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Easter tale updated in public performance

Daily Echo: The Passion Play performed in Alresford

12:44pm Monday 21st April 2014

A CLASSIC Easter tale was given a ultra-modern twist.

Help charity while testing your brains

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12:08pm Monday 21st April 2014

HELP families in Uganda while testing your grey matter.

Technology linked to back problems in the young

Daily Echo: Laptops are among the items stolen from Southend Hospital

10:44am Monday 21st April 2014

A HAMPSHIRE clinic that specialises in spinal and sports-related injuries is warning children and teenagers against the excessive use of technology.

Firefighters rescue bird trapped in chimney

Daily Echo: The jackdaw is just one of the birds benefiting from our support

10:03am Monday 21st April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS had to rescue a bird trapped in a chimney.

DNA tests begin on bones of 'King Canute'

Daily Echo: An engraving of King Canute

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

DNA analysis of the oldest royal bones in England has begun at Winchester Cathedral.

Easter hunt is egg-cellent fun!

Daily Echo: HOP TO IT: Woody Bulstrode, 6, Mollie Rayden, 9, and Evie Bulstrode,9, run down Winchester High Street

11:09am Thursday 17th April 2014

CHILDREN enjoying the Easter break have been taking part in a city-wide hunt in Winchester.

1,500 children fail to get place at first choice primary school

Daily Echo: Uniforms are among the regular costs to pay to get your child back in the classroom.

11:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AT least 1,500 Hampshire children have failed to get a place at their first choice primary school.

Winchester gardening duo put skills to the test on TV

Daily Echo: CHALLENGE: Kate and Eleanor.

11:28am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THEY have been gardening together for decades.

Firm’s HGV drivers to get bike training

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:28am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A WASTE management specialist based in Hampshire is to train each one of its 50 tipper and grab drivers in road cycle and motorbike awareness as part of a nationally accredited scheme.

Gurkha legend at launch of new Winchester business

Daily Echo: OPPORTUNITIES: The launch at the Lali Gurans Nepalese restaurant in City Road

11:20am Monday 14th April 2014

HE represented our country for 25 years and is the only living Nepalese Gurkha recipient of the Victoria Cross.

Residents' speed curb call

Daily Echo: Temporary 40mph speed limit in place on the M50

10:30am Monday 14th April 2014

RESIDENTS in Alresford have raised concerns about speeding motorists.

Hampshire's Harry needs you to give him some colour

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:11am Monday 14th April 2014

SHARPEN your crayons – Hampshire’s newest mascot needs some colour to bring him to life.

New Military Wives choir formed in Hampshire

Daily Echo: The Military Wives Choir in action at Worthy Down Barracks

12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

THEY are the ladies bringing music to the ears of people in Hampshire.

Ready to run the marathon

Daily Echo: All set: The Virgin London Marathon gets underway tomorrow morning

6:30am Sunday 13th April 2014

THEY are getting ready for the race of their lives.

Cash boost for flood support forces

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8:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds of taxpayers’ money has been gifted to forces’ charities after the armed services stepped in to stop Hampshire towns and villages from flooding.

Firefighter jobs under threat for first time in £12m budget black hole

Daily Echo: Firefighter jobs under threat for first time in £12m budget black hole

9:56am Saturday 12th April 2014

FRONTLINE fire services in Hampshire are under threat for the first time as bosses bid to plug a £12million budget black hole, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Saints stars celebrate time in jewellers

Daily Echo: Saints players Victor Wanyama, Rickie Lambert and Steven Davis are joined by Ralph Krueger (second right), John Quayle (third right) and Neil Duckworth (left).

1:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

IT WAS a timely visit when three Saints players popped in to a Winchester jewellers.

City car park closure amid plans for housing

Daily Echo: Under threat: the Chesil Street open air car park

1:51pm Friday 11th April 2014

A CAR park in the heart of a busy city centre will be shut for three days while a technical survey is carried out.

Military band to play at Winchester Cathedral

Daily Echo: FUNDRAISER: Featuring the Band and Bugles of the Rifles

12:49pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A RARE opportunity has arisen to hear the Winchester-based Band and Bugles of the Rifles perform at Winchester Cathedral.

Green light for homes

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:08pm Thursday 10th April 2014

FOUR new homes will be built in St Cross in Winchester.

Hampshire road to be one of the nation's busiest this Easter

Daily Echo: Traffic jams threat as motoring misery returns to city road

2:16pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

ONE of Hampshire's major roads is likely to be one of the most congested in the country this Easter.

New CCTV clue in £7K card theft

Daily Echo: The second man sought in connection with the theft

12:24pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

POLICE have released a new CCTV image of a second man wanted in connection with a theft from a Winchester hotel.

Quiz and pizza

Daily Echo: Pizza

12:07pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A PIZZA quiz night is to be held at the St Luke’s Centre in Stanmore, Winchester, later this month.

Find the eggs

Daily Echo: Easter eggs

12:03pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A HOST of giant eggs have been hidden in the gardens at Hinton Ampner.

Mum 'kicked out of surgery' due to sick child making too much noise

Daily Echo: ‘HUMILIATED’: Donna Galliott and daughter Lily.

11:20am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A HAMPSHIRE mum is demanding an apology after claiming she was thrown out of a doctor’s waiting room because her daughter was crying.

Hop along on the egg trail

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:44am Monday 7th April 2014

THE free Winchester Bunny Hop is inviting children right across the district to take part in a city-wide Easter egg hunt.

Work to start on skate park

Daily Echo: BMX, scooter and skateboard competitions announced in city

9:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

WORK on a new £270,000 skate park in Winchester starts on Monday.

Spring birds on show tomorrow

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

5:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

SPRING birds can be seen in their blossoming natural habitat on a special walk in Hampshire this Sunday (April 6).

Sandbags to be removed from city

Daily Echo: Winchester City Council leader Keith Wood

10:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

MORE than 13,000 sandbags are set to start disappearing from the streets of the Winchester district, the council leader said.

Campaigners accuse council bosses of 'poisoning' residents through air pollution

Daily Echo: Green campaigners march through Winchester to protest against air pollution

4:54pm Friday 4th April 2014

GREEN campaigners have accused Hampshire council bosses of “poisoning” residents with air pollution.

Free health event next Tuesday

Daily Echo: Royal Hampshire County Hospital

3:53pm Friday 4th April 2014

HAMPSHIRE patients can learn how to slash the risks of developing a blood clot after surgery at a free open event on Tuesday (April 8).

Blind artist launches £1m court battle against GP who 'failed to spot illness'

Daily Echo: Julie Coakley has launched a £1m High Court battle against a GP she claims 'failed to spot' her meningitis

6:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A HAMPSHIRE artist left blind after a “catastrophic” bout of meningitis which nearly killed her has launched a £1m High Court battle against the GP she claims failed to spot her illness.

Asbestos a factor in father's death

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:08am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A BISHOP’S Waltham man died from industrial disease, an inquest heard.

Car fire causes delays on major road

Daily Echo: A lorry crashed into a hedge near Bodenham yesterday.

2:14pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

MOTORISTS face delays as firefighters put out a car blaze.

Motorway chaos as driver trapped in overturned car

Daily Echo: Motorway chaos as driver trapped in overturned car

9:37am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A CAR has flipped onto its roof causing traffic chaos on a Hampshire motorway.

Warning over bogus police home security calls

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

4:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

TRADING Standards officers are warning people in Hampshire of a bogus police officer making phony telephone calls enquiring about home security.

Winchester Fashion Week kicks off with a colourful start

Daily Echo: Picture by Mira Nykanen

1:52pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

THE annual Winchester fashion week kicked off with a bang today seeing some of the university’s finest showcase their work.

Traffic congestion set to hit major road

Daily Echo: St Cross Road, Winchester, is set to be congested due to waterworks

4:39pm Monday 31st March 2014

MOTORISTS are warned to expect delays on a major Hampshire road over the next 24 hours.

Final hurdle cleared for 2,000 homes scheme

Daily Echo: An artist's impression of part of the Barton Farm development

1:04pm Monday 31st March 2014

Planning chiefs have approved the finishing touches to plans for the first phase of the 2,000-home Barton Farm development near Winchester.

In the swim again after flood problems

Daily Echo: In the swim again after flood problems

11:19am Monday 31st March 2014

A CHARITY event which fell victim to the recent floods is back on the calendar.

A night of thanks for city’s flood helpers

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:47am Monday 31st March 2014

AN event is being organised to thank those who helped combat the recent floods in Winchester.

Winchester Film Festival next week

10:22am Friday 28th March 2014

THE Hunchback of Notre Dame in Winchester Cathedral, Knights of the Round Table at The Great Hall, Orson Welles classic F for Fake in an art gallery and the Ealing Comedy the Ladykillers in a High Street bank! They’re just three of the treats on offer as part of Winchester Film Festival, which runs until April 13.Established in 2010, the event aims to screen great films in atmospheric locations around the city.

School invests in life-saving equipment after 16-year-old's heart attack

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6:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

A HAMPSHIRE school has thrown its weight behind a Daily Echo campaign and invested in life-saving medical equipment after a schoolboy nearly died.

Four in court over 'sham' marriages

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:11am Thursday 27th March 2014

FOUR defendants accused of attempting to clinch a sham marriage at Winchester Register Office in February have appeared at the city’s Crown Court for the first time.

Pensioners ‘sick of living in vomitorium'

Daily Echo: The Vodka bar and nightclub in Winchester

10:10am Wednesday 26th March 2014

FED up pensioners say young people who can’t handle their drink are turning their neighbourhood into a “vomitorium”.

Gene test to predict childhood obesity

Daily Echo: PREVENTION: The test can be carried out when a child is five years old

10:13am Wednesday 26th March 2014

SCIENTISTS have developed a simple DNA blood test which they claim can predict obesity levels in children as they grow up, it has been revealed.

Homes lose water supply

Daily Echo: Southern Water pumps untreated sewage into East Worthing sea

7:56pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

HAMPSHIRE homes were without water this evening after the supply was mistakenly turned off.

Car ends up hanging from tree after crash

Daily Echo: Traffic problems on A30 near Victoria after crash and hail storm

9:30am Tuesday 25th March 2014

FIRE crews had to cut a man from his car last night after it became suspended amongst trees on the bank of a busy motorway.

Winchester firefighters stop 80ft tree going up in flames

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:19am Monday 24th March 2014

FIREFIGHTERS stopped an 80ft tree going up in flames.

Firefighters rescue baby trapped in a car at Sainsbury's

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:16am Monday 24th March 2014

A BABY had to be rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped in a car.

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