Dec 30, 2016 frost winter
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  Hampshire’s beauty in the frost is caught on camera by Winchester Today’s David Cradduck: As we spend the ‘bit in the middle’ between Christmas and New Year wondering which day it is, sometimes you don’t have to go too far to appreciate the beauty of the area in which we live. With temperatures overnight […]

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Dec 22, 2016 Christmas
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This Christmas Eve will be a special one on Winchester Today – with a beautiful programme of Lessons and Carols. A Christmas ‘Letter From The Editor’, Kevin Gover: “We have spent weeks putting together a special one-hour programme of Lessons and Carols for our Internet radio station, with the spoken word delivered by many people […]

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Dec 21, 2016 Robin Hood Mayflowr
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  REVIEW: Robin Hood – the bonkers, random and hilarious 3D Pantomime at The Mayflower, Southampton. Magicians, clowns, a loosely followed fairy-tale, a dinosaur – oh and look there’s Kat and Alfie from EastEnders… it could only be Panto! This year’s festive offering from Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre is one for the record books (Oh no, […]

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Dec 19, 2016 Cinderella
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Christmas has come early for all the cast, crew and staff at the Theatre Royal in Winchester – who are celebrating record breaking sales for Cinderella. Over 17,300 tickets have been sold so far, smashing the record of 17,103 set by Snow White in 2013. Although the pantomime is nearly sold out, the Jewry Street […]

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Dec 17, 2016 winchester cathedral winter
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  … “but I think we already knew that”, says Winchester Today’s Editor. In this ‘Letter from the Editor’ special, we reflect on news ‘revealed’ today that Winchester is the best place to live in the UK. This time the news comes from ONS figures for the Halifax in their ‘Quality of Life’ survey, showing […]

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Dec 15, 2016 Fleet fire
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  (UPDATED) Emergency services from Hampshire and Surrey spent most of last night at Fleet Services on the M3 to deal with a large fire in the southbound services complex. The blaze broke out in a restaurant on the southbound side of the M3 towards Winchester. At one point the entire southbound carriageway was closed […]

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Dec 13, 2016 Austen
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  Sotheby’s in London have told Winchester Today that a letter written by Jane Austen to her sister Cassandra at the age of 25 has just sold for £150,000 – that’s almost four times the lower estimate (£40,000 – 60,000). Lot 124 as it was known today was written at the age of 25 from […]

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Dec 13, 2016 Dangerous Driving
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  Dangerous Drivers. It’s one subject you can guarantee will be featured in the newspapers every month – yet another low sentence handed down to someone who’s taken the life of an innocent passenger, pedestrian or another driver through dangerous driving. Time and time again the actual sentence is referred back to the courts. Time […]

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Dec 07, 2016 Cinderella
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  Our reviewer David Cradduck says Winchester’s production of Cinderella is faithful to its roots. REVIEW: Cinderella – Theatre Royal Winchester – 6 December 2016 (IMAGES: Ian Holder) You shall go to the Theatre Royal! Oh yes, you shall! If ever there was a theatre totally suited to panto, it has to be our very own […]

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Dec 06, 2016 Mayor of Winchester
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  The Mayor of Winchester – Cllr Jane Rutter – took time this afternoon (Tuesday 6 December) to serve up food for the homeless in the city. The smell of the curry certainly drew us in to the beautiful environment of the Christmas Tree in the High Street, and Jane told Winchester Today about why […]

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