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Susie and Peter

Saturday Kitchen stars Susie and Peter share their recommendations and top wine tips

The Winchester wine gurus share 3 wine recommendations for 2015 and a few top tips.

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Susie and Peter wanted the festival to have something for everyone

Susie Barrie and Peter Richards on the success of their very own Winchester wine festival

Forget stuffy wine connoisseurs who taste through their nose and confuse with talk of cut grass and burnt cinders! BBC’s Saturday Kitchen stars, Susie Barrie and Peter Richards, are here to help the wine drinkers of Winchester find more of what they like - whether that’s a ‘big smoothie’ or something ‘fresh and racy’

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Hampshire amateur drama group - Chris van Schaick column

The smell of the greasepaint and the roar of the crowd has Chris set for centre stage as he reveals his love for his local Amateur Dramatics Group

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*VIDEO* Exclusive Hotels Master Chef Academy

Back in November, guests were treated to a fantastic culinary experience when the young chefs taking part in Exclusive Hotel’s Chef Academy entered in to a Masterchef style competition to show off the skills they had learnt so far. Split in to two teams, the chefs battled it out to create a delicious three course menu that was then judged by a host of industry experts, dignitaries and the media to determine which menu was the overall favourite.

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Notable former Hampshire pupils

Celebrities and other famous figures who went to school in Hampshire

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Notable former Hampshire pupils

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

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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James Durrant on working with Gordon Ramsey, winning Great British Menu and his gastro pub in Longparish

James Durrant may have trained under Gordon Ramsey and won the BBC’s Great British Menu but it is by the dishes he cooks every day at his gastro pub in Longparish that this ambitious and exacting chef patron expects to be judged

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Charity

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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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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