• Author sets his goals

    A FOUR Marks author has hailed his writing career for saving his life. John Leete, a former journalist, said he only started writing books after beginning kidney dialysis treatment in 1998. The 55-year-old, who has had three books published about Britain's

  • Musical visit at Badger Farm

    MUSIC will be ringing out from Badger Farm Community Centre on Thursday, September 11 as Badger Farm Friendly Group receives a visit from Musicspace. The group, which is for older people, will be having a go at making music during their meeting, which

  • Youngsters try Ghanaian drumming

    YOUNGSTERS explored the tradition of Ghanaian drumming at the Theatre Royal, Winchester, last week. Children aged eight and above were able to let out all their pent up energy at Rob Shipster's workshop. The young drummers used their hands, sticks,

  • Bus workshops open to visitors

    WINCHESTER City Councillors visited the Friends of King Alfred Buses workshops in the city centre as a prelude to the Heritage Open Day on Sunday, September 14. They saw a few of the group's 13 vintage buses being maintained and restored and took a ride

  • Governor George national runner-up

    OUTGOING Eastleigh College student governor, George Arthur, has taken second place in the National Student Governor of the Year Award 2008. George, who studied art and design, took on this role during all three years of his course; and was shortlisted

  • Equestrian centre lands Olympic deal

    AN EQUESTRIAN centre in King's Somborne is the latest Hampshire business to benefit from the 2012 London Olympics. Hoplands Equestrian Centre will be a training centre for an Olympic equestrian team in the run up to the games in four years time. The

  • Winchester smokers stubbing out

    WINCHESTER has one of the lowest number of smokers in the South East, according to a report by South East Public Health Observatory. The city came in way below the south east average for the number of residents lighting up, and also fell below the average

  • Autumn space in the city speakers named

    THE autumn programme for the Space in the City events at The United Church in Jewry Street, Winchester, has been unveiled. Talks lasting 30 minutes will be held from 12.30pm every Wednesday in October and November, except for October 29 during half-term