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Tue, 10:48

The recruitment of women into the Royal Navy is now the norm, 100 years after the formation of the Women’s Royal Naval Service. There have been choppy waters along the way though, as Viv Micklefield discovers on a visit to Portsmouth

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Who better to tell us about Jane Austen on the 200th anniversary of her death than a writer who’s often been compared to her? Faith Eckersall caught up with our own Joanna Trollope, ahead of her talk about Austen at the Winchester Festival

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Friday, June 9, 2017

On Thursday 8 June 2017, the country will begin voting to elect the Parliament of the United Kingdom. We’ve put together a list of Hampshire constituencies and candidates

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Sir Ben Ainslie is one of our greatest living sportsmen, used to striking gold on his own in a boat. But he’s now embarked on a team quest to win The America’s Cup on behalf of the nation and, as Paul Hudson discovers, technology is driving the bid

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Hidden away in the centre of Eastleigh is an artistic powerhouse that started with a ‘crazily brave’ idea and is now a thriving creative hub. But it wouldn’t have got off the ground without backing from on high, as Faith Eckersall discovered

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Celebrity Interviews

Wed, 16:15

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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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

They’re famous, successful and happily married to each other. What more could actors Sarah Parish and James Murray want? Try a £4m children’s A&E unit in Southampton. Faith Eckersall hears about the motivation behind their mission

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

He’s a giant of stage and screen, but Jeremy Irons tells Bernard Bale he could have joined the circus, if only the accommodation had been up to scratch

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

The UK’s biggest selling singles artist of the 80s plays Portsmouth in May. A career spanning almost 50 years has seen some unforgettable musical moments. But, as he tells Claire Pitcher, it hasn’t all been rock and roll for Shakin’ Stevens

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Historian, keen rower, family man and lover of all things Hampshire, Dan Snow’s life is anything but dull. His TV work has brought history to a new audience and his latest book is another fascinating glimpse into our past, as he tells Bernard Bale

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Charity

Friday, May 27, 2016

As the sun comes out and the temperatures begin to climb, many of us will be heading to the coast to make the most of the summer. But spare a thought for the men and women giving their time to make sure we are safe at sea. Charles Williams praises the RNLI

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Winchester’s Guildhall will play host to a glamorous Moulin Rouge inspired Charity Ball on Saturday 5 December, with proceeds from the evening supporting the work of the British Heart Foundation.

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Every year our Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance crew attend to thousands of people who need help. Here we meet some of those working and volunteering for the charity who make it so special

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Friday, July 10, 2015

A Laz Vagas-themed summer ball held at Moyles Court School raised £1,190 towards a great outdoor learning project.

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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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