Jul 31, 2014 PIC Lyme 1
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Editor Kevin Gover takes a stroll to Lyme along the Dorset Coast Two things about Lyme were always predictable. In November you could always get the best seat in the best coffee shop at 10 in the morning while other tourists struggled with the cold. If there was a storm, you would ALWAYS see a […]

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Jul 30, 2014 PIC wine 2
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Winchester Today was proud to have been invited along to the launch of the Winchester Wine Festival, which will take place at the Guildhall from 21st – 23rd November 2014. We sent our very own correspondent David Cradduck to talk to some of the wine aficionados who are involved in the event. Here he is […]

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Jul 29, 2014 PIC art
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The Mayor of Winchester, Cllr Eileen Berry says she’s proud to be involved with a community arts project exploring Stanmore’s history through a timeline. Launching the event, the Mayor told of her personal connection with Stanmore via her husband’s family – and how it was important to contribute her own story to the project. Cllr […]

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The EU have made plans to bring Black Boxes as standard in cars. According to a poll by the car supermarket Motorpoint, the overwhelming majority of motorists want to shelve EU plans to introduce so-called ‘spy boxes’ in cars.   A web-based survey by the UK car supermarket found 71.5% per cent of drivers opposed […]

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Jul 24, 2014 New train station winchester
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The new railway facilities at Winchester station have finally had their grand unveiling. Although passengers have been able to use the new footbridge at Winchester station for some time, the latest facilities there have now been officially opened. The passengers travelling from Winchester station are now benefitting from an improvement scheme that cost nearly £4m. […]

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Jul 23, 2014 Unusual rent payment for Naomi House
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A 13 year old from Andover has helped Naomi House children’s hospice pay the charity’s unusual annual rent to its generous landlords. Until her death in January of this year, Naomi House & Jacksplace paid an annual rent of twelve red roses to its landlady, Mary Cornelius-Reid, each Midsummer’s Day.   This year the responsibility […]

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Jul 22, 2014 Police pic
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In response to the austerity cuts from the coalition government, police in Hampshire have released a statement warning of a weakened police force should belts have to be further tightened. The Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Simon Hayes has commented on the HMIC ‘Policing in Austerity: Meeting the Challenge’ report […]

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Jul 22, 2014 Anglo Saxon Buckle from Hampshire
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One of Hampshire’s internationally important Anglo-Saxon treasures has gone on display in the Dutch city of Leiden. The Alton Buckle, discovered in the mid 1960s, and usually on show in the town’s Curtis Museum, is spending the summer in the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities as part of its ‘Golden Middle Ages’ exhibition. The showcase […]

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Jul 21, 2014 Commonwealth Games
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The Queen’s Message for the Commonwealth Games Photo: Glasgow 2014   Eleven Hampshire athletes supported by Hampshire County Council will be competing for their home nation in Glasgow for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Games follow on from Hampshire’s outstanding success at the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games where athletes from the county hauled […]

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Jul 18, 2014 PIC Sport 1 _ 1
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The Peter Symonds College cricket team have successfully defended their 2013 title by winning the finals of this year’s 40-over Altham Trophy competition with a 128-run victory against Richard Taunton Sixth Form College. Inserted to bat at a sunny Ageas Bowl, Symonds got off to a poor start when Craig Buttle fell to the second […]

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