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Events

Yesterday, 16:53

We’ve scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month. Compiled by Charlotte Tomlinson-White

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Tue, 12:37

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, March 16, 2015
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T.H. Burroughs Family Butchers delightful ‘Sausage making evening’ is back at The Good Life on Wednesday 25 March and Manydown Farm Shop on Friday 27 March.

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Monday, March 9, 2015
David Gower

On Friday 15 May at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton you can hear cricket legend and former England captain David Gower in conversation with BBC South Today’s Sally Taylor MBE.

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

The charity PLANETS (Pancreas, Liver and NeuroEndrocrine Tumours), a Southampton General Hospital Charity, has been kindly given an open day at Longstock Park Water Gardens, near Stockbridge, by the John Lewis Partnership.

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Holidays

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Overlooking the magical Watergate Bay in Cornwall

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Every room onboard the Seven Seas Mariner has its own balcony

How lovely it is to be proved wrong! After years of enjoying cruising holidays, my husband and I thought that we had well and truly exhausted the concept.

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Discover Out & About

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Enjoy a day out at one of the many coastal attractions in Hampshire.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Blashford Lakes is a bustling centre for wildlife. Image: Peter Hutchings

Discover the great outdoors throughout the year with our selection of nature reserves located across Hampshire.

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Monday, March 24, 2014
A Twitcher's Haven

One of the highlights of living in Hampshire is discovering all sorts of hidden delights right on our doorstep and Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve is a shining example.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Mid-Hants Railway Watercress Line

Let off steam at this living history railway! Experience the nostalgic sights, sounds and smells of steam as you travel through 10 miles of beautiful Hampshire countryside.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Linger in Lockerley

You maybe familiar with the nearby town of Romsey, but what do you know about Lockerley?

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Places

Yesterday, 17:14

Keep everyone in the family entertained this Easter break with our list of 50 eggcellent adventures to enjoy across Hampshire

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Monday, March 9, 2015
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In 2015, the Rugby World Cup heads to England and Wales. Here’s where you can take in some Hampshire rugby in the run-up to the big tournament.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Less than two miles from central Portsmouth, the streets and esplanades of Southsea have a cool retro vibe. Packed with independent shops and eateries, a growing number of boutique B&Bs means it’s a seaside resort not just for day-trippers

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Many of the houses are in smart rows of terraced or semi-detached

What’s so special about the Uplands Estate - a quiet cul-de-sac near Southampton Common? Resident Gordon Cooper shares the story

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Fleet Pond has gone through a majestic transformation - photo by Liza Toth

Just a few years ago much of the wildlife at Fleet Pond was under serious threat of disappearing forever. Now, thanks to a £250,000 restoration grant and a wave of community support, Hampshire’s largest freshwater lake has a clear future. Viv Micklefield looks at what’s been happening there since our last visit

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Wildlife

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

With the county’s pollen loving species in decline, Kizzie Henderson from the Wildlife Trust explains how acting now can help to save our plants, flowers and most importantly, our crops for future generations to come

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
By protecting wildlife habitats, we can ensure our local species have a home for the future: Photo by Andrew Whitmarsh

With the decline of wildlife species across the UK happening at an alarming rate, Kizzie Henderson from the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust tells how we can all act now to save our natural world

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Monday, January 12, 2015
Testwood Lakes - photo by Peter Hutchings

As you turn on the tap each day to fill the kettle or settle in for a long soak in the bath, how often do you question where our water comes from? The Wildlife Trust’s Kizzie Henderson tells how, by turning off the tap, you can save Hampshire’s lakes and rivers

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The main MCZs that need our help

The Wildlife Trust works tirelessly to protect our local and well-loved species inland, but what about those out on our beloved coastline? Kizzie Henderson explains why your help is needed to preserve the shores of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Alaskan Bald Eagle - photo by Sue Heath

Hidden deep within The New Forest, Liberty’s Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre is ready to delight with its collection of stunning birds of prey

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Walks

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Our walk this month, a figure-of-eight stroll which can easily be split into two shorter walks if required, is based at historic Botley and follows parts of the Strawberry Trail - a 15-mile route that weaves its way through an area that was once well-known for the sweet, red fruits.

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Monday, January 26, 2015
Looking south across Fleet Pond © Steve Davison

Steve Davison heads to Fleet Pond in the north eastern corner of Hampshire for a breath of fresh air after the festive period

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The thatch-roofed cricket clubhouse viewed from Bolton’s Bench, Lyndhurst © Steve Davison

Burn off your Christmas feasts and take in the beauty of the New Forest on a walk around Lyndhurst

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Sunday, November 30, 2014
Gifts for walkers

Inspire ramblers and hikers to get up and go with our favourite Christmas presents for people who love the outdoors.

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Christmas
Monday, November 24, 2014
Looking north across the rolling countryside of the North Wessex Downs © Steve Davison

Steve Davison heads for the rolling countryside of the North Wessex Downs for an easy walk at Hurstbourne Tarrant

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