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Cabinet minister visits Winchester

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6:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

A LEADING government minister visited Winchester last week (Oct 24) to discuss the city’s strong labour market.

Tradesmen given tools for work at skills session

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4:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

BUILDERS, plasterers and roofers have been treated to a special event for local jobseekers.

Solent firms awarded £1m to cut carbon footprint

Daily Echo: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

1:25pm Friday 31st October 2014

MORE than £1 million in grants has been awarded to Solent companies over the past year in a bid to cut carbon emissions.

All smiles for graduating social entrepreneurs

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10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

AS budding entrepreneurs clad in their finery gathered to collect their prize, proud family members and colleagues looked on.

Early bird catches the Dragon

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10:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

Following the launch of the 11th Test Valley Business Awards, at The Potters Heronat Ampfield earlier this month, the entries are rolling in.

Guest speaker of Winchester networking hub extolls Twitter's vitues

Daily Echo: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

2:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE guest speaker of a Winchester networking event has been extolling the virtues of Twitter-use for business.

Bank to axe 9,000 jobs and close 150 branches

Daily Echo:

8:01am Tuesday 28th October 2014

State-backed Lloyds Banking Group is to cut 9,000 jobs over the next three years as part of plans which will see the net closure of 150 branches.

Who said the old ways are the best?

Daily Echo:

12:04pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

New technology and the ancient craft of charcoal burning are not two phrases which often occur in the same sentence.

Pub landlord retires 47 years on from tragic beginnings

Daily Echo:

6:03pm Monday 27th October 2014

WHEN teenager Tony Senger was considering his career options as a youngster in 1967, the last thing he wanted to do was run a pub.

Engineer joins Winchester firm in its bid to reduce power station emissions

Daily Echo: Green website logo for Hampshire Chronicle

12:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

A WINCHESTER company which works to reduce power station emissions has appointed a new engineer.

Family juice bar opens in Brooks centre

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11:00am Monday 27th October 2014

WHETHER apple and berries tickle your fancy or its bananas, mango and peach there’s a flavour for everyone at a new Winchester juice bar.

Grandmother and child escape 'faulty' car fireball

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4:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A GRANDMOTHER escaped with her baby grandson seconds before a car sold to her by a controversial second hand dealer burst into a ball of flames.

Flybe pulls plug on new flights from city airport

Daily Echo: Southampton Airport operator to change its name

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON-based airline Flybe has left scores of passengers disappointed after pulling the plug on a new route.

UPDATE: Man arrested after sledgehammer raid on city bank

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

11:03am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE are hunting would-be thieves who tried to break into a city bank with a sledgehammer.

VIDEO: Shop owner fights armed robbers

Daily Echo:

9:36am Friday 24th October 2014

THE traumatised owner of a Hampshire jewellery business has told how he tried to fight off a hammer-wielding gang targeting one of his stores.

Theatre axes jobs to cut costs

Daily Echo: STANDING TEST OF TIME: The Theatre Royal, Winchester.

9:59am Friday 24th October 2014

A WINCHESTER theatre has made redundancies in a bid to save money.

Hampshire Fare confirms corporate partnership deal for 6th year running

Daily Echo:

12:57pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Southern Co-operative has renewed its corporate partnership with county food group Hampshire Fare.

New Chandler's Ford facility boosts Hampshire's manufacturing industry

Daily Echo:

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW facility at Chandler’s Ford has been refurbished indicating a growth in Hampshire manufacturing.

Spectacular £40m plans for former Meridian television site in Southampton

Daily Echo:

7:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Spectacular plans to transfoms form the former Meridian TV site in Southampton have been revealed.

Hundreds of jobs at risk as major retailer closes stores

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10:21am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HUNDREDS of Hampshire jobs could be at risk after a major chain announced it was cutting a quarter of its stores.

Carpenters kick-off Curdridge company renovating Hampshire shepherds' huts

Daily Echo:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WHETHER made from corrugated tin, wood or reclaimed iron, these simple little elevated rooms were once home to Hampshire’s shepherds.

700 new jobs plan for derelict city site

Daily Echo:

9:45am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THIS is the multi-million pound vision for a thriving new waterside district in Southampton that would create hundreds of new jobs and homes.

