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Tree survey will help shape the future landscape of Portsmouth

A tree survey will take place this summer to help identify the diversity of trees in Portsmouth. Surveyors and volunteers will be given the task of counting and labelling the types of trees within 250 sample plots throughout the city. Forest Research, which is part of the Forestry Commission, will undertake the survey on behalf […]

Three colleges merge to become South Hampshire College Group

The merger of three of the region’s Further Education colleges into the South Hampshire College Group has heralded an auspicious new era for Further Education (FE). Students from across South Hampshire will benefit from an enhanced range and improved quality of courses, with more expertise on offer and improved opportunities, across the campuses at the […]

Princess Royal opens Sparsholt College Animal Health & Welfare Research Centre

Sparsholt College Group was delighted to welcome HRH The Princess Royal and distinguished guests to its Sparsholt Campus on Tuesday 1 November to officially open The Animal Health & Welfare Research Centre (AHWRC). HRH The Princess Royal, escorted by College Group Principal and CEO Julie Milburn, toured new housing for companion animals and enclosures for […]

New designer-led garden collections for your home

Soto is an exciting new concept delivering garden collections to your door.

Early stonemason signatures revealed on Portsmouth seawalls

Signatures of 17th century stonemasons have been discovered on historic seawalls.

The Mayor of Winchester opens new nature haven following a green makeover

A previously neglected space in Winchester has been transformed into a family-friendly nature haven.

The Robert Hutchinson Young Poets Competition launched

Changing the World: poems for a new climate Calling all young eco warriors. A new competition with a difference is inviting Hampshire school and college wordsmiths to write poems on climate change. If you’re worried about the rising of the seas or the falling of the insect population; if the impact of global warming on […]

Free sport and activity taster sessions on offer to get more women active

Looking to put a new spring in your step? Eastleigh Borough Council’s inspirational This Girl Can Eastleigh is offering free taster sessions in a host of different sports and activities. Select up to six different sports and activities to have a go at as part of Eastleigh’s drive to help women get more active, to […]

Mayor of Winchester’s awards celebrates a decade of honouring district’s volunteers

The 10th annual Mayor of Winchester’s Community Awards took place on Wednesday 21 March 2018 to honour and thank the many residents who carry out a huge range of voluntary roles to serve the Winchester District community. Cllr David McLean, the 818th Mayor of Winchester marked the significant anniversary by inviting Chris Pines – a […]

In the Footsteps of the Shadow Factory

Excitement surrounds the Nuffield City Theatre ‘Studio 144’ opening and its inaugural production ‘The Shadow Factory’, telling the role that the townsfolk of Southampton played in keeping the production of the Spitfire going despite almost insurmountable odds. Destruction of the Supermarine Woolston and Itchen works between 24th and 26th Sept 1940 led to the establishment […]