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Yesterday, 09:34
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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Wed, 16:58

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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Tue, 10:30
Peter supplies local shops with his catch of the day (Photo by Alex Rivett)

After winter storms washed away its local lobster pots, the harbourside community of Emsworth rallied behind their fishermen to create a beacon of hope. Viv Micklefield finds out what today’s catch of the day holds as a result

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Mon, 15:59
Summer Steam Soiree

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

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Friday, June 24, 2016
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Treat yourself to lunch and tea with a visit to one of these fantastic Hampshire tea rooms.

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Events

Tue, 14:27

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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Mon, 15:59
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

Wed, 16:58

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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Wed, 16:11

Make this octopus with potatoes and paprkia dish the centre of your Spanish style feast

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Tue, 16:28
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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Tue, 10:33

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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Tue, 10:30
Peter supplies local shops with his catch of the day (Photo by Alex Rivett)

After winter storms washed away its local lobster pots, the harbourside community of Emsworth rallied behind their fishermen to create a beacon of hope. Viv Micklefield finds out what today’s catch of the day holds as a result

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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

Yesterday, 11:26
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What a gentleman wears below the belt in summer is causing great arguments in the van Schaick household

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Tue, 16:28
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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Thursday, June 23, 2016
Photo by Jason Allen

The only female Harbour Master on the South Coast, Wendy Stowe has recently taken over management of the Beaulieu River. Claire Pitcher meets up with her to see how she’s settled in to her new role

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
Michael first visited The Grange last year and fell in love with its character

Until recently, it looked to be curtains for opera at Northington. But now that the acclaimed counter-tenor Michael Chance is taking charge for The Grange Festival 2017, there’s an encore guaranteed writes Viv Micklefield

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Monday, June 20, 2016
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On Thursday 23 June, the British public will vote on whether they wish the UK to remain in the EU or not. Here’s how your local MP plans to vote...

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Homes and Gardens

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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Friday, May 27, 2016
St John's in Hedge End is an attractive Victorian church

Suburbia and the living is easy, says Emma Caulton on a visit to Hedge End and West End

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Good wine deserves to be put on display - and these slate wine racks have the real wow factor - even if your wine label doesn’t

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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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