Swanmore hosts pink charity barn dance

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2:39pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

SWANMORE will be barn dancing in pink to raise money for breast cancer research next month.

Police appeal after garage door damaged in break-in

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for information following a break-in at a communal car park in Bishop’s Waltham.

Beethoven and Brahms pieces to grace chamber music festival

Hampshire Chronicle: Music for a Summer's Evening

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

A FESTIVAL celebrating the best of chamber music is coming to Shedfield, Wickham and Bishop’s Waltham next month.

Shoppers back Bishop's Waltham in national high street competition

Hampshire Chronicle: Bishop's Waltham

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

THE results are in on a survey supporting Bishop’s Waltham’s application to become Great British High Street of the Year.

Exhibition to be held in Bishop's Waltham to explain 500 new homes plans

Hampshire Chronicle: Bishop's Waltham

11:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

BISHOP’S Waltham parish chiefs are drawing up a public information campaign to explain plans to build hundreds of houses in the town.

Bridleway to connect Bishop's Waltham to Botley

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A NEW bridleway allowing pedestrians, horse riders and cyclists to travel from Bishop’s Waltham to Botley without the danger of traffic is in the pipeline.

1,500 expected at medieval celebration in palace ruins

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

MORE than a thousand people are expected to attend a major celebration in the ruins of Bishop’s Waltham Palace next year, marking 600 years since King Henry V stayed in the town on his way to the battle of Agincourt.

Village flower and produce show in Upham

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11:02am Saturday 23rd August 2014

UPHAM is holding an autumn flower and produce show and Harvest Festival supper and dance this September.

GP surgeries' out-of-hours telephone service under the microscope

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3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Winchester surgeries fared well in providing out-of-hours information, according to a new patient's group report.

Dogs strut their stuff at Bishop's Waltham charity dog show

Hampshire Chronicle:

6:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

FROM great danes to tiny bichon frize pups – dogs all shapes and sizes strutted their stuff at a charity dog show.

Firefighters tackle tractor fire near Bishop's Waltham

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1:15pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A TRACTOR was wrecked by fire near Bishop’s Waltham this morning.

Leisure day for older citizens at Bishop's Waltham church

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1:58pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

ST Peter’s Church is putting on a leisure day for older residents of Bishop’s Waltham and Upham.

Winchester gears up for annual Ride and Stride

Hampshire Chronicle:

3:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

WINCHESTER residents are gearing up for a challenge to raise vital funds for the county’s churches.

Police launch search for two men following Bishop's Waltham burglary

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:03am Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE have launched a search for two men after a tyre shop was burgled in Bishop’s Waltham.

Four poachers snared by police

Hampshire Chronicle: The officers, keen to remain anonymous, are constantly alive to the threat from poaching.

10:29am Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE have caught four people poaching on Hampshire rivers.

Meon Valley garden opens to raise funds for hospice

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2:14pm Friday 25th July 2014

THERE will be an open garden in Swanmore next month to raise funds for a hospice.

School children take part in food event to bring extra footfall to Bishop's Waltham

Hampshire Chronicle:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SCHOOL children in Bishop’s Waltham have been creating recipes as part of an event to increase footfall in the town.

Cause of devastating fire deemed accidental

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:50pm Monday 21st July 2014

HAMPSHIRE fire investigators have today said the cause of a devastating fire in a Meon Valley business park was accidental.

Members of Bishop's Waltham Gardening Club gather for 58th year

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THERE was no putting off green-fingered residents this weekend.

Air ambulance called to crash involving two cars and bike in Curdridge

Hampshire Chronicle: IN ACTION: The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance.

10:43am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THREE people have been taken to hospital after a crash involving a cyclist.

Big boost for Bishop's Waltham charities from Co-op store scheme

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

TWO charities are each £5,000 better off following the success of a community support scheme run by The Southern Co-operative in Bishop’s Waltham.

Bishop's Waltham businesses celebrate new Independents' Day

Hampshire Chronicle:

6:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

RETAILERS in Bishop’s Waltham have been celebrating their own variation on Independence Day with a new marketing campaign in a bid to increase footfall.

South Downs National Park steps in to save Meon Valley view

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7:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

SOUTH Downs planners have stepped in to stop potentially harmful development in the Meon Valley.

Bishop's Waltham army cadets raise money for Help for Heroes charity

Hampshire Chronicle:

5:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

BISHOP’S Waltham army cadets have pressed hard to raise more than £600 for Help for Heroes.

Independents' Day in Bishop's Waltham

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:45am Tuesday 1st July 2014

LAST week the Chronicle reported that Country Market would be in Bishop’s Waltham High Street every day this week as part of the Independents’ Day celebration of locally-owned shops.

Fishmonger gives Bishop's Waltham schoolchildren demonstration

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3:30pm Monday 30th June 2014

CHILDREN put their taste buds to work as they prepare for a culinary event.

Police hunting burglars after four raids in one day in Meon Valley

3:06pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

POLICE today appealed for witnesses after three men fled the scene of a burglary in Bishop’s Waltham.

Bishop's Waltham traders to launch new campaign on July 4

Hampshire Chronicle: Bishop's Waltham traders and civic chiefs get ready to launch Totally Locally on July 4

11:57am Monday 23rd June 2014

INDEPENDENT shops in Bishop’s Waltham are launching a ‘Totally Locally’ campaign on July 4.

