Construction starts at one of the country's largest solar farms, in Hampshire

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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.

Halloween and history to come alive in Winchester

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3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HALLOWEEN and history will come to life this half term at two Winchester museums.

Boost in nursery places as planners approve hotel conversion

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DEMAND for nursery places in north Winchester is set to be eased after civic chiefs approved plans to convert a hotel.

Decision delayed for 74m wind turbine in Sparsholt

Romsey Advertiser: Campaigners in Pencombe are fighting plans for a large wind turbine in the village.

1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE decision date on whether to build a 74m wind turbine at Sparsholt College has been pushed back.

Meon Valley pub named one of Britain's best for traditional food

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12:26pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A COUNTRY pub in the Meon Valley has been named one of Britain’s best for traditional food.

Annual fireworks to light up Winchester and raise money for charity

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10:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WINCHESTER Round Table has announced details of this year’s bonfire and fireworks party which will see River Park lit up once again.

Hampshire police catch 5,000 drivers using mobile phones

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9:32am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HAMPSHIRE police caught nearly 16,000 drivers using their mobile phones behind the wheel.

Inmate saved after suicide attempt at Winchester Prison

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9:34am Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN INMATE at Winchester prison was hospitalised after a suspected suicide attempt.

Winchester house could become six if application succeeds

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9:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A HOUSE in Winchester could soon become six if a planning application is successful.

Parking improvements to start at county's first 'super school'

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7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WORKS to improve parking at the county’s first ‘super school’ will start next week.

Henderson U-turn over affordable housing payment at Silver Hill

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12:51pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE developer of the Silver Hill scheme in Winchester has done a U-turn over the issue of affordable housing.

Chinese students' £17m boost to local economy

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2:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE number of Chinese students studying at a Hampshire art school has soared from a handful to nearly 500 a year in less than ten years.

Despite £30,000-a-year university costs Chinese students say they want to stay in Winchester

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2:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

WITH tuition fees and living costs of up to £30,000 for one year’s study thousands of miles from home and faced with a language barrier, what attracts so many Chinese students to Winchester?

Accidental death verdict recorded on Four Marks pensioner who died following fall

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5:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A RETIRED panel-beater died a week after falling in the kitchen of his Four Marks home, an inquest heard.

17 extra homes planned for Barton Farm

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3:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE number of new homes on Barton Farm could jump from 2,000 to 2,017 as developers plan a handful of extra houses.

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.

Care home fails second inspection

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1:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

WINCHESTER’S St Cross Grange retirement home has failed another inspection into the care it provides for the elderly who pay around £1,000 per week to live there.

Celebrity divorce lawyer to quit Winchester

Romsey Advertiser: Ayesha Vardag, divorce lawyer to the jet-drippingly rich, married Dr Stephen Bence at Winchester Cathedral on Saturday

12:03pm Monday 20th October 2014

DIVORCE lawyer to the stars Ayesha Vardag is to quit Winchester.

Unemployment falls to half the national average in Winchester

Romsey Advertiser: JobCentre move strengthens role of Ealing Hub among ex-offenders

11:44am Monday 20th October 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT in Winchester has dropped to under half of the national average, new figures reveal.

Former student hotspot gets a makeover

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11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

IT was a firm student favourite, but now a Winchester bar has had a makeover.

Village Post Office to open 66 extra hours per week

Romsey Advertiser: Sunday opening hours piloted at Darlington Post Office delivery office

8:50am Monday 20th October 2014

STOCKBRIDGE Post Office has got the stamp of approval for refurbishments and longer opening hours.

Celebrity chef meets the fans at new Winchester restaurant book signing

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2:30pm Sunday 19th October 2014

AS he furiously scribbled his name seemingly 20 times a minute he looked as though his books might be set alight with the friction between pen and paper.

MP says England must forge separate identity for union survival

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12:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

ENGLAND must forge a separate identity to Britain if the union is to survive, an MP told a Winchester lecture.

Winchester cancer survivor part of project to bring hope to sufferers

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10:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

IN 2005 Susan Gunn’s life changed forever.

