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Daily Echo
Crime falls at Boomtown - but nearly £170,000 worth of drugs removedyear with four assaults being reported and three robberies. One sexual offence
Daily Echo / Posted 6 hours ago
year with four assaults being reported and three robberies. One sexual offence was reported. In terms of noise complaints, Winchester City Council say there were only three. A spokesperson from Winchester City Council said: “ This year Winchester... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Former homeless day centre in Winchester could be transformed into homesthe former Trinity Centre in St Pauls Hill, Winchester into eight homes. The s
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
the former Trinity Centre in St Pauls Hill, Winchester into eight homes. The scheme, which has now been submitted to Winchester City Council is by Mr Rodney Graham. Trinity had been based at St Paul's Hill in a converted church hall from... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Residents in sheltered housing block in Winchester angry by "health and safety gone mad" proposals to get rid of plants and pots in communal areas.angry that the council could take away plants and other items in communal areas
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
angry that the council could take away plants and other items in communal areas. Elderly residents at Hyde Lodge say that Winchester City Council plans to remove plants and other items are "health and safety gone mad" , and they have called for a... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Four score years and ten to tour Hampshire and NorthamptonshireTheatre have announced the tour of their co-production Four Score Years and Ten
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Theatre have announced the tour of their co-production Four Score Years and Ten, a play originally commissioned by Winchester City Council that explores what it’s like to be an older person in contemporary Britain. With support from Arts... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Winchester among best towns and cities for finding workavailable in Winchester, and among the main firms recruiting at the moment are
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
available in Winchester, and among the main firms recruiting at the moment are Voyage Care, Exclusive Hotels and Q-Hotels. Winchester City Council welcomed the news. A spokesperson said: "With 83.1 per cent people in employment – ten per cent... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Security concerns after digger stolen from bus station sitefrom Winchester Bus Station where the city council are carrying out demolition
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
from Winchester Bus Station where the city council are carrying out demolition and improvement works. A spokeswoman for Winchester City Council said: "We ?are working with Hampshire Constabulary following this incident and additional measures to... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Luxury £25m student block with 239 beds in Winchester completeda controversial plan for more than 130 student beds in Greenhill Road by JLW Wi
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
a controversial plan for more than 130 student beds in Greenhill Road by JLW Winchester was rejected by councillors at the Winchester City Council Planning Committee. The £25M consists of en-suite rooms with shared kitchens and self-contained... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Bus Station Cafe owner given new hope over closure fearsgoing on. Mr Hibberd says this means that he has reduced overheads, but he add
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
going on. Mr Hibberd says this means that he has reduced overheads, but he added that he still hasn't had any money from Winchester City Council who agreed to do the work. Mr Hibberd said: "I want to say thanks to all the customers that have... Read more
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Daily Echo
'Health and safety gone mad' - residents' anger at council's 'hazardous' plant pots warningangry that the council could take away plants and other items in communal areas
Daily Echo / Posted 7 days ago
angry that the council could take away plants and other items in communal areas. Elderly residents at Hyde Lodge say that Winchester City Council plans to remove plants and other items are "health and safety gone mad", and they have called for a... Read more
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Daily Echo
Armed police set to be deployed at Hampshire music festivalthe weekend, where we will be offering crime prevention advice. You’ll also see
Daily Echo / Posted 8 days ago
the weekend, where we will be offering crime prevention advice. You’ll also see us on patrol. “We’ve been working with Winchester City Council, Highways England and Boomtown’s traffic management contractors to try and reduce traffic... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Campaign launched to help residents receiving housing benefits and council tax supportWINCHESTER City Council has launched a campaign aimed at helping residents who
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
WINCHESTER City Council has launched a campaign aimed at helping residents who receive housing benefits and council tax support. The 'It’s great to be up to date' campaign aims to remind residents receiving those benefits that they should let the... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Thousands to flock to Boomtown Fair from todaythe weekend, where we will be offering crime prevention advice. You’ll also see
