Ten things to do around Winchester on Hallowe'en weekend

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:58pm Friday 31st October 2014

Trick and treaters will be free to roam as Hallowe'en falls on the weekend this year. Here are some ghoulish goings-on, sophisticated alternatives and activities for the kids.

Cabinet minister visits Winchester

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

A LEADING government minister visited Winchester last week (Oct 24) to discuss the city’s strong labour market.

Residents beat the block as developer re-opens path

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

WINCHESTER residents have won a battle against a housing developer to have access to a footpath restored.

Tradesmen given tools for work at skills session

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

BUILDERS, plasterers and roofers have been treated to a special event for local jobseekers.

Students to be left in charge of Eastleigh hotel

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

AN EASTLEIGH hotel has agreed to hand over the reins to 70 college students for two days.

Town's last empty shop to be filled

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

PLANS to fill Bishop’s Waltham’s last empty shop are underway.

Town trader crowned high street hero

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

A VETERAN trader credited with revitalising business in Bishop’s Waltham has been crowned a ‘High Street Hero’.

Winchester school to launch Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance campaign

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Friday 31st October 2014

IT is the service that saves hundreds of lives each year, and now it wants to teach schoolchildren what to do in an emergency.

Historic Winchester church at risk of falling into disrepair

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Friday 31st October 2014

A HISTORIC Winchester church is at risk of falling into disrepair, according to a national register of threatened buildings.

'BBC on its last legs' - John Simpson tells Winchester audience

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:14am Friday 31st October 2014

VETERAN BBC newsman John Simpson told a Winchester audience the corporation is on its last legs in the wake of funding cuts.

Council boss rejects River Park fraud claim

Basingstoke Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

WINCHESTER’S civic chief has rejected accusations that the public has been “defrauded” over the management of the River Park Leisure Centre.

Work starts on £250m military base in Worthy Down

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:42pm Thursday 30th October 2014

HALF a century of Winchester’s military history ended in a crash of bricks and mortar today as work began on a state-of-the-art training complex.

Chandler's Ford star misses out on Mercury Prize

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:28pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A RISING electronic music star from Chandler's Ford has failed in his quest to win British pop's most prestigious trophy.

Purpose-built ambulances for disabled take trip to France

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THERE is nothing stopping this group of travellers after returning from a nine-day trip to France.

Winchester police station faces closure

Basingstoke Gazette: Winchester's police station, in North Walls

3:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Winchester police station could be axed as pressure on staff increases, a meeting heard.

Ropley vicars win libel damages

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MARRIED Hampshire vicars Royston Such and Tana Riviere who were falsely accused of being involved in a “love split scandal” have won undisclosed libel damages.

'Overnight success' Anna is having the last laugh

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

TWO years ago Anna Morris got the shock of her life when she became an overnight comic sensation.

Young carers' meteoric rise reaches national award nomination

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

WHEN 18-year-old Daniel Langridge became a carer to look after his grandmother, he never thought it would become a career.

Art student kicks into gear with car sponsorship

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A WINCHESTER art student has joined forces with a French car maker for her first solo show.

All smiles for graduating social entrepreneurs

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

AS budding entrepreneurs clad in their finery gathered to collect their prize, proud family members and colleagues looked on.

Meadows could open to public in major homes plan

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

UP to 200 homes could be built on fields near Wickham as part of plans to open a country park to the public.

Police sting sees nearly 200 Hampshire motorists ticketed for using mobile phones

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

NEARLY 200 drivers have been caught flouting the law as part of a police safety sting.

Thieves steal poppy seller's car

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:57pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THIEVES stole a pensioner’s car while she sold poppies in Stockbridge.

'Nightmare' parking could block ambulances for elderly residents

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

CARELESS parking could stop ambulances reaching elderly residents on a city centre street, a relative warned.

Council made errors over elderly housing on car park

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:45pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs blundered over a proposed development for the elderly on a city car park.

Volunteers dig in to winter-proof path

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

IT took four-and-a-half hours, 40 tonnes of materials and some tough graft, but now a path in Sparsholt is ready for winter thanks to handy villagers.

Winchester school's results boost after marking appeal

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A WINCHESTER school’s GCSE pass rate has increased by nearly one per cent after they appealed the results.

£1.8m countryside fund could create scores of rural jobs

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

ALMOST 80 jobs could be created in rural Hampshire if the Government grants £1.8 million in European cash for countryside economies.

