Hampshire County Council to save £140,000 per year as part of street light replacement programme

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

TAX payers have had a lucky escape with the introduction of a new ‘green’ programme that will save money.

City and district councillors meet to discuss ongoing litter problems

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

4:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

COUNCILLORS met this week to discuss new initiatives to help keep the Winchester district clean.

Civic chiefs back controversial Winchester development

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

10:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

COUNCILLORS have approved development of four new homes on Lankhills Road in Winchester despite local objections.

Family weeps as Winchester civic chiefs rubber stamp planning application

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

3:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

AS WINCHESTER City Council approved planning permission for their home and attached business, a Hampshire family wept.

Winchester City Council announces solar farm revenue

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

5:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

WINCHESTER City Council has raked in a six-figure sum for permitting solar farms in the district, Council heard.

Winchester tax payers could foot the bill for Winchester City Council error

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

11:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

WINCHESTER City Council has done a U-turn on the status of two Alresford car parks, which it had designated as “community assets”.

Winchester city councillors rejects electoral change

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

11:09pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

WINCHESTER councillors have rejected the chance to radically alter their electoral system.

Winchester civic chiefs discuss new ideas for tackling homelessness

Hampshire Chronicle: According to a recent report, nine per cent of adults in England have experienced homelessness at some time in their lives

9:10am Sunday 30th March 2014

NEW plans are underway to reduce the number of homeless people in Winchester.

Villagers back radical chnages to Winchester electoral system

Hampshire Chronicle: VOTING CLOSES: Penarth Town Mayor Neil Thomas empties the ballot box that was at the library (3418755)

6:19pm Saturday 29th March 2014

MEMBERS of Compton and Shawford Parish Council have voted in favour of proposals to change the electoral cycle.

Winchester MP to chair meeting over future hospital care

Hampshire Chronicle: Steve Brine MP

11:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

WINCHESTER MP Steve Brine is to chair a public meeting about the future of hospital care for Winchester tonight (THURS) at 7.30pm.

Winchester tax-payers could foot bill after city council mistake

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

1:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

TAX-PAYERS could end up footing a significant legal bill after Winchester City Council mistakenly registered part of Mid-Hampshire Railway Ltd as “an asset of community value”.

Calls to scrap Alresford development

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

12:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

RESIDENTS in Alresford have called for all Local Plan development ideas to scrapped amid accusations that the town council has not acted in the best interests of the electorate.

Hampshire County Council will not spend more money on domestic abuse services, meeting hears

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

8:22am Friday 21st March 2014

WE are not looking to spend more money on domestic abuse services.

Hampshire Probation Trust to be privatised next year

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

1:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

THE HAMPSHIRE Probation Trust is to be dissolved.

County council meet to discuss strategies for troubled families

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

10:00am Tuesday 18th March 2014

COUNCILLORS have been looking at ways to improve services to help ‘troubled’ families.

A hundred people at climate change meeting in Winchester

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

8:56am Wednesday 12th March 2014

EAT less meat, and more fruit and vegetables.

Parking restrictions to go ahead in Whiteley despite objections

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

9:49am Thursday 6th March 2014

DESPITE ten objection letters and Parish Council opposition, plans will go ahead to introduce more parking restrictions in Whiteley.

Winchester council leader to stand down

Hampshire Chronicle: Council leader Keith Wood (left) and local councillor Jamie Scott at the pub

2:03pm Friday 28th February 2014

WINCHESTER council leader Keith Wood has today announced he is standing down.

Winchester council tax frozen for fifth year

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

12:25am Friday 21st February 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs tonight agreed to freeze council tax for a fifth year in a row.

Winchester civic chiefs again under fire for River Park contract

Hampshire Chronicle: River Park Leisure Centre.

11:00am Thursday 20th February 2014

A WINCHESTER resident has criticised councillors handling of allegations of maladministration over the contract to run River Park Leisure Centre.

University announces plans to build leisure centre at Bar End

Hampshire Chronicle: The news comes as the city council reviews its plans for the River Park Leisure Centre

11:00am Thursday 20th February 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs have revealed the university wants to develop a sports centre on playing fields on the southern edge of the city.

Winchester civic chiefs set to freeze council tax for fifth year

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

7:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs are due to meet to set this year’s council tax tomorrow night.

Alresford council critic branded 'vexatious'

Hampshire Chronicle: Robin Atkins

11:35am Tuesday 18th February 2014

AN “unacceptable” letter has prompted Alresford town councillor to brand an allegedly desk-thumping resident “vexatious.”

Juggle finance to cut rents in Winchester says Labour leader

Hampshire Chronicle: Chris Pines

9:30am Tuesday 18th February 2014

WINCHESTER’s Labour leader wants to restructure council finance to cut the rents that tenants pay.

Temporary road built in Winchester to combat flood problems

Hampshire Chronicle: Hampshire County Council took action to reopen Andover Road North, which has been closed since February 8, and have built a temporary road in time for today's rush hour commuters

5:58pm Monday 17th February 2014

GROUND-BREAKING works have been carried out on one of Winchester’s busiest roads to alleviate flooding.

Winchester cabinet members secure nearly £750k for charity funding

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

1:00pm Friday 14th February 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs met to discuss the security of nearly three quarters of a million pounds for local charities.

Civic chiefs allow development of Chesil Street house after five years of it standing empty

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

9:13am Saturday 8th February 2014

CIVIC chiefs have rubberstamped a plan that will finally see one of its buildings leased after standing empty for five years.

Winchester civic chiefs in U-turn over River Park Leisure Centre

Hampshire Chronicle: Campaigners are to protest over River Park development.

