'It's a great city' - Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on Winchester's newest celebrity eatery

Hampshire Chronicle:

4:04pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

HIS restaurant name invokes connotations of warm, hearty dishes packed to the brim with earthy flavours and ingredients – all organic and as locally-sourced as one can get.

From high street busking to supporting Beyoncé

Hampshire Chronicle:

3:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A VAN, two sisters and one mission.

Director looks to the future with 'absurd' theatre

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

IT has often been argued that the theatre can be a platform for so much more than simple audience entertainment.

Winchester's Wykeham Arms still quenches the city's thirst after 250 years in business

Hampshire Chronicle:

4:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

ON opening the heavy green front door the sweet alcoholic musk in the background gives the place away.

Winchester security firm protects British business men and women around the world

Hampshire Chronicle: Dan Hooton, founder of Winchester security firm Spearfish

3:40pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

SUBURBAN Winchester is renowned for many things — eye-popping house prices, frenzied discussions about private schooling, and the mulling over of which shelf of the Aga to roast your quail on.

Employment options are limited for Hampshire's next generation

Hampshire Chronicle: Picture supplied by internaware.org.

3:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014

WHAT if you’d worked solidly for the last 40 hours with people you didn’t know in an unfamiliar office in a town far from home for nothing?

An appetite for Malta

Hampshire Chronicle: Edge of the world: the Azure Window. Copyright viewingmalta.com

5:19pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

"Malta’s story is one of survival,” says Vince Debono, a guide for the Maltese tourist board.

Winchester-based record producer spinning a new tune

Hampshire Chronicle: The shop is Judy's vision.

5:44pm Friday 25th October 2013

SAT behind a desk in an office at the back of a shop, in a quiet Winchester side street, father-of-two Mike Peden is recalling the night he played bass guitar at a little nightclub in Edinburgh.

Rerouting the Andover Road: is the tide turning?

Hampshire Chronicle: How the old Andover Road should look when transformed into "a tree-lined boulevard".

10:12am Thursday 3rd October 2013

IT’S the issue that just won’t go away.

Survivor Brian's meningitis warning

Hampshire Chronicle: Mr Orange at home with wife, D.

12:41pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

MILLIONS of families could be put in danger for decades to come unless the Government endorses a new meningitis B and septicaemia vaccine, according to the Meningitis Research Foundation.

Winchester's hidden treasures: a look inside the city's art store

Hampshire Chronicle: Aladdin's cave: inside the Bar End store.

12:20pm Saturday 17th August 2013

FROM the outside it's a dreary, bog-standard warehouse on an inconspicuous industrial estate.

Twyford man launches novel set in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Mr Gray decided to write about what he knows - music in Winchester.

3:47pm Tuesday 30th July 2013

IT'S a story of Winchester - but not quite as we know it.

Entrepreneur, bass player, family man: there's a new sheriff in town

Hampshire Chronicle: Rupert Younger: sheriff, business man, bass guitarist.

2:00pm Friday 14th June 2013

IMMENSELY powerful and often despised, as far back as a thousand years ago High Sheriffs were roaming the shires, raising taxes and acting as judge and jury in the name of the monarch.

Rockers win first Quest for the Chest

10:30am Tuesday 2nd November 2010

HEAVY rock won the day as What Is Life For were crowned the inaugural champions of Quest For The Chest.

Plenty of pirouettes for your pennies

Hampshire Chronicle: Romeo and Juliet at the Mayflower Theatre

12:36pm Thursday 21st October 2010

CLASHING swords, waving flags and finesse footwork were in full force as the English National Ballet came to Southampton.

Sri Lankan Cuisine in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Left to right: Tilly Johnston, James Swaffield and Kate Larden of Forte Tea Rooms and Tariq Salih, Haleema Salih, Ameera Salih and Shan Salih of Sri Lankan Cuisine based in Chandler's Ford

4:25pm Tuesday 19th October 2010

FOR those who think they have tried every cuisine in Winchester, here’s something new and unusual.

Slither to the 'slug for fine fare

Hampshire Chronicle: The Slug and Lettuce in The Square, Winchester

5:20pm Saturday 10th April 2010

WITH the warmer weather finally arriving it seemed the perfect time to try the new spring and summer menu at the Slug and Lettuce.

