Alresford rapist jailed for 15 years

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN Alresford man has been jailed for 15 years for tying down and raping a girl in one of a string of serious sexual attacks on her.

Murder investigation launched as five-year-old boy dies from Hursley car fire

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:29pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MURDER investigation has been launched into the death of a five-year-old boy in a car fire.

Wildlife charity appoints new director

Basingstoke Gazette: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

9:59am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A LEADING Hampshire wildlife charity has appointed a new director.

Historic abbey set for multi-million pound makeover

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN HISTORIC tourist attraction is about to get a multi-million pound makeover.

City centre 20mph speed limit comes into force

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL new 20mph speed limit has come into force in Winchester city centre.

Charity quiz night set to be held in Sutton Scotney

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A QUIZ night is set to be held at Victoria Hall, Sutton Scotney on the evening of Saturday, September 13, starting at 7.30pm.

Families shackled by £6m in 'problem debt'

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FAMILIES in Winchester are shackled by almost £6 million in 'problem debt' from payday loans and credit card repayments, according to a new report.

Design Day to offer expert renovation advice

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A FREE design day giving budding decorators the chance to meet local architects and makeover specialists is to be held in Winchester.

Historic Bullington Church set to be venue for craft fete

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

BULLINGTON’S annual craft fete is set to be held in the hamlet’s medieval church on Sunday, September 14 between 2pm and 5pm.

Test boreholes at Silver Hill

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

PRELIMINARY work has started on the £150million Silver Hill scheme in Winchester.

5,000 wasps found in Winchester bedroom

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

IN decades of pest control John Birkett has seen many things, but nothing like this.

Byron Avenue phone mast in Winchester removed by Orange

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:16am Monday 25th August 2014

HAMPSHIRE’s most controversial phone mast has been removed.

The Black Hole set to open in Winchester

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:31pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE fourth outlet of a unique Winchester business is set to open next month.

Yateley in Hampshire the second most desirable postcode in England, says Royal Mail

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:39am Monday 25th August 2014

ROYAL Mail has published a table of the most ''desirable'' postcode areas based on crime, jobs and health, with a seaside resort, city and village among those listed.

Charity car boot sale near Winchester postponed

Basingstoke Gazette: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

9:30am Monday 25th August 2014

AN annual charity boot sale near Winchester has been cancelled because of the poor weather.

Free workshops in Winchester and Eastleigh to help pregnant mums-to-be

Basingstoke Gazette: Evie Ottaway and Isabel Noble, both born on the 30 July 2014, making it the second time their mums gave birth on the same day. See Ross Parry copy RPYBIRTH : Two mums who became best friends when their babies were born on the same day have repeated the do

12:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

MOTHERS-TO-BE in Winchester and Eastleigh can now attend free workshops to help them stay calm and in control during labour.

Roadworks set to cause disruption on major Hampshire road

Basingstoke Gazette: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

9:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

RESURFACING work will take place on the A303 between Bullington Cross (exit for A34) and the A3093 Picket Twenty Junction, near Andover, until October.

Approval for new council houses in Winchester

Basingstoke Gazette: The New Queens Head in a previous closure in 2009

12:07pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

TWENTY-ONE affordable homes are to be built in Stanmore after planning chiefs approved plans to build on the site of the estate’s last pub.

Poor weather warning for Bank Holiday Monday

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:50pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

IT looks set to be a washout Bank Holiday with warnings of heavy rain.

Hidden garden in Old Alresford to open to public for charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:24am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A SECLUDED garden in Old Alresford will open to the public to raise funds for a family charity in Winchester.

Meon Valley alpaca farm open to the public tomorrow

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:07am Saturday 23rd August 2014

AN ALPACA farm in the Meon Valley near Droxford is to open its doors tomorrow for one day only.

School children to learn the importance of a healthy heart

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

SCHOOL children in Winchester are to be given a lesson in the importance of a healthy heart.

Communications firm announces new business head

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A WINCHESTER communications agency has announced its new head of business.

Date set for Hampshire NHS Trust AGM

Basingstoke Gazette: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THIS year's Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust AGM will take place on Tuesday, September 9.

Lord-Lieutenant set to launch refurbished Cathedral learning centre

Basingstoke Gazette: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

WINCHESTER Cathedral's newly refurbished learning centre will be opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire.

