Ten things to do around Winchester this weekend - October 24-26

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:45am Friday 24th October 2014

1. Soldiers' Journey: From home to war 1914-1918 – Friday

Payouts of £98,000 for Winchester district flood victims

Hampshire Chronicle: Floods of February 2014 - Winchester

5:53pm Friday 24th October 2014

DOZENS of flood-hit Hampshire households have claimed grants from Winchester City Council.

Italian market heads for Alresford this Sunday

Hampshire Chronicle: Alresford council hears of danger to traffic posed by overgrown shrubs

4:19pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE first Italian market is coming to Alresford this Sunday.

Exhumed historic bones to be reburied at Winchester church

Hampshire Chronicle: St Bartholomew’s in Winchester

2:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

BONES exhumed from a Hampshire churchyard are to be reburied tomorrow.

Hampshire Fare confirms corporate partnership deal for 6th year running

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:57pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Southern Co-operative has renewed its corporate partnership with county food group Hampshire Fare.

New Chandler's Ford facility boosts Hampshire's manufacturing industry

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW facility at Chandler’s Ford has been refurbished indicating a growth in Hampshire manufacturing.

North Winchester Community Forum to host its first public meeting

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10:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW residents group that wants to give people a voice will hold its first public meeting next month.

New junior block sees Winchester private school intake increase by 70 per cent

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:04am Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW private junior school in Winchester will see a rise in its intake of pupils by as much as 70 per cent.

Jobs at risk as Homebase considers store closures

Hampshire Chronicle: Jobs threat with home improvement store Homebase set to shut branch

5:25pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

HUNDREDS of Hampshire jobs could be at risk after a major chain announced it was cutting a quarter of its stores.

Theatre Royal confirms job losses

Hampshire Chronicle: STANDING TEST OF TIME: The Theatre Royal, Winchester.

4:50pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WINCHESTER theatre has made redundancies in a bid to save money.

Eastleigh college holds week-long equality and diversity celebration

Hampshire Chronicle:

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CELEBRATION of equality and diversity saw more than 30 workshops in a week at an Eastleigh college.

Road closed following fire in West Tisted

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:46pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A GARAGE was destroyed after a fire in a Hampshire village this morning.

King Alfred Weekend Celebration to remember fallen soldiers of World War One

Hampshire Chronicle: Statue of King Alfred the Great in Winchester

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WINCHESTER community project is to hold a memorial for fallen soldiers of the First World War.

Hampshire health watchdog takes local views to Westminster

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1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE health watchdog has taken local views to the heart of Westminster.

Care 'redefined' after pensioner death

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WINCHESTER’S Royal Hampshire County Hospital has changed several aspects of its inpatient care after an Owslebury pensioner died of a head injury.

Housing developers labelled 'greedy' by former city councillor

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A FORMER city councillor has criticised “greedy” housing developers after civic chiefs rejected changes to new luxury homes in Winchester.

UPDATE: councillor criticises Kings Walk bench removal

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:37am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CITY councillor has criticised the removal of benches from a popular Winchester meeting place after a spate of violence and anti-social behaviour.

Carpenters kick-off Curdridge company renovating Hampshire shepherds' huts

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WHETHER made from corrugated tin, wood or reclaimed iron, these simple little elevated rooms were once home to Hampshire’s shepherds.

Pregnant mother could be evicted from Winchester home

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A PREGNANT mother could be evicted from her Winchester council flat after housing chiefs ruled that she intentionally made herself homeless.

'We're all being blamed' - students deny Stanmore 'war' claims

Hampshire Chronicle:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STUDENTS in Stanmore have rejected claims that their growing presence threatens “all-out war” with residents.

Man arrested for the murder of grandmother

Hampshire Chronicle:

5:56pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN has been arrested for the murder of Hampshire grandmother, Georgina Edmonds.

Hampshire father of Islamic State hostage dies

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:13am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Hampshire father of a journalist held hostage by militant group Islamic State has died.

Two hospitalised following Sutton Scotney smash

Hampshire Chronicle:

4:18pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWO people were taken to hospital this morning following a collision on a busy road near Winchester.

Public meeting on plans for up to 50 homes in Kings Worthy

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4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

VILLAGERS will have another chance to see plans for up to 50 new homes in Kings Worthy.

