one of the leaders of the 1888 Matchgirls’ Strike and went on to become one of the first working class women to represent their Union at the TUC. The strike was an important event in the founding of the Trade Union movement. Sarah’s resting...
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Southampton Marathon 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19

1st June Southampton Marathon 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19 Southampton Marathon 2020 cancelled to due Covid-19 6 comments SOUTHAMPTON Marathon 2020 has been cancelled, organisers have revealed. The event had already been postponed due to the coronavirus crisis but it has now been confirmed that it will not go ahead. An ABP Southampton Marathon statement said: “It is with great regret we...
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Victims of domestic abuse will now be able to access safe spaces at Boots Pharmacies Consultation Rooms

Please be aware that, as of yesterday, victims of domestic abuse will be able to access safe spaces at Boots Pharmacies Consultation Rooms where they can contact specialist domestic abuse services for support and advice. The scheme is in response to the desperate situation facing many victims who are isolating with perpetrators during lockdown. Please can we ask you to copy and paste this if you...
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More great crafting creations from Scrapstore. Available free to children as below

More great crafting ideas for children from Scrapstore. Available free, but donations are welcome. See how to access them below. Southampton Scrapstore Yesterday at 09:30 ·  Fridge magnet kits for today’s free craft kits! Each kit has everything you need to make beautiful magnets for your fridge plus extra magnet strip to make your own! Available outside 54,Adelaide road (now-7:30) kits are free...
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Highfield Church in the snow. Not sure when this was taken?

Not sure when this was taken? SEE Southampton 31 May at 22:22 ·  Highfield Church in the snow.
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One of our local Highfield businesses is making face masks. See more below!

One of our local Highfield businesses is making face masks. See more below! Kate Whyley – Hampshire Design 14 hrs · Instagram ·  He loves his new mask – I’m delighted I thought it would be struggle, but he thinks he’s a ninja! – My cute one is wearing a size small, it’s a little big – but I’m going to sew a tiny bit of the elastic to make it a little smaller. –...
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A lovely display of orchids on The Common this year. Photos by Sue Hill

Yes lovely! Bevois Mount History Southampton 1 hr ·  A lovely display of orchids on the Common this year. Photos by Sue Hill.
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