Dec 29, 2018 Special
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After dedicating almost 45 years of his life to Hampshire’s Special Constabulary, Special Inspector Ken Avery has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours. The 72-year-old has been recognised with a British Empire Medal for services to policing and the community of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Ken says he was amazed, flabbergasted and excited […]

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Dec 21, 2018 Bulger
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  A short film which had its UK premiere at the Winchester Film Festival has been put on the shortlist for an Academy Award in the ‘Live Action Short Film’ section. ‘Detainment’ is now one of ten in its shortlisted category, and will go on to contest for a final Oscar nomination, with those nominations announced on 22nd […]

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Dec 19, 2018 Mayflower
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  The Mayflower doesn’t do pantomime by halves, and this year’s show, Dick Whittington, is no exception. And this is the big London Palladium production. Big names in a big, big production, ticking all the right boxes. You can’t get much bigger! Many people had already tweeted about how they had been hooting with laughter […]

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Dec 12, 2018 Brine
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  Winchester’s MP Steve Brine has given his full backing to the Prime Minister following notification from the Chairman of the 1922 Committee – Sir Graham Brady – that more than 48 letters had been received expressing no confidence in the leadership of Theresa May. He took to his Facebook account to make this statement: […]

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Dec 10, 2018 Peter Symonds
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  The principal of Peter Symonds college has responded to the Sutton Trust’s report on Oxbridge admissions and social mobility by saying opportunity is key. It suggested that Oxbridge ‘over recruits’ from eight schools, with Peter Symonds being one of them. The Trust suggested there is an imbalance in admissions at the cost of those […]

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Dec 06, 2018 Beauty and the Beast
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  REVIEW Beauty and The Beast – Theatre Royal Winchester, Wednesday 5th December 2019 By David Cradduck It’s panto night at Theatre Royal Winchester and despite the dark, gloomy, rainy conditions outside, all is buzzing and very much aglow with excitement and multi-coloured wands inside Winchester’s Edwardian-style, 400-seat theatre. If there’s one thing Winchester likes it’s […]

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Dec 06, 2018 BEE15BBE-4029-4D88-A40C-842986431CFE
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  Our latest edition is out now, both in print and online. The printed version is being left at various locations across the city, including the Post Office opposite the County Council. We’re also at Kings’ School, Eat Drink and Be, MailBoxes Etc, Winchester City Council, Theatre Royal and Discovery Centre. Printed copies have also […]

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Dec 03, 2018 MP
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  Winchester’s MP Steve Brine is calling for a halt to planned rail fare increases. The demand from the Rail Delivery Group would see average fares rise by 3.1% on 2 January, 2019. The rise has angered rail unions and South Western Railway commuters who’ve had to put up with a year of poor performance […]

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