WHAT has been happening in the Winchester district over the last week?

Here are five important stories that you may have missed – and they have nothing to do with coronavirus.

1. Winchester Half-Marathon is cancelled over Covid fears

The popular event that takes over the city streets has been cancelled.

To be expected? Maybe.

Read the full story here.

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2. Here is why there are doubts over the future of county council services

Concerns have been raised over the future of services in Hampshire as millions of pounds may have to be saved over the next years on top of a £210m coronavirus bill.

Click here for the full story.

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3. Winchester to join the padel tennis trend

Our city is to become a new hub for the sport which is growing rapidly across the UK.

It's different to regular tennis and suitable for a wider range of people.

Read more here.

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4. Council chiefs questioned of sum of money to replace leisure centre provider

Winchester civic chiefs have approved the change of management of their leisure centres.

but how much did it cost?

Read the story here.

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5. 'Dedicated' and long-serving principal retires after 34 years at college

Mr Jackson must have so many fond memories.

Read a tribute to him here.

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