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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Apr 19, 2017 First Group
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  Winchester’s MP Steve Brine says he’s had an excellent meeting this morning at the Houses of Parliament with representatives from FirstGroup over the new South West Rail Franchise (looking at the picture – quite possibly the best meeting ‘office’ in London? – Ed). “As promised when they were awarded the franchise last month, excellent […]

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Dec 17, 2016 winchester cathedral winter
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  … “but I think we already knew that”, says Winchester Today’s Editor. In this ‘Letter from the Editor’ special, we reflect on news ‘revealed’ today that Winchester is the best place to live in the UK. This time the news comes from ONS figures for the Halifax in their ‘Quality of Life’ survey, showing […]

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Dec 13, 2016 Dangerous Driving
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  Dangerous Drivers. It’s one subject you can guarantee will be featured in the newspapers every month – yet another low sentence handed down to someone who’s taken the life of an innocent passenger, pedestrian or another driver through dangerous driving. Time and time again the actual sentence is referred back to the courts. Time […]

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