Music in the Air 2008

3:43pm Thursday 17th July 2008

The Museum of Army Flying's popular flying to music event will get a new look next year as it comes back bigger and better than ever.

University show at Theatre Royal

10:42am Wednesday 28th May 2008

STUDENTS from the University of Winchester exhibit their best pieces of work on Thursday, June 5 in a showcase titled Futures 08 at the Theatre Royal, Winchester.

Passion of Christ the challenge of a lifetime

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:17am Friday 15th February 2008

Israel Oyelumade is used to playing inspirational characters, but his latest eclipses them all, as Warwick Payne discovers

Winchester, NZ, offers a taste of the small-town Kiwi lifestyle

Hampshire Chronicle: Namesake Down Under: George Hayter and family explore Winchester, New Zealand

4:49pm Thursday 7th February 2008

George Hayter visited Winchester, New Zealand, and found it a lot smaller than its namesake on this side of the globe

Quintessential village pub has style on menu

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:04am Thursday 17th January 2008

Pub of the Month: George Hayter tries the refurbished Plough Inn, at Longparish.

Whatever the situation, you’ll always find an ivy to fit the bill

12:44pm Thursday 13th December 2007

IVY is a plant many gardeners mistrust. Ivy growing up a tree, or clinging to the walls of the house, is frowned upon by some, fearing potential damage resulting from its presence.

Berries and fruits take centre stage when autumn leaves fade

Hampshire Chronicle: Cotoneaster berries

9:43am Tuesday 6th November 2007

Andrew McIndoe shows how to bring colour to your autumn garden with berries and fruits

Home city debut for Lesley

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:40am Tuesday 6th November 2007

WINCHESTER artist, Lesley Bellchambers, is holding her first Winchester solo exhibition.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful world of birds

Hampshire Chronicle: Feeding time on the flats: oystercatchers decide that the tide has finally ebbed far enough for the feast to begin

11:36am Thursday 25th October 2007

Janice Broadbridge, from the Hampshire and IoW Wildlife Trust, encourages us to enjoy the wildlife that is all around us

Grandmother Jean’s guide to your big day

Hampshire Chronicle: Jean Francis used to organise weddings in Winchester, and has now put all the knowledge into a book on planning the perfect wedding J7963 Picture by Jon Mackintosh

5:15pm Tuesday 16th October 2007

AN Otterbourne events planner is letting the world in on her secrets by publishing a new book with everything happy couples need to know about planning their wedding.

Saint Francis does new club honours

Hampshire Chronicle: Manager, Kris Hillary, ensures the new club makes a splash on opening day,  as he is helped' in by hotel director, Gavin Elliott and Francis Benali

2:10pm Tuesday 16th October 2007

THE new £3m health club at Chilworth Manor was opened by ex-Saints legend, Francis Benali.

Flowers that come alive in the season of mellow fruitfulness

Hampshire Chronicle: Aster Sapphire

4:13pm Wednesday 3rd October 2007

Andrew McIndoe gives advice on late-flowering plants for your garden

Eaterie following in pub’s exalted footsteps

Hampshire Chronicle:

1:26pm Wednesday 26th September 2007

Warwick Payne tries out the Black Rat in Winchester, which is already causing a stir, just three months after opening

Chef is always up for challenge

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:16pm Friday 21st September 2007

Often hidden away in the kitchen, we put the spotlight on local chefs to discover the men and women under the white hat. This month it's the turn of Philip Storey, head chef at The Black Rat, in Chesil Street, WinchesterHow long have you been in the post? Since the restaurant opened in June, 2007 When did you first know you wanted to become a chef?

Homely atmosphere well worth seeking out

2:18pm Monday 17th September 2007

Louise Glyde and partner enjoyed the homely atmosphere and superb food at the award-winning Bakers Arms, Droxford

For a splash of spring colour, there’s nothing to match tulips

Hampshire Chronicle: Tulipa "Black Tulip"

12:19pm Thursday 13th September 2007

Andrew Mcindoe gives some ideas on the choice of spring bulbs

‘Show within a show’ will be a tasty bonus

Hampshire Chronicle: Looking forward to the show: Ian Nelson, of Sunnyfields Farm.

