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Get ready for Unwrapped in Eastleigh
and Hedge End this weekend!
Don't miss Unwrapped Festival this weekend, bringing families FREE live pop-up performances in Eastleigh town centre and Hedge End.
Saturday 8 June
Eastleigh, Leigh Road Recreation Ground
Sunday 9 June
Hedge End, Greta Park
Find out more [
80th anniversary of D-Day - final events
Many events have been hosted across Eastleigh to commemorate D-Day, marking the 80th anniversary of the Normandy landings.
More events [ are planned for this weekend and throughout June.
Chandler's FordFryern Pavilion, Friday 7 June, doors 7pm for 7.30pm start
Fryern Community Association will host a film night featuring a film called Letters from D-Day.
Secure your tickets .Saturday 8 June, 9am- 1pm
Free exhibition marking the 80th anniversary of D-Day. It focuses on Chandler’s Ford and Hiltingbury’s role in Operation Overlord and the events leading up to D-Day, and its aftermath. The exhibition will then transfer to Chandler’s Ford Library. Royal Victoria Country Park Chapel, Netley
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June, from 10.30am
(in partnership with Bursledon, Hamble & Hound Dementia Action Group).
Reminiscence in the Park, including
Family Fun Day [ on Saturday and a
Heritage Event [ on Sunday, with a
memory walk [ from 11am and D-Day Tea Dance 3.30pm on the Sunday - come along in 1940s outfits, call 07760 236774 to book.
Book new collections for small household items
Free doorstep collections for unwanted household items due to new partnership.
We are working with Anglo Doorstep Collections to collect unwanted clothes, shoes, books and various household items e.g. small electricals, PC’s and accessories, microwaves, and crockery.
A tree is also planted for each booking made!
Learn more [
Raise your hand for Volunteer Week
✋ Would you raise your hand for #VolunteerWeek?
We have partnered with Community First to help support amazing community and volunteering opportunities in the Borough. This includes training and advice for voluntary groups and charities to continue addressing issues related to loneliness, social isolation, and health and wellbeing.
Charities and volunteer groups can email .
Follow the new Eastleigh Facebook Page [ to see the latest opportunities.
There's lots happening at Itchen Valley Country Park
There's lots going on in the beautiful surroundings of Itchen Valley Country Park this summer as the major programme of improvements nears completion.
Win FREE tickets with Go Ape
Swing into summer with Go Ape at Itchen Valley Country Park! To have a chance at winning free tickets for your adventure, simply answer this question:
How tall do you have to be to join Tree Top Adventure Plus?
Answers, along with how to enter, can be found on the
Itchen Valley Country Park website [
Popell Barns Mobile Farm
Saturday 15 June, 1pm - 4pm, free
Meet Max the donkey, Dot and Dolly the pair of friendly sheep, plus rabbits and guinea pigs!
Children can enjoy getting to know these animals in a safe setting, it’s a wonderful way for children to learn and an enjoyable experience for adults too!
Learn more [
Summer Sundowner
Friday 21 June, 6.30pm - 8.30pm, £5
Gather your friends together for the Country Park’s first Summer Sundowner and relax after your busy week to acoustic sounds from
The One Eyed Man! [
Hailing from Berkshire, Stu has a style and sound which reflects the folk roots of rural England, with influences such as Paolo Nutini, Bon Iver and Mumford & Sons.
Fresh, locally produced fire pit food, craft beer and other refreshments will be available throughout the evening.
Book your tickets now! [
New Borough walks by the Country Parks team
Free guided walks to meet like-minded people, with refreshments!
Menopause Walk
Monday 10 June 6pm - 7.30pm
Join a group of people in Hamble at a similar stage of life to connect, chat and exercise on a relaxing evening walk around Hamble Common.
Book to reserve your place [
Walks for Beginners!
Thursday 27 June 10am - 11am
A new walking group in Netley specially-designed to accommodate those of you in our community looking to join at a slower and more relaxed pace.
Book to reserve your place [
Latest shows and offers at The Point Eastleigh
Priscilla Queen of Disaster
Friday 14 June, 7.30pm
Priscilla Queen of the Disaster is brutally honest about being a mum. With tears streaming down your face, laugh along with the sometimes savage! - experiences that can be motherhood and face up to letting go of what we all thought it would be.
Book now [
WiFi Wars
Saturday 15 June, 2pm
WiFi Wars returns with the live comedy game show where you all play along! Log in with your smartphone or tablet and compete in a range of games, puzzles and quizzes to win the show, and prizes!
