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Rat Attack: Rodents flood into Winchester

Rat Attack: Rodents flood into Winchester

  Rats could be on the rise in Winchester as local councillors are battling to increase pest control fees. The major surge in rats is due to the recent floods and water levels have driven out habitats by the river. The Liberal Democrats want an increase in pest control fees but the Conservatives are against […]

King Alfred’s remains found?

King Alfred’s remains found?

p5rn7vb 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 conference held at the university with representatives from Hyde900 – a community […]

Hundreds gather for ‘Save the Rec’ meeting

Hundreds gather for ‘Save the Rec’ meeting

Over 200 people turned up for an open meeting at River Park Rugby Club on Monday night, to discuss the future of the local leisure centre. Earlier this year, Winchester City Council announced that River Park leisure centre was in need of redevelopment. Last month they published four options for the future of the centre; […]

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 to facilities. Rogers said the new prison regime is designed to make prisoners “behave in […]

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