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Celebrities and other famous figures who went to school in Hampshire

A Hampshire Life list of famous people schooled in the county

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Interview with Grange Park Opera CEO Wasfi Kani

Wasfi Kani, CEO and Founder of Grange Park Opera explains why you don’t need to know anything about this amazing theatrical experience to enjoy it

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Sarah Mills

Livestock farmer Sarah Mills on how a PCF grant has helped save business for future generations

In advance of National Countryside Week, run by The Prince’s Countryside Fund, livestock farmer Sarah Mills tells Elizabeth Barnett how a grant from the farming charity has helped save her business for future generations

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Life at sea in the South Pacific

Chris and Mark Dewey on swapping Winchester for life on the ocean wave

Chris and Mark Dewey swapped Winchester for the world, creating a home from home on board their yacht; they chat to Emma Caulton

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Artist profile: Basingstoke’s Kev Munday

Whether on canvasses, graffiti, wallpaper or tables Basingstoke artist Kev Munday’s colourful designs can’t help but make you smile

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Education

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Celebrities and other famous figures who went to school in Hampshire

A Hampshire Life list of famous people schooled in the county

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Portsmouth High School’s Head Girl team raise over £5000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

Portsmouth High School’s Head Girl team were delighted to present Teenage Cancer Trust with a cheque for £5,135.61 after spending a year fundraising for the cause.

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Work begins to rebuild St Swithuns Junior School

Work has begun to completely re-build St Swithun’s Junior School on the existing campus on Alresford Road in Winchester.

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People Showcase

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

Hampshire July front cover

Compilation of quotes from Hampshire celebrities and personalities on what makes our county great

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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The Royal Baby Bookazine

The Royal Baby

Congratulations to Prince George of Cambridge

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Downton Abbey

Hampshire’s own dramatic export, Downton Abbey

As the world enjoys the fourth run of Hampshire’s own dramatic export, Downton Abbey – we catch up with the stars of the show to quiz them on what the new series has in store

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Julia Fordham

Musician Julia Fordham – from Southsea to southern soul

From the Hampshire coast to California, Julia Fordham has seen success spanning two decades. Claire Pitcher caught up with her following her first UK tour in 20 years

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Charity

First recipient of the award Brian Ingram being presented with the award by Her Majesty the Queen, with Alan Titchmarsh, Patron of the New Forest Trust and 2012 New Forest Show President

New Forest charity seeks nominations for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award

New Forest conservation charity, the New Forest Trust is seeking nominations for its Diamond Jubilee Award.

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The Community Projects team, from LtoR - Mat Read, Greg Sinclair, James Gatt, Lee Tomlinson, Jack Bishop, Adam Scott, Greg Matusiak, Matt Schofield, David Brind

Basingstoke business ready to volunteer at local community groups

Absolutely Leisure is calling out to Basingstoke groups to come forward and let them know of any jobs that staff members can help them with.

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Hampshire pubs and restaurants raise money for charity this Christmas

StreetSmart 2013 - Hampshire pubs and restaurants raise money for charity this Christmas

Here at Hampshire Life we are delighted to be backing the StreetSmart Campaign for the second consecutive year.

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Great Pink Bake Off

Breakthrough Breast Cancer launches Great Pink Bake Off 2013

This year leading charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer is recruiting an army of bakers to fire up their ovens, hit the kitchen and give breast cancer a good beating in the first ever Great Pink Bake Off.

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