All news items in 'Winchester'

Glow Marwell 2023

This year’s event features half a million twinkling lights, brand new illuminations, fun photo opportunities and interactive elements with double the magic, double the sparkle and double the fun. View photo gallery Premium nights include an extra sprinkle of magic in the form of two surprise Glow acts that promises to dazzle guests of all […]

It’s official! Marwell Zoo is carbon neutral

Following the publication of its first Carbon Reduction Report, Marwell Wildlife has announced that it’s officially achieved carbon neutral status. In fact, the Marwell estate, which includes Marwell Zoo and surrounding woodland and fields, removed 50 tonnes more CO2 from the air than the total combined emissions produced. This huge achievement is the result of […]

Eco-friendly projects across Winchester district invited to pitch for £2000

Up to £2000 is on offer for eco-friendly projects that will help deliver Winchester City Council’s target of becoming carbon neutral district by 2030

Local election results 2019

The results of the local elections on Thursday 2 May 2019 are now out for Hampshire’s cities

Tickets going fast for Winchester’s free heritage festival

The volunteer festival organisers have been delighted by the incredible response in the lead up to this year’s Winchester Heritage Open Days festival. Eleven events are fully booked, and others are almost fully booked! Local residents and visitors who have not yet had a chance to book still have plenty of events to choose from […]

Winchester Criterium and Cyclefest 2018

Winchester Criterium and CycleFest is back for its sixth year, bigger and even better for 2018 – supported again by headline sponsors Hargroves Cycles. The Criterium race, which will take place on Sunday 10 June, is widely regarded by riders and fans as the best of its kind. Taking place in the heart of the […]

Happy exploring in Hillier’s Haven, Abbots Barton

A new open space at Abbotts Barton, Hillier’s Haven, has now opened with paths through the woodland, a meadow area with stone fire pits, bird and bat boxes, and a sculpture trail. The site was opened on T22 March by the Mayor of Winchester, Cllr David McLean, and Wonky the Woodpecker and included a host […]

Winchester Science Centre to inspire young minds at Farnborough International Air Show

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium is confirmed as an official public engagement partner for the forthcoming Farnborough International Airshow on Futures Day (20th July 2018) and during the public weekend (21st – 22nd July 2018). Dedicated to sparking curiosity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), the Winchester Science Centre welcomes over 170,000 visitors per […]

Winchester City Council Cabinet meetings take to the road

Every other Winchester City Council cabinet meeting will be held in a different location around the district for the rest of the municipal year, which runs until May. This decision was recently taken by cabinet to reflect the diversity and geographic scope of the district, which covers a wide area of central Hampshire spanning 24 […]

Plan for Central Winchester Regeneration gets broad approval from public meeting

The plan for the regeneration of central Winchester received broad support when a draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for the area was presented to Winchester City Council’s Informal Policy Group (IPG) and over 100 members of the public. The plan will ensure future development in the area is coordinated and includes an extensive urban design […]