• City council planning decisions

    One planning application was refused by Winchester City Council this week. In South Wonston, Helene Taylor's plan was refused for a two storey side extension to existing single dwelling at 3 Long Barrow Close. All other applications were permitted

  • MP visits city theatre production

    Winchester's famous Blue Apple Theatre recently had a new production taking place at the Theatre Royal. The three-day run started on Friday January 6 and MP Steve Brine dropped backstage to meet the cast and wish them well. The new show is

  • Tributes paid to woman who died on M27

    TRIBUTES have poured in after a woman died following an incident on the M27. The 59-year-old from Fareham died yesterday. Her family have been informed and her death is not being treated as suspicious.  Police were called out after 2am

  • Case dropped against alleged 999 phone pest

    PROSECUTORS have dropped the case against an alleged phone pest who made dozens of 999 phone calls. Anthony Walters had been accused of breaking a criminal behaviour order imposed after a series of similar offences in 2018. Mr Walters, 59,

  • Winchester rack-up more than 50 points with Trojans win

    In challenging conditions, Winchester racked up eight unanswered goals with a masterclass from fly-half Josh Tolan, who contributed 26 points, writes Dai Henley.  He converted all Winchester’s tries, some taken from wide out against blustery wind

  • Primary school celebrates good Ofsted report

    A SCHOOL is celebrating its latest Ofsted report as it continues to meet a ‘good’ standard. The Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) praised Ropley Church of England Primary School for its level of pride and sense of community. Inspectors

  • Community news from Micheldever and South Wonston

    THE Dever Valley Local History Society is hosting an illustrated talk by Charles Edward Harris on the legacy of the Louisiana Purchase. The talk, titled “How the West Was Spun”, will take place in the Warren Centre at Micheldever Station at 7.30pm

  • Tributes to Hampshire cricket stalwart

    Christopher Bazalgette, a true Hampshire cricketing legend with the Hogs and Hambledon, notwithstanding 30 or more years with the XL Club, has bowled his final ball. He died, aged 84, after bravely battling a long illness, which left him bedridden

  • Bishop's Waltham community news

    A SHERLOCK Holmes musical is coming to Bishop's Waltham.  Sherlock Holmes and the Music Hall Mystery will be held at the Jubilee Hall, on January 22, at 3pm with doors open at 2.30pm. When Sherlock Holmes and his trusty assistant Doctor Watson

  • Top winter walks with the National Trust

    AS the excitement of Christmas wears off, the National Trust has put together its best winter walks in Hampshire to help people tackle the January blues. The conservation has compiled a list based on what walks are best for winter scenes, photography