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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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 Rail
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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 Rail
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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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