The National spotlight is glaring down on Eastleigh at the moment. The by-election next week - has seen all the political parties out in force - and media crews from across the country have been flocking to the railway town. But what exactly are the politicians fighting over?
The borough itself is very diverse. From the housing estates and shopping precincts of Eastleigh - to the yacht laden stretch of the River Hamble. As Andrew Pate explains - in his Guide to Eastleigh.