Residents' anger as planning chiefs approve 12 council homes on rare green space

6:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

RESIDENTS in Weeke criticised Winchester civic chiefs as they gave the green light to build homes on one of the suburb's last green spaces.

Andover Road diversion: a bad idea according to Chronicle poll

Hampshire Chronicle: River Park Leisure Centre.

3:56pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

MOST people think plans to divert a major Winchester road into a new development is a bad idea, according to a newspaper survey.

Delay fear for Barton Farm over safety concerns

Hampshire Chronicle: Design plans released for Barton Farm development

7:00am Friday 4th July 2014

WORK on Winchester’s largest housing development for 30 years could be delayed due to a highways dispute, a meeting has heard.

Design plans released for Barton Farm development

Hampshire Chronicle: Design plans released for Barton Farm development

3:00pm Monday 31st March 2014

THE final hurdle has been cleared for work to start on Winchester’s largest development in 30 years.

Civic campaigners call for debate on future of Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Steve Brine with City of Winchester Trust members Michael Carden (left) and Keith Leaman (right)

11:26am Saturday 8th March 2014

WINCHESTER needs to think hard about the best places for new housing, according to civic campaigners.

Packed public meeting in Weeke over planning issues

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

10:02am Tuesday 25th February 2014

CREATE more open space.

Harestock school children battle it out to win Barton Farm design competition

Hampshire Chronicle: The teams were set the task of deciding on a theme and name, as well as play equipment, safety features and landscaping for the site.

6:00pm Monday 24th February 2014

ALL aboard; children from Harestock Primary School have won the Barton Farm play space design competition with their pirate themed play area.

Rerouting the Andover Road: is the tide turning?

Hampshire Chronicle: How the old Andover Road should look when transformed into "a tree-lined boulevard".

10:12am Thursday 3rd October 2013

IT’S the issue that just won’t go away.

ACE centre poised to move to Barton Farm

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

8:00am Sunday 29th September 2013

WINCHESTER’S adult education centre could move to new premises in Barton Farm — leaving a former primary school building standing empty.

Winchester planners approve changes to Barton Farm scheme

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm artist's impression

4:18pm Monday 23rd September 2013

CIVIC chiefs have approved controversial alterations to the major Barton Farm development in Winchester.

Final stages of Barton Farm plans assessed

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm artist's impression

1:00pm Thursday 19th September 2013

PLANNING bosses are today due to examine some of the final stages of the Barton Farm application today.

Detailed plans for Barton Farm development to go on display next week

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

6:00pm Monday 9th September 2013

DETAILED plans for the first phase of the Barton Farm development are to go on display next week.

Councillors names added to stinging letter to Barton Farm developers

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

7:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

FIVE councillors are among those to put their name to a stinging letter aimed at the Barton Farm developers.

Winchester scouts brief MP on Barton Farm desires

Hampshire Chronicle: Winchester Scouts share a serious message at an awards ceremony at Pinsent Camp, Teg Down

11:47am Thursday 25th July 2013

WINCHESTER Scouts gathered for an evening of fun underpinned by a serious message on Monday (July22).

Scouts in plea for more Barton Farm facilities

Hampshire Chronicle: Scouts and beaver representatives at the Guildhall with mascot, Chip

1:05pm Monday 22nd July 2013

IT must surely have been a first when a beaver appeared before councillors at the Barton Farm forum.

Residents concerns about community facilities at Barton Farm

Hampshire Chronicle: New images of how Barton Farm will look

9:00am Sunday 16th June 2013

ARTIST’S impressions and a summary of changes were among the display boards at the latest Barton Farm consultation.

Winchester councillors angry over lack of community provision in Barton Farm plans

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm

11:00am Tuesday 4th June 2013

COUNCILLORS have expressed anger at a perceived lack of community facilities after viewing the latest plans for Barton Farm.

Workshop at university shows Barton Farm project is gathering pace

Hampshire Chronicle: Decision Barton Farm delayed

10:17am Tuesday 14th May 2013

PLANS for the Barton Farm development are beginning to take shape.

Outgoing campaign leader attacks Winchester City Council for 'capitulation' over Barton Farm

Hampshire Chronicle: Battle to save Barton Farm ‘is finally lost’

8:00am Friday 12th April 2013

THE outgoing chairman of the Save Barton Farm Group has launched a stinging attack on Winchester civic chiefs for what he calls their surrender over the development.

Barton Farm Forum meets this evening

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm looking north

10:54am Wednesday 27th March 2013

BARTON Farm Forum meets tonight to discuss the latest stage in the development of 2,000 homes.

Winchester residents association opposes re-routing of major road into Barton Farm

Hampshire Chronicle: Andover Road as envisaged under the plans

12:53pm Saturday 2nd March 2013

PLANS to divert a major Winchester road through the proposed Barton Farm development have drawn more criticism from residents.

Inspector backs Winchester Local Plan and 12,500 new homes

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm looking north

10:00am Wednesday 13th February 2013

A PLANNING inspector has today backed Winchester’s blueprint for the next 20 years.

Plans for Winchester's first free school pass major milestone

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

10:15am Friday 8th February 2013

PLANS for Winchester’s first free school have passed a major milestone.

Barton Farm plans on show to public in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm looking north

2:46pm Friday 1st February 2013

PLANS for Barton Farm that went on public display yesterday (January 31) have been met with emotions ranging from disapproval to caution.

New forum can influence future of Barton Farm development

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm

1:00pm Thursday 24th January 2013

AROUND 50 people attended the first forum to have a say into how the Barton Farm development shapes up.