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
the weekend, where we will be offering crime prevention advice. You’ll also see us on patrol. “We’ve been working with Winchester City Council, Highways England and Boomtown’s traffic management contractors to try and reduce traffic... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
£52,000 fountain work in city centreof the fountain and sourcing the same type of stone which is used in the Winche
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
of the fountain and sourcing the same type of stone which is used in the Winchester High Street area. A spokesperson for Winchester City Council said: “The fountain in Middle Brook Street was removed as part of ongoing improvement works to Kings... Read more
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Daily Echo
Armed police will be deployed at Hampshire music festivalthe weekend, where we will be offering crime prevention advice. You’ll also see
Daily Echo / Posted 9 days ago
the weekend, where we will be offering crime prevention advice. You’ll also see us on patrol. “We’ve been working with Winchester City Council, Highways England and Boomtown’s traffic management contractors to try and reduce traffic... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Civic chiefs back Tesco alcohol licence planas December with 15 to 21 members of staff. A petition against the application
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
as December with 15 to 21 members of staff. A petition against the application was signed by 230 people and was handed to Winchester City Council prior to the licensing meeting. There were fears if the license hours were approved it would result... Read more
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Daily Echo
Security stepped up as thousands set to head to Boomtownthe weekend, where we will be offering crime prevention advice. You’ll also see
Daily Echo / Posted 9 days ago
the weekend, where we will be offering crime prevention advice. You’ll also see us on patrol. “We’ve been working with Winchester City Council, Highways England and Boomtown’s traffic management contractors to try and reduce traffic... Read more
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Daily Echo
Campaign launched to help residents receiving housing benefits and council tax supportWINCHESTER City Council has launched a campaign aimed at helping residents who
Daily Echo / Posted 10 days ago
WINCHESTER City Council has launched a campaign aimed at helping residents who receive housing benefits and council tax support. The ‘It’s great to be up to date’ campaign aims to remind residents receiving those benefits that they should let the... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Mayoral tribute to renowned archaeologist Martin Biddlepart of the archaeological excavation of the city back to Roman times, thanked
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
part of the archaeological excavation of the city back to Roman times, thanked the Mayor and all those present representing Winchester City Council, Hampshire County Council and the people of Winchester for their continuing interest and support for... Read more
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Daily Echo
Controversial plans for store's late-night alcohol licence are approvedby Debby Gardiner, owner of city centre health food shop Cupboard of Health, wa
Daily Echo / Posted 12 days ago
by Debby Gardiner, owner of city centre health food shop Cupboard of Health, was signed by 230 people and was handed to Winchester City Council prior to the licensing meeting. There were fears the license hours could result in increased noise... Read more
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Daily Echo
Digger stolen from city centre sitefrom Winchester Bus Station where the city council are carrying out demolition
Daily Echo / Posted 13 days ago
from Winchester Bus Station where the city council are carrying out demolition and improvement works. A spokesman for Winchester City Council said: "We ‎are working with Hampshire Constabulary following this incident and additional measures to... Read more
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Daily Echo
Security concerns after digger stolen from bus station sitefrom Winchester Bus Station where the city council are carrying out demolition
Daily Echo / Posted 13 days ago
from Winchester Bus Station where the city council are carrying out demolition and improvement works. A spokesman for Winchester City Council said: "We ?are working with Hampshire Constabulary following this incident and additional measures to... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Controversial plan for Tesco to have late-night alcohol license in new store in Winchester to be decided todaysigned a petition drawn up by the owner of Cupboard of Health Debby Gardiner ag
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
signed a petition drawn up by the owner of Cupboard of Health Debby Gardiner against the proposal, which was handed to Winchester City Council. She has said she fears if the license hours are approved it will result in increased noise and... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Plans for scores of new homes on Winchester estate given green lightof new homes and flats in a Winchester estate have been given the green light w
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
