Jul 30, 2013 £10m Boost for Winchester Cathedral
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Despite pouring down with rain for most of the day, the sun appears to be shining on the city today in other ways – with a successful second round application from the Heritage Lottery Fund resulting in a £10m boost for Winchester Cathedral. The national grant of £10.5m has been awarded to enable essential repairs to the Cathedral […]

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Hampshire’s Jane Austen New Face of Tenner From 2017 – At an event at Jane Austen’s House Museum today, Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney confirmed that the world-famous novelist will appear on a forthcoming Bank of England banknote:  the next new character following Sir Winston Churchill.  The Governor says Jane Austen certainly merits a place in […]

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Jul 22, 2013 PIC Freedom_a
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On a day that’s heralded joyous news from elsewhere in the country on the Royal Birth, the sun also shone earlier in a glorious sky as we all focused on freedom in a proud city of Winchester. The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment – known as ‘The Tigers’ – conducted their ‘freedom parade’ through Winchester. […]

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One Team One Dream One Love – Hannah Baker was 33. Outgoing, gregarious, loving, annoying… and list-maker extraordinaire. Hannah is being described to me by her husband Eddie. He thinks she was an “amazing person”. Hannah is no longer with us. Earlier this year she fell down some stairs and never got up. In places, […]

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Jul 07, 2013 About Winchester Today
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A scheme to stop suicides is concluding: Poster Campaign Working – But More Needs To Be Done. Winchester Today’s Deputy Editor William Brougham reports that leading charities across Winchester are backing a poster campign aimed at preventing suicide but tell him more needs to be done to tackle the problem, saying the poster campaign is […]

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Turn It Up! REVIEW: Hannah McIntyre, Simon Boult, Natalie Hall, The Attic at The Railway, Tuesday 25 June. Sometimes there comes along an evening of music where everyone’s proximity to the artist is so close that you feel you are in their front room. They are playing their instrument just for you, and you feel […]

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