New forum can influence design of Barton Farm

Hampshire Chronicle: Disaster banner barton farm.jpg for the homepage

1:23pm Saturday 19th January 2013

THE Barton Farm development cannot be stopped - so make the most of it.

Barton Farm Forum meets for first time today

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm

10:17am Wednesday 16th January 2013

THE first meeting of the Barton Farm Forum will be held this evening at the Guildhall.

Winchester residents demand rethink on Barton Farm development

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm

9:11am Thursday 10th January 2013

MORE than 100 people have signed a letter to the Hampshire Chronicle demanding a thorough rethink of the Barton Farm development.

Campaigners to press for best scheme for Barton Farm

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm

7:00am Wednesday 5th December 2012

WINCHESTER green campaigners have vowed to make the most of the Barton Farm development.

Campaigners give up fight to stop Barton Farm development

Hampshire Chronicle: Winchester MP Steve Brine with Save Barton Farm Group campaigners outside the High Court

11:25am Wednesday 28th November 2012

ANTI-Barton Farm campaigners have given up their fight to stop 2,000 new homes being built on the farmland on the northern edge of Winchester.

Campaign groups to discuss Barton Farm development

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm

2:21pm Friday 16th November 2012

GREEN campaigners are meeting on December 1 to discuss how Barton Farm should be developed.

New public forum proposed for Barton Farm development

Hampshire Chronicle: An earlier protest in Winchester over plans for home at  Barton Farm.

1:01pm Thursday 8th November 2012

Winchester civic chiefs are setting up a Barton Farm Forum to allow the public to help shape the 2,000-home development.

Jobs and cash boost from Barton Farm, predicts developer

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm

2:38pm Wednesday 10th October 2012

Barton Farm is set to give Winchester a huge jobs boost and a cash windfall for the city council, according to the development boss.

More reaction to Barton Farm decision

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5:39pm Wednesday 3rd October 2012

REACTION continues to come in for the Barton Farm decision yesterday. Gavin Blackman, chairman of the Save Barton Farm Group, said: “We are carrying on. We are bitterly disappointed but not surprised given the pressure the Government is under to kickstart the economy.“

Government approves 2,000 homes at Barton Farm

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm Protest

3:41pm Tuesday 2nd October 2012

THE Government this afternoon approved the building of 2,000 homes at Barton Farm on the edge of the city.

Barton Farm: reaction starts to flow

Hampshire Chronicle: Winchester MP Steve Brine with Save Barton Farm Group campaigners outside the High Court

5:21pm Tuesday 2nd October 2012

FOR Mike Emett, development director for Cala Homes, today’s decision climaxes years of work.

Decision on Barton Farm expected imminently

Hampshire Chronicle: An earlier protest in Winchester over plans for home at  Barton Farm.

11:32am Friday 28th September 2012

THE wait over the decision on Barton Farm will go on for several more agonising days.

Green light for masterplan and probably for Barton Farm

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm

9:13am Friday 9th December 2011

THE new 20-year masterplan for the Winchester district was passed by councillors in the early hours today (Friday).

Architect's radical vision for 2,000 homes in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: The three new potential sites for housing

7:30am Friday 2nd December 2011

SOME of the most radical ideas on how Winchester should develop have been proposed by a local architect.

Crunch vote on masterplan looms

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm

2:16pm Thursday 1st December 2011

THE document likely to decide Barton Farm and the fate of several other major schemes comes before civic chiefs next week.

Barton Farm remains in firing line, says Winchester council chief

Hampshire Chronicle: George Beckett

1:57pm Friday 30th September 2011

IT’S not over! The battle for Barton Farm will continue, a council chief has warned.

Government rejects homes at Barton Farm

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm Protest

9:26am Thursday 29th September 2011

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build 2,000 homes at a Hampshire beauty spot were set to be rejected today.

Winchester civic chiefs to clear up confusion over new housing

Hampshire Chronicle: George Beckett

8:18am Wednesday 6th October 2010

Winchester civic chiefs have agreed a motion that will clarify for the public the currently confused situation on housing development.

Barton Farm developer's High Court bid

Hampshire Chronicle: PAST PROTEST: Barton Farm demonstrators on the steps of Winchester Guildhall

12:30pm Monday 30th August 2010

THE firm aiming to build at Barton Farm in Winchester is launching a High Court challenge to salvage its scheme.

Barton Farm public inquiry delayed

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm Protest

6:20pm Thursday 15th July 2010

THE public inquiry into the hugely-controversial Barton Farm development near Winchester has been postponed.

Barton Farm inquiry set for delay

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm Protest

5:30pm Thursday 17th June 2010

A LOOMING inquiry to decide if 2,000 homes should be built on Barton Farm at Winchester looks set to be delayed.

Barton Farm homes blocked again

Hampshire Chronicle: Barton Farm

5:57pm Monday 14th June 2010

Barton Farm should not have 2,000 homes built on it, Winchester planners decided.

Changes to planning rules give hope to Barton Farm opponents

Hampshire Chronicle: Protesters by the threatened land

3:43pm Friday 28th May 2010

THE future of plans for 2,000 homes at Barton Farm was today unclear after the Government announced it was scrapping Labour’s regional housing targets.

Barton Farm developer appeals over delays

Hampshire Chronicle: Protesters by the threatened land

11:00am Thursday 29th April 2010

THE developer of the 2,000-home Barton Farm scheme has appealed because Winchester planners are taking too long to decide the plan.

Council issue challenge over housing targets

Hampshire Chronicle: George Beckett

5:30pm Friday 19th February 2010

Winchester civic chiefs are challenging the Government about how many homes should be built in the district.



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