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Handmade poppy display
 November 2018                                      Community Poppy Installation 
First World War centenary logo Armistice centenary marked across the county
This year's events take on a special significance as the 100th anniversary of the ceasefire approaches. A special programme of events to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War One has been planned by Hampshire County Council up until the end of November. 
Mrs B How busy bees are helping us use less plastic
A small family firm in Alton is behind a bid to get more of us to ditch the plastic. Hand-made beeswax sandwich satchels are being promoted as a reusable alternative to plastic. 
The Lookout at Lepe Country Park Fair access for all at our country parks
Hampshire's country parks are much loved by visitors of all ages and abilities. With big investments into these treasured public spaces, we hope more will visit, more often, and stay longer. 
Sibings at riverside Sibling adoption in the spotlight
The strong bonds between siblings provides a child with a source of support, friendship and affection.  Sarah, along with her husband Rob, adopted sisters in 2017.  She shares the family's story.  
School dinners A feast of fun in Hampshire schools
It's the 25th anniversary of National School Meals Week, 12-16 November; a jubilee of an opportunity to highlight all that is great about school meals, while having a feast of fun.
Santa Scramble logo A Christmas event with a twist
Runway's End Outdoor Activity Centre is getting into the festive spirit this year by running a Christmas event with a difference. Children go on an epic adventure to help rescue Santa. 
WW1 letters and photograph Archive of the month:
Letters from The Front: Love and Heartbreak
Letters written between soldiers serving abroad and their families back at home are among thousands of items relating to the First World War in the eight miles of archives at Hampshire Record Office. 

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