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  • Hampshire woman, 76, cycles over 1000 kilometres for charity

    A Winchester woman known as Jane the Bike has cycled over 1,000 kilometres in support of the charity Christian Aid. Jane Hough's odyssey took her from the source of the Danube in the Black Forest along the river to Vienna. The death of her

  • Coronation medals awarded to St John Ambulance volunteers

    Ten St John Ambulance volunteers were celebrated for their exceptional service at a medal award ceremony in Winchester. Hosted by the Hampshire County Priory Group (CPG) of the Order of St John, the event was a salute to the volunteers' invaluable

  • Princess Royal to visit Royal Logistics Corps Museum

    THE Princess Royal will be making a special visit to the Winchester area tomorrow. She will be visiting the British Armed Forces Nutrition Programme at the Royal Logistic Corps Regimental Museum in Connaught Road, Worthy Down. The Princess

  • Thoughts on major planning applications in Winchester

    Following the planning application (23/02738FUL) by Alfred Homes in December things have "gone quiet" but I have reason to believe that Alfred Homes intends to apply again (or to revise the existing application) with a new set of housing proposals

  • New book depicts Roman Winchester in 3D

    An author has released a book with 3D images of the Winchester and its people as they were in Roman times. Joseph Chittenden, who has also worked as a concept designer for Lotus and Honda, used his technical expertise to bring the city – Venta

  • Inquest opens into death of man discovered at sea

    AN inquest has opened in Winchester into the death of a man whose body was discovered at sea three years ago. The body of Cyrille Douchin, 29, of Creully sur Seulles, France, was recovered by the cruise ship Spirit of Discovery off the coast of

  • How do I keep foxes out of my garden without harming them?

    Foxes are a common point of contention for UK gardeners, with many enjoying their presence and others finding them annoying. Finding ways to safely deter foxes from a property is a common chore for people across the country with several natural

  • Lib Dems announce plan for more protection of local rivers

    THE Liberal Democrat General Election candidate for Romsey and Southampton North is calling for new protected status for local rivers, including the Test. Geoff Cooper made the comments after figures revealed that sewage was dumped 697 times into

  • Book launch about mysterious Dark Age king

    A new book about a mysterious Dark Age king will be launched at a Winchester book shop.  Cerdic, the first king of Wessex, carved out his kingdom in the sixth century from the chaos which followed the collapse of the western Roman Empire.