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Could Hampshire have more power over its own destiny?

Daily Echo: Can a church solve they mystery of King Alfred's resting place?

8:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

IN the wake of the referendum results yesterday, jubilant Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to “change the UK for the better”.

Cyclists raise cash for hospice

Daily Echo:

10:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

A TEAM of cyclists have raised thousands of pounds for charity after completing a gruelling 90-mile ride across the county.

Town fundraisers help raise church roof repair funds

Daily Echo:

9:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

CHARITY fundraisers the Alresford Pigs have helped out the town church for its roof repairs.

Death of boy in car blaze 'needs more investigation'

Daily Echo:

5:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE EXACT cause of death of a little boy who died two weeks after he was pulled from a burning car will need more investigation, an inquest has heard.

Firefighters tackle supermarket fire

Daily Echo:

1:25pm Saturday 20th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE firefighters were this morning called to a car fire in a supermarket car park.

Thousands of pounds raised for churches

Daily Echo:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

NOTHING could stop walkers and cyclists on their mission to raise money for Hampshire churches.

Hampshire university will not cover travel costs for students housed miles away from campus

Daily Echo: University of Winchester

11:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE university which housed students in halls more than ten miles away has said it will not cover their four-figure travel costs – despite promising to cover expenses to all freshers placed off campus.

Art market returns to city

Daily Echo: Winchester's street market in Middle Brook Street

10:48am Friday 19th September 2014

WINCHESTER’S montly art and design market returns to the city tomorrow.

Woman airlifted to hospital and major delays after crash

Daily Echo: Police Road Closed Sign

8:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has been airlifted to hospital after a car accident that is causing chaos on a Hampshire road.

Winchester man rescued after becoming trapped in window

Daily Echo: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service attending a blaze in Southampton

10:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN was today rescued after getting stuck in a window of a Winchester house.

Karaoke crown is just what the doctor ordered

Daily Echo:

7:45am Monday 15th September 2014

A WINCHESTER doctor has been named Britain’s female karaoke champion – and is now heading to Sweden to fight for the world crooner’s crown.

Dig out your old footwear in aid of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Daily Echo:

11:16am Monday 15th September 2014

UNWANTED shoes, football boots, trainers and wellies are needed to help a Hampshire charity save lives.

Bells danger hampers probe into church fire

Daily Echo:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

PRECARIOUSLY hanging bells are making it too dangerous for fire investigators to complete their probe into what caused a fire that gutted an 800 year-old church.

Hampshire among top 10 retirement destinations

Daily Echo: McCarthy  Stone Retirement Living

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE is one of the top 10 places to retire to, according to a new survey.

UPDATE: Fifty people evacuated after fire at Hampshire cathedral

Daily Echo:

3:39pm Friday 12th September 2014

FIFTY people were evacuated from a Hampshire cathedral today after a fire broke out this afternoon.

Businesses attack plans for new city centre shopping development

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

DOZENS of Winchester retail businesses have broken ranks to slam the proposed Silver Hill development - warning it will destroy the historic high street.

Flood meeting postponed

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11:15am Thursday 11th September 2014

A PUBLIC meeting over flooding in the Upper Itchen valley has been postponed.

New figures show nearly one in five people are self-employed

Daily Echo: LIKE MINDS: Self-employed people share office space and support facilities during one of Colleagues on Tap’s coworking days

11:40am Tuesday 9th September 2014

ALMOST one in five workers in parts of Hampshire are their “own boss” after a self-employment boom, new figures show.

Mobile library stops saved but more jobs to go in council cuts

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

SEVENTEEN mobile library stops are to be saved from cuts – but county bosses are pressing ahead with axing paid staff at three libraries.

Bishop's Waltham boutique hosts coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer

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12:40pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE village boutique will be getting involved in a national coffee morning for charity.

County commuters set for new £210m trains boost

Daily Echo: South West Trains were among the services that were damaged

2:16pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

PLANS for £210m worth of new trains have moved forward which should improve journeys for tens of thousands of Hampshire commuters.

Victory for campaign as Government vows to tackle motorway noise

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

IT HAS taken more than a decade but finally thousands of people in Hampshire can look forward to an end of the noise nightmare that has plagued their lives.

Celebrity chefs go head to head in city

Daily Echo:

4:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A PAIR of celebrity chefs are setting up businesses within a couple of hundred yards of each other in Winchester.

Traffic chaos caused by lorry carrying classic train

Daily Echo:

4:53pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A broken down lorry carrying a historic steam train brought traffic chaos to a Hampshire market town today.

