Apr 24, 2018 strike
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  The Government’s decision to award the Winchester railway franchise to South Western Railway has taken a new twist – with the news that the operator is now under formal review. Transport Minister Chris Grayling says he’s “very disappointed” with the performance of SWR over recent months and was aware local MPs has been frustrated […]

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Apr 19, 2018 communicating doors
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  REVIEW: Communicating Doors, Cheriton Players at the Village Hall (Images: Craig Robertson) Fans of the original ‘Star Trek’ series will be familiar with an episode called ‘Tomorrow is Yesterday’. This is when the Enterprise goes back to the 1960s because of a black hole and an F-104 pilot is scrambled to check out what […]

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Apr 16, 2018 fashion
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  It’s a case of best foot forward for Winchester Fashion Week which is now underway until Saturday 21st. There will be a busy schedule of catwalks, exhibitions, film screenings, talks, workshops and shopping events across the city all week. On Saturday 21st, a catwalk show and shopping evening will mark the grand finale of […]

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Apr 13, 2018 nhs
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    Hampshire Hospitals has become the first NHS Trust in the UK to adopt new state of the art technology which helps to identify a life threatening condition earlier. New diagnostic equipment means that staff can rapidly identify the cause of sepsis, which affects 260,000 people in the UK every year.  The clinical lead […]

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Apr 12, 2018 policing
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  Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is insisting that he’s providing an effective policing force in Hampshire, despite tight budgets. In a statement released to Winchester Today, Michael Lane says he’s managed to protect 160 frontline policing jobs from being cut in 2018/19, by increasing how much we pay for policing through the council tax […]

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Apr 11, 2018 austen
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  Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton has been awarded £92,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund for a Resilient Heritage Project, which will see the Museum become more sustainable and more resilient.  Running throughout 2018 and 2019, the project will focus on the promotion, protection and public enjoyment of Jane Austen’s home, and aims to improve […]

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Apr 09, 2018 chesil
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  Chesil Theatre report a huge turnout for the readthrough of Wind in the Willows (pictured) which will be the Theatre’s forthcoming summer production in the gardens of Wolvesey Palace (17-21 July). There were also good turnouts at all three of the auditions held over the weekend, with the Theatre saying there were some novel […]

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Apr 09, 2018 naomi house
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  Law firm Trethowans says it’s ending the financial year on a high after having raised more than 3-thousand pounds for Naomi House and jacksplace in Sutton Scotney. They did it through sponsored walks, bake sales and dress-down days – Naomi House says the support has been nothing short of phenomenal. (Pictured: Natasha Neal and […]

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Apr 06, 2018 willows
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  This summer, the Chesil Theatre will be returning to the stunning gardens of Wolvesey Palace, by kind permission of the Bishop of Winchester, with a spectacular open-air production of ‘The Wind In The Willows’ from 17 to 21 July… and here’s how YOU can join in. The much-loved, classic children’s storybook by Kenneth Grahame […]

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Apr 05, 2018 Gallowglass
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  REVIEW: Gallowglass, Salisbury Playhouse Helena Gomm enjoys the creepiness of an engaging psychological drama When Ruth Rendell started writing under the name Barbara Vine, it was partly to allow herself to move away from the cosiness of the Inspector Wexford crime novels into something rather more edgy and less formulaic. Thus it is that […]

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