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Man found with serious head injuries at roadside

Hampshire Police is appealing for help to find the cause of a man's head injury in Winchester in the early hours of this morning

The man, who is in his 40s, was seen in Hyde Street, Winchester at about 12.40am this morning, heading in the direction of Kingsworthy; he was later found by the roadside in Worthy Road, Winchester, with serious head injuries at 1.20am.

The man was taken by ambulance to Southampton General Hospital with serious head injuries.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen the man or witnessed an incident in this area of Winchester, in between 12.40am and 1.20am this morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.


Teachers train for canoe race in memory of yachstman

Four teachers have started training to take on the world's toughest canoe race, in memory of a former student who was lost at sea.

James Male studied outdoor education in Winchester

23-year-old James Male from Romsey was one of four UK sailors who disappeared after their yacht - the Cheeki Rafiki - capsized in the Atlantic in May.

The lecturers from Sparsholt College in Winchester will race 126 miles from Devizes to Westminster.

James' Outdoor Education lecturers are trying to raise funds for the RNLI Forever by the Seas Fund, which was set up in memory of the Cheeki Rafiki crew.

James' father Graham says the challenge is something his son would have loved to have been part of:

Milestone for Hampshire children's hospice

Naomi House near Winchester Credit: ITV news

A Hampshire children's hospice, which is undergoing a multi million pound refurbishment, is marking a major milestone. Naomi House in Winchester is being transformed with new bedrooms and bathrooms and improved technology. Patron and TV presenter Alistair Stewart will join staff for a topping out ceremony to mark that the building is now watertight.

He will be joined by Naomi Cornelius-Reid, to jointly place the ceremonial tile on Naomi House's new roof. Naomi is the daughter of the late Mary Cornelius-Reid who generously gifted her land for the building of the hospice in the early 90's. Naomi House is named after Naomi Cornelius-Reid.

Naomi House and Jacksplace provide care to children and young people with life-limiting conditions. It is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and delivers a range of services to give respite care to families. Naomi House has opened in June 1997 and Jacksplace was officially opened by the Countess of Wessex on 30 November 2010.

Large protest over Silver Hill redevelopment in Winchester

Protestors brought Winchester's city centre to a standstill today, with a march against plans for a modern redevelopment, on a two hectare site opposite the Guildhall.

The city council says the Silver Hill project would secure the area's future, but those against claim the multi-million pound scheme is out of keeping with the neighbourhood. Cary Johnston was there.

Hundreds protest against Winchester redevelopment

Protesters are marching against proposals for redevelopment in Winchester city centre

Hundreds of people in Winchester have taken to the city's streets today to show their opposition to plans for a multi-million pound redevelopment of the city centre.

The city council wants to create a modern redevelopment, on a two hectare site opposite the Guildhall. The plans include new housing, shops and offices.

Artist's impression of part of the planned redevelopment Credit: Winchester City Council
Residents call on Winchester City Council to scrap redevelopment plans


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Shopkeeper death: Brothers 'washed bloody clothes'

The trial of two brothers accused of murdering a shopkeeper has heard how they washed their blood-stained clothes and trainers in a friend's washing machine shortly after killing him.

Choudhry Zishan, who was 35, was killed outside his shop in Eastleigh High Street in March. Today, the court heard how police had stopped the brothers about a separate incident in the town centre minutes before they carried out the attack.

They deny murder. Emma Wilkinson sent this from Winchester Crown Court:

Teachers take on canoe race in memory of yachstman

The lecturers of yachtsman James Male, who was lost at sea when the Cheeki Rafiki went missing in the Atlantic, are about to take on a new challenge in his memory.

James Male

James was a student at Sparsholt College near Winchester. His teachers are training for the Devizes to Westminster race.

The Cheeki Rafiki yacht went missing on its way home from Antigua and the crew were all lost at sea.

James' Outdoor Education lecturers are currently in training for the gruelling canoe race in order to raise funds for the RNLI Forever by the Seas Fund, which was set up in memory of the Cheeki Rafiki crew.

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Pensioner becomes dancing internet sensation

He's the twinkle toes of Winchester - the groover and the shaker making everyone smile. 87 year old Ronald Burgess has ballroom danced since he was 15 - and had stopped his dancing ways completely - up until now.

Ronald is now regularly dancing on the High Street. A video of the pensioner has been viewed thousands of times - and he's become an overnight sensation. Divya Kohli reports.

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