Rap star comes to Hampshire

Daily Echo:

4:08pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ONE of the Britain's most famous rappers came to Hampshire to present an award for the UK's best charity.

Winchester church celebrates its 40th anniversary

Daily Echo:

11:51am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE United Church in Winchester is marking its 40th anniversary over the weekend of September 6-7.

Boost to security at Christmas market

Daily Echo:

11:30am Monday 1st September 2014

PLANS to increase security and safety measures at one of Hampshire’s most successful Christmas markets have been drawn up.

Heritage walk around the Hamble valley

11:18am Monday 1st September 2014

A HAMBLE Valley heritage walk around the parish of Allbrook and North Boyatt will take place on September 21.

Have your say on ward boundaries

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:54am Monday 1st September 2014

RESIDENTS are being asked to help draw up the new ward boundaries for Winchester City Council.

Company director faces jail after worker crushed to death

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A COMPANY director who was illegally running a firm when a worker was crushed to death is today facing prison.

NHS workers could go on strike over pay dispute

Daily Echo: Strike threat in NHS pay dispute as 6,000 union workers are set to be balloted

12:49pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Thousands of NHS workers in Hampshire could go on strike over a pay dispute.

Artists celebrates 100th birthday

Daily Echo:

10:47am Thursday 28th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE artists has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Thousands of wasps take over bedroom

Daily Echo:

9:34am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THOUSANDS of wasps turned a spare bedroom in a Hampshire home into a giant nest.

Name chosen for new Marwell arrival

Daily Echo:

2:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A NEW arrival at a Hampshire wildlife park finally has a name.

Public are invited to Hampshire hospitals roadshow

Daily Echo:

10:36am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SERIES of roadshows will take place over the next two months to show the work being carried out by the NHS in Hampshire.

Fete's fine run comes to an end

Daily Echo:

1:56pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FOR around 20 years the sun has shone on an annual village fete near Winchester.

Murder investigation launched as boy dies after fireball horror

Daily Echo:

2:17pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

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

Severe weather warning issued for Hampshire

Daily Echo:

1:45pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

HAMPSHIRE has been issued with a severe weather warning by Met Office experts.

Two car motorway crash causing delays

Daily Echo: £7 million scheme to improve M27 and M3 revealed

11:54am Saturday 23rd August 2014

MOTORISTS are facing queues after a two-car crash on a busy Hampshire motorway.

Teenager shortlisted to become face of national ad campaign

Daily Echo:

10:20am Sunday 17th August 2014

A HAMPSHIRE teenager has been shortlisted to become the face of a national advertising campaign.

Motorway delays after car fire

Daily Echo: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service attending a blaze in Southampton

11:17am Saturday 16th August 2014

MOTORISTS face long delays after a car fire on a motorway.

Burglary prompts warnings

Daily Echo:

11:38am Friday 15th August 2014

POLICE are urging residents to secure their homes after thieves took cash and a bank card from an insecure home in School Lane, in Kings Worthy.

Sports centre's gift will keep Wickham festival-goers' feet dry

Daily Echo:

11:01am Thursday 14th August 2014

THOUSANDS of music-lovers at a Hampshire festival will enjoy James Blunt with dry feet thanks to an unusual underfoot surface.

Tributes to former head teacher who took his own life

Daily Echo:

11:50am Tuesday 12th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Hampshire primary school head teacher who took his own life.

Rural crime on the increase in Hampshire

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

4:06pm Monday 11th August 2014

RURAL crime is on the rise in Hampshire and is costing the county £1m an extra year.

Demand for Michael McIntyre tickets for Winchester Theatre Royal show jams lines and website

Daily Echo: Michael McIntyre

11:00am Monday 11th August 2014

THOUSANDS of comedy fans have today been left disappointed and frustrated in trying to buy tickets for two Michael McIntyre gigs at Winchester Theatre Royal.

Woman dies at BoomTown Fair

Daily Echo:

6:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

A WOMAN has died at a Hampshire music festival.

Hundreds of thousands spent on fly-tipping fight

Daily Echo:

11:08am Friday 8th August 2014

SOUTHAMPTON has retained its unenviable position of being the worst place in Hampshire for fly-tipping.

Crash at major motorway junction

Daily Echo:

8:53am Monday 11th August 2014

A DRIVER was seriously hurt in a crash on a major Hampshire motorway interchange.

Blow to plans to build 12,500 new homes

Daily Echo: On the way: new homes are planned in the north and west of the borough

2:42pm Thursday 7th August 2014

PLANS for a massive new town in central Hampshire have suffered a huge blow.

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