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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Small grants up for grabs in Winchester

Do you need money (up to £500) for a one off activity, new piece of equipment, or for a community activity? Deadline 12 noon Tuesday 14 June. This grant stream is for one off activities or pieces of equipment. You may wish to apply for a health related activity, a new/additional piece of equipment for […]

Free Family-friendly Fun at Medieval Weekend to Launch Interactive Trail

The team behind The Road To Agincourt has announced The King’s Great Ships Trail, a new digital interactive walkway, will be officially launched at a FREE weekend of Medieval entertainment for all the family at Manor Farm and Country Park on the weekend of July 30 and 31. The woodland trail through Manor Farm and […]

Southampton geographer achieves prestigious award

A geographer from the University of Southampton has been recognised for her achievements as an early career researcher with a prestigious Royal Geographical Society (RGS) award. Dr Jo Nield, an Associate Professor in Aeolian Geomorphology based in Geography and Environment at the University, has been named as the recipient of the RGS Gill Memorial Award […]