Housing developers labelled 'greedy' by former city councillor

Hampshire Chronicle:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A FORMER city councillor has criticised “greedy” housing developers after civic chiefs rejected changes to new luxury homes in Winchester.

Plans to develop former Winchester assisted-living site inch closer

Hampshire Chronicle:

2:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

PLANS to build 18 affordable houses in Hyde are closer to materialising after Winchester civic chiefs agreed to demolish the existing site before finding a firm to build the homes.

'Waste of time' speed limit cost £90,000

Hampshire Chronicle:

6:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

WINCHESTER city centre’s unenforced 20mph speed limit has cost taxpayers £90,000.

Former mayor quits Lib Dems over Silver Hill

Hampshire Chronicle: Former Mayoress, Sue Nelmes (left) and Annie Smith (right) decided to clean the pathway fearing it had been forgotten by its new owners, Winchester City Council.

1:58pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A FORMER Winchester mayor has quit the Liberal Democrat group – because of her unhappiness over the £150m Silver Hill development.

Winchester City Council considering setting up new company for house-building

Hampshire Chronicle: Winchester City Council sponsors this year's Carbon Smart Business of the Year Award

9:50am Wednesday 8th October 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs were warned against “playing Zoo Tycoon” with a money-making housing company they could launch to tackle a shortage of affordable homes in the city.

New local plan for Winchester agreed for public to have say

Hampshire Chronicle:

1:03pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THE Winchester public will have their first chance to have their say on the crucial local plan that will shape development over the next two decades.

Complacency jibe aimed at Winchester civic chiefs over recycling

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:36am Friday 3rd October 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs were accused of complacency over the authorities stuttering recycling rates.

Winchester's transport chief labels new 20mph speed limit "not legally enforceable"

Hampshire Chronicle: Should Watford be a 20mph zone?

8:36am Thursday 2nd October 2014

WINCHESTER’s transport chief has said there is “no point” in an unenforced speed limit after police revealed that speeding drivers who ignore the city centre’s new 20mph cap will escape prosecution.

Winchester must expand onto green fields, town forum hears

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

WINCHESTER should consider expanding onto green fields to ensure enough affordable housing is built in the next 20 years, a meeting heard.

Stark choice for the future of Winchester: like York or Basingstoke?

Hampshire Chronicle: Andover Road: ripe for redevelopment

7:00am Friday 26th September 2014

WINCHESTER should be more like York than Basingstoke, civic chiefs were told.

Council boss stands firm on Silver Hill

Hampshire Chronicle: Rob Humby: new council leader

1:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

WINCHESTER civic chief Rob Humby has defended his stance on the Silver Hill redevelopment.

Winchester Business Improvement District restates support for Silver Hill

Hampshire Chronicle:

7:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE HEAD of the Winchester Business Improvement District has restated his organisation’s support for Silver Hill after dozens of his 800-strong membership wrote an open letter to the city council criticising the development.

Councillor criticises 'mad' approach to multi-million pound projects

Hampshire Chronicle:

1:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE way Winchester civic chiefs are approaching three major multi-million pound schemes has been branded “madness” by a city councillor.

House prices 'up by a fifth' since the financial crisis

Hampshire Chronicle: House asking prices County Durham and Teesside have among the furthest distance still to recover, according to a property website.

10:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

HOUSE prices in Winchester have risen by more than a fifth since the financial crisis, according to a new report.

Transport chief calls for review of one-way system

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:33pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WINCHESTER’s new transport chief is calling for a review of the city’s one-way traffic system.

Winchester Cabinet approves the dropping of affordable housing from Silver Hill scheme

Hampshire Chronicle: The current plans for Silver Hill

11:43am Thursday 7th August 2014

WINCHESTER City Council cabinet has voted unanimously to relinquish the requirement for affordable housing to be a key part of the controversial Silver Hill development.

Silver Hill developer: no contribution towards affordable homes

Hampshire Chronicle: Kim Gottlieb by Kings Walk, set for demolition

10:37am Tuesday 5th August 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs are poised to allow a developer to drop any obligation to build affordable housing as part of the Silver Hill scheme.

