Television presenter Ore Oduba broke down in tears as he and partner Joanne Clifton were crowned Strictly Come Dancing champions 2016.Read the full story ›
The organisers of the Bestival music festival say they remain committed to supporting the Isle of Wight through music and charity - despite announcing the festival is to leave the island.
Bestival has been held at the Robin Hill Country Park, near Newport, for the last 13 years. Next September it will move to the Lulworth Estate in Dorset - the site of its sister, family-friendly event 'Camp Bestival'. The organisers say they are planning a new event to take place on the Isle of Wight. We spoke to Rob da Bank who runs the festival; and David Thornton from 'Visit Isle of Wight'.
Organisers of Bestival have announced plans for the festival to move away from the Isle of Wight for the first time in 13 years.Read the full story ›
Rick Astley has announced he will be playing at Bedgebury Pinetum in Kent as part of a Forest Live summer concert series.
He was just 21-years-old when he released ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’, which became the UK’s biggest selling single of the year.
Forest Live is an independent programme organised by the Forestry Commission to bring forests to new audiences.
Income generated from ticket sales is spent on protecting, improving and expanding England’s forests and woodlands and increasing their value to people and wildlife.
He will be appearing at Bedgebury on Friday, June 16.
Bridie the rescue dog has become the star of the RSPCA's latest Christmas video after being found barricaded in a Horsham shed.Read the full story ›
Matt Terry from Kent had a real experience - rather than a virtual one. He put the county on the map when he became this year's X Factor winner.
The 23-year-old singer now lives in Bromley but calls Maidstone home, as his Mum lives there.
It's been quite a year, not least because of all the talented people we've lost. Here's a reminder of some of those who died in 2016Read the full story ›
Former King Crimson frontman Greg Lake, who was born in Poole, has died from cancer aged 69.Read the full story ›
Olympian Sam Quek has been voted out of 'I'm a Celebrity' narrowly missing out on the final which takes place tonight.Read the full story ›
Mayflower Theatre in Southampton has been awarded a coveted Gold at the Beautiful South Awards 2016.
Held at the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl, the ceremony celebrated the visitor experiences available across the South and South East of England.
Established over 20 years ago, the Beautiful South Awards recognise excellence, quality, innovation and customer service.
We are delighted to be recognised once again for our commitment to making Mayflower Theatre an accessible venue for all. It is a team effort across the company to excel in being accessible.