Book now [
Early bird deal for Christmas
This is a brand new production from The Point. In collaboration with Eastleigh’s exceptionally talented creative community, led by Charlotte Cassey and Claire Roi Harvey of The House of Many Moons, Cinderella's Wellies will also include a local community cast for aspiring performers aged 16+.
Find out more and book [
Borough News out now!
The print version of the Summer 2024 edition of Borough News, our quarterly residents' magazine, is out now and being delivered to 57,000 homes across the Borough.
It covers a wide range of services and projects delivered by TeamEBC members.
It's also a great place to advertise your business. [
You can also read it online:
Read the full Summer 2024 and back editions of Borough News on Issuu [
Paddling Pool open!
The hugely popular Fleming Park
Paddling Pool [ in Eastleigh town centre is back for the summer.
It is open daily from 10am-7pm until September.
'Feastleigh' Food & Drink fiesta
Saturday 15 June 2024 11am-9pm, Eastleigh town centre
Dream Empire Events are excited to welcome you to 'Feastleigh', their first ever food and drink fiesta which will be held in multiple locations in Eastleigh town centre, creating a giant pedestrianised foodies' heaven!
Expect up to 80 food and drink
businesses, featuring the town centre's finest and select traders offering global gastronomical delights.
Find out more [
Discover local activities for 5-16-year-olds this Summer
With the six-week summer holidays fast approaching, we know many families are looking for things to do.
Eastleigh Active [ aims to offer activities for children aged 5-16 years that are a little bit different and not too pricey.
Whether they are new to exercise or looking to start a new hobby, there are activities to suit all! Some of the activities include: Aerial Hoop, CrossFit, Dance, Fishing, Football, Golf, Junior Gym, Tennis, and Swimming.
Activities will run between 29 July-23 August at various times and venues.
These taster sessions are also budget-friendly at £3.50 per booking (£1 for those in receipt of qualifying benefits) and some for FREE!
Bookings open over the next few weeks. To be the first to know,
register your interest [ and receive email updates directly to your mailbox.
Sign up for updates [
Less than 50 days to go until The Hundred!
The Hundred is back in less than 50 days time, bringing action-packed, unmissable world-class cricket and blockbuster entertainment for the whole family this summer!
Tickets are still available at early bird prices with juniors aged 3-15 at just £5 (free for under 3s) and adults starting from £26.
It all gets underway on Wednesday 24th July when Southern Brave takes on London Spirit in the first
of four double-header matchdays at Utilita Bowl.
Tickets are selling fast!
Get your tickets today [
Book an MOT with your Council
Do you need a reliable, comprehensive and completely independent Driver and Vehicle Standard Agency(DVCSA) approved MOT service?
Our team of professional mechanics in Hedge End carry out MOT testing service on cars, light vans, Class IV or V, or large panel vans between 3,000kg and 3,500kg (Class VII).
We don't offer a repairs service, but if your vehicle fails, we'll only advise you on what work is needed to get it through a retest.
Book now [
We offer a free retest within ten days.
Some of the benefits
🔹 Local Government pension scheme
🔹 Flexible working scheme
🔹 Local gym discount
🔹 Discount scheme
Check out our
current opportunities [
15 June, 1pm-4pm
Bishopstoke Greening Event at St. Mary's Church, Church Road. An afternoon to launch a year-long project to make Bishopstoke a greener place. There will be activities for children, trails, a plant sale, examples of and the opportunity to grow plants to help pollinators, and a beekeeper!
22 June, 10am-4pm
Family Fun Day with Wet Wheels [
Foreshore Car Park, Hamble, SO31 4JB.
Assisting disabled families in enjoying sailing, power boating, and water sports in a welcoming and enjoyable environment.
29 June
Bike [security] Marking (Eastleigh Police) and Servicing (Ride Ride) [ at Wells Place, Eastleigh town centre.
Saturday 13 July and 3 August, 1pm-4pm
Eastleigh Repair Café at Pavilion on the Park, Kingfisher Road, Eastleigh. Got an item you need fixed? Free repairs at
Pavilion on the Park ,
or 023 80612710
The Point Eastleigh’s
Rainbow Room [ is a monthly gathering for the LGBTQ+ Community. Activities every month will range from fun social evenings to epic drag nights. The Point welcomes you into our cosy space as you are.
Eastleigh Borough Council
Eastleigh House
Upper Market Street
Eastleigh SO50 9YN
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