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£2m motorway revamp in bid to beat the queues

Hampshire Chronicle: Warning of delays on motorway

9:27am Thursday 24th April 2014

ROAD chiefs are planning a multi-million pound motorway makeover in a bid to cut the queues – but thousands of motorists will face months of delays while the work is carried out.

Smithie LED the way on lighting with a bright new showroom

Hampshire Chronicle: Shane Hilden at his Smithie LED Lighting & Electrical appliance Depot

6:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A BRIGHT spark, who is passionate about the energy-saving benefits of LED lighting, is set to open a new showroom, on Bank Holiday Monday

Bailiffs break into pawnbrokers instead of ice cream parlour

Hampshire Chronicle: Kevin Old outside the Cash Generator store

10:01am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TEAM of bailiffs in broke into a pawnbrokers to collect some debts - although they were meant to be trying to get into an ice cream parlour

Brewery plan gets green light for historic landmark

Hampshire Chronicle: Stewart Cross, Aidan Lavin and Mandy Lacey- Cross celebrate their Dancing Man Brewery being granted permission to become a micro-brewery.

9:26am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Wool House in Town Quay will be converted into a brew house and restaurant after city planners gave proposals the green light.

Brain Chase Coles are the first in Basingstoke to achieve wills accreditation

Hampshire Chronicle: L-R: Lucy Watson and Sarah Parker of Brain Chase Coles

2:29pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BRAIN Chase Coles is the first firm in Basingstoke to be accredited by the Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS).

VPG takes the strain with TLC

Hampshire Chronicle: VPG takes the strain with TLC

1:11pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

ONE of the World’s largest manufacturers and developers of products in the strain and stress measurement industry has doubled in size at TLC.

Mathew’s expertise is more than just Talk

Hampshire Chronicle: Mathew Kirk is Southern Communications' new commercial director

6:19pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THERE is a new board member at award-winning Southern Communications – and he brings a great deal of experience and knowledge.

New hair salon launched in Winchester following success of first branch

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

9:15am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A WINCHESTER salon has been launched in Stockbridge Road following the success of its first premises.

Bridge could link shopping centre to new development

Hampshire Chronicle: The latest designs for the £70m Watermark scheme

5:15pm Monday 21st April 2014

A NEW pedestrian bridge could link Southampton’s WestQuay Shopping Centre to the £70m Watermark development.

Gelato parlour launched in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Left to right: Lizzie Sheppard and manager, Claire Owen.

11:00am Monday 21st April 2014

A WINCHESTER coffee shop owner is set to expand her business by branching into the sorbet trade.

Hangover cures delivered to your doors

Hampshire Chronicle: Victoria Tuck and Katie Brickell - Southampton Hangover Heroes

8:50am Sunday 20th April 2014

IF you're feeling slightly worse for wear this morning then these two ladies could have a solution.

Community comes together to help brave twins who have battled for their lives

Hampshire Chronicle: Zachary and Reuben with their older brother Harry.

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A HAMPSHIRE family have been handed a big boost after months of medical problems.

Easter eggs-travaganza for young carers

Hampshire Chronicle: Southampton Young Carers Project children enjoy a day out at Mansel Park Pavilion

8:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

SOUTHAMPTON children have enjoyed an ‘eggs-tra’ special day out.

Simon's fired up to help the Dragons!

Hampshire Chronicle: The new head of marketing at Basingstoke Town FC, Simon Hood

12:31pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A HIGH-flying marketing specialist has joined the senior management team at Basingstoke Town Football Club.

Hampshire Chamber brokers deal with Romania to provide business space in the Balkans

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

THE Hampshire Chamber of Commerce has struck a deal with officials in Romania to arrange office and exhibition space to firms from the county.

Youngsters hunt for Easter eggs with the Newbury Building Society in Festival Place

Hampshire Chronicle: Barry Bear and the Breeze Bunny during their dance-off

2:19pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CHOCOLATE eggs were hidden around Festival Place as the Newbury Building Society held an Easter egg hunt.

Only living Gurkha to be awarded VC officially opens new Winchester business

Hampshire Chronicle: Rambahadur Limbu (pictured centre wearing yellow scard) officially launched a new security company that will specifically hire ex-Gurkha soldiers to work within the local community

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE ONLY living Nepalese Gurkha recipient of the Victoria Cross came to Winchester last week (April 9) to officially open a new business.

