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Andrew McIndoe honoured with Veitch Memorial Medal by the RHS

Hampshire-based garden writer, broadcaster, designer and former Hillier Director, Andrew McIndoe, has been awarded the prestigious Veitch Memorial Medal, one of the highest accolades in the world of horticulture. Sir Nicholas Bacon, President of the Royal Horticultural Society, presented Andy with the Veitch Medal at the prestigious RHS Awards ceremony in London, on Wednesday 22 […]

The Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition 2017

On Wednesday 22nd February, butchers from across Hampshire gathered in Winchester to compete in the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition. The annual contest was organised by not-for-profit local food group, Hampshire Fare, to celebrate the county’s talented butchers. The competition attracted an impressive 201 entries from 38 butchers. Contestants entered their products into thirteen […]

RHS Greening Grey Britain Garden 2017 to Provide Vision for the Future

To meet the challenges of climate-change and rapid urban development, the Greening Grey Britain Garden, a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) feature at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (23 – 27 May), sponsored by M&G Investments, showcases how and why plants, nature and gardens have never been needed more in our towns and cities. Professor Nigel […]

University of Southampton receives Royal Warrant to establish Regius Professor of Ocean Sciences

The UK’s Minister for the Constitution, Chris Skidmore MP, has formally presented the University of Southampton with a Royal Warrant signed by Her Majesty the Queen, officially conferring Her Majesty’s recognition with the title of the Regius Professor of Ocean Sciences. Regius Professorships are rare and prestigious awards. This award was bestowed by Her Majesty […]

Zoooper-hero Gemma juggles work and college while playing mum to baby sloth

Sparsholt College’s Gemma Romanis has her hands fuller than the average student. Not only is Gemma on the first year of the College’s Diploma in the Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (DMZAA), the official training course for zookeepers, but she’s also working full time as a keeper at Drusillas Park and raising a new-born […]

Garden of Inspiration at Chelsea Flower Show

Viking Cruises is again partnering with Hampshire Garden Designer Sarah Eberle to create a travel-inspired  garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017. The Viking Cruises Garden of Inspiration will reflect the colours,  art and culture of Barcelona, a source of inspiration for Sarah following her previous travel experiences. The Viking Cruises Garden of Inspiration […]

Winchester District Economic Conference 2016

Businesses of all sizes, from sole traders through to large companies, from across the Winchester District are invited to attend the Winchester District Economic Conference 2016 on Thursday 1 December at the Guildhall Winchester. This important event, hosted by Winchester City Council with support from Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, will take place from 8am to […]

Put your Feet First with a free “Winchester City Twin Peaks” walk

As part of Winchester City Council’s corporate campaign ‘Feet First’, the Council has organised a free event which will be led by the Winchester Ramblers on Sunday 4 September. The walk “Winchester City Twin Peaks” will involve routes via St Giles and St Catherine’s Hills where you can take in the beautiful views of the […]

Eternal 5D storage preserves Magna Carta for all humanity

Researchers from the University of Southampton will present the Magna Carta, preserved on a special glass disc that can survive for eternity, to dignitaries at Salisbury Cathedral. The optical disc, made of nanostructured glass, uses technology that stores vast amounts of data in the volume of nanopatterned glass that is capable of surviving for billions […]

UCA Farnham Students get creative for Farnborough International Airshow

Farnborough International and the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) Farnham have joined forces to produce a range of ‘Selfie Boards’ for the upcoming Farnborough International Airshow (FIA). 32 first year students of the Graphic Communications course at UCA were commissioned by Airshow organisers Farnborough International to create original designs with the aim of driving […]