Winter starts with a bang this month – time to dig out the woolly hats, wellies and head out for some fun.

Night skies across the region light up with lanterns, parades, fireworks and parties – this month’s View highlights some of the treats in store.

November is also time to remember the debt we owe for being able to enjoy our freedoms. Find out about the work going on to support ABF The Soldier’s Charity and this month’s View features an interview with Dame Vera Lynn.

It is 30 years since Riverford began its organic veggie box scheme – founder Guy Watson speaks out about the true costs of cheap food.

Crime novelist MJ Arlidge explains why Southampton is a great spot for his fictional detective Helen Grace; and Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Sandman’ is brought to life with a new and original ballet at The Lights in Andover.

Salisbury Symphony Orchestra celebrates its centenary and don’t miss our competition to win a family ticket to enjoy ice-skating in Winchester – where some of the region’s top contemporary craftsmen will gather this month for the prestigious Desire Fair.

Best wishes, Paula Tegerdine

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