'I love Winchester' - Ab Fab actress to visit city as part of cathedral appeal

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4:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

SHE is known across the globe for her sense of humour, starring film and television roles, and extensive human rights campaigns.

No home for 15ft 1870s replica of Winchester despite 25 year battle

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3:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A 25-YEAR effort to find a home for a popular model of Winchester is a “lost cause”, according to its creator.

'I can't believe how far I've come' - Chandler's Ford man nominated for Mercury Prize

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2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

How does a young lad from Chandler’s Ford end up innovating on the frontline of electronic music?

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.

Winchester church becomes base of debt help centre

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12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A WINCHESTER church has partnered with a national organisation to help people in debt.

Four-legged friend visits school following fundraising for deaf charity

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11:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

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

Fresh 'rat run' fears for Alresford residents

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9:51am Saturday 18th October 2014

ALRESFORD residents fear their roads could become rat runs after draft traffic plans were circulated around the town.

20 new jobs for £1.5m factory

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6:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

WINCHESTER building contractor Lakesmere has pledged significant investment in a new state-of-the-art production facility in Winnall.

'I've always been a fighter' - Wickham man to defy epilepsy and row Indian Ocean

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4:19pm Friday 17th October 2014

A WICKHAM man who suffered up to 20 seizures a day is about to defy the odds as he tackles one of the toughest rowing challenges in the world.

Ten things to do around Winchester this weekend - October 17-19

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3:34pm Friday 17th October 2014

1. Winchester Science Centre hosts Singles (dating not tennis) Event - Friday 

Broken down lorry causes motorway tailbacks

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8:48am Friday 17th October 2014

A BROKEN down HGV has caused severe delays for Winchester commuters.

Police appeal for information following Owslebury burglary

Romsey Advertiser: Hampshire Police are investigating

8:41am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information following a burglary near Owslebury.

Firefighters free trapped woman from her car

Romsey Advertiser: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service attending a blaze in Southampton

8:28am Friday 17th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called out in the early hours of this morning when a woman became trapped in her car.

Stanmore risks 'all-out war' over student housing row

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2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

STANMORE could face “all-out war” between residents and students as tensions brew over partying and anti-social behaviour, a petitioner warned.

School invites veteran alumni to war centenary service

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5:14pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A WINCHESTER school is inviting former pupils who served in the military to mark a World War One centenary ceremony on Remembrance Day.

Kings Walk benches removed after violence and public urination

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1:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

BENCHES have been stripped from a popular Winchester meeting place after a spate of violence and anti-social behaviour.

Winchester Churches Nightshelter to hold annual meeting

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11:22am Thursday 16th October 2014

WINCHESTER Churches Nightshelter is hosting its AGM and supporters’ evening on Wednesday (Oct 22).

Schools and businesses praised at Hampshire Countryside Awards

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10:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

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

Winchester community centre to throw 60th birthday ball

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9:03am Thursday 16th October 2014

IT has been 60 years since the final touches were made to a Winchester community centre, and now the locals are celebrating the milestone birthday.

Professor Martin Biddle to lecture in Winchester on King Canute

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7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE world’s leading expert on the archaeology of Winchester will open this year’s Hyde900 King Alfred Weekend Festival with a lecture on King Canute.

Inquest opens into death of Rachel Lee near Winchester

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4:58pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE inquest has opened into the death of a woman in a crash at Cheesefoot Head near Winchester.

Local firms air Silver Hill worries at developer's briefing

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3:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

FEARS for the impact on Winchester of a proposed Silver Hill scheme were aired at a meeting for local businesses.

VIDEO: Community memories project unveiled at site of 21 new homes

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2:57pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

IT is the project that has united a Winchester community, and now residents are celebrating after it was revealed for the first time today. 

School appoints first male deputy head

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2:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Prince’s Mead School has appointed its first male deputy head.

Winchester Local Plan up for discussion at public meeting

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1:28pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE chance to quiz Winchester’s planning supremo about the Local Plan is being offered on November 11.

Best modern design to be celebrated with Hampshire awards

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12:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE best modern design in the south Hampshire area is being celebrated.

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