4:26pm Wednesday 5th September 2007

THIS Saturday's Romsey Show at Broadlands will be bulging at the seams with a new Show within a Show' - The Food Show at Romsey Show - and the driving force behind this is Hampshire Fare farmer Ian Nelson, of Sunnyfields Farm, on the edge of Southampton.

Create your own wildlife-friendly garden space

Hampshire Chronicle: Your garden can become a haven for wildlife if you follow some simple guidelines

4:31pm Wednesday 22nd August 2007

Peter Hutchings from the Hampshire & IoW Wildlife Trust, brings you the latest news and initiatives from the group

Treasures on canvas

Hampshire Chronicle: Kitty Fisher attributed to Francis Cotes 1726-1770 is owned by Chawton House Library

3:49pm Wednesday 15th August 2007

A new book reveals the rich variety of art held in Hampshire collections

Brewing up a Real success

Hampshire Chronicle: Malcolm Gray with some of his fine beers at his Hampshire Farmers' Market stall

11:34am Thursday 9th August 2007

Sophie Boxall, of county food group Hampshire Fare, brings you the latest local food and drink news

Cuisine or casual, it’s what you want it to be

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:49am Thursday 2nd August 2007

Louise Glyde winds down after a long day for dinner at the versatile Greens Restaurant & Bar in Wickham

Choose honeysuckle for fragrance beyond compare

Hampshire Chronicle: Lilium regale

2:47pm Wednesday 1st August 2007

Andrew McIndoe explores sweet summer scents

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Interviews with Bonnie Wright, Evanna Lynch and Matthew Lewis

3:45pm Thursday 26th July 2007

THIS IS a very big year for Potter fans.

After eight it’s black and bronze bronze

Hampshire Chronicle: Black and bronze patterned dress

10:56am Thursday 26th July 2007

WHILE the rest of us may still feel we've only just had the chance to show off our summer wardrobes, designers at Phase Eight, which is about to open a new store in Winchester High Street, have already decided what we'll be wearing this autumn and winter.

Endurance test

Hampshire Chronicle: Rosa gallica Versicolor

12:41pm Thursday 19th July 2007

Andrew McIndoe pays homage to the reliable rose

Bountiful Buddleias

Hampshire Chronicle: A Large Tortoiseshell prospects for nectar on the flowerhead of white Buddleia

4:39pm Wednesday 11th July 2007

Gardening can be just the opportunity we need to "break out" from the restrictions of everyday life.

Potty about puddings

Hampshire Chronicle: Sarah Potter of Pott's Pantry

11:49am Friday 6th July 2007

Sophie Boxall, of county food group Hampshire Fare, meets a stallholder at this Sunday's Winchester Hampshire Farmers' Market

Ready to relax in style and classic comfort?

Hampshire Chronicle: The ergonomic contours of the Lazy Chair lounger combine classic design with supreme comfort

9:48am Friday 6th July 2007

SUMMER can't quite make it's mind up whether it's coming or going but when it is time to get out in the garden and relax, will you be ready?

Summertime blues

Hampshire Chronicle: Delphinium elatum hybrid are best replaced every two or three years

12:46pm Thursday 5th July 2007

Blue is the ultimate mixer, it works with all other colours and is the magic ingredient to add to almost any planting.

Neanderthals need new skills

Hampshire Chronicle: Cookery teacher, Alex Miller, shows how

9:45am Thursday 28th June 2007

Reporter Chris Harris puts on his apron and picks up some useful new culinary skills

Corridor of Life is sculptor's vision

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:43pm Thursday 21st June 2007

MICHAEL Hevesi is a man thinking big.

Do you remember an inn?

Hampshire Chronicle:

3:47pm Wednesday 13th June 2007

Whatever happened to The Blue Boar, The Monument and The Marquis of Granby? Does anyone still remember Hampshire House, The Beehive, or The Dog and Duck? And what about The Blue Posts, The Talbot and The Good Intent?

Nursing the farming dream

Hampshire Chronicle: Hands-on farmer Sue Gotting

12:22pm Thursday 7th June 2007

Sue Gotting, a stallholder at Sunday's Winchester Hampshire Farmers' Market, talks to Sophie Boxall of food group Hampshire Fare.


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