Southampton snowboarder lands a world-first 1800 quadruple cork

Southampton Snowboarder Billy Morgan has become the first person to land the 1800 quadruple cork trick which features four off-axis flips and five full rotations – one full flip and half a rotation more than the previous record holder, Yuki Kadano who landed a triple cork 1620 at March’s US Open Slopestyle event. Continue reading Southampton snowboarder lands a world-first 1800 quadruple cork

Forest fire breaks out on Southampton Common

A small forest fire broke out on the Southampton Common today late in the afternoon. Spectators looked on as fire-fighters tackled the blaze located at the edge of one of the commons large open fields. The fire, which is suspected to have been started by a disposable barbecue, could be seen from across the common where many families were enjoying the sunshine on the UK’s … Continue reading Forest fire breaks out on Southampton Common

IT crowd in space? Graham Linehan’s new comedy “The Cloud” looks out of this world

Remember the IT crowd? Wasn’t that a great show? There wasn’t really anything on British (or international) screens that seemed to understand internet humour in quite the same way. It was unique, funny and well written, and now it’s over forever. But it looks like Graham Linehan, the writer and director of the series, as well as Father Ted is working on something new. The … Continue reading IT crowd in space? Graham Linehan’s new comedy “The Cloud” looks out of this world

Dutch students receive rent free accommodation in nursing homes

The Netherlands, it seems, are leading by example and bringing the older and younger generations together through a new ‘intergenerational’ project which allows students to live rent free in spare retirement home rooms. Dani Cox reports. Six students from the universities of Saxion and Windesheim have taken up the opportunity and are now living side by side with 160 pensioners in the Humanitas Retirement Home in … Continue reading Dutch students receive rent free accommodation in nursing homes