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.

Stanmore residents set to enjoy new community arts project

Romsey Advertiser:

10:25am Monday 21st July 2014

WINCHESTER residents will soon take a trip down memory lane with a community arts project set to liven up a building site.

Road works could disrupt Winchester commuters for over five months

Romsey Advertiser:

2:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

WINCHESTER commuters are set to be disrupted for over five months on one of the busiest routes into the city.

Growing concern over trees in Winchester gardens

Romsey Advertiser: Horse Chestnut trees near Winchester. Echo

10:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A REGISTER of trees in Winchester council tenants’ gardens is being drawn up following concerns about the number of mature trees.

Near-invisible safety lines outside Winchester school set to be repainted

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

NEW white lines are due to be painted outside Winnall Primary School in Winchester during the summer holidays.

Police call for witnesses for Curdridge crash

Romsey Advertiser: Hampshire Constabulary

3:12pm Friday 18th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision near Curdridge.

Winchester soldier remembered on National Army Museum's remembrance site

Romsey Advertiser:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE life of a Winchester soldier who fought during WW1 will be remembered on the National Army Musuem’s new commemorative website this week.

Police launch investigation following four Winchester burglaries

Romsey Advertiser: Hampshire Constabulary

12:14pm Friday 18th July 2014

POLICE have launched an investigation following four burglaries in Winchester.

Organisers call for volunteers for this year's Hursley 10k

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

11:34am Friday 18th July 2014

ORGANISERS of this year’s annual Hursley 10k is calling for runners, volunteers, marshals and coordinators.

King Alfred buses to return in May 2015

Romsey Advertiser: The Friends of King Alfred buses brought some of the classic vehicles back to Winchester

11:33am Friday 18th July 2014

THE Winchester-based Friends of King Alfred Buses has announced a Running Gala to return in May 2015.

No action against man arrested for alleged rape in Winchester city centre

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

10:22am Friday 18th July 2014

A WINCHESTER man who was arrested on suspicion of rape has been released without charge.

Man jailed for 14 years for attacking Winchester taxi driver

Romsey Advertiser: Winchester Crown Court.

10:09am Friday 18th July 2014

A Winchester taxi driver was attacked by his own brother with a knife in an attempted murder.

Record sales for Winchester property website

Romsey Advertiser:

9:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A WINCHESTER internet entrepreneur, who started his business from scratch, is celebrating record sales – and hitting the £1m annual turnover mark.

Ash dieback disease finally reaches Hampshire

Romsey Advertiser: UNDER THREAT: An estimated 80 million ash trees are under threat from the ash dieback fungus

7:00am Friday 18th July 2014

THE first case of ash dieback disease has been found in Hampshire.

Winchester civic chiefs to look again at affordable housing at Silver Hill

Romsey Advertiser: The current plans for Silver Hill

5:51pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs will rethink allowing a developer to scrap proving 100 affordable homes in the £150 million Silver Hill scheme.

Plans unveiled for huge new housing estate on edge of Winchester

Romsey Advertiser:

1:44pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A DEVELOPER is drawing up plans for one of the biggest housing schemes in Winchester in decades.

Flooding closes Winchester BID offices and deli

Romsey Advertiser:

2:32pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A BURST water main has closed the offices of Winchester Business Improvement District.

Winchester City Council to cut number of councillors

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

5:35pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE number of city councillors in Winchester must shrink, the Council heard.

Bid to probe scrap Hampshire's 12 councils defeated

Romsey Advertiser: Hampshire County Council leader Cllr Roy Perry

4:57pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A BID by UKIP to investigate the possibility of scrapping borough and district councils in Hampshire has today been stopped in its tracks.

Winchester charity patron opens her doors to Hampshire Fare Food event

Romsey Advertiser:

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE patron of a Winchester charity played host with her husband last week for a fundraising evening of fizz and canapés.

Hospital failed to spot how ill Winchester patient was, inquest hears

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

3:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A SENIOR doctor has publicly apologised to the family of a woman who died at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital after staff failed to spot how ill she was.

Hampshire County Council prepares to make more cuts

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE County Council is preparing to make further spending cuts, the cabinet committee is due to hear.

August start date for new 20mph Winchester city centre speed limit

Romsey Advertiser: The 20mph zone

1:52pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE new 20mph speed limit for Winchester City Centre will come into force on August 18.

Tributes paid to Winchester village parish councillor

Romsey Advertiser:

12:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a parish councillor who gave 30 years of his life to representing his community.

Alresford Town Council settles employment case

Romsey Advertiser: The ARC

2:08pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

ALRESFORD town council have agreed to pay £5,000 to settle an employment tribunal case.

Inquest hears Winchester man dies after drugs relapse

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

9:15am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A RECOVERING Winchester drug addict died of a heroin overdose after relapsing and taking cocaine and heroin, an inquest heard.

Winchester man jailed for six years for pickaxe handle attack

Romsey Advertiser: Winchester Crown Court.

3:08pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A WINCHESTER man has been jailed for six years for an unprovoked and sustained pickaxe handle attack on a man delivering a cake to his grandmother.

Army helicopter drops in to Alresford school

Romsey Advertiser:

6:17pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

IT literally was a flying visit to a Hampshire school.

Hampshire motorbike safety campaign launched

Romsey Advertiser: Wirral community noticeboard

5:41pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

MOTORISTS and bikers are urged to look out for each other this month after seven motorcyclists died on Hampshire roads in the same period last year.

Hampshire church people welcome vote on women bishops

Romsey Advertiser: The Revd Canon Tim Dakin pictured in Southampton this morning.

12:27pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

“THIS sends out a clear and joyful message”.

Mottisfont appoints new head gardener

Romsey Advertiser:

11:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

OFFICIALS at Mottisfont have appointed a new head gardener following the retirement of David Stone in June.

Children's hospice near Winchester to host special recruitment day

Romsey Advertiser: Help Your Partner Week

10:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A CHILDREN’S hospice near Winchester has announced plans to host a special recruitment day for anyone interested working as a nurse for the charity.

Civic chiefs permit fencing in South Downs National Park despite objections

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

8:36am Tuesday 15th July 2014

PLANNING chiefs have agreed permission for fencing in an area of the South Downs National Park despite objections that it would create the effect of a “patchwork quilt”.

Colden Common residents celebrate poppy growth marking WW1 centenary

Romsey Advertiser:

3:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

RESIDENTS in Colden Common have been sowing seeds aplenty in time to mark the anniversary of World War One.

Civic chiefs deny Winchester family's plans to extend St Cross home

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

2:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

A FAMILY in Winchester have been denied planning permission for their home after civic chiefs refused their plans to extend.

Winchester City Council set to spend hundreds of thousands of pounds in flood repairs

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

12:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

LAST winter’s storms and flooding are set to cost Winchester City Council hundreds of thousands of pounds in repairs to its council houses.

Delays in improvements for council tenants on Winchester estate

Romsey Advertiser: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

6:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

COUNCIL tenants living in flats on Winchester’s Winnall estate are still awaiting planned improvements to their homes to be carried out following a string of delays.

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