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Events

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
'Impossible'

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

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Monday, February 1, 2016

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, January 11, 2016
Ed Byrne (photo by Roslyn Gaunt)

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

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Monday, January 4, 2016
Farnborough International Airshow (photo by Darren Harbar)

Essential dates for 2016, selected by Elizabeth Kirby

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

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

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Holidays

Thursday, November 6, 2014
The stunning views over Watergate Bay. Photo credit: Kirsten Prisk

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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Walks

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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Monday, January 25, 2016
© Steve Davison

Is there anything more refreshing than a stroll on a crisp winter’s day? We don’t think so! Here are a few of our favourite rambles across the county to enjoy this season

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Monday, January 11, 2016
Farlington Marshes (photo by Ian Cameron-Reid)

Blow away the cobwebs and see in the New Year on a wander around our wildlife habitats says Tim Chambers, volunteer for the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

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Friday, December 18, 2015
© Steve Davison

Keep an eye out for some unusual animals on a walk around Owslebury on the western edge of the South Downs National Park, near to Marwell Zoo

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
A great view through the trees from the Shoulder of Mutton Hill © Steve Davison

Steve Davison heads to the picturesque village of Steep for a walk through the Ashford Hangers

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Places

Friday, February 5, 2016
The Basingstoke Canal is claimed by many to be one of the country's most beauiful waterways

Originally popular with day trippers to Fleet Pond, the town may now not be an obvious choice for a break… but look a little closer and you’ll find much to charm says Emma Caulton

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Friday, February 5, 2016
People out enjoying the views on Old Winchester Hill (Photo by Anne Purkiss)

The western end of the South Downs is a special place for many people. Five years on since the youngest National Park in England was created, Viv Micklefield finds out what’s being done here in Hampshire to keep this unique landscape at its best

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

What do TV chef Rosemary Shrager, Howard Middleton from The Great British Bake Off, Ping Coombes, MasterChef Champion 2014, and Only Fools & 3 Courses, all have in common? Well, they will having shows at this year’s exciting Milford on Sea Food Week, starting on Bank Holiday Monday 28 March 2016.

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Hayling's marinas are well positioned with access to Chichester Harbour and the Solent

Looking for a quieter, gentler pace of life? What about Hayling Island? Emma Caulton visits

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Monday, February 1, 2016
Getty Images/Hemera

As much as we’d all love to dine out every night of the week, there isn’t always the time, so this month we’ve compiled our favourite local places that offer great food for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home

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Wildlife

Monday, January 11, 2016
Farlington Marshes (photo by Ian Cameron-Reid)

Blow away the cobwebs and see in the New Year on a wander around our wildlife habitats says Tim Chambers, volunteer for the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

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Monday, November 23, 2015
The Marwell team in Africa, scanning for Grevy's zebra

Behind two of Hampshire’s most popular visitor attractions there are a number of brilliant conservationists and researchers who work tirelessly to study and save wildlife and habitats both here and around the world – Claire Pitcher went to meet them

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Monday, October 26, 2015
Photo: Tom Marshall

This autumn, spare a thought for our prickly garden visitors says Deborah Griffiths, Education and Engagement Assistant at The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

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Monday, September 28, 2015
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Sitting on motorway lampposts, gliding over hilltops and sometimes beating a hasty retreat, our buzzards are back… Sue Bromley finds out more

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
River Itchen at Winnall Moors © Steve Page 2011

Area Head for Central Rivers & Downs, Martin de Retuerto, from the Wildlife Trust shares what goes on behind the scenes to help maintain the county’s ‘jewel in the crown’

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