Nov 28, 2018 RHCH
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  The RHCH in Winchester has been stood down after supporting a major incident at UHS in Southampton. But the extra pressure means some operations scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday) have been called off. The stand-down follows the restoration of services at Southampton General Hospital earlier in the day following a major power failure. Hampshire Hospitals […]

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Nov 23, 2018 Our latest edition
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  Review – Noël Coward’s Fallen Angels – Cheriton Players. There’s nothing like a good laugh, and the Cheriton Players are always up for that… whatever the theme. And the theme here once caused a great stir. Noël Coward’s ’Fallen Angels’ has a background of loose morals, pre-marital sex and two women contemplating adultery with […]

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Nov 22, 2018 La traviata
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  Review: La traviata- Welsh National Opera / Opera Cenedlaethol Cymru – Mayflower The Welsh National Opera never do anything by halves. Right from the off, the stage was full of people – more than 40 all at once enjoying a party. I felt so involved I wanted to go down and join in! If […]

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Nov 21, 2018 Silent
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  As part of an effort to bring new twists to an old favourite, Winchester Cathedral held its first Silent Disco on Ice last night (Tuesday 20 November). They’ll happen every Tuesday and Thursday at 7.00pm and 8.00pm (sessions last 1 hour) until Thursday 20 December. The discos give skaters control of the music so they […]

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Nov 19, 2018 RMT
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  Steve Brine has this morning described the rail chaos affecting our area as ‘totally unacceptable’ after commuters on South Western Railway were told “not to travel” after engineering works overran. No SWR trains were running this morning between Surbiton and London Waterloo, and the rail operator said services across its entire network may be cancelled, […]

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Nov 19, 2018 RMT
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  .*** update 0840 *** Monday morning travel on South Western Railway’s rail network has ground to a halt because of overrunning engineering work between Woking and London Waterloo. It led to the cancellation of nearly all trains to and from Winchester and London Waterloo beyond 0900. A knock-on effect means trains to Weymouth have […]

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Nov 14, 2018 Private Peaceful
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  REVIEW: Private Peaceful, Theatre Royal The timing of this could not be more pertinent, especially with all the events over the weekend that have captured our imagination. Everyone in the country has been focused, whether it be from events at the Cathedral – or maybe Peter Jackson’s superb film on BBC2 – or an […]

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Nov 14, 2018 detainment
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. An expert on the James Bulger case says a new film which saw its UK premiere in Winchester on Friday proves the incident remains “deeply troubling” after 25 years. David James Smith is author of ‘The Sleep of Reason’ – a book devoted to the Bulger case. He described Detainment as a “remarkable achievement” […]

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Nov 13, 2018 Private Peaceful
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  PREVIEW: Private Peaceful, Theatre Royal THIS WEEK Commemorating the end of World War One, Scamp Theatre’s award-winning production of Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful heads to Theatre Royal Winchester from today (Tuesday 13) until Saturday (17 November). The production is full of vivid detail and dramatic narrative, superbly brought to life by Andy Daniel. Private […]

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Nov 12, 2018 Cathedral
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  Winchester Cathedral was the centre of focus for the City on Sunday as hundreds of people came together to mark 100 years since the end of the Great War. The service was attended by the city’s MP Steve Brine, as well as the Mayor of Winchester Frank Pearson. (The Mayor later went on to […]

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