Fans of the novelist Jane Austen gathered in Winchester today to re-enact her funeral procession, exactly two hundred years ago today.Read the full story ›
Major changes to Winchester bus station are getting underway this week following a £4 million takeover of the site by the city council.
Work to make it safer and more attractive to passengers is expected to take a couple of months.
In the meantime buses will park in the nearby Broadway.
65,000 people use Winchester's buses each week.
It's ten years since soldiers based in Winchester last claimed their right to march through the city.
This year the honour was claimed by the Rifles - the Regiment which took over from the Royal Green Jackets in 2007.
Richard Slee reports.
They are Britain's largest infantry regiment and today the Rifles are marching through Winchester Town Centre exercising the right of Freedom of Entry.
It's an ancient privilege and allows a Regiment to parade through the City with 'Full Ceremonial'.
The Freedom Parade celebrates The Rifles 10th anniversary, and will see around 200 soldiers march from Peninsula Barracks, down the High Street and into Winchester Cathedral where they will pause for the Turning of the Pages Ceremony.
Winchester Hat Fair takes place this weekend.
It is the UK’s longest running festival of outdoor arts.
Founded in 1974 by Jonathan Kay, Hat Fair inspires and is inspired by the people, heritage and public spaces within the city of Winchester.
Initially conceived as a busking festival, the event takes its name from the tradition of the audience putting money in the hat at the end of the show.
Steve Brine (C) 29,729 (51.39%, -3.61%)
Jackie Porter (LD) 19,730 (34.11%, +9.68%)
Mark Chaloner (Lab) 6,700 (11.58%, +3.24%)
Andrew Wainwright (Green) 846 (1.46%, -3.32%)
Martin Lyon (UKIP) 695 (1.20%, -6.25%)
Teresa Skelton (JACP) 149 (0.26%)
With just hours until voters go to the polls we've been asking what policies appeal to you the most.
Well we're always in the market to gauge public opinion, that's why we sent Fred Dinenage and Amanda Piper to Winchester market to speak to people there.
They became fruit and veg sellers for the day so they could get a taste of how people are feeling about the election and what are the issues that are important to them.
Hampshire Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed a fatal collision on the M3 yesterday to come forward.
Three lorries and an Audi crashed northbound between junctions 9 and 10 at around 10.15am causing the motorway to close.
A man and a woman who were in the Audi were killed.
Two of the lorry drivers suffered minor injuries with one taken to Southampton General Hospital and the other to the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester.
Anyone with dash cam footage capturing the crash is urged to share this with police.
A 63 year old man has been interviewed under caution in connection with this incident, and has been released under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact SCIU on 101, quoting 44170212966, or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
“This was a very serious collision which led to the deaths of two people. Officers spent a great deal of time at the scene conducting enquiries, but would now like to appeal to the public for any assistance. We would like to speak with anyone who witnessed the collision and the events leading up to it, but would also like to view any dash cam footage that passing motorists may have been able to film. If you think you can help us, please call us immediately."
A pre-inquest review is due to open today into the death of a teenager from Kings Worthy near Winchester who was killed when a Ferrari crashed.
13 year-old Alexander Worth died last August when the car he was a passenger in crashed into a fence in North Warnborough.
The 37-year-old driver from Surrey was seriously injured.
An attempt to break the world record for the largest balloon sculpture has been completed at a shopping centre in Winchester.
It's taken sculptor, Ben Field, 10 days and seven thousand balloons to create the 80 foot balloon waterfall at The Brooks shopping centre. It will remain there until the end of the month.