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Winchester’s First Pride Parade

Winchester’s First Pride Parade

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hundreds took to the streets of Winchester to celebrate diversity with the city’s first ever pride parade.
Hampshire’s Crime Commissioner, Simon Hayes and Lib Dem candidate, Jackie Porter, were also there showing their support.
The event began at the University of Winchester’s student union with speeches from the Vice Chancellor of the University, Joy Carter and other […]

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Demand for student housing is at it’s highest in Stanmore

Demand for student housing is at it’s highest in Stanmore

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Demand for student off-campus housing in Stanmore, Winchester is at it’s highest. Many students are yet to find a house for the next academic year which is a growing concern.
September 2014 saw the highest amount of students intake at The University of Winchester on record. The increased amount of students and small amount of accommodation […]

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Is Hampshire accelerating into a greener future?

Is Hampshire accelerating into a greener future?

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent reports show Winchester has failed to meet the Government’s pollution targets and is one of the worst places for air pollution in the South East (UK Air Quality).
Many residents are worried about the environment and their health. Air pollution can be fatal to people with lung or heart conditions. COMEAP reported that in 2008 […]

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Cyber Bullying affecting nearly half of young people in Hampshire, survey says

Cyber Bullying affecting nearly half of young people in Hampshire, survey says

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nearly half of young people in Hampshire have received abusive messages through social media, a recent survey uncovers.
The survey, run by Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes, revealed that 44.8% of the participants had received an abusive comment, and though 41.8% said they weren’t bothered by it, but a staggering 58.5% said they felt […]

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Winchester cricketeers hit Parkinson’s for six

Winchester cricketeers hit Parkinson’s for six

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The University of Winchester’s men’s cricket team has raised over £1000 for Parkinson’s UK, by running 10 kilometres in full cricket gear.
The challenge, completed on Sunday afternoon, saw the cricket team run five kilometres to St. Cross cricket ground there and back, from the university’s student union.
Parkinson’s is a charity that is close to many […]

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