CORONAVIRUS – it has dominated the news both regionally and nationally this month.

Here is a list of five recent stories that have nothing to do with the virus that you might have missed:

1. A new vision for Winchester is being drawn up by consultants

The city council is revamping its vision for the city for the first time in nearly 15 years.

It aims to help steer the way the city evolves. Not a direct plan itself but it will help shape planning decisions.

You can read the full story here.

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2. Winchester businesses awarded for disability-friendly efforts

The Mayor of Winchester has presented certificates to the most accessible shops and businesses in central Winchester.

Click here to read more.

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3. Cheriton and Ropley pupils rock in unique visit from authors

Mayan myths and rock n’ roll came to Cheriton Primary School.

Author-illustrators of the exciting Jaguar Stones books, Pamela and Jon Voelkel, were in the UK on a promotional book tour sharing tales of kings and queens who once ruled the jungles in Mesoamerica.

Read more here.

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4. Jack, 17, shaves afro off for Naomi's House & Jacksplace

Jack Purkiss, 17, from Eastleigh, volunteered to have his afro barnet shaved off – after eight years of having the curly locks – and in return, was able to donate £600 to Naomi House & Jacksplace.

Here is the full story.

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5. Nine decades of Winchester Cathedral Record goes online

A unique research tool for historians and enthusiasts interested in the city's cathedral has been put online.

The Friends of Winchester Cathedral have published The Winchester Cathedral Record annually since1931.

The full story is here.

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