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King Alfred’s remains found?.

A bone fragment found in 1999 during a dig at Hyde Abbey could belong to King Alfred the Great, or his eldest son Edward the Elder, archaeology experts from the University of Winchester have confirmed today. The discovery was announced at a press confere ...

Prisoners begin new working regime.

Prisoners will follow a new regime based on the average working day from today. The governor of Winchester prison, David Rogers, explains that the new working day will be implemented into every local prison in the country granting inmates greater access ...

Skeleton key to history.

By Jack Webb, Community Correspondent. The discovery of Richard III’s bones in Leicester has sparked interest in Winchester to locate the bones of the Saxon King, Alfred the Great. The bones are believed to be located in an unmarked grave within the ...