Covering: Twyford, Colden Common, Owslebury, Compton, Otterbourne and Hursley

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

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.

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.

Hursley residents asked to test broadband speed

Hampshire Chronicle: BETTER ACCESS: Work continues to improve access to high speed broadband

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

RESIDENTS in Hursley are being asked to test the speed of their broadband.

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.

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.

Wickham station set for parking expansion

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12:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ALMOST 40 new car parking spaces are set to be built in Wickham.

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.

Post Office reopens in Colden Common

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9:38am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MODERNISED Post Office open seven days a week has reopened in Colden Common.

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.

Police hunt after dead dog found in Bishop's Waltham

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1:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE in Bishop’s Waltham are searching for information after a dead dog was found by the side of the road.

Work starts on eco-friendly street lights

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12:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

WORKS have begun to replace street lights in a parish near Winchester.

History brought to life with launch of Meon Valley aerial film

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1:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A FILM telling the story of the Meon Valley from the skies has been launched.

Four-legged friend visits school following fundraising for deaf charity

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

SCHOOL children near Winchester welcomed a canine companion into their community as part of a special presentation.

Police appeal for information following Owslebury burglary

Hampshire Chronicle: Hampshire Police are investigating

8:41am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information following a burglary near Owslebury.

Otterbourne Parish Council given over £19,000 financial boost

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11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

OTTERBOURNE Parish Council has received a much-needed financial boost from The Veolia Environmental Trust.

Schools and businesses praised at Hampshire Countryside Awards

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

AN AWARDS night celebrating Hampshire’s diverse countryside has recognised projects for their hard work.

Chandler's Ford charity gears up for fireworks bash

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10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A CHARITABLE group that boosts cash for a Chandler’s Ford school is gearing up for its biggest annual event.

Hursley cricket club secures funding from environmental grants project

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9:21am Thursday 16th October 2014

HURSLEY Cricket Club has secured a grant of £6,500 from a community fund which helps boost environmental projects.

Premier League physiotherapist opens new treatment centre

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

A CONSULTANT physiotherapist has opened a new treatment centre near Winchester.

Colden Common fundraising jumble sale to be held in aid of pre-school

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10:58am Monday 13th October 2014

A JUMBLE sale is coming to Colden Common later this month to raise money for Rainbow Playgroup.

Wickham pupils sow Saxon crops

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

A WICKHAM school has turned back time to the Saxon age by ploughing crops into the playing field.

Underground fire near Winchester

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8:45am Friday 10th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS tackled an unusual fire last night under a road in a village near Winchester.

Pupils raise the rafters in WWI commemoration service

Hampshire Chronicle:

4:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

AS children performed in front of proud parents and teachers a village near Winchester filled with the harmonious melodies from a bygone age.

Swanmore's Great War to be explored on Remembrance weekend

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3:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

AN EXHIBITION exploring Swanmore’s role in the First World War will be displayed on Remembrance weekend.

Elvis night comes to Twyford Social Club

Hampshire Chronicle:

1:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

TWYFORD Social Club is set to host an Elvis Night this evening.

Owslebury Parish Council urges residents to take care of local countryside

Hampshire Chronicle: Right to roam questioned

12:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

OWSLEBURY Parish Council is urging residents to take care of their footpaths in a bid to improve its countryside.

All Saints' Ladies Guild to host convivial evening

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11:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

THE All Saints’ Ladies’ Guild in Compton and Shawford are to host another convivial evening.

A month left to comment on new Winchester City Council wards

Hampshire Chronicle: Winchester City Council sponsors this year's Carbon Smart Business of the Year Award

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE clock is ticking for residents to help decide where the new ward boundaries should be across Winchester.

New music classes to begin for Shawford children

Hampshire Chronicle: Archie Bateson, two, is full of smiles at the Cheeky Little Monkeys music class. Picture: OX60469 Jon Lewis

3:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A NEW music class aimed at babies and young children has started at Shawford.

Twyford Waterworks Autumn rally to kick off this weekend

Hampshire Chronicle: Tour Twyford Waterworks

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE Twyford Waterworks Autumn Rally kicks off next weekend.

Twyford ski company shortlisted for international award

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A SKI company near Winchester has been shortlisted for an international award.

Colden Common seeks maintenance workers

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4:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

COLDEN Common Parish Council is looking for local maintenance workers.

Owslebury parish council to tackle students' transport problems

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2:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

PARISH councillors at Owslebury are taking action to help provide transport for the village’s college students.

Winchester father reaches out to public to fund child-finding tracker

Hampshire Chronicle:

1:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A FATHER near Winchester has developed a new tracking device aimed at keeping tabs on his children.

Owslebury residents invited to harvest service

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12:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

OWSLEBURY residents have been invited to a special service this weekend.

Colden Common Greening Group to host annual general meeting

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11:06am Monday 29th September 2014

THE Colden Common Greening Group is set to host its AGM next month.

Firefighters tackle 30 small blazes near solar farm site

Hampshire Chronicle:

8:42am Friday 26th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS tackled 30 separate fires in a Hampshire field last night.

Shells and guns at school re-enactment

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

ONLY the shrill, demented chorus of wailing shells could be heard as the monstrous anger of the guns pounded at Twyford School.

Bishop's Waltham man launches group for street food vendors

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:10am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A BISHOP’S Waltham man has created a group for street food vendors in Hampshire.

Pupils wear jeans to school to raise money for genetic disorders

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PUPILS at a Wickham school swapped their skirts and trousers for jeans to raise £250 for children with genetic disorders, including an eight-year-old classmate.

Colden Common Bowling Club celebrates final day victory

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

COLDEN Common Bowling Club has celebrated its most recent finals day victory.

Owslebury couple launch Isle of Wight sailing business

Hampshire Chronicle:

10:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A COUPLE from Owslebury have set up shop in the Isle of Wight to give an extra boost to a seaside resort.

Tickets sell fast for Hursley's war commemoration dinner

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10:01am Monday 22nd September 2014

TICKETS are selling fast for Hursley’s special wartime commemoration.

Twyford residents call for action on 'dangerous' road

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12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

RESIDENTS in Twyford are calling for a new pedestrian crossing amid claims the main road is too dangerous.

Death of boy, five, in Hursley car blaze 'needs more investigation'

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

FURTHER inquiries are being conducted into the cause of death of a five-year-old who died in a burning car.

Police appeal after antiques stolen from Bishop's Waltham home

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10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A POLICE appeal has been launched following the theft of antiques and china from a home in Bishop’s Waltham.

4,000 flock to food festival

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:12pm Friday 19th September 2014

More than 4,000 people flocked to Wickham on Sunday (Sep 14) to enjoy local produce, cookery demonstrations and live music.

Hursley calls for last minute volunteers

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1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LAST minute helpers for this year’s Hursley 10k are urged to contact the organisers.

Volunteers needed in Twyford for maintenance

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12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed in Twyford this weekend.


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