Sutton Scotney road reopened following recovery work

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3:35pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A ROAD near Winchester has reopened following a closure in both directions.

Quirky Broad Street funfair returns to Alresford

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE fairground returned to Broad Street in Alresford for one of Hampshire’s quirkiest fun fairs.

Sutton Scotney road closed in both directions

Hampshire Chronicle:

1:45pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A ROAD near Winchester has been closed in both directions for recovery work.

Winchester boy is youngest to complete Hampshire cycle ride

Hampshire Chronicle:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WINCHESTER boy is the youngest to complete a 109 km cycle ride through the New Forest.

Winchester groups scoop Community Star Awards

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THEY help others in their time of need, and now three Winchester community champions have won awards for their efforts.

Hampshire police say 46 motorists caught using mobiles in two days

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:51am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

POLICE say they have caught 46 drivers this week using their phones behind the wheel in Hampshire.

Superfast broadband coming to Hampshire villages

Hampshire Chronicle: Village near Evesham has sixth-slowest broadband in the country

11:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MORE of Hampshire will soon be getting superfast broadband.

Motorists face delays following emergency works

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10:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MOTORISTS face delays this morning following emergency works in Fair Oak.

Alresford school awarded Artsmark Gold Standard

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:05am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PERINS School has been awarded the prestigious Artsmark Gold Standard by the Arts Council England.

Construction starts at one of the country's largest solar farms, in Hampshire

Hampshire Chronicle:

4:54pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CONSTRUCTION has started at a Hampshire solar farm that will provide enough power for the equivalent of 11,000 homes.

Halloween and history to come alive in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HALLOWEEN and history will come to life this half term at two Winchester museums.

Boost in nursery places as planners approve hotel conversion

Hampshire Chronicle:

DEMAND for nursery places in north Winchester is set to be eased after civic chiefs approved plans to convert a hotel.

Decision delayed for 74m wind turbine in Sparsholt

Hampshire Chronicle: Campaigners in Pencombe are fighting plans for a large wind turbine in the village.

1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE decision date on whether to build a 74m wind turbine at Sparsholt College has been pushed back.

Communication boost for Owslebury parish

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1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

OWSLEBURY may be about to get a major boost in mobile communication.

Meon Valley pub named one of Britain's best for traditional food

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:26pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A COUNTRY pub in the Meon Valley has been named one of Britain’s best for traditional food.

Annual fireworks to light up Winchester and raise money for charity

Hampshire Chronicle: Firework Spectacular

10:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WINCHESTER Round Table has announced details of this year’s bonfire and fireworks party which will see River Park lit up once again.

Planners pass controversial homes near ancient woodland

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10:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CIVIC chiefs have approved controversial plans to build near ancient woodland in Knowle.

Hampshire police catch 5,000 drivers using mobile phones

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:32am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HAMPSHIRE police caught nearly 16,000 drivers using their mobile phones behind the wheel.

Inmate saved after suicide attempt at Winchester Prison

Hampshire Chronicle: Winchester Prison

9:34am Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN INMATE at Winchester prison was hospitalised after a suspected suicide attempt.

Winchester house could become six if application succeeds

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9:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A HOUSE in Winchester could soon become six if a planning application is successful.

Parking improvements to start at county's first 'super school'

Hampshire Chronicle:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WORKS to improve parking at the county’s first ‘super school’ will start next week.

Henderson U-turn over affordable housing payment at Silver Hill

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:51pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE developer of the Silver Hill scheme in Winchester has done a U-turn over the issue of affordable housing.

Chinese students' £17m boost to local economy

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE number of Chinese students studying at a Hampshire art school has soared from a handful to nearly 500 a year in less than ten years.

Despite £30,000-a-year university costs Chinese students say they want to stay in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

WITH tuition fees and living costs of up to £30,000 for one year’s study thousands of miles from home and faced with a language barrier, what attracts so many Chinese students to Winchester?

Accidental death verdict recorded on Four Marks pensioner who died following fall

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5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A RETIRED panel-beater died a week after falling in the kitchen of his Four Marks home, an inquest heard.

Village church saves 150-year-old organ

Hampshire Chronicle:

4:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE wardens of Owslebury church pulled out all the stops to rescue a 150-year-old vintage wooden organ from the scrapheap.





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