Winchester businesses face communication crisis

Hampshire Chronicle: Business owners at Winnall’s trading estate say they have encountered issues with speed and reliability of their Internet service

11:53am Thursday 17th April 2014

WINNALL is at risk of “becoming an uncompetitive place” to do business after numerous traders reported a “shameful” broadband service.

The Walled Garden at Herriard Park is the perfect setting for selling Sofas & Stuff

Hampshire Chronicle: Jason and Grout with baby Ivy, at Sofas & Stuff, Herriard Park,

11:28am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE tranquil setting of a country walled garden is not where you would expect to buy a sofa – but a husband-and-wife team are offering just that.

New brewery launches in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Andy Mansell (right) and Iain McIntosh at the new brewery

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A PAIR of Winchester beer experts have opened their own brewery believing their bitter will rival some of the best in Hampshire.

Stay of execution for troubled nightclub

Hampshire Chronicle: REPRIEVE: Police applied for a review of Club Regal's licence.

10:28am Wednesday 16th April 2014

IT is a venue that has been dogged by violence and drug-taking, where public safety has been put at risk and licensing laws flouted.

Chineham’s Poundland has the recipe for success with visit from Jane Asher

Hampshire Chronicle: Jane Asher launched her bakeware range at Poundland in Chineham

5:25pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CELEBRITY baker, entrepreneur, author and actress Jane Asher paid a visit to Poundland’s Chineham store today.

Former Winchester factory in search for new tenant

Hampshire Chronicle: Pictured: Ladies packing chocolates March 1984

1:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

STEEPED in history, it was the original site of one of Britain’s much-loved chocolate manufacturers.

Enterprise M3 wants a smarter future

Hampshire Chronicle: Geoff French, chairman of Enterprise M3 LEP

9:13am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN ambitious plan to create a smarter future has been submitted by the Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership.

Six new container carriers boost dock capacity

Hampshire Chronicle: Six new container carriers boost dock capacity

12:24pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

SOUTHAMPTON’S container terminal has further boosted its capacity after taking delivery of six new container carriers.

Still time to be part of awards

Hampshire Chronicle: Winners of last year's South Coast Business Awards.

11:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THERE is just a week left for the region’s market leading companies to enter Hampshire’s top business awards.

Largest cruise ship to stage hit musical CATS

Hampshire Chronicle: WORLD'S LARGEST CRUISE SHIP: The Royal Caribbean International's Oasis of the Seas.

11:50am Tuesday 15th April 2014

IT WILL be a combination of one of the world’s most popular musicals with the world’s largest cruise ship.

Conference looks forward to logistics industry's future

Hampshire Chronicle: CONFIDENT: John Eynon, managing director of Southampton-based Import Services.

11:40am Tuesday 15th April 2014

KEY figures from Hampshire’s logistics industry will gather to discuss future opportunities at a conference next month.

Digger donated to help clear 70 tonnes of gravel

Hampshire Chronicle: Ian Atlee, Dave Burgess, Peter Beale and Ashley Joseph

12:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THEY were desperate for help – and the public answered.

Winchester jeweller welcomes Saints players to celebrate special anniversary

Hampshire Chronicle: (left to right): Neil Duckworth, Rickie Lambert, Ralph Krueger and Jon Quayle

12:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THREE Saints football players have paid a timely visit to Winchester jeweller.

Accountants' fun night raises £2,600 for KIDS charity

Hampshire Chronicle: AT THE WARRIOR HELM: Left to right, Helen Lederer; Rob Zeffertt, Richard Dibden, and Craig Edmondson.

11:40am Tuesday 15th April 2014

HAMPSHIRE accountants raised £2,600 at a nautical night of fun.

Fears over Silver Hill scheme from businesses

Hampshire Chronicle: The current plans for Silver Hill

10:36am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL Winchester development has rattled local businesses with many citing issues with parking and overcrowding.

Promotion for Stacey

Hampshire Chronicle: Promotion for Stacey

10:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

SHE has driven her marketing career forward.

Firm’s HGV drivers to get bike training

Hampshire Chronicle: Southern Daily Echo

10:28am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A WASTE management specialist based in Hampshire is to train each one of its 50 tipper and grab drivers in road cycle and motorbike awareness as part of a nationally accredited scheme.

