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  The Bodyguard, The Musical – Mayflower A journey which began for Alexandra Burke in London’s West End has seen her return to the Mayflower stage as she stars in a second UK tour of The Bodyguard, playing singer Rachel Marron in this romantic thriller. Based on the 1992 film which starred Whitney Houston in […]

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May 27, 2019 EU
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  The Liberal Democrat’s message of ‘Remain’ appears to have struck home in the EU elections in Winchester, taking a 40.4% share of the European Election vote on Thursday. That’s a 23.6% increase on last time. Nigel Farage’s Brexit party took 29.1% of the share, despite the party only being in existence for six weeks. […]

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May 24, 2019 Dagenham
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Review Made in Dagenham, WMOS at The Theatre Royal, Winchester Brash and beautifully built – and I’m not referring to the Ford Cortina 1600E, a car I coveted as a young man and which makes a virtual appearance in this amazing musical. No, I reserve those words for the musical ‘Made in Dagenham’, the latest in a […]

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May 21, 2019 Hillier
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  Another Gold For Hillier at Chelsea Report and Images: Kevin Gover, except where indicated Winchester Today is delighted to announce the Hampshire gardening experts Hillier have been awarded another Gold Medal at Chelsea – their 74th in a row – and offer our congratulations. The team at Winchester Today were at the show ground […]

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May 21, 2019 Children
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  David Cradduck watches the love triangle unravel at Chesil Theatre’s ‘The Children’. Images: Javaid Akhtar Chesil Theatre’s latest production is an emotional and thought provoking three-hander by the playwright Lucy Kirkwood. Still in her mid 30s, she has already penned a string of award winning plays including ‘Tinderbox’ and the equally disturbing ‘Chimerica’, an […]

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May 16, 2019 Cathedral
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  Stunning new Cathedral Exhibitions: By Winchester Today News Editor Kevin Gover Eight years on and at last we can talk about the stunning new exhibitions at the Cathedral! Members of the press have been given a sneak preview of the new 11-million pound state-of-the-art exhibition complex at Winchester Cathedral that’s been ten years in […]

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May 16, 2019 Gatsby
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  ‘The Great Gatsby’ (Northern Ballet) The Mayflower, Southampton Elegant, Graceful, Effortless … Three words that I must use to describe Northern Ballet’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ which runs at The Mayflower until this Saturday 18th. They are not used lightly: to a ballet aficionado (and I am certainly not in that elite group) the technical […]

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May 16, 2019 Recognise
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  Do you recognise this man? Hampshire Police have asked us all to please take a look at this image. Does it remind you of someone you once knew? They have released the image as part of their enquiries to identify a man whose remains were found in a disused barn in Micheldever in December […]

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  Another week, another penny rise – with the only way apparently being up. Our photo shows just the latest 1p increase in the cost of a litre of fuel which appears to be a weekly occurrence. It comes just days after proof that the four big supermarkets increased the cost of their fuel by […]

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May 04, 2019 Lib Dems
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  Winchester’s Liberal Democrats say it was “hard work” that got the Lib Dems over the line in the 2019 Local Elections. With Friday’s counting complete in the English Local Elections, it became clear that the Conservatives had suffered their worst showing in 24 years. The Conservatives lost 1,335 seats across the country. Five of […]

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