No postponement for Silver Hill meeting this Wednesday

Hampshire Chronicle:

12:45pm Monday 4th August 2014

WINCHESTER’S acting political leader has refused to postpone a meeting to discuss affordable housing in the Silver Hill scheme.

New Government post for Winchester MP Steve Brine

Hampshire Chronicle: Steve Brine MP.

12:10pm Monday 4th August 2014

WINCHESTER MP Steve Brine has taken up a new role within government following the Prime Minister’s reshuffle.

New report reveals Winchester's personal insolvency rates are lowest in the county

Hampshire Chronicle: Talking about debt problems and getting the right help from professionals is the right way to deal with financial issues and the best way to avoid dealing with illegal money lenders

11:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

WINCHESTER’S personal insolvency rate is the lowest in the county according to a new report.

Council set to do battle with builder over planning policy

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:00am Friday 1st August 2014

DEVELOPERS are contesting Winchester’s planning policy in a controversial bid to promote its latest site.

Winchester MP Steve Brine notches up four years at Westminster

Hampshire Chronicle:

6:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TIME was short and there was a babbling sea of French tourists blocking the Whitehall pavement.

Winchester civic chiefs to look again at affordable housing at Silver Hill

Hampshire Chronicle: The current plans for Silver Hill

5:51pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs will rethink allowing a developer to scrap proving 100 affordable homes in the £150 million Silver Hill scheme.

Winchester City Council to cut number of councillors

Hampshire Chronicle: Business Collective's annual conference to be held at Winchester Guildhall

5:35pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE number of city councillors in Winchester must shrink, the Council heard.

Bid to probe scrap Hampshire's 12 councils defeated

Hampshire Chronicle: Hampshire County Council leader Cllr Roy Perry

4:57pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A BID by UKIP to investigate the possibility of scrapping borough and district councils in Hampshire has today been stopped in its tracks.

Hampshire County Council prepares to make more cuts

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

HAMPSHIRE County Council is preparing to make further spending cuts, the cabinet committee is due to hear.

Winchester City Council set to spend hundreds of thousands of pounds in flood repairs

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

12:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

LAST winter’s storms and flooding are set to cost Winchester City Council hundreds of thousands of pounds in repairs to its council houses.

Hundreds of workers on strike across Hampshire

Hampshire Chronicle:

5:30pm Thursday 10th July 2014

ALMOST a hundred public sector workers protested in Winchester today as part of the biggest collective walk-out the country has seen for decades.

Strong attack on Winchester City Council over Silver Hill scheme

Hampshire Chronicle:

9:11am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A CRITIC of the £150m Silver Hill scheme in Winchester made a strong attack on Winchester City Council saying the public was being misled.

Big cut proposed in number of Winchester city councillors

Hampshire Chronicle: Winchester City Council complaints at five-year high

11:47am Monday 7th July 2014

THE number of Winchester city councillors should be cut from 57 to 45, the cabinet heard.

Winchester civic chiefs take action to tackle poverty

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

9:00am Monday 7th July 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs are taking first steps towards tackling poverty and inequality in their district.

Winchester City Council's build programme labelled "wonderful"

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

3:00pm Saturday 5th July 2014

A SENIOR Winchester city councillor has hailed the council’s new build programme as “wonderful.”

Number of affordable homes built in Winchester falls by over a third in 12 months

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

1:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

AFFORDABLE house-building in Hampshire has fallen by more than 50 per cent over the last 12 months.

Unique offer to civic chiefs from Winchester College

Hampshire Chronicle: Winchester College has more former pupils in powerful positions across society than most other schools in Britain

4:13pm Friday 27th June 2014

WINCHESTER College has invited city councillors to hold a meeting at the historic school.

