May 26, 2018 Hat Fair
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  Here are the news headlines for Winchester and beyond for Saturday May 26 2018: The Hat Fair 2018 had its Media Launch at the Theatre Royal on Friday – with the team again promising top performers from around the world. The free Outdoor Arts festival is now in its 44th year and takes place from […]

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May 22, 2018 chelsea
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  It’s 73 not out for Hillier at Chelsea! By Kevin Gover – images from Hillier Nurseries There are a few things that are almost a given at the Chelsea Flower Show… the Queen comes on the Monday, there are film and telly stars galore out in force – and Hillier gets a Gold Medal. […]

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May 18, 2018 War Horse
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  REVIEW: War Horse by the National Theatre at the Mayflower Nobody in this show needs a reviewer like me to tell them how good War Horse is. Ten years should more than adequately have done that already. This is the second UK tour which carries through until 2019. It’s apt that we’re seeing it […]

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May 08, 2018 Hillier
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  Hillier Go For Gold (Again!) By Kevin Gover, News Editor Every May, without fail, we have a blast of colour at home as our peonies bloom – you could almost set your diary to the exact day they appear. Having followed Hillier and their exploits at the Chelsea Flower Show since 1989, you could […]

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May 03, 2018 election
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  The latest from Editor Kevin Gover, who’s at the Winchester local election count: 0402: hope you have enjoyed our live updates. Off to bed! 0359: … and with Conservatives holding on to Central Meon Valley, that’s your lot! 0358: loud applause from the Conservatives as they are elected in Colden Common over Lib Dem’s […]

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May 02, 2018 officer
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  REVIEW: An Officer and a Gentleman – The Mayflower Richard Gere may not have big feet but he has big shoes to fill when it comes to playing the role of Zack Mayo, the trainee US Navy pilot in ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’. Gere made the part his own in the 1982 big […]

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May 01, 2018 rbs winchester
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  RBS Winchester has been named as one of the casualties of the decision to close 162 branches across England. Almost 800 jobs will go across the country and employees are being supported with the option to leave on a voluntary basis. Nat West is being offered as an alternative as it’s part of the […]

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May 01, 2018 hyde
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  As the 4-day dig on the latest quest to discover more of the history surrounding Hyde Abbey in Winchester came to a close, the word from the dig team was that the findings had been ‘spectacular’. It looks like a fair bit of recycling had been going on. Our contact at the dig, David […]

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