Hampshire Fire and Rescue are carrying out a car crash cut-out exercise today in Winchester to highlight the dangers of texting behind the wheel.
The event at Peter Symonds College is part of the college's week long Stay Safe at Christmas campaign.
Additional activities will include beer goggle basketball and Scalextric text racing.
Demolition work on one of Winchester's tallest buildings has begun.
The former Hampshire Constabulary headquarters in Romsey Road is being torn down to make way for over 200 new homes of which, a portion will be affordable housing.
For more than 50 years the building stood at the top of the highest point in the city.
Thousands of homes and businesses in the centre of Winchester are without power this afternoon.
A major power cut in the city centre meant many shops and restaurants having to close.
Winchester's Christmas market is celebrating it's tenth year, and expecting 350,000 people in the run up to Christmas.
Today the cathedral choristers took to the ice for the traditional launch of their festive season.
This year, as Rachel Hepworth reports, they were protected from the elements:
Rachel spoke to choristers, Director of Music Andy Lumsden, Acting Dean, Canon Roland Riem and Operations Director Phillip Holroyd Smith.
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Winchester Cathedral Ice Rink has a brand new roof, in time for Christmas. It will be open from 18 November until 2 Jan. The ice rink will be surrounded by the Christmas market until Tuesday, 20 December. Sessions last for one hour, and free skate hire is included.
Dramatic pictures show the "vehicle graveyard" after the huge blaze swept through the carpark at Boomtown festival.
At least 80 vehicles were caught up in the inferno and a nearby campsite was evacuated.
The music event, which can host up to 50,000 people, is taking place in Winchester this weekend.
No festival performances have been affected by the incident and the weekend events are continuing as planned.
Winchester Cathedral has three major events taking place over the summer. On Saturdays 20 August and 17 September at 10am, visitors will be able to join the Royal Heritage Tour and learn about the cathedral’s many links with royalty.
The tour will describe events from the Norman Conquest right up to, and including, the 21st century.
Important events have taken place such as royal baptisms and royal marriages. Those on the tour will see visual evidence in memorials and stained glass.
Training and examinations complete, the new city tour guides are officially up to the task of showing off Winchester.
In association with Winchester Area Tourist Guides Association (WATGA), Winchester City Council developed the nationally accredited course after an increase in tourism saw demand for tour guides soar.