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Plans underway for new nursery in Winchester

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:27am Monday 20th October 2014

WORKS to develop a nursery for 32 children in Hampshire have now started following months of planning.

Controversial hotel at Ageas Bowl on target to open in the Spring

Daily Echo: WORK STOPPED: On the luxury hotel at the Ageas Bowl

11:19am Monday 20th October 2014

BUILDING of a hotel at the home of Hampshire cricket remains on target.

Adrenaline junkies have an all white weekend

Daily Echo:

11:06am Monday 20th October 2014

DON’T look down....

Police and fire move closer to sharing HQ

Daily Echo: Hampshire Fire and Rescue HQ in Eastleigh.

6:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE'S fire and police services are a step closer to sharing headquarters after the Government announced a £2.6million grant.

Care home fails second inspection

Daily Echo: St Cross Grange Care Home

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

WINCHESTER'S St Cross Grange retirement home has failed another inspection into the care it provides for the elderly who pay around £1,000 per week to live there.

Firms voice fears over £150m city centre development

Daily Echo:

10:46am Thursday 16th October 2014

Business bosses have aired their fears of the impact of a new multi-million development on a city centre.

Murder trial jury sent home

Daily Echo:

4:35pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering his twin brother have been sent home.

UPDATE: Jury out in murder trial

Daily Echo:

10:38am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE jury in the murder trial of a man accused of fatally stabbing his identical twin has been sent out to consider their verdicts.

Emergency services 'fantasist' put lives at risk

Daily Echo:

9:13am Monday 13th October 2014

A FANTASIST put people’s lives at risk by speeding round Hampshire in a makeshift ambulance, a court heard.

Thousands of hospital staff to walk out on strike

Daily Echo: UNISON members stage a picket outside Belle Vue Mills, Skipton

4:00am Friday 10th October 2014

UP TO 15,000 nurses, paramedics and other medical staff in Hampshire will walk out as part of a bitter dispute over pay.

Campaigner to fight on over £150m city centre development proposals

Daily Echo:

12:19pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE leading campaigner against a major Hampshire scheme has vowed to fight on despite a legal setback.

Tributes paid to woman killed in car crash

Daily Echo:

6:40pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE family have tonight paid tribute to a woman killed in a car crash near Winchester.

UPDATED: Woman killed in road crash

Daily Echo:

11:24am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A WOMAN has died after a crash on a major Hampshire road.

UPDATED: Woman killed in crash on major Hampshire road

Daily Echo:

10:02am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A DRIVER has died after a crash on a major Hampshire road this morning.

Fines for drivers who slowed to take pictures of Hampshire crash scene

Daily Echo: zooming along: Traffic on the A34, pictured from the Botley bridge

10:17am Tuesday 7th October 2014

SCORES of motorists have been fined for taking photographs of a major lorry crash while behind the wheel.

Bosom buddies put discarded bras to good use

Daily Echo:

10:11am Tuesday 7th October 2014

FOUR Hampshire friends have teamed up to create beautiful dresses from an unusual material – bras.

Woman rushed to hospital after bus crash

Daily Echo:

3:54pm Monday 6th October 2014

A WOMAN has been airlifted to hospital after a serious crash in Hampshire.

Protest against controversial city centre development

Daily Echo:

7:14pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

MORE than 100 people were this evening demonstrating against the £150 million Silver Hill scheme in Winchester city centre.

Police officers who rescued 83-year-old from house fire nominated for bravery award

Daily Echo:

6:05pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TWO Hampshire police officers who rescued an 83-year-old woman as her house went up in flames have been nominated for the force's national bravery award.

Man arrested after lorry crash

Daily Echo:

10:13am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A MAN has been arrested after a lorry overturned and closed a Hampshire road  for 12 hours.

Credit union closes Hampshire service points

Daily Echo:

1:55pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A CREDIT union which helps steer people away from loan sharks has closed more than half of its Hampshire service points.

Consultation closes on plans to revamp Bishop's Waltham square

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:52am Thursday 2nd October 2014

CONSULTATION has closed on proposed improvements to a historic square in Bishop’s Waltham.

Residents demand pedestrian crossing to improve road safety

Daily Echo:

2:59pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

RESIDENTS in Twyford are calling for a new pedestrian crossing amid claims the main road is too dangerous.

New emergency hospital 'will provide 24-hour consultant care'

Daily Echo: The Royal Hampshire County Hospital, where Mr Webley died

11:27am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A NEW emergency hospital set to be built between Winchester and Basingstoke will provide unprecedented 24-hour consultant care, a meeting heard.

Gang of burglars strikes 14 times in four hours

Daily Echo: A burglar breaking into a home -  posed by a model

11:39am Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN “ORGANISED gang” of burglars is being hunted by police after they struck 14 times – in just four hours.

Anyone for cricket - on top of a mountain?

Daily Echo:

11:16am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WINCHESTER doctor has scaled Africa’s highest mountain to play a record-breaking cricket match at 19,000 feet.

Former Bishop of Winchester dies

Daily Echo: The Rt Rev Michael Scott-Joynt at his official residence, Wolvesey, which he will leave behind when he retires next month (May)

10:47am Monday 29th September 2014

THE former Bishop of Winchester has died aged 71.

Third time retiring for postmaster Terry

Daily Echo:

3:49pm Friday 26th September 2014

MOST people only do it once. But it is third time lucky for Terry Dunn, who is retiring for the third time in 20 years.

Schools could win kitchen equipment and a dance lesson with Diversity's Ashley Banjo

Daily Echo: Streetdancer Ashley Banjo who is trying to get people dancing on the streets of Stockton on Sunday, July 14, for a new Sky 1 programme, The Town That Danced Again.

4:04pm Thursday 25th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE schools could win £10,000 worth of kitchen equipment and a dance lesson with Diversity’s Ashley Banjo.

Fundraiser completes bold journey

Daily Echo:

12:20pm Thursday 25th September 2014

WINCHESTER man Gerry O’Keefe has completed his bold journey from London to Paris to raise money for a charity for the homeless.

Police launch appeal after man goes missing

Daily Echo:

4:22pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

POLICE are trying to find a Hampshire man who has gone missing.

Titchfield boy Oliver hopes to take first steps after surgery in the USA

Daily Echo:

11:09am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A LITTLE boy is preparing to undergo life-changing surgery that could see him defy doctors and take his first steps.

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

Daily Echo: road flood 9786.jpg

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.



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