Nov 22, 2019 Run
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  More than 750 have already signed up for the Santa Fun Run in Winchester as the online registration deadline looms. They will all hit the streets of Winchester on 1st December for the annual Naomi House & Jacksplace Santa Fun Run. The yearly spectacle is a firm favourite in the local hospice’s event calendar, and […]

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Nov 09, 2019 Film
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  The British Army has used Winchester as the backdrop for a powerful new film about Remembrance. The video shows a soldier from the Great War who suddenly finds himself in Winchester’s High Street – but nobody can see him. He cannot even be seen on the screen of a mobile phone as someone takes […]

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Sep 11, 2019 Gentlemen
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  Distinguished Gentlemen (and Ladies) from across Winchester are to take to the saddle once again for prostate cancer. By David Cradduck Images: David McKibbin On an annual basis globally, over one million men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. More than 300,000 men will die of the disease this year. As if that wasn’t bad […]

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Jul 05, 2019 Hat Fair
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  Images: David Cradduck Hat Fair 2019 has got off to a warm and colourful start with hundreds of schoolchildren taking part in the Hat Fair Carnival Parade. The carnival route started at The Great Hall and finished at Abbey Gardens. As you can see, there was a fabulous display of costumes made by local schools with the […]

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Jun 17, 2019 RMT
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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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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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Apr 07, 2019 Streetlights
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  This morning I fell victim to the streetlights being switched off outside Winchester Today Towers. I say victim, because that’s how I feel, as its no fault of mine that they will not be on in the early hours. I came out of the premises and genuinely thought there had been a power cut […]

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Apr 02, 2019 Push
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  Give Us a Push Picture Exclusive If you were stuck in THAT traffic jam around Winchester earlier that spread up Romsey Road and down towards the centre, you were probably wondering why? Stuck, and no way to get by. Well, it was a coach that had got stuck with a faulty transmission on Upper […]

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Mar 23, 2019 March
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  Hundreds of people left Winchester early this morning to join others at Westminster and march for a People’s Vote over Brexit. Two full buses left King Alfred’s statue early this morning, with many others travelling by car and train. The ‘Put It To The People’ march will process towards Parliament Square in Westminster, for protests […]

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Jun 21, 2018 Sarah Kendall
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  Nominated twice for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show, and Total Fringe Sell Out 2015, 2016 and 2017, Australian comic Sarah Kendall is set to tour the UK with her smash-hit Edinburgh show One-Seventeen – which a show at Winchester on 30 June at the Discovery Centre (7.30pm, tickets £14). This is a blistering […]

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