News in winchester
After just two weeks in post, the new Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones, has undertaken an urgent in-depth review of Hampshire Constabulary’s response to the traveller community event on the A33 at the beginning of May. The event resulted in the road closure, outraging local residents and people trying to travel in the surrounding […]
Comment from Donna Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: “I am extremely disappointed the Wickham Horse Fair has gone ahead and the GRT community have ignored the communication that this event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 restrictions.
Meeting the Chief Constable and getting out into the community have been the first actions of new Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, who has officially taken up office today.
To date there have been eight jury trials heard at Winchester Crown Court since the lockdown has eased, and from this week a second court room has been set up with social distancing measures to allow for more cases to be heard.
The first episode of a ground breaking documentary series following agencies from across the Hampshire Criminal Justice System was broadcast last night [Monday 16 September]. The Channel 4 series, Crime and Punishment, follows local agencies including Probation, the Crown Prosecution Service, Hampshire Constabulary and HM Prison Winchester, to create the first documentary of its kind […]
On Saturday 14 October, everyone is welcome to visit the law courts in Winchester, to go behind the scenes and find out what happens there. With fun for all the family, you can visit the cells and see inside a prison van, watch a mock trial, and even try on a judge’s robes and wig!