Sep 26, 2018 Mayflower
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  New colour scheme for Grade II theatre’s 90th Anniversary Ta-dah! The Mayflower has revealed its new look after 11 weeks of work… and there’s not an inch of green in sight! Wowsers. Here it is then… the result of 11 weeks of hard work in a £7.5m makeover for the Mayflower. We’ll say it […]

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Sep 26, 2018 RHCH
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  MP Urges Support For RHCH Staff Steve Brine’s comments follow Care Quality Report “We must not sensationalise the findings” England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has called for improvements at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission. The Commission inspected three of the Trust’s services in June and July 2018 […]

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Sep 25, 2018 Dedicated
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  We’re sure you cannot have failed to noticed the sharp drop in temperatures overnight on the last two nights in the Winchester area. They dropped to around 4 degrees… and even lower elsewhere. So much so that the team at Hattingley Valley had to employ a little initiative – and stay up all night! […]

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Sep 24, 2018 708869B9-0A71-4347-954E-EF11526FD08D
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  Anyone who took part in the Winchester Half yesterday must be looking up at the clear blue sky and sunshine today – and wishing it was going to be run today instead! Our picture shows Winchester MP Steve Brine and the city’s Mayor Frank Pearson seeing off the runners at the start line in […]

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Sep 22, 2018 Goons
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  Fans of the Goons will be delighted! The radio comedy classic The Goon Show comes to life on Theatre Royal Winchester’s stage on Saturday 22 September.   In 1951 the landscape of British comedy changed dramatically when The Goon Show burst onto the airwaves of the BBC Home Service. Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Harry […]

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Sep 13, 2018 Duet For One
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  Review: Duet For One, Salisbury Playhouse How do you go on living when the thing that gave your life most meaning is suddenly ripped away from you? This is the dilemma facing Stephanie Abrahams (Belinda Lang), a hugely successful violinist whose diagnosis of multiple sclerosis has robbed her not only of her career and […]

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Sep 05, 2018 flowers
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  REVIEW: Illumination – A Festival of Flowers, Winchester Cathedral There we were, Hour 1 of Day 1, under sunshine and a clear blue sky – in the queue eagerly awaiting the doors of the Cathedral to open. As soon as we got in, we just knew we were in for a treat. The large […]

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Sep 05, 2018 IMG_3294
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  Winchester Cathedral Flower Festival is back – with Illumination: A Festival of Flowers running from today (5th September) to Saturday 9th September – with around 350 volunteers just on one exhibit alone (Scribe) all working hard to make the building look extra special. This year’s Flower Festival will feature a stunning array of flower […]

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Sep 03, 2018 Hampshire
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  Hampshire Cricket have announced that two long-term stalwarts of the club are leaving. Batsman Jimmy Adams will retire from professional cricket at the end of the 2018 season. The 37-year-old made his Hampshire debut 16 years ago and having excelled both as a player and as Club captain in that time, he has made […]

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Sep 01, 2018 World record
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  Well, here’s a first for Winchester Today – helping out in a world record attempt! We knew our leftover newspapers would come in handy one day… we just didn’t know how and when! Hampshire-based adventurer and conservationist, Holly Budge, is pictured here making preliminary work ahead of attempting to gain her third World Record […]

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