Boomtown organisers make final preparations for upcoming festival

Romsey Advertiser: Organisers look to increase BoomTown festival’s capacity by two-thirds

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FINAL preparations are under way for the biggest festival in the Winchester area.

Police release image of man wanted in connection with Winchester burglary

Romsey Advertiser:

9:59am Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE have released an e-fit of a man they wish to speak to following an attempted burglary in Winchester.

Alresford woman whose babies drowned in bath sentenced for heroin offences

Romsey Advertiser:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A WOMAN whose two children drowned in the bath in Alresford 15 years ago has been punished for being involved in the supply of heroin.

Keep the Winchester bus station, Chronicle online poll shows

Romsey Advertiser: Stagecoach staff up for awards

3:10pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A POLL has shown strong opposition to the loss of a bus station in the Silver Hill scheme in Winchester.

Celebrity hairdresser Guy Kremer throws party to mark 40 years in Winchester

Romsey Advertiser:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WINCHESTER hairdresser to the stars is celebrating 40 years in the city.

Bathers told not to swim alone at Compton Lock

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

PARISH councillors have been forced to take action at a lock where a nine-year-old nearly drowned after a girl reported she too thought she “was going to die”.

Dangerous cycle path to be removed in Winchester's Badger Farm

Romsey Advertiser:

4:53pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WINCHESTER resident has won his battle to remove cycle lane markings on a road near his home.

Winchester MP strives to improve late-night safety at Winchester station

Romsey Advertiser:

2:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WINCHESTER MP Steve Brine is pressing South West Trains to improve late-night safety at Winchester station.

Archaeologists return to dig at Winchester College

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

1:47pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A WINCHESTER local history society is returning to a historic site to resume an excavation.

Police launch search for two men following Bishop's Waltham burglary

Romsey Advertiser:

10:03am Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE have launched a search for two men after a tyre shop was burgled in Bishop’s Waltham.

Firefighters rescue horse from overturned box

Romsey Advertiser:

9:43am Tuesday 29th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a horsebox turned over following a road traffic collision near Winchester.

Racing evening to take place in memory of Hursley epilepsy sufferer

Romsey Advertiser:

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A RACE evening in memory of a young Hursley woman who recently died will be held this Saturday.

Winchester's Billy Elliot to tap dance in the High Street once more

Romsey Advertiser:

3:16pm Monday 28th July 2014

WINCHESTER helped launch Hampshire’s very own Billy Elliot.

Winchester vet to take part in triathlon to raise funds for Hounds for Heroes

Romsey Advertiser:

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A WINCHESTER vet is to take part in a long distance triathlon in August to raise money for military charity Hounds for Heroes.

Abbey house hosts flower festival fundraiser for mayor's charities

Romsey Advertiser:

1:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

THOUGH few have been inside the official residence of the Mayor of Winchester fewer still have seen it like this.

Civic Trust awards to be staged in Winchester in 2017

Romsey Advertiser: Business Collective's annual conference to be held at Winchester Guildhall

11:16am Monday 28th July 2014

WINCHESTER is set to host prestigious national awards in March 2017.

More than 100 cyclists take part in annual cycle ride in memory of King Alfred

Romsey Advertiser:

10:56am Monday 28th July 2014

MORE THAN 120 people took part in the annual Wantage to Winchester cycle ride.

Four poachers snared by police

Romsey Advertiser: The officers, keen to remain anonymous, are constantly alive to the threat from poaching.

10:29am Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE have caught four people poaching on Hampshire rivers.

Elderly woman's house was burgled as she slept

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

9:41am Monday 28th July 2014

AN ELDERLY woman’s house was burgled as she slept in her home last week.

Winchester athletes aim to improve facilities


2:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

WINCHESTER and District Athletics Club has launched a fund-raising initiative to improve its facilities at Bar End.

Kings Worthy parish chiefs reveal results of housing consultation

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE result of public consultations for the preferred site for new homes in Kings Worthy and Headbourne Worthy has been announced.

Hampshire Police and Fire service to share headquarters

Romsey Advertiser: Mottisfont Court

11:19am Saturday 26th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S police and fire services are expected to save £600,000 each a year by sharing headquarters in the first deal of its type in the UK.

Woodland Trust seeks volunteer to inspire tree planting

Romsey Advertiser: Vandals target new Huncoat woodland

10:38am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE Woodland Trust is seeking volunteers to inspire people to create new native woods in Hampshire.

Rhea flightless bird spotted by Hampshire roadside

Romsey Advertiser: The rhea in John Cattanach's garden

9:43am Saturday 26th July 2014

A MOTORIST had a shock on a Hampshire lane when he spotted a rhea by the side of the road.

Fears of direct action against speeding motorbikes

Romsey Advertiser: Biker jailed for eight months after trying to dodge speeding ban

11:56am Friday 25th July 2014

VILLAGERS blighted by anti-social motorcycles may be driven to take direct action says a parish chief.

