Sep 30, 2016 godliman
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  Editor Kevin Gover writes “I’m always happy when Kerry Godliman is on ‘Live At The Apollo’ – here she commands the stage and she’s honest, perceptive and very funny about family life. She was fantastic too in ‘Derek’ – where Ricky Gervais was prompted to say that she hits a nerve with every observation, […]

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Sep 24, 2016 homeless
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  Two Winchester charities which support homeless people are to share in a £1 million windfall donation following the closure of a military charity. Winchester Churches Nightshelter and Trinity Winchester will each receive £500,000 “to relieve the needs of people who are at risk of becoming socially excluded.” The story of the windfall is a tale […]

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Sep 21, 2016 panto
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  Theatre Royal gets into Panto mood (oh yes, they do!) Winchester Today’s David Cradduck is just one who went along to get in the panto mood with the launch of Theatre Royal Winchester’s Christmas panto, Cinderella. It runs from Tuesday 2nd December until Monday 7th January 2017. Tickets, which are on sale now at the […]

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Sep 16, 2016 img_1702
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Naomi House & Jacksplace Patron, Alastair Stewart OBE, has been recognised with a major national award. The newsreader and broadcaster from Bramdean, Hampshire, received the coveted Charity Champion Award at the prestigious Third Sector awards. He follows in footsteps of previous winners, Lenny Henry and Jo Brand. He was nominated for his work in support […]

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Sep 16, 2016 Mamma Mia!
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  Mamma Mia! – it’s hot, hot, hot! REVIEW: Mayflower Theatre, Southampton 14th September 2016 Forget the film – although the ladies in my family regard it as the feel-good, sunny tonic to a dreary Sunday afternoon, the stage version doesn’t disappoint in that department. Or any other, for that matter! Despite it being one of […]

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Sep 15, 2016 flight
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Southampton Airport has enjoyed a record breaking summer after almost 430,000 passengers travelled through its doors during July and August, representing an increase of 14.6% compared to the same period last year. August proved to be the airport’s busiest month on record with 219,757 passengers whilst 207,631 passengers used the airport in July. Prior to this […]

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Sep 15, 2016 asher-hart-1
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Hampshire Cricket are pleased to announce the signing of promising all-rounder Asher Hart. The 19-year-old, who had previously been on Durham’s books having represented their Academy and Second XI sides throughout this year, will join the squad ahead of the 2017 season.   Hampshire Director of Cricket, Giles White said: “We’re pleased to welcome Asher […]

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Sep 15, 2016 dog
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Winchester’s animal welfare service has received a pat on the back from the RSPCA. The City Council’s warden team has been awarded the Gold ‘Stray Dog Footprint’ award in the charity’s Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) awards for 2016. This follows a recent Silver ‘Animal Establishments Licensing Footprint’ award. The awards are run by the […]

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Sep 14, 2016 training
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LEARN LIFE SAVING SKILLS FOR FREE WITH ST JOHN AMBULANCE St John Ambulance volunteers across Hampshire are offering people the chance to learn the skills needed to be the difference between a life lost and a life saved with a series of open evenings this month (19-23 September). It’s part of the first aid charity’s […]

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Sep 14, 2016 brine-baring-war-memorial-hop
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Thursday 15th September 2016 marks the centenary of the death of Guy Baring, the sitting Winchester Somme MP who was killed on the Somme in the Great War. Lt Col Baring was one of 22 MPs who gave their lives in World War One, and at the time of his death had been the Winchester […]

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