Why are these dentists wearing blue lipstick?

Basingstoke Gazette:

10:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

DENTISTS at a Winchester practice have donned blue lipstick to raise awareness for mouth cancer.

Homelessness up 30 per cent in four years, says Winchester shelter

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

HOMELESSNESS across the UK has risen by nearly 30 per cent in four years, according to a Winchester shelter.

Alresford street could become 'no cold calling zone'

Basingstoke Gazette: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

8:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A NEWLY-formed residents group in Alresford wants to make their street a ‘no cold calling zone’.

Four arrested over 'terrifying' burglary conspiracy

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:30pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

POLICE have arrested four men in connection with a spate of Hampshire burglaries, including one on a home in Bishop's Waltham.

Sparsholt College hosts final open day for year 11s

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

SPARSHOLT College is hosting its final open day this year for current year 11 students.

Chandler's Ford youngsters raise £7,500 for dogs charity

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PUPILS from Thornden School, Chandler’s Ford, have raised £7,500 for Canine Partners – a charity that trains dogs to help disabled people.

John Cantlie: Meon Valley terror hostage in new propaganda film

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:24pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Islamic State (IS) have released a video featuring Meon Valley hostage John Cantlie which purportedly shows him reporting from the Syrian city of Kobani.

Pumpkin carving draws in over 1,000 people for Sutton Scotney harvest festival

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PUMPKIN carving was the name of the game as Riverford Park hosted its annual pumpkin day on Saturday.

Wartime pilot's battle for survival to be told in Stockbridge

Basingstoke Gazette: Historians seek relatives of brave Second World War fighter pilot

1:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A SPECIAL presentation of one man’s endless battle to survive is to be shown near Stockbridge.

Naked rambler loses European human rights appeal

Basingstoke Gazette: The 'Naked Rambler' is sent to jail

12:47pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The Eastleigh man known as the Naked Rambler has lost his case at the European Court of Human Rights where he claimed he had a right to be naked in public.

Medieval bones reburied in Winchester

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

MEDIEVAL bones have been reburied at a Winchester churchyard after they were exhumed nearly two years ago for research.

Winchester to become 'dementia friendly'

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

WINCHESTER is set to follow in the footsteps of other Hampshire towns to become a ‘dementia-friendly’ place.

Parking fees earn 20 per cent of council cash

Basingstoke Gazette:

9:05am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CAR parking fees generate a fifth of Winchester City Council’s revenue, new figures reveal.

Calls for new powers to tackle stray horses crisis in Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette: Officers round up stray horses

8:19am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A PROPOSED new law offers hope of tackling a “crisis” of stray horses in Hampshire, an MP says.

1,000 Hampshire County Council jobs under threat

Basingstoke Gazette: Cllr Roy Perry.

9:02am Monday 27th October 2014

ONE thousand county council jobs could be lost across Hampshire in a £100 million budget cut bombshell, it has been revealed.

Pub landlord retires 47 years on from tragic beginnings

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:03pm Monday 27th October 2014

WHEN teenager Tony Senger was considering his career options as a youngster in 1967, the last thing he wanted to do was run a pub.

VIDEO: 200 turn up for Winchester skate park official opening

Basingstoke Gazette:

4:42pm Monday 27th October 2014

THERE were whoops and hoorays as Winchester’s skate park was officially opened this afternoon.

Ab Fab star helps Winchester group raise £3,400

Basingstoke Gazette:

3:47pm Monday 27th October 2014

A GROUP that wants to raise £800,000 to restore part of Winchester Cathedral is celebrating following a visit from actress Joanna Lumley.

Hampshire Poppy Appeal launched at Alresford Watercress Line

Basingstoke Gazette:

2:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

IT was full steam ahead at the launch of this year's Hampshire Poppy Appeal which saw servicemen and women gather at the Watercress Line.

Tough mudders scramble the South Downs

Basingstoke Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

AS they crawled through mud just a few inches from cutting barbed wire tough mudders panted their way through the Winchester course.

Engineer joins Winchester firm in its bid to reduce power station emissions

Basingstoke Gazette: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

12:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

A WINCHESTER company which works to reduce power station emissions has appointed a new engineer.

Family juice bar opens in Brooks centre

Basingstoke Gazette:

11:00am Monday 27th October 2014

WHETHER apple and berries tickle your fancy or its bananas, mango and peach there’s a flavour for everyone at a new Winchester juice bar.

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