New tourist guides launched for Bishop's Waltham and Wickham

Hampshire Chronicle: from left to right) Heidi Isa, market towns development officer, Cllr Rob Humby, leader of Winchester City Council, and Ellen Simpson, head of tourism for Winchester City Council

5:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

A NEW set of pocket guides will be introduced to stimulate tourism in parts of Hampshire.

Business Excellence Awards winners announced

Hampshire Chronicle: The winners were announced at Friday's ceremony, in Winchester Guildhall.

10:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

A HAMPSHIRE brewery raised its glass after being named Business of the Year at this year’s Winchester Business Excellence Awards.

Two youths arrested for mugging in Bishop's Waltham

2:11pm Thursday 5th June 2014

POLICE are seeking witnesses to the mugging of a teenager in Bishop's Waltham.

Droxford marks its D-Day links with series of events

Hampshire Chronicle: DUKW amphibious vehicles come ashore at Arromanches in the days following the 6th June 1944. The D-Day museum is located at the top-right of the picture.

10:29am Wednesday 4th June 2014

FOR centuries the village of Droxford had drowsed peacefully in the Hampshire countryside.

Food experts shortlisted for Winchester Business Excellence Award

Hampshire Chronicle: Sponsoring this year's Best Winchester Food Experience is Hotel du Vin

3:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

THE finalists for the Best Winchester Food Experience Award in line with the Winchester Business Excellence Awards have been revealed.

Parish chiefs to see highly-praised affordable homes in Meon Valley

Hampshire Chronicle: Parish chiefs to see highly-praised affordable homes in Meon Valley

11:10am Friday 30th May 2014

NEW affordable homes in the Meon Valley have been named as among the best of their kind in Britain.

Road closures today for Wickham Horse Fair

Hampshire Chronicle: Showing the horses on Wickham Square

8:42am Tuesday 20th May 2014

MOTORISTS have been warned of major road closures today as an annual Hampshire horse fair gets underway.

Followers of Instagram to meet at Durley pub

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1:14pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

USERS of social media are gathering for a meeting at a Hampshire pub this Sunday.

Bishop's Waltham residents to hold murder mystery hunt for care group

Hampshire Chronicle: President Joyce Hayes hope Journal readers can help her quest for information about the early days. Photo courtesy of Jan Krömer at Flickr.

3:00pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

RESIDENTS in Bishop’s Waltham are polishing their magnifying glasses to solve a mysterious ‘murder’ which will raise funds for a care group.

Bishop's Waltham man labels supermarket "monstrosity" for defying planning permission

Hampshire Chronicle: The canopy of the Priory Service Station on Winchester Road was built 500mm taller than original plans allowed, and overshadows the garden of Mr Dennis’ family home

12:00pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

“A BIG white monstrosity.”

Hampshire technology college students enjoy their week on the slopes

Hampshire Chronicle: A team of teachers took 42 students from Wyvern Technology College to Saalbach in Austria

11:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

STUDENTS from Wyvern Technology College took to the slopes for an action-packed week.

Workshop held for Bishop's Waltham businesses to help develop window displays

Hampshire Chronicle: The course was arranged by Winchester City Council’s market towns development officer, Heidi Isa

3:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A WORKSHOP has been held to help businesses in the Winchester district develop their window displays to catch the eye of their customers.

Former sailor died of industrial disease

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9:30am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A BISHOP’S Waltham man died from industrial disease, an inquest heard.

Police hunt bag snatcher in Wickham

Hampshire Chronicle: Meet police in St Peter's next week

10:30am Wednesday 26th March 2014

POLICE are hunting a thief who stole a handbag in Wickham.

Homes on Swanmore school playing fields approved

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8:00am Sunday 9th March 2014

PLANS for 70 new homes in Swanmore have been approved by Winchester city councillors.

Thieves steal traffic light batteries in Curdridge

Hampshire Chronicle: Traffic lights have been causing problems for motorists heading north on the A49

9:58am Wednesday 5th March 2014

A HAMPSHIRE village is facing road chaos today after thieves stole the batteries for their traffic lights.

Bishop's Waltham pensioners start new ping pong club to promote health benefits

Hampshire Chronicle: (l-r): John Tunnicliffe, John Moorhouse, John Hunt and Peter Jenkins

2:00pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

BORIS Johnson called it whiff-whaff, others know it as ping pong, and some call it table tennis.

Extra car parking at Wickham and Bishop's Waltham

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4:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014

PARKING problems look set to be eased after civic chiefs agreed to extend spaces across the Winchester district.

Forty days of flooding for Hampshire village

Hampshire Chronicle: Residents in Hambledon preparing for further flood risks. Picture credit: Chris Dixon

5:10pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

IT’S BEEN forty days and forty nights of extreme flooding for the worst flood-affected village in Hampshire.

Cemetery receives £2,000 grant for new facilities

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A CEMETERY in Bishop’s Waltham has secured a grant of £2,000.

Plans for new elderly centre in Bishop's Waltham progressing

Hampshire Chronicle: An architect's impression of the centre.

3:15pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

A STATE-of-the-art facility for the elderly in Bishop’s Waltham has moved a step closer.

Bishop's Waltham's very own Mary Portas continues to receive funding

Hampshire Chronicle: Heidi Isa's role covers everything from fundraising and marketing, to setting up new business networks and raising customer service standards

9:13am Wednesday 12th February 2014

PARISH Councillors in three of Hampshire’s market towns have agreed to continue funding their own Mary Portas.


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