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He was Britain’s first recorded black botanist and a pioneering preacher. To celebrate Black History Month, FAITH ECKERSALL recounts the story of one of Hampshire’s most extraordinary sons

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From luxury wood cabins overlooking wetlands to sparkling wine and a farm escape, the future of The Grange estate is full of ambition

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Beverley Dowdell, Chairman of Southampton’s Black Heritage Centre, shares her journey from the Carribbean

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From growing up with Hampshire racehorses to caring for dogs and cats at home, the broadcaster’s love of animals has seen her through good times and bad

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From laundries and bus depots to garages and hotels, Southampton’s secret network of manufacturing facilities helped the RAF win the Battle of Britain | Words: Mark Gidney - Photos: BAE Systems

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Jo South from Overton has been selected to feature in the iconic department store’s print and fabric bible

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Thirty years since Maiden became the first all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Race, find out where she is now

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200 years since her birth and Florence Nightingale’s legacy is more relevant now than ever before as the world reacts to Covid-19. STEVE ROBERTS tells the story of this true Hampshire heroine

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Our columnist Margot’s canine companions are living the dogs life with their new menu of home-cooked food

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