Winchester students celebrate GCSE results

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THERE were smiling faces and tears as Winchester students ripped open envelopes for their GCSE results last week.

Winchester artists' work displayed at National Gallery

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

NOT every artist can boast their artwork has been exhibited at London's National Gallery alongside the great masters.

New visitors magazine launched for Winchester

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A NEW magazine has been launched in a bid to help visitors navigate the city more easily.

County-wide charity dinner hosted to help life-limited children

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

CHARITY fundraisers are set to take part in a special county-wide dinner event in a bid to help life-limited children and their families.

Winchester firefighters called to kitchen fire

Basingstoke Gazette: Two fire crews were needed to tackle a chip pan fire in Dartford.

8:37am Friday 22nd August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called out when some pasta had been left on an oven for too long.

Winchester couple celebrate 30 years in business

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:17pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AN INCUBATOR for hundreds of Winchester businesses has celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Police appeal after serious crash leaves four injured, including two-year-old child

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:41pm Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a serious crash on a Hampshire road yesterday, which injured four people including a two-year-old child.

Road near Winchester closed to recover combine harvester

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:11pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A BUSY road near Winchester has had to shut today to recover a combine harvester.

Solution could be in sight for accident hot spot near Winchester

Basingstoke Gazette: Councillor probes accident tragedy after woman, 28, dies in car smash

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

IMPROVEMENT plans for an accident ‘blackspot’ at a busy Kings Worthy junction could soon be approved.

Winchester airline pilot to take on car rally for human trafficking charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A WINCHESTER airline pilot has swopped his plane for a Mini as he embarks on a European car rally for charity.

Winchester community group secures funding for fitness classes

Basingstoke Gazette: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

11:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

A WINCHESTER community group has received funding to host outdoor fitness sessions.

Winchester girl sets up travelling theatre company to tackle mental health

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

MENTAL health is a tricky one. Because sufferers rarely display telltale visual signs, as one would with a physical illness, the issue is considered much more difficult to understand and even harder to tackle.

Four people taken to hospital following Whitchurch crash

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:17am Thursday 21st August 2014

FOUR people have been taken to hospital following a serious road traffic incident yesterday.

Winchester counselling centre reports 20 per cent rise in sexual abuse cases

Basingstoke Gazette: Abuse victims are being urged not to suffer in silence

8:34am Thursday 21st August 2014

A WINCHESTER sex abuse counselling centre has reported a 20 per cent rise in demand for its services following Operation Yewtree.

Alresford man on trial at Winchester Crown Court for rape

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:08pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN ALRESFORD man tied down and raped a girl in one of a string of serious sexual attacks on her, a court has heard.

Four people being treated and Hampshire road closed both ways after serious accident

Basingstoke Gazette: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

4:54pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A BUSY Hampshire road is closed in both directions following a serious crash.

Coroner critical of police investigation into florist who ran over Winchester girlfriend

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CORONER has criticised police for failures in their investigation into how a woman was run over by her partner who was driving while over the limit.

Insurance firm launches higher apprentice scheme

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN INSURANCE company in Winchester has launched a new apprentice scheme.

GP surgeries' out-of-hours telephone service under the microscope

Basingstoke Gazette: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Winchester surgeries fared well in providing out-of-hours information, according to a new patient's group report.

Recruitment firm announces record growth

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A WINCHESTER recruitment firm has announced a record year of growth.

Winchester shop to donate unwanted outdoor gear to charities

Basingstoke Gazette: The group took a trip to Kirkby Stephen. Picture courtesy of Jason Jones at Flickr

2:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A WINCHESTER shop is appealing for unwanted outdoor clothing to donate to charitable causes.

Deadline approaching to vote for Winchester community group grants

Basingstoke Gazette: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

VOTING is soon to close for much-needed grants for community groups in Winchester.

Piglet racing coming to Winchester

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE farm is coming to Winchester next month with an event set to cause a few squeals.

Alresford school reshuffles catering contractor

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A WINCHESTER school has appointed new catering contractors to start work next term.

Winchester artist celebrates 100th birthday

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:32am Wednesday 20th August 2014

USUALLY when they put down their paintbrushes they swig tea and dunk biscuits.

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