Jun 18, 2019 Rita
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  REVIEW: Educating Rita, Salisbury Playhouse Two worlds collide from the start in Willy Russell’s timeless two-hander Educating Rita when gobby Liverpudlian hairdresser Susan (now calling herself Rita) arrives for her first Open University tutorial. Her tutor is Frank, jaded professor, failed poet and successful alcoholic, whose cache of whisky is concealed behind the works of […]

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Jun 17, 2019 Rail
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  South Western Railway’s described this week’s five days of strike action which are due to start from tomorrow (Tuesday 18 June) as ‘cynical’. They say the RMT Union has clearly chosen to target popular events like Royal Ascot: “It’s very disappointing that despite having had dates in the diary for what we hoped would […]

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  A judge at Winchester Crown Court has jailed an ex-youth football coach who carried out a 20 year campaign of sexual abuse while working at two major English football clubs. 66-year-old Bob Higgins has been sentenced to 24 years and 3 months imprisonment for the abuse of boys. Robert ‘Bob’ Higgins was convicted on 23 […]

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Jun 06, 2019 Flying
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  Teenager takes her first solo flight while still sitting her GCSEs. (Images: Matthew Myatt) 16-year-old Elizabeth Ormston is on top of the world after flying solo while still sitting her GCSE exams at school. The teenager from Kings’ School in Winchester flew alone for 10 minutes at the Popham Airfield just 8 days after […]

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