Prize for young landscaper

Hampshire Chronicle: Prize for young landscaper

10:25am Tuesday 15th April 2014

AN apprentice has won a prestigious award for his landscaping skills.

Hampshire Vineyard expands

Hampshire Chronicle: CROP: Vineyard manager Jim Bowerman

8:47am Tuesday 15th April 2014

HAMPSHIRE  wine producer Hambledon Vineyard has bought a neighbouring winery estate for an undisclosed sum.

Late-night levy plan for bars and nightclubs

Hampshire Chronicle: Drinkers outside bars in Southampton

11:00am Monday 14th April 2014

PLANS for a controversial late-night levy on Southampton’s bars and clubs are set to go out for consultation.

Taxpayers' cash to be moved from crisis hit bank

Hampshire Chronicle: Rev Paul Flowers

10:24am Monday 14th April 2014

Council bosses are set to leave the crisis-hit Co-operative Bank and find a new home for millions of pounds of taxpayers’ cash.

Daily Echo's Child of the Year winner still has that winning smile

Hampshire Chronicle: GREAT GRIN: Leighton Kerr now with his proud dad Jason

10:26am Monday 14th April 2014

AS a one-year-old he was dubbed the cutest child of the year.

Indian poll 'promises new export openings'

Hampshire Chronicle: Amarjit Singh

12:03pm Monday 14th April 2014

WITH voters going to the polls in India, a Southampton business leader has said firms across the south should be keeping an eye on the outcome of the general election.

Gurkha legend at launch of new Winchester business

Hampshire Chronicle: OPPORTUNITIES: The launch at the Lali Gurans Nepalese restaurant in City Road

11:20am Monday 14th April 2014

HE represented our country for 25 years and is the only living Nepalese Gurkha recipient of the Victoria Cross.

Smiles to last a lifetime at Omnia Dental

Hampshire Chronicle: Harry Gill and Sandy dau at Omnia Dental

2:45pm Monday 14th April 2014

KEEPING teeth youthful for life is a key aim of the new owners of a Basingstoke dental practice.

New one-stop shop for start-up information

Hampshire Chronicle: New one-stop shop for start-up information

12:15pm Monday 14th April 2014

NEW businesses and budding entrepreneurs now have an easily accessible one-stop shop where they can get a helping hand.

Businesswoman gets start-up grant for healthier lifestyle enterprise

Hampshire Chronicle: Businesswoman gets start-up grant for healthier lifestyle enterprise

12:11pm Monday 14th April 2014

A Winchester woman has received a £1,000 grant from Winchester City Council to launch her own business to help people manage their weight and improve their lifestyles.

Oceans researcher wins prestigious prize

Hampshire Chronicle: RECOGNITION: Dr Elizabeth Kent

10:40am Monday 14th April 2014

A RESEARCHER from Southampton has been awarded a prestigious prize.

Southampton butchers crowned barbecue champions

Hampshire Chronicle: SUCCESS: The Owtons team celebrating a previous win

10:16am Monday 14th April 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON butcher has been crowned champion of the barbecue.

Parchment Street business owners forced to take drastic action to advertise

Hampshire Chronicle: (left to right) Robert Jones of Boudoir Blush, Jane Gregory of Parchment Street Barbers and Asgard tattoo and piercing studio

9:05am Monday 14th April 2014

BUSINESS owners have been forced to use mobile signs to advertise their stores claiming Winchester has “forgotten” them.

Workshop held for Bishop's Waltham businesses to help develop window displays

Hampshire Chronicle: The course was arranged by Winchester City Council’s market towns development officer, Heidi Isa

3:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A WORKSHOP has been held to help businesses in the Winchester district develop their window displays to catch the eye of their customers.

Hampshire distillery awarded for architectural design

Hampshire Chronicle: Architects’ plans for the Bombay Sapphire gin distillery at Laverstoke Mill received the BREEAM Award for Industrial Design

12:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A HAMPSHIRE distillery due to open later this year has been presented with a prestigious award for its architectural design.

Success of the M3 Job Club leads to a bigger Basingstoke venue

Hampshire Chronicle: L-R: Nikki Wild, Richard Thayer and Elaine Gray celebrate the M3 Job Club's move to Carnival Hall

6:30am Friday 11th April 2014

THE success of the M3 Job Club has prompted the borough council to step in and provide it with a bigger venue.


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