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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May 03, 2018 election
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  The latest from Editor Kevin Gover, who’s at the Winchester local election count: 0402: hope you have enjoyed our live updates. Off to bed! 0359: … and with Conservatives holding on to Central Meon Valley, that’s your lot! 0358: loud applause from the Conservatives as they are elected in Colden Common over Lib Dem’s […]

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Sep 28, 2017 News in Brief
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  Welcome to your news in brief for Thursday 28 September 2017 Pupils from Westgate School have had the chance to see close-up the artwork they created for the hoardings around a new-build in Victoria Road. Earlier in the year the Year 10 Art students had visited the City Council’s affordable housing scheme being built […]

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Sep 14, 2017 News In Brief
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  Welcome to your news in brief for Winchester and beyond for Thursday 14 September It’s a warm welcome at last for Jane Austen who appears on the new tenner which went into circulation at midnight and is probably being spent as you read this. (Image from launch day, Bank of England) The note also […]

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Aug 23, 2017 flood
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  By News Editor Kevin Gover None of us here in the city will forget the moment the rain started to fall in Winchester in late 2013… and continued on into early 2014… and remained in the city centre, and remained – and remained… Good news then that a new flood wall is being unveiled […]

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Apr 13, 2017 IMG_1480
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  It looks like the Farmers’ Market due to take place in June on Winchester High Street is being dropped in favour of Winchester City Council’s Criterium & Cycle Fest which is taking place on the same day – with each side at odds with the other. The news came in a release initially from […]

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Jun 29, 2016 IMG_9316
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Four organisations have been hard at work in Winchester to bring fresh impetus to a project which helps homeless people in the city. Winchester BID, Winchester City Council and two local charities, Winchester Churches Nightshelter and Trinity Winchester have all worked hard to refresh the project which was in need of a facelift and marketing […]

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Apr 07, 2016 Silver Hill
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Statement received by Winchester Today from Winchester City Council: Winchester City Council notes that developer TH Real Estate has withdrawn its appeal against the judicial review decision on the 2014 Silver Hill development scheme. The Council was not party to this appeal. The appeal against the February 2015 judgement that the proposed changes to the […]

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Jan 14, 2016 silver hill developer given 25 days
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The developer behind the Silver Hill development in Winchester has been given until 9 February 2016 to come up with the necessary planning conditions – or Winchester City Council will terminate its agreement. Silver Hill Developer Given 25 days – Ultimatum ‘To Secure The Best Scheme’ A spokesman told Winchester Today that the ultimatum had […]

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Jan 05, 2016 New Winchester Leisure Centre Step Closer
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Plans for a new Winchester Leisure Centre appear to have taken a huge step forward with news that that the city council and University are to form a partnership to develop improved leisure facilities. That partnership is to explore possible options for the development of a new sports and leisure centre at Bar End in […]

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