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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May 26, 2018 Hat Fair
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  Here are the news headlines for Winchester and beyond for Saturday May 26 2018: The Hat Fair 2018 had its Media Launch at the Theatre Royal on Friday – with the team again promising top performers from around the world. The free Outdoor Arts festival is now in its 44th year and takes place from […]

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May 22, 2018 chelsea
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  It’s 73 not out for Hillier at Chelsea! By Kevin Gover – images from Hillier Nurseries There are a few things that are almost a given at the Chelsea Flower Show… the Queen comes on the Monday, there are film and telly stars galore out in force – and Hillier gets a Gold Medal. […]

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Jan 18, 2018 tapestry
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  The Leader of Hampshire County Council has offered to host the Bayeux Tapestry at the Great Hall of Winchester Castle, if it is offered for display in the UK – in exchange for our Round Table. Roy Perry proposed the historic hall as a display venue, ahead of French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to […]

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Jul 20, 2017 Cadogan
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  Winchester Today has been informed that the well-known fashion retailer on The Square – Cadogan – has gone into administration. Cadogan and Co began trading more than 20 years ago – but appointed business recovery specialists Begbies Traynor as administrators on 19 July. The administrators told Winchester Today that the shop will stay open […]

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Jun 19, 2017 Level 3 Heat Alert
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  The Met Office has issued a Level 3 Heatwave Alert (the second highest alert) for our area until 0900 on Thursday 22 June.  With that in mind, here’s some advice from Hampshire County Council’s Public Health team. The trigger level for the South East is 30°c on two or more consecutive days and 16°c during […]

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Jun 09, 2017 Steve Brine
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  Steve Brine has told Winchester Today that he’s “incredibly thrilled and flattered” to have been returned as MP for Winchester for the third time in seven years: “Thank you to everyone who voted for me – I will represent the seat and everyone in it, just as I’ve done since day one.” I ask […]

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