of new homes and flats in a Winchester estate have been given the green light with unanimous backing by councillors. Winchester City Council want to build 76 new homes at The Valley in Stanmore which includes the construction of seven blocks... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Plans for two controversial student blocks in Winchester suburb rejectedblocks are aimed at second and third year students and the scheme was recommend
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
blocks are aimed at second and third year students and the scheme was recommended for approval by council officers at Winchester City Council. However residents say that the area is already overflowing with students and the plans have... Read more
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Daily Echo
City ranked among best for finding workavailable in Winchester, and among the main firms recruiting at the moment are
Daily Echo / Posted 16 days ago
available in Winchester, and among the main firms recruiting at the moment are Voyage Care, Exclusive Hotels and Q-Hotels. Winchester City Council have welcomed the news. A spokesperson from the authority said: “With 83.1 per cent of people in... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Disability tennis sessions organised in Winchesterand Isle of Wight Lawn Tennis Association, the Tennis Foundation, Osman Tennis
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
and Isle of Wight Lawn Tennis Association, the Tennis Foundation, Osman Tennis and Places For People have been organised by Winchester City Council. The summer sessions, take place at Osborne School, Shepherds Down School, Kings School and River... Read more
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Daily Echo
Go-ahead for more than 70 homes in estateA COUNCIL scheme for scores of new homes and flats in a Hampshire estate has be
Daily Echo / Posted 17 days ago
A COUNCIL scheme for scores of new homes and flats in a Hampshire estate has been given the green light. Winchester City Council want to build 76 new homes at The Valley in Stanmore which includes the construction of seven blocks of flats which are... Read more
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Daily Echo
Fears 3,500-home development could be plunged into chaos by demandsis claimed. It is feared the 3,500 home North Whiteley development could no lo
Daily Echo / Posted 17 days ago
is claimed. It is feared the 3,500 home North Whiteley development could no longer happen after claims of deadlock between Winchester City Council and developers over how many affordable homes should be on the site. The proposals, which would... Read more
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Daily Echo
Controversial plan for Tesco to have late-night alcohol licence in new store in Hampshire city to be decidedShe fears if the licence hours are approved it will result in increased noise a
Daily Echo / Posted 18 days ago
She fears if the licence hours are approved it will result in increased noise and anti-social behaviour. Councillors at Winchester City Council will look at the plans on Thursday. In a report to the council resident Peter Grant, says: “I am... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Rain doesn't dampen fun at Party in the Parkof fun's highlights was when the Nepalese elders sung on stage. It was managed
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
of fun's highlights was when the Nepalese elders sung on stage. It was managed by Winchester PITP, a new group which is taking on more responsibility for organising and managing the event with officers from Winchester City Council he... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Plans for two self build homes in Twyford refusedauthority believes it goes against the Twyford Neighbourhood Plan. The plans h
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
authority believes it goes against the Twyford Neighbourhood Plan. The plans have had three people objecting to them and Winchester City Council’s planning committee heard concerns about the impact of the homes. Objector Antony Fanshawe from... Read more
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Daily Echo
PHOTOS: Families have fun to fend off bad weather at Party in the Parkof the free afternoon of fun’s highlights was when the Nepalese elders sung on
Daily Echo / Posted 19 days ago
of the free afternoon of fun’s highlights was when the Nepalese elders sung on stage. It was managed by Winchester PITP, a new group which is taking on more responsibility for organising the event, with Winchester City Council officers helping... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Residents near West View House in Hyde, Winchester say they are at "wits end" because of anti-social behaviourthe area because they have had enough. Police say they are aware of the issues
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
the area because they have had enough. Police say they are aware of the issues and there have been top-level talks between Winchester City Council, police and A2Dominion who run the shelter to deal with the problems. It comes after there was a... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Concerns raised about traffic impact of scheme for 320 homes in Alresfordto ensure that the development is as attractive and as well planned as can be,
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