Solent Skills Festival helps youngsters find their dream career

Daily Echo:

10:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SOME of Hampshire’s biggest employers will set out their stalls to inspire young people making the next move towards their dream careers.

Pants idea leads to award nomination for Southampton entrepreneur Becky

Daily Echo:

11:50am Tuesday 21st October 2014

An ENTREPRENEUR from Southampton has been shortlisted for a national award and needs the help of her community.

Shortage of office space in Southampton could hit city's economy

Daily Echo: Southampton Civic Centre now stands on the site of Marlands

11:46am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SHORTAGE of office space in Southampton could hit the Solent’s economy, according to a new report.

£1.5m revamp of Fareham runway will help boost region's economy

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11:42am Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN airfield runway will undergo a £1.5m refurbishment as part of a push to encourage businesses to join the “thriving aviation community”.

Uni staff to go on strike

Daily Echo: Exterior of Southampton University

6:01pm Monday 20th October 2014

UP TO 1,000 members of staff at the University of Southampton could go on strike as part of a row over pensions.

Southampton tipped to see property price boom

Daily Echo: Strict new rules are proposed on the use of estate agent boards

10:34am Monday 20th October 2014

IF YOU’RE looking to invest in bricks and mortar over the next few years then Southampton is one of the country’s hot spots, according to figures released today.

Plans underway for new nursery in Winchester

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:27am Monday 20th October 2014

WORKS to develop a nursery for 32 children in Hampshire have now started following months of planning.

Controversial hotel at Ageas Bowl on target to open in the Spring

Daily Echo: WORK STOPPED: On the luxury hotel at the Ageas Bowl

11:19am Monday 20th October 2014

BUILDING of a hotel at the home of Hampshire cricket remains on target.

Celebrity chef meets the fans at new Winchester restaurant book signing

Daily Echo:

2:30pm Sunday 19th October 2014

AS he furiously scribbled his name seemingly 20 times a minute he looked as though his books might be set alight with the friction between pen and paper.

Winchester church becomes base of debt help centre

Daily Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A WINCHESTER church has partnered with a national organisation to help people in debt.

300 jobs to go at luxury yacht builder

Daily Echo:

4:33pm Friday 17th October 2014

Around 300 jobs are set to go at luxury boatbuilder and Saints sponsor, Sunseeker, it has been announced.

20 new jobs for £1.5m factory

Daily Echo:

6:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

WINCHESTER building contractor Lakesmere has pledged significant investment in a new state-of-the-art production facility in Winnall.

Nicholas gets awards off to a cheery start

Daily Echo:

9:46am Friday 17th October 2014

A VETERAN television and radio star turned out to help launch the 11th Test Valley Business Awards.

Hair force to be reckoned with

Daily Echo:

9:39am Friday 17th October 2014

TWO well-known Romsey hairdressers have joined forces.

Airport sold in deal worth over £1bn

Daily Echo:

3:34pm Thursday 16th October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON Airport is being sold in a deal worth more than £1bn.

Charity coffee shop ‘forced out of town’

Daily Echo:

6:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

IT was set up four years ago to provide a vital lifeline for children in Kenya.

Laser factory visited by minister

Daily Echo:

11:47am Thursday 16th October 2014

A SENIOR government minister visited Hampshire today to shed light on a high-tech programme to kick-start the county's economy.

Firms voice fears over £150m city centre development

Daily Echo:

10:46am Thursday 16th October 2014

Business bosses have aired their fears of the impact of a new multi-million development on a city centre.

Local firms air Silver Hill worries at developer's briefing

Daily Echo:

3:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

FEARS for the impact on Winchester of a proposed Silver Hill scheme were aired at a meeting for local businesses.

House prices to rocket over next five years

Daily Echo: Strict new rules are proposed on the use of estate agent boards

10:24am Monday 13th October 2014

HOUSE prices in Southampton are set to surge by 43 per cent within the next five years, according to experts.

Premier League physiotherapist opens new treatment centre

Daily Echo:

12:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

A CONSULTANT physiotherapist has opened a new treatment centre near Winchester.

Couple turn former 18th century Alresford estate agents into Spanish restaurant

Daily Echo:

11:05am Monday 13th October 2014

ONE of the first tapas restaurants in Hampshire is set to open