Lightning strike causes major disruption for South West Train passengers

Romsey Advertiser: Revised South West Trains timetable today and tomorrow

5:01pm Friday 25th July 2014

TRAIN passengers face major disruption travelling to and from London after lightning struck the tracks at Surbiton.

Stockbridge solar farm to be discussed at site

Romsey Advertiser: How the solar farms might take shape

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A PROPOSED solar farm near Kings Somborne is to be discussed next week.

Winchester school children wave goodbye to pre-school

Romsey Advertiser:

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

THERE were tears of happiness as Winchester children said their final goodbyes ahead of starting school in September.

Winchester Post Office set for refurbishment

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A WINCHESTER Post Office is set for refurbishment, and will open for 65 extra hours a week.

Bins unemptied for weeks

Romsey Advertiser:

11:49am Friday 25th July 2014

FOR at least two weeks this was the scene behind a row of businesses in Winchester City Centre.

Court date set for BoomTown drugs case

Romsey Advertiser: Ellie Rowe

10:50am Friday 25th July 2014

A man accused of supplying drugs to a teenager who died at a Winchester music festival will stand trial in September.

Alresford beer festival this Saturday

Romsey Advertiser: Mel Denton and Allan Edgerton enjoy a pint at the beer festival. Pictures: THOMAS KELSEY

4:58pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ALRESFORD Beer festival is this Saturday, from 1-11pm.

Winchester businessman urges city council for start-up grant

Romsey Advertiser:

1:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

“I DON’T need a business plan. I want to live to 100 and make a million pounds!”

Swanmore College student accepts place at leading youth brass band

Romsey Advertiser:

11:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SWANMORE College pupil has been accepted into the UK’s leading youth brass band.

TV chef celebrates his latest addition at new Winchester restaurant

Romsey Advertiser:

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has celebrated in Winchester the latest addition to his restaurant chain.

Sparsholt College celebrates Hampshire produce with food festival

Romsey Advertiser:

8:44am Thursday 24th July 2014

SOME of the county’s best chefs and food producers made their way to Sparsholt College this weekend.

Proposed Winchester housing development branded "preposterous"

Romsey Advertiser:

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PLANS for a 500-home development near Winchester have been branded “preposterous” as concerns continue to rise.

Winchester's Florian dancers stage sell-out show

Romsey Advertiser:

4:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WINCHESTER-based Florian School of Dance’s sell-out show And The Clock Struck XVII had a cast of more than 330 local children, aged five to 18 years.

School children take part in food event to bring extra footfall to Bishop's Waltham

Romsey Advertiser:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SCHOOL children in Bishop’s Waltham have been creating recipes as part of an event to increase footfall in the town.

Curdridge Country Show brings in the villagers despite the grim weather forecast

Romsey Advertiser:

11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE weather forecast may have been grim, but that wasn’t enough to stop villagers, and a special guest, from enjoying their country show.

Winchester MP Steve Brine notches up four years at Westminster

Romsey Advertiser:

6:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TIME was short and there was a babbling sea of French tourists blocking the Whitehall pavement.

Micheldever villagers celebrate annual summer fete

Romsey Advertiser:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AFTER six months of careful preparation Micheldever villagers celebrated their summer fete on Saturday (July 19).

Winchester cubs and scouts create image of Alfred on High Street

Romsey Advertiser:

11:45am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CUBS and Scouts from the 1st Winchester group put their creative talents to the test on Saturday, sculpting a two-dimensional image of King Alfred in the High Street.

Hampshire Saxon treasure on loan to Holland

Romsey Advertiser:

11:19am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ONE of Hampshire’s most important Anglo-Saxon treasures has gone on display in the Netherlands.

Alresford residents "appalled" with town council over Local Plan proposals

Romsey Advertiser:

10:29am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

RESIDENTS of Alresford say they are “appalled” with their town council over the way it has handled proposals for nearly 400 new homes.

Winchester hybrid store to host fundraiser with Twyford charity

Romsey Advertiser:

5:41pm Monday 21st July 2014

A TWYFORD charity is teaming up with a Winchester pop-up shop to host a special event this weekend.

Cause of devastating fire deemed accidental

Romsey Advertiser:

12:50pm Monday 21st July 2014

HAMPSHIRE fire investigators have today said the cause of a devastating fire in a Meon Valley business park was accidental.

Thieves strike at house with door left open

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

12:23pm Monday 21st July 2014

POLICE are investigating after a mobile phone was stolen from a house in a village near Alresford.

Members of Bishop's Waltham Gardening Club gather for 58th year

Romsey Advertiser:

12:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THERE was no putting off green-fingered residents this weekend.

New book tells story of Sparsholt Roman mosaic

Romsey Advertiser:

12:02pm Monday 21st July 2014

A NEW book recounting the discovery of one of the finest mosaics in Hampshire has been published.

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