Feb 27, 2016 johnny hates jazz
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Fans of 80s icons ‘Johnny Hates Jazz’ will be pleased to know that they’re playing just down the road on 17 March at the Concorde Club in Eastleigh. The band stormed into the charts in the 1980s with their hits ‘Shattered Dreams’, ‘I Don’t Want To Be a Hero’ and ‘Turn Back The Clock’ before […]

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Feb 26, 2016 Want some Jungle fun?
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The Theatre Royal has got in contact with Winchester Today to tell us that a leading dance company is looking for local 16 to 24 year olds to take part in a professional production of Jungle Book at the Theatre Royal in Winchester on 31 May and 1 June. Metta Theatre brings Kipling’s classic tale […]

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Feb 19, 2016 Hampshire Council Tax Rise
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The Hampshire part of our council tax is set to rise by 3.99% for this coming year – the maximum amount permissible. It means that we’ll be paying an extra £41.40 a year for the county’s share of the bill for a ‘Band D’ property – with half of it going on adult social care. […]

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Feb 15, 2016 Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Mayflower
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Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Mayflower Thursday 11th February 2016 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, we love you! The brimming theatre certainly loved Chitty tonight as she zoomed onto the Mayflower stage. Starring a host of British TV icons, actor and comedian Jason Manford leads the show as the lonely inventor Caractacus Potts. Manford’s comic […]

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Feb 10, 2016 wsa fashion show
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A fashion exhibition staged by Year 2 students at the Winchester School of Art which looks at a fashion idea right the way through from conception to production has had to be extended due to its popularity. Josh Sudell and Aneesha Bailoor are both fashion marketing students at the Winchester School of Art and Josh […]

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Feb 08, 2016 Winchester Raises Cash for Defibs
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St John Ambulance volunteers in Winchester have raised over £300 towards buying a new Automatic External Defibrillator – equipment that could help save lives – thanks to shoppers at the town’s Waitrose store. When someone suffers a cardiac arrest, the chance of survival falls by 10 per cent every minute without first aid. But, with […]

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Feb 07, 2016 Hampshire travel warning
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Everyone across Hampshire is being urged to take heed of travel and weather warnings that have been issued for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in advance of expected extreme weather. Hampshire Police have told Winchester Today that both Hampshire and the Isle of Wight will be hit by high winds between 3am and 6pm […]

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Feb 05, 2016 Cheriton Paint-In
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With all the bad publicity that Tesco has received lately (that the supermarket had deliberately delayed payments to suppliers to boost profits), it’s good to be able to report on a side to this retail giant that people seldom hear about. A few months back a group of Year 4 schoolchildren who attend Cheriton Primary […]

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Feb 04, 2016 Ten Times Table
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REVIEW: Ten Times Table by Alan Ayckbourn – Maskers Theatre Co. Nuffield Theatre Southampton 2-6 February 2016 – where Souter steals the show! Not particularly known for mainstream comedy – more for classic, period drama and big production stuff – Maskers Theatre Company took to the Nuffield stage for their annual winter slot with an […]

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Feb 01, 2016 Great South Run Ben Ainslie
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Former Peter Symonds student Sir Ben Ainslie has got this year’s Great South Run underway with the official launch – in support of the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation. The run is held in October each year and attracts runners from all over Hampshire for the noted flat route through some of Portsmouth’s dockyard and famous […]

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