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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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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