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Itchen Bridge New Lighting Switched On

Lights on the Itchen Bridge - By Lisa Carr

New lighting on the Itchen Bridge

We looked up at the Itchen Bridge this evening and noticed, to our delight, that the new lighting on the Itchen Bridge has been switched on.  We reported back in Feburary that the council were planning for this new lighting to be finished in April.

I personally think it looks great, and I’m very happy this has finally happened.  What do you think?

Update: The lights then stayed off for the next few days. It seems that we had witnessed a test run. On Thursday 25th August they were “officially” switched on.

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Clipper 2011 – Video of the Yachts Leaving Ocean Village

The Yachts all Lined up at Ocean VillageThe hosting of the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race by Ocean Village has been a great success! Be sure to take a look at our dedicated Clipper 2011 page where you can view photos from the event.

If you didn’t manage to see the Clipper Yachts as they departed from Ocean Village, or perhaps you would just like to see it all again, then take a look at this short video. Watch each team as they slip away to head for the starting line at Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The world’s longest yacht race has started; next stop Madeira.

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