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Fri, 09:53
Wheelwrights Cottage by Neil Howard (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0) via flic.kr/p/aimUNL. Edited with addtext.com

10 of best photos of Hampshire shared on Instagram over the past week...

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Mon, 16:33
The racing is set with the backdrop of The Solent (Photo by Shaun Roster)

Our British hopefuls, Land Rover BAR, skippered by Hampshire’s Ben Ainslie are currently in third position with just two races left before the America’s Cup in 2017. Head to Portsmouth for the penultimate World Series to show your support

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Mon, 16:20
Don't miss the International Show Jumping in the main ring

The New Forest Show arrives from July 26-28 2016. Plan your day around our favourite attractions

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Mon, 16:20
The Hampshire Life app

We are thrilled to announce the release of our new Hampshire Life magazine app!

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Mon, 16:19
BoomTown Fair is one of the UK's wildest independent festivals (Photo by Jody Hartley)

Enjoy everything from wine to watersports this year in Hampshire

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Events

Tue, 14:25

Great things to do in Hampshire this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

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Monday, June 27, 2016
Summer Steam Soiree

Charlotte Tomlinson-White has scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins (Photo by Johan Persson)

Charlotte Tomlinson-White has scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month

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Friday, April 29, 2016
Anniversary tour

Charlotte Tomlinson-White has scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016
An Inspector Calls (Photo by Mark Douet)

Charlotte Tomlinson-White has scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month

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Food and Drink

Thu, 12:34
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Whether you’re looking for fine dining, pub food, a romantic meal for 2 or a taste of something from further afield, eating out in Hampshire really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Bar Manager at The Cave, James Fry, offers up a selection of fine wines and spirits to try and buy (Photo by Jason Allen)

When it comes to destinations for food lovers, Milford on Sea really punches above its weight. Viv Micklefield heads to the seaside village to find out its recipe for success

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Monday, July 11, 2016

The Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards returns for the eleventh year and the 2016 event is set to be bigger than ever. Taking place at The Elvetham Hotel in Hartley Wintney, the 2016 awards welcome more categories and provide a chance for more people to celebrate the successes with us.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016
The pigs at Greenfield Pork

In celebration of our local county food group reaching a quarter of a century, Nancy Judge chats to the producers that owe their business success to Hampshire Fare

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

There are not many places we haven’t heard of when it comes to food and drink outlets in our local area, but hidden away on the edge of the Hamble in Universal Marina, Bistro 8 has managed to slip under our radar.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Forget grey or beige in the rear-view mirror in favour of brightly saturated hues like blue, red, green or purple

Frauke Golding, owner of Hampshire Furniture, shares her ideas for the New Year.

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Monday, December 7, 2015

The countdown to Christmas has begun: if you’re planning big celebrations this festive season, now’s the time to start preparing. Hampshire Furniture’s Frauke Golding shows us a few quick and stress-free ways to get guest ready.

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Monday, December 7, 2015

As Brits, we love to spend a bit of time cooking. Whether it’s traditional cakes and bakes, or modern masterpieces, there’s nothing better than producing something delicious for your family to enjoy.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

There was once a time when the only caffeine-based choice to be made by the commuting masses was: instant or filter?

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Monday, September 21, 2015
The Old Station Tea Rooms

Under new ownership since April 2014, this delightful tea rooms near Burley has been going from strength to strength with it’s focus on serving traditional home cooked meals.

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People

Fri, 15:30
Nicola Groves (Photo: onEdition)

With London 2012 just a distant memory, all eyes are now on this year’s Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. Viv Micklefield tracked down some of the county’s elite athletes hoping to bring home a medal

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Thu, 12:52
Monday Night Football with Ed Chamberlin © Sky Sports/Andi Southam

Some of Hampshire’s best known personalities have revealed what they most love about the county. Here, we compile some quotes from our interviews over the years

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Tue, 09:36
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Chris is becoming afraid to log-on after several of his online purchase companies want to take the relationship to the next level

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Bar Manager at The Cave, James Fry, offers up a selection of fine wines and spirits to try and buy (Photo by Jason Allen)

When it comes to destinations for food lovers, Milford on Sea really punches above its weight. Viv Micklefield heads to the seaside village to find out its recipe for success

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Monday, July 11, 2016

From a phonebox in Ryde, the man behind the comedy icon Frank Spencer would call the BBC with his latest script for Some Mothers Do Av Em. Peter White caught up with writer Raymond Allen

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Homes and Gardens

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Build a home that's truly yours

You have always wanted to build your own home, but all of the television shows and how-to books make it seem like an impossible feat, or is it?

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Friday, July 8, 2016
The reclaimed curving path leads to a courtyard area

Small but perfectly formed, 42 Whitedown in Alton offers plenty of ideas to inspire small space creativity says Leigh Clapp

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Mixing it up in the kitchen with elements of country and industrial, new and old, and practical with whimsical (Julie Kaye Photography)

Emma Barcia is living and working the vintage dream, Emma Caulton visits her at home in the New Forest

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Monday, June 13, 2016
Raised beds work well on the sloping sides

Rosebie Morton of the Real Flower Company grows glorious scented roses on her farm near Hinton Ampner, Leigh Clapp visited to find out more

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Perfect for long summer nights overlooking the ocean: selection of melamine tableware and decorations from talkingtables.co.uk

The art to good interiors is always about the light – but when you live by the coast nothing underlines life by the sea more than making the most of natural light

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Walks

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Coastal views from the Solent Way on the way to Keyhaven © Steve Davison

Head to Milford on Sea this month for a long, coastal walk with great views says Steve Davison

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
From the path there is a great view of Deane House (private) where Jane met Tom LeFroy © Steve Davison

Head to the west of Basingstoke for a walk in Jane Austen country says Steve Davison

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Friday, March 18, 2016
Tranquil scene at the ponds near King John's Hill, East Worldham (Photo by Steve Davison)

This month head to East Worldham just to the east of Alton, following part of the Hangers Way and visiting Binswood says Steve Davison

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Looking east back along the Beaulieu River at Longwater Lawn © Steve Davison

Head to Ashurst for a peaceful walk in the New Forest National Park, taking in open common, woods and the Beaulieu River says Steve Davison

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Heading along the Wayfarer's Walk back to the start © Steve Davison

Head to the north-west corner of Hampshire for some fresh air and great views on the downs says Steve Davison

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