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Student home after perilous mountain climb

Student Becky Bellworthy has told of how she climbed Mount Everest on the night that it claimed four lives.

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New Penguin Cove is opened

Penguins are living in style at Marwell Wildlife after the grand opening of their new £250,000 home.

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Pupils chosen for Olympic ceremony

Pupils from two Southampton schools have been chosen to take part in a guard of honour at the Olympic Games opening ceremony.

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Garden opens in memory of Titanic survivor

A garden has been opened as a memorial to the last survivor of the Titanic.

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Marathon runner collapses 20 times

Epilepsy sufferer Simone Clarke ran the London Marathon despite being struck down by 20 seizures along the route.

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Big boost for businesses

Small businesses were given a big boost during a day designed to help them win contracts.

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Families to run for hospital

A dad of two who beat leukaemia is putting on his running shoes to raise funds for the hospital that helped to save his life.

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SeaCity is flooded with visitors

Visitors have been pouring through the doors of Southampton’s new maritime attraction.

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Southampton bids to have Lord Mayor Status

There are only 30 cities in the UK who have been honoured by the Queen and granted with a Lord Mayoralty, and now Southampton hopes to be another place to be added to the list. Her Majesty has only bestowed the honour on two cities in the past 20 years, and Southampton is hoping that they will win their bid in 2012 in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Southampton already has a mayor, Councillor Carol Cunio, but the council …

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Two big boosts for Jay

Boxing champion Lennox Lewis rang paralysed stunt man Jay Young in his hospital bed to give him moral support after learning of his story. The former world heavyweight star spoke to the Southampton 23-year-old in December after hearing how he had become paralysed during a stunt in March.

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