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Daily Echo
Housebuilding firm wants to demolish police station and replace it with retirement homesaway. Hythe is one of many communities across Hampshire that have lost their l
Daily Echo / Posted 22 hours ago
away. Hythe is one of many communities across Hampshire that have lost their local police station. In March last year Winchester City Council approved a McCarthy and Stone application to demolish the former Alresford police station and replace... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Climate change group says more action needed from council to cut emissionsMAKING progress, but could do better. That’s the verdict on the efforts of Win
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
MAKING progress, but could do better. That’s the verdict on the efforts of Winchester City Council in cutting gas emissions over the last decade. A report by Winchester Action on Climate Change highlights that Winchester’s greenhouse gas emissions... Read more
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Daily Echo
Activity centre convicted after girl, 11, hanging by her neck from rope bridgein July 2012 after she slipped at YMCA Fairthorne Manor near Botley. The organ
Daily Echo / Posted 2 days ago
in July 2012 after she slipped at YMCA Fairthorne Manor near Botley. The organisation had denied two charges brought by Winchester City Council but has been found guilty of failing to ensure the safety of the girl, who is believed to have been... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Winchester MP left feeling 'underwhelmed' after first glimpse of flood defence plansWorthy and Kings Worthy were affected by flooding. Hampshire County Council ha
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Worthy and Kings Worthy were affected by flooding. Hampshire County Council has been working with the Environment Agency, Winchester City Council and the local parish councils to implement measures to reduce the impact of flooding and to look at... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
CHRONICLE COMMENT: City council leadership on social housingWINCHESTER City Council is to be congratulated for its plans to double its hous
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
WINCHESTER City Council is to be congratulated for its plans to double its house-building programme from 300 to 605 by 2020. That means 600 households will be able to live locally at a decent rent. It will help to ensure that the city retains a... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
No 'on-the-spot' fines for fly-tipping in first year of penalty coming into effectallow councils around the country to issue fixed penalty notices worth between
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
allow councils around the country to issue fixed penalty notices worth between £150 and £400. Figures have shown that Winchester City Council didn’t issue a single penalty in the year to May 8, along with nearby local authorities Test Valley... Read more
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Daily Echo
You won't guess how many people have been hit with fly-tipping fines in south HampshireLymington councillor Michael White said: “Losing our site will only result in m
Daily Echo / Posted 8 days ago
Lymington councillor Michael White said: “Losing our site will only result in more fly-tipping.” As previously reported, Winchester City Council said it had a 100 per cent conviction rate for fly-tipping cases taken to court. Cllr Trevor... Read more
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Daily Echo
Just one on-the-spot fine issued for fly-tipping in first year since coming into effectLymington councillor Michael White said: “Losing our site will only result in m
Daily Echo / Posted 8 days ago
Lymington councillor Michael White said: “Losing our site will only result in more fly-tipping.” As previously reported, Winchester City Council said it had a 100 per cent conviction rate for fly-tipping cases taken to court, while Cllr Trevor... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Plans to double amount of affordable housingDowns national Park. There are also a proposal to put 100 flats above garages
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Downs national Park. There are also a proposal to put 100 flats above garages in Winnall. Caroline Horrill, leader of Winchester City Council and portfolio holder for housing, said: “We want to help our residents by delivering affordable... Read more
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Daily Echo
Stealing make-up, drink driving, and drug possession: A round-up of Southampton court casescosts of £85 and victim surcharge of £30. NIKITA FOOKS, 30, 7 St Andrews Green
Daily Echo / Posted 9 days ago
costs of £85 and victim surcharge of £30. NIKITA FOOKS, 30, 7 St Andrews Green, Meonstoke. Guilty of failing to notify Winchester City Council that she was living as husband and wife with Richard Poole who was in paid employment. Ordered to... Read more
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Daily Echo
Plans to double amount of affordable housing to be builtDowns national Park. There are also a proposal to put 100 flats above garages
Daily Echo / Posted 9 days ago
Downs national Park. There are also a proposal to put 100 flats above garages in Winnall. Caroline Horrill, leader of Winchester City Council and portfolio holder for housing, said: “We want to help our residents by delivering affordable... Read more
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Daily Echo
New restaurant set to take over city shop and create 100 jobsand will be open for breakfast from 8am until the evening. The ground floor wi
Daily Echo / Posted 10 days ago
and will be open for breakfast from 8am until the evening. The ground floor will feature the restaurant, while there will be office space on the first, second and third floors. The scheme will be decided by Winchester City Council by Novemb... Read more
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Daily Echo
Restaurant set to take over city shop and open new outletand will be open for breakfast from 8am until the evening. The ground floor wi
Daily Echo / Posted 11 days ago
and will be open for breakfast from 8am until the evening. The ground floor will feature the restaurant, while there will be office space on the first, second and third floors. The scheme will be decided by Winchester City Council by Novemb... Read more
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Daily Echo
Inspection reveals mysteries of painting made in HampshireKing Charles I in Hampshire and whether the original subject was even the king.