to ensure that the development is as attractive and as well planned as can be, and that all the promises, particularly those relating to affordable housing, are delivered". The plans will be decided by Winchester City Council in the coming... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
£100,000 investment for overgrown BMX trackWinchester City Council is investing £100,000 on developments to open space in
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
Winchester City Council is investing £100,000 on developments to open space in Abbotts Barton. The new facilities, to be in place by the autumn, will include new footpaths and improved access to the open space, a trim trail, new seating, stone fire... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Winchester Bus Station Cafe fears for future amid demolition workbuilding, Stagecoach, for the rent, and he has also asked them for money to cov
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
building, Stagecoach, for the rent, and he has also asked them for money to cover loss of earnings. A spokesperson from Winchester City Council said: “Mr Hibberd is a Stagecoach tenant and therefore any claims for loss of earnings will need to... Read more
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Daily Echo
Warning over rogue traders claiming to be from councilhas issued residents with a warning about bogus traders claiming to work for th
Daily Echo / Posted 23 days ago
has issued residents with a warning about bogus traders claiming to work for the authority. In an online update on the Winchester City Council website, it states: “We’ve received reports from residents that bogus traders claiming to be from the... Read more
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Daily Echo
Bus station closure threatens cafe's futurebuilding, Stagecoach, for the rent, and he has also asked them for money to cov
Daily Echo / Posted 23 days ago
building, Stagecoach, for the rent, and he has also asked them for money to cover loss of earnings. A spokesperson from Winchester City Council said: “Mr Hibberd is a Stagecoach tenant and therefore any claims for loss of earnings will need to... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Warning about bogus traders claiming to be from Winchester City Councilurged residents to ensure they know the difference between bogus and genuine co
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
urged residents to ensure they know the difference between bogus and genuine council traders. In an online update on the Winchester City Council website, it states: " We've received reports from residents that bogus traders claiming to be from... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Plans for scores of council homes in Winchester estate to be decidedA MAJOR council scheme for scores of new homes and flats in a Winchester estate
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
A MAJOR council scheme for scores of new homes and flats in a Winchester estate will be decided this week. Winchester City Council want to build 76 council homes at The Valley in Stanmore. The scheme which is recommended for approval has had some... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Children can enjoy face finding mission in Alresfordthe colourful 'faces' in the town. The activity was organised by Kat Lemon, Ma
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
the colourful 'faces' in the town. The activity was organised by Kat Lemon, Market Towns Development Support Officer for Winchester City Council, as part of her role to support local businesses in Alresford. The event is sponsored by local... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Plans for two six-bedroom homes near Winchester recommended for refusalPLANS for two six bedroom homes in Hampshire have been recommended for refusal
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
PLANS for two six bedroom homes in Hampshire have been recommended for refusal by planners. However Winchester City Council planning officers say goes against planning policies and is harmful to the rural character of the area. There have been... Read more
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Daily Echo
£100,000 investment for overgrown BMX trackWinchester City Council is investing £100,000 on developments to open space in
Daily Echo / Posted 25 days ago
Winchester City Council is investing £100,000 on developments to open space in Abbotts Barton. The new facilities, to be in place by the autumn, will include new footpaths and improved access to the open space, a trim trail, new seating, stone fire... Read more
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Daily Echo
Decision day looming for plans over more than 70 council homesA MAJOR council scheme for scores of new homes and flats in a Winchester estate
Daily Echo / Posted 26 days ago
A MAJOR council scheme for scores of new homes and flats in a Winchester estate will be decided this week. Winchester City Council want to build 76 council homes at The Valley in Stanmore. The scheme which is recommended for approval has had some... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Aggressive beggar arrested by police in Winchesterbogus beggars in Winchester has been ongoing, and has been raised before by cou
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
bogus beggars in Winchester has been ongoing, and has been raised before by councillors and residents. In June, leader of Winchester City Council Caroline Horrill said she recognise the issue and said the council will be taking "robust" action on... Read more

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