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Viewing Portsmouth born artist Louise Braithwaite’s work is akin to re-living the jolliest days of your childhood says Sandra Smith after a recent introduction

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Having become editor of the village news, Margot hopes residents will be bowled over by her next issue

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Elodine Dress, £140, Phase Eight, Southampton, 02380 216400 and Winchester, 01962 866964

Fashion finds for your top three summer events

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Monday, June 15, 2015
The Ben Ainslee Racing Team training in the Solent. Picture: Shaun Roster

For 164 years, the America’s Cup has been the carrot dangling out of reach for many British sailing teams. For 2015 it will be returning to Portsmouth, and with it comes our best chance in years of bringing it back to the UK where it belongs. Dan Wilkinson explains more

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Monday, June 15, 2015
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It’s been a real privilege to be involved in the BBC Food and Farming Awards this year. Once again the UK’s finest farmers, food producers, cooks, shopkeepers, food vendors and campaigners came together to honour the best in their respective businesses. I’ll talk more about the awards themselves next month but this time it’s the backdrop to the ceremony I want to concentrate on.

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Education

Monday, March 16, 2015

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 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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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

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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Baking champions at Brockenhurst College

Monday, September 15, 2014
Brock Cookery Students

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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Celebrity Interviews

Yesterday, 16:33

Some of Hampshire’s best known personalities have revealed what they most love about the county. Here, we compile some quotes from our interviews over the years

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Monday, May 18, 2015
Denise Black

With fish and chips in hand, star of stage and screen, Denise Black, tells of her childhood growing up in Emsworth

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

After getting her big break as Dr Tara Lo in Holby City, Southampton’s rising star Jing Lusi is leaving Hampshire behind and heading for the Hollywood Hills

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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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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Philippa Forrester & Charlie Hamilton James

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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Charity

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

A select group of businesses in North Hampshire have been chosen by local residents to feature in a concierge-style book, known as “North Hampshire’s Little Gems”.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Amanda Holden

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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Thursday, February 19, 2015

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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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

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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Monday, November 3, 2014

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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