Daily Echo / Posted 11 days ago
King Charles I in Hampshire and whether the original subject was even the king. As part of an art restoration project by Winchester City Council and Hampshire Cultural Trust, a portrait at the city’s Guildhall was removed and sent for inspection,... Read more
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Daily Echo
Assault, stealing alcohol, and driving without a licence: A round-up of Southampton court caseswith £20 victim surcharge and £85 costs. LAURA ANNE KANEL, 31, of Churchfields
Daily Echo / Posted 11 days ago
with £20 victim surcharge and £85 costs. LAURA ANNE KANEL, 31, of Churchfields, Twyford. Found guilty of failing to notify Winchester City Council about a change to housing benefit entitlement. A community order was made. £85 victim surcharge with... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Residents go in time for wartime tea partycakes and sandwiches. There was also a raffle with prizes which were donated b
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
cakes and sandwiches. There was also a raffle with prizes which were donated by Osborne’s, who work in partnership with Winchester City Council. Winchester City Council Tenant Involvement officer Heather Wensley said: “We wanted to get tenants... Read more
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Daily Echo
Plans to tackle 'unsightly' city-centre binsto remove 'unsightly' city-centre trade waste bins. Businesses will be given t
Daily Echo / Posted 12 days ago
to remove 'unsightly' city-centre trade waste bins. Businesses will be given the chance to meet representatives from Winchester City Council on October 16 to discuss the issues around trade bins in the city centre. They will also receive... Read more
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Daily Echo
Fines rack up for vehicle dumped in car park - but council insists it hasn't been abandonedputting the fixed penalty notices on it? What hasn’t it been moved? What a farc
Daily Echo / Posted 13 days ago
putting the fixed penalty notices on it? What hasn’t it been moved? What a farce!” However, speaking earlier this week, a Winchester City Council spokesperson said: “The vehicle does not qualify as abandoned as it has both a current MOT and tax,... Read more
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Daily Echo
Fines rack up for vehicle dumped in car park - but council insists it hasn't been bannedputting the fixed penalty notices on it? What hasn’t it been moved? What a farc
Daily Echo / Posted 13 days ago
putting the fixed penalty notices on it? What hasn’t it been moved? What a farce!” However, speaking earlier this week, a Winchester City Council spokesperson said: “The vehicle does not qualify as abandoned as it has both a current MOT and tax,... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Vehicle left in council car park slapped with at least five finesmaybe longer. “Why keep putting the fixed penalty notices on it? What hasn’t i
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
maybe longer. “Why keep putting the fixed penalty notices on it? What hasn’t it been moved? What a farce!” However, a Winchester City Council spokesperson said: “The vehicle does not qualify as abandoned as it has both a current MOT and... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Work under way on controversial plan to restore wetland near Winchesteras sycamore trees were chopped down and burned by workmen at Clausentum Fen. T
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
as sycamore trees were chopped down and burned by workmen at Clausentum Fen. The work, which received a £500 grant from Winchester City Council, has been commissioned by the Clausentum Fen Conservation Group, local people who hope that the... Read more
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Daily Echo
Pavilion project granted more time to fill funding shortfallof the team behind the North Walls cricket pavilion project told city councillo
Daily Echo / Posted 18 days ago
of the team behind the North Walls cricket pavilion project told city councillors that despite being allocated £300,000 in Winchester City Council cash, as well raising money through a fundraising drive, the scheme faces a shortfall of around... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Businesses warned they could face full extent of council powers if bins aren't removedbusinesses that will bring about an improved environment in the city centre.”
