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27 famous people who went to school in Hampshire

Celebrities and other famous figures who went to school in Hampshire

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Fiona Whitehead turns upcycling into successful business

After giving up her career to start a family, Fiona Whitehead thought her time in employment was over – that was until a TV programme inspired her to turn her hobby in to a booming business

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Amanda Holden

The Murray Parish Trust raise £30,000 at their Odd Ball

On Friday 28 November Hampshire charity The Murray Parish Trust, hosted its first fundraising event, The Odd Ball, at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London.

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General election 2015 in Hampshire - candidates and constituencies

The next general election in the UK takes place on Thursday 7 May 2015. We’ve put together a handy Hampshire guide to polling day; including candidates for each constituency and the results from 2010.

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Exclusive dinner at Chewton Glen Hotel in aid of the Alex Lewis Trust

To raise money for the Alex Lewis Trust there is an exclusive dinner being held at Chewton Glen Hotel on Sunday 1 March.

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Education

Elizabeth Hurley (Photo by Nathan Cox/Getty Images)

27 famous people who went to school in Hampshire

Celebrities and other famous figures who went to school in Hampshire

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Cameron & Esme Go Blue for Ebola

Students from Bedales School raise money to combat Ebola

Students from Bedales School recently invited other schools in the UK to join them in going Blue for Ebola to raise money to combat the deadly virus that has claimed an estimated 5,000 lives in West Africa.

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New junior school for St Swithuns in Winchester

Work is well underway to build a new Junior School on the existing campus on Alresford Road in Winchester.

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Harry Roberts and Howard Tamplin

Farnborough College student lands dream job at Starflight Aviation

18 year-old Harry Roberts from Farnborough College of Technology has landed his dream job at Farnborough based Starflight Aviation just one week after completing his Business Diploma.

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Brock Cookery Students

Baking champions at Brockenhurst College

Brockenhurst College recently hosted one of the UK’s largest live culinary competitions, Wessex Salon Culinaire, held in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs.

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People Showcase

Top 10 family law queries this Christmas

Christmas can be one of the happiest times of the year for families but the build-up to the festivities can be stressful for separated parents and those that may be struggling to keep the peace over the holidays.

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Anne Leiper

Changes in child custody laws and family courts – what you need to know

Anne Leiper from specialist Family Law firm LGFL LLP explains the changes in child law that came in earlier last month.

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Celebrity interviews

Philippa Forrester & Charlie Hamilton James

Love stories of the rich and famous in Hampshire

Throughout history, Hampshire has been home to many happy couples. We take a light-hearted look at some of the county’s more famous romantic liaisons

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Rick Stein and his son Jack

Rick Stein and son Jack at their new Winchester restaurant

The Stein family have fallen hook, line and sinker for Winchester’s historical charm. We met with Rick and son Jack in their new high street restaurant to find out why

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Quentin Blakes success is all the more remarkable when you learn he is largely self-taught

Quentin Blake on life as an illustrator, his Mottisfont show and a desire for perfection

Following his hot ticket show at Mottisfont, Viv Micklefield talks to Quentin Blake about his journey from English teacher to the country’s favourite illustrator

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James Durrant

Compilation of quotes from celebrities and personalities featured in Hampshire Life

Some of Hampshire’s best known personalities have revealed what they most love about the county. Here, we compile some quotes from interviews on their work, life in Hampshire and why they are grateful for the county

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Charity

Amanda Holden

The Murray Parish Trust raise £30,000 at their Odd Ball

On Friday 28 November Hampshire charity The Murray Parish Trust, hosted its first fundraising event, The Odd Ball, at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London.

Read full story »

Exclusive dinner at Chewton Glen Hotel in aid of the Alex Lewis Trust

To raise money for the Alex Lewis Trust there is an exclusive dinner being held at Chewton Glen Hotel on Sunday 1 March.

Read full story »

Breathe With Me music video reaches the semi-final of UK Songwriting Contest

A music video for a song about living with cystic fibrosis has reached the semi-final stage of the prestigious UK Songwriting Contest.

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Hampshire pet company Billy+Margot to help treat hard working hearing dogs across the country

Hampshire based pet company Billy+Margot has set tails wagging at Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, after agreeing a special partnership with the Buckinghamshire based charity to help treat the hard working hearing dogs that support recipients across the country.

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Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire hosts 7th Annual Terry Fox 5K run for cancer charities

Sunday, October 5, 2014 guarantees to be an afternoon of family fun – and all for a wonderful cause.

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