Jul 17, 2014 PIC Lion King 1
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The King Comes To Town David Cradduck is amazed by this spectacular show!   The long awaited first UK tour of Disney’s The Lion King has arrived in Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre for a two month stint before moving on to Sunderland and Cardiff.   How to describe this show? Overheard on the way out: “Stunning”. […]

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Seventeen children have been safeguarded by Hampshire Constabulary working as part of a six-month national operation targeting online child abuse. The covert enforcement operation was co-ordinated by the National Crime Agency  and involved 45 police forces across the country.   Nationally, it led to the arrests of 660 suspected paedophiles and the protection or safeguarding of […]

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Jul 11, 2014 Students at Symonds get space to shine with new science extension.
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Students at Peter Symonds now have a bit more room to shine with the opening of the new Science Extension. Professor Lindy Holden-Dye, who’s Professor of Neuroscience at Southampton University, officiated at the opening. The Principal, Stephen Carville, was joined at the ceremony by the architect, the contractors, the College’s former Head of Science Dr […]

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Pupils in Winchester have had the opportunity to learn more about the importance of the early detection of breast cancer and other types first hand as a leading breast cancer campaigner came to the city. Winchester & Chandler’s Ford MP Steve Brine organised for 28-year old Kris Hallenga – who has a terminal diagnosis of […]

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The Winchester Short Film Festival – supported by Winchester Today – is promising more awards and a bigger awards’ ceremony this year. There are now 9 awards up for grabs, including the Winchester Today award for Best Original Screenplay. As you may probably know, so many people wanted to come to the awards’ ceremony at […]

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Jul 08, 2014 PIC Naan 3
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Hampshire firefighters have beaten the world record for the largest naan.   The firefighters press on towards victory.   The final record-breaker created at the Eastleigh Mela measured 3.79 metres by 1.4 metres and weighed a hefty 26 kilograms. The target was to cook a naan bread at least 3 metres by 1.2 metres.   […]

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Here are the upcoming fixtures for Winchester City Football Club. Saturday 5th July v Sutton United (kick off 3pm).  HOME Tuesday 8th July v Basingstoke Town (kick off 7.45pm) HOME   These two fixtures, both to be played at the Denplan City Ground, are against Conference South opposition – and will prove a tough test […]

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This year’s anniversary of the start of World War One will be planted in the minds of everyone coming to Winchester with a commemorative floral display. The raised bed on the roundabout at Bar End features the words ‘Lest we forget’ and the dates 1914-1918. All of this written with poppies, a fitting format for the […]

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Patchwork Day Nursery & Pre-School in Alresford is holding a Summer Garden Party and Open Day. This is for current and prospective parents to visit the new nursery garden and meet with other families. The farmyard themed Garden Party and Open Day includes an afternoon picnic and entertainment, with a special guest appearance! The nursery garden […]

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Jul 04, 2014 Anvil Arts announce a Jam Packed season at the Haymarket
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The Haymarket in Basingstoke has announced its full Autumn season which is jam-packed with drama, comedy and music.   The Gruffalo Thu 18 – Sun 21 September The hit monster family show is a brilliant musical stage adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Voted the nation’s number one […]

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