12:36pm Thursday 6th February 2014

COUNCILLORS are preparing a U-turn on plans for a new leisure centre in Hampshire.

Tory defectors reject resigning and say their success were personal votes

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

7:00am Thursday 6th February 2014

DEFECTING city councillors have rejected resigning and standing for re-election because they say their successes were personal votes for them.

Claims of social housing rent arrears soaring dismissed by Winchester officials

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

1:00pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

WINCHESTER housing bosses have dismissed reports of a surge in the number of residents unable to pay their rent.

Developer reaches agreement with landowner over Silver Hill site

Hampshire Chronicle: Woolstaplers Hall is shown in the centre, the Brooks Centre to left and Union Street to the right.

12:00pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

THE LAST major stumbling block to the £130 million revamp of Winchester city centre has been removed.

Tributes following death of former Eastleigh MP, Sir David Price

Hampshire Chronicle: Sir David Price in 2006

10:53am Wednesday 5th February 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid today following the death of a former Hampshire MP who represented his community for nearly 40 years.

Winchester cathedral receives first installment of major cash boost

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

1:00pm Monday 3rd February 2014

WINCHESTER Cathedral’s £19 million fundraising appeal has received a major boost.

Winchester neighbourhoods will have 20 miles per hour speed limits enforced

Hampshire Chronicle: 20mph limit costs 'ludicrous'

9:04am Monday 3rd February 2014

TWENTY miles per hour speed limits will finally become a reality for two central Winchester neighbourhoods.

Winchester council boss claims political motive over leisure centre campaign

Hampshire Chronicle: Council leader Keith Wood (left) and local councillor Jamie Scott at the pub

4:26pm Thursday 30th January 2014

WINCHESTER civic chief Keith Wood believes opposition to his River Park Leisure plans is politically motivated.

UKIP forms new branch in Meon Valley

Hampshire Chronicle: UKIP leader to speak in Northwich

12:37pm Thursday 30th January 2014

THE anti-European Union political party has formed a new branch in the Meon Valley.

Hampshire residents urged to switch providers to reduce energy costs

Hampshire Chronicle: LEADER Plea to energy supplies not to increase prices this winter

4:38pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

RESIDENTS across the district are being urged to ‘Switch Hampshire’ at part of an ongoing scheme to reduce energy costs.

Winchester charity providing emergency food sees massive boost in demand

Hampshire Chronicle: MEP Keith Taylor (centre right) and Natalie Bennett (centre right), leader of the Green Party, with staff at Basics Bank.

6:30pm Monday 27th January 2014

A WINCHESTER charity providing emergency food has warned the service is no longer the preserve of those ‘on the margins’ of society.

Hampshire school buildings to see £149 million investment

Hampshire Chronicle: Councillor Keith Mans

9:31am Monday 27th January 2014

HAMPSHIRE schools bosses are making one of their largest investments in schools building in recent years.

Alresford town councillor resigns over bullying allegation

Hampshire Chronicle: Resigned: Natalie Carpenter

5:17pm Friday 24th January 2014

AN Alresford town councillor has resigned, saying her position has been made impossible following bullying complaints against her.

Winchester Business Awards launch brings district together

Hampshire Chronicle: Keith Redbourn (centre left) and sponsors for this year's Winchester Business Awards launch

12:56pm Friday 24th January 2014

WINCHESTER business owners, managers and employees gathered for the launch of this year's twelfth annual Winchester Business Awards.

Two Winchester Tories defect to Lib Dems

Hampshire Chronicle: Council leader Keith Wood (left) and local councillor Jamie Scott at the pub

11:16am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

WINCHESTER City Council has been thrown into turmoil by the defection of two Conservatives to the opposition.

Complaint over handling of River Park Leisure Centre contract

Hampshire Chronicle: Unusual venues to be pressed into service for this year's Winchester Film Festival will include River Park Leisure Centre, which is hosting a screening of The Swimmer

5:50pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

A WINCHESTER resident has complained about the allegedly "highly irregular" handling of a contract to run the River Park Leisure Centre.

Bishop's Waltham town team praised for work on improving local businesses

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

11:00am Monday 20th January 2014

PARISH Councillors and businessmen in Bishop’s Waltham have lauded the success of their town team.

Civic chiefs back down over proposals to get taxi drivers sitting in the cold

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

9:16am Monday 20th January 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs have backed down from forcing taxi drivers to sit in the cold while waiting for fares.

Planning applications approved by Bishop's Waltham councillors

Hampshire Chronicle: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

11:00am Friday 17th January 2014

Bishop’s Waltham Parish councillors gave their approval to two planning applications on Tuesday (Jan 13).

More cuts loom at Hampshire County Council

Hampshire Chronicle: Cllr Roy Perry, the new leader of Hampshire County Council

5:34pm Thursday 16th January 2014

LOLLIPOP patrols, librarians and road workers face the chop as details of £93 million of Hampshire County Council cuts begin to emerge.

Better public transport call for Winchester, meeting hears

Hampshire Chronicle: Congestion in Cheriton Road, Winchester, proposed site of a new primary school

8:40am Wednesday 15th January 2014

MAKE public transport cheaper and more accessible - that was the general consensus of a meeting of green campaigners.

Former Winchester council office will no longer stand empty, say civic chiefs

1:25pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

WINCHESTER civic chiefs have signed an agreement that could finally see one of its buildings leased after standing empty for five years.

Planning chiefs unanimously agree to build on former elderly sheltered accommodation

Hampshire Chronicle: Planning chiefs unanimously agree to build on former elderly sheltered accommodation

1:00pm Sunday 12th January 2014

NEW houses are to replace a former elderly sheltered accommodation after civic chiefs unanimously agreed planning permission yesterday (January 9).



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