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
businesses that will bring about an improved environment in the city centre.” The scheme is part of a partnership between Winchester City Council and the Business Improvement District (BID) and follows a long-term campaign by councillors Ian Tait... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Pavilion project granted more time to fill funding shortfallof the team behind the North Walls cricket pavilion project told city councillo
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
of the team behind the North Walls cricket pavilion project told city councillors that despite being allocated £300,000 in Winchester City Council cash, as well raising money through a fundraising drive, the scheme faces a shortfall of around... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Busy roads expected for international motorcycling eventHampshire Constabulary spokesman said: "Hampshire Constabulary is working with
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
Hampshire Constabulary spokesman said: "Hampshire Constabulary is working with the organisers of MotoX of Nations and Winchester City Council to ensure a safe event. "A policing operation is in place to keep those attending safe and traffic... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Police's alcohol concerns allayed ahead of Winchester motorcycle eventalso queried why the area was being licensed so late when the racing finishes a
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
also queried why the area was being licensed so late when the racing finishes at around 5pm. A licensing sub-committee at Winchester City Council which due to make a decision on the matter was cancelled on Monday, September 25. A city council... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Cash shortfall looms for new pavilion project at River Parkof the team behind the North Walls cricket pavilion project told city councillo
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
of the team behind the North Walls cricket pavilion project told city councillors that despite being allocated £300,000 in Winchester City Council cash, as well raising money through a fundraising drive, the scheme faces a shortfall of around... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
New ideas evolving for ‘Silver Hill 2’Hampshire County Council officer Frank Baxter said there would be an online sur
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
Hampshire County Council officer Frank Baxter said there would be an online survey, telephone survey and workshops. Winchester City Council officer Andy Hickman said: “ We are encouraging people to park as far out as possible so the pricing... Read more
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Daily Echo
Traveller group ordered to appear in court after setting up camp on Hampshire car parkwho are refusing to leave a busy car park after pitching up more than two weeks
Daily Echo / Posted 22 days ago
who are refusing to leave a busy car park after pitching up more than two weeks ago are due to appear in court next week. Winchester City Council had served notice on the group, who are in the city’s South Park and Ride, days after they arrived,... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
This is what actually happened when the M3 was shut for 12 hoursat around 5am between junctions 9 and 11 as a Hazardous Materials Branch from t
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 24 days ago
at around 5am between junctions 9 and 11 as a Hazardous Materials Branch from the fire service would need to attend. Winchester City Council was warned to expect additional traffic as a result of this. Football fans hoping to attend the... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Council approves plans for 88 student flats in Sparkford Roadcaused anger in Sparkford Road and Erskine Road close to the University of Winc
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
caused anger in Sparkford Road and Erskine Road close to the University of Winchester main campus have now been approved by Winchester City Council despite objections from residents. Both residents and councillors have had concerns that the five... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
The mystery of the head of Charles IAs part of a wider art restoration project by Winchester City Council in partne
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
As part of a wider art restoration project by Winchester City Council in partnership with Hampshire Cultural Trust, the portrait was removed and sent for inspection, in the hope that the artist behind it could be identified. Charles I’s portrait... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Support for new surgery for 17,000 city residentsfacilities in which our patients can be seen and our staff work. “We appreciat
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
facilities in which our patients can be seen and our staff work. “We appreciate the hard work it has taken for everyone at Winchester City Council and West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group to reach this point and hope that final details can... Read more
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Daily Echo
Travellers refuse to leave car park despite council taking actionoptions to remove a group of travellers from a busy Hampshire car park after th
Daily Echo / Posted 1 months ago
options to remove a group of travellers from a busy Hampshire car park after they ignored a notice telling them to leave. Winchester City Council had served notice to the group, which moved into the city's South Park and Ride earlier this week, on... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Travellers told they must leave busy car parktravellers moved into the site before being forced to move on. It is not known
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
travellers moved into the site before being forced to move on. It is not known if it is the same group. A spokesman for Winchester City Council said: “We are taking all available actions and are liaising with other agencies. We have served... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Travellers told they must leave busy car park todayinto the site before being forced to move on. It is not known if it is the sam
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
into the site before being forced to move on. It is not known if it is the same group currently there. A spokesman for Winchester City Council said: “We are taking all available actions and are liaising with other agencies. We have served... Read more
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