Winchester prospective MP calls for train tickets for part-timers

Hampshire Chronicle: Martin Tod with Jackie Porter at Winchester Station

5:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Winchester prospective MP calls for train tickets for part-timers

Controversial wind turbine plans at Bullington Cross rejected

Hampshire Chronicle: The proposed wind farm at Bullington Cross

7:29pm Monday 16th June 2014

COUNCILLORS have thrown out plans to build a 14 turbine wind farm north of Winchester.

Closer scrutiny of Winchester city councillors

Hampshire Chronicle: The new cabinet

8:10am Sunday 15th June 2014

LEADING Winchester city councillors will be held to account as part of a shake up in the way the council is scrutinised.

New Cabinet for Winchester City Council

Hampshire Chronicle: The new cabinet

12:30pm Thursday 5th June 2014

TWO new faces have joined the new Winchester City Council Cabinet announced today.

New leader elected at Winchester City Council

Hampshire Chronicle: Rob Humby: new council leader

9:23am Thursday 5th June 2014

ROB Humby was officially confirmed as the new leader of Winchester City Council at a full council meeting at the Guildhall last night.

Dinner for retiring mayor of Winchester Ernie Jeffs

Hampshire Chronicle: Retiring Winchester Mayor Cllr Ernie Jeffs with friends and colleagues

9:08am Thursday 5th June 2014

IT was the last hurrah for the Mayor of Winchester before he retired after a year jam-packed with fundraisers and celebrations.

Eileen Berry elected as new mayor of Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Winchester deputy mayor Eileen Berry and pupils from St Bede School launch this years Hat Fair

8:57am Thursday 5th June 2014

COUNCILLOR Eileen Berry last night (WED) became Winchester’s 815th mayor at a traditional ceremony held at the city’s Guildhall.

Winchester's 815th Mayor Making ceremony to take place at the Guildhall

Hampshire Chronicle: Business Collective's annual conference to be held at Winchester Guildhall

4:40pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

WINCHESTER’S 815th mayor Cllr Eileen Berry is set to be formally installed tomorrow night.

Ex-MP Mark Oaten criticises successors for attacks on Nick Clegg

Hampshire Chronicle: Disgraced ex-Winchester MP Mark Oaten, 47, is the new chief executive of the International Fur Federation, which is based in Weybridge.

11:54am Tuesday 27th May 2014

FORMER Winchester MP Mark Oaten has criticised his successors for their attack on Liberal Democrat party leader Nick Clegg.

Narrow victory for Annie Saunders in Alresford Town Council byelection

Hampshire Chronicle: The Soke in Alresford, on a quiet day!

5:16pm Saturday 24th May 2014

A FORMER Winchester Conservative city councillor has won the vacant seat on Alresford Town Council.

Winchester Tories tighten grip on city council

Hampshire Chronicle: Celebrating Tories at Guildhall today

3:09pm Friday 23rd May 2014

THE Conservatives tightened their control of the city council edging ahead of their main rivals, the Liberal Democrats.

Thousands to vote in city and Euro elections in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Swindon goes to the polls on May 22

3:54pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

VOTERS go to the polls tomorrow casting their ballots in both the Winchester City Council elections and for the European Parliament.

Rents on new Winchester council homes will put them out of reach of many

Hampshire Chronicle: The New Queens Head in a previous closure in 2009

1:03pm Friday 16th May 2014

WINCHESTER families on low incomes could be left struggling to afford the rents on a new development of 21 council homes in Stanmore, a local Labour politician has warned.

Packed Euro election hustings in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Redditch MP backs EU referendum bill

1:53pm Friday 16th May 2014

A SHOW of hands of the audience was good news for the Liberal Democrats at the packed Euro election hustings in Winchester last night.

Another major development looming in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Andover Road: ripe for redevelopment

4:08pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

A NEW development of deluxe offices, homes, shops and car parking could start springing up next to Winchester Station early next year.

UKIP protest against threat of Winchester hospital closure

Hampshire Chronicle: UKIP protest against threat of Winchester hospital closure

6:00pm Sunday 4th May 2014

UKIP councillors are up in arms over the future of a Winchester hospital.


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