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Basics Bank thriving with donations

Volunteers are busy after a surge of donations has left Winchester Basics Bank looking for a new location to store items. The charity, which provides…

MPs join forces to tackle A34    

Drivers will benefit from improved safety on the A34 following a debate in parliament. Steve Brine, MP for Winchester has joined a campaign with other…

Lock up your bike as thefts go up up a gear

Cyclists in Southampton are being urged to buy locks, after a surge of bike thefts. There were 54 bike thefts between September and October, according to police. Hampshire…

First winter chill hampers Hampshire transport

Commuters have faced delays on the trains today as freezing temperatures hit the region- and they have been warned to expect even more problems over…

Dame Judi Dench to speak for charity

Hollywood star Dame Judi Dench is coming to Winchester to participate in a talk for a charity that helps struggling parents. The 81-year-old actor won…

Crunch time for city’s food waste

Residents have been told to cut down on their food waste by a Winchester environmental charity. Winchester Action on Climate Change (WinACC) is hosting a…

Station riding wave of popularity

Local radio station Wave 105 is celebrating after results showed it has more listeners than any of its local rivals. Figures from Radio Joint Audience…

Ticket sales rocket for Winchester bonfire night

Tickets for Winchester’s annual fireworks night are selling quicker than ever. The event brings 21,000 people to the River Park Leisure Centre on the 5th…

Recycling centre rest on ice

Homeowners will no longer be able to dump old fridges and freezers because all of Hampshire’s waste centers are full. More than 2,500 fridges and…

Homeless shelter is asking for a helping hand

More than 50 homeless people are in “desperate need” of spoons, a Winchester charity has revealed. Trinity, the homeless organisation in Durngate Place tweeted yesterday:…