Oct 04, 2017 Cilla
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  Helena Gomm reviews ‘Cilla – The Musical’ at the Mayflower – and finds style and beautiful voices. Images: Jono Symonds Jeff Pope’s Cilla the Musical is a stage adaptation of his three-part TV series which aired in 2014, shortly before the singer’s death. It chronicles Cilla Black’s rise to fame and her early years […]

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Oct 04, 2017 News in Brief
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  Welcome to your News in Brief for Wednesday 4 October, 2017 Winchester’s MP Steve Brine has urged both sides in the threatened rail strike over the use of guards on South Western Railway to get together and talk. He’s called on the RMT Union and South Western Railway to negotiate before it’s too late. […]

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Oct 04, 2017 SWR
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  Winchester’s MP Steve Brine is urging SWR and the RMT Union to talk with each other to try to stop industrial action in the continuing row over the use of guards on trains. Steve met with the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester to discuss what was happening between […]

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Oct 03, 2017 SWR
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  South Western Railway is barely six weeks into the rail franchise which runs through Winchester after taking over from South West Trains. However SWR already seems to be facing industrial action, with RMT members voting overwhelmingly for action in a dispute over a threat to guards. The RMT union says over 80% of members […]

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Oct 01, 2017 News in Brief
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Officers investigating an incident on the M3 last Saturday (23 September) that left both carriageways closed for the best part of 11 hours have arrested and charged a 17-year-old boy from Winchester. He faces two counts of arson with intent to endanger life in connection with incidents on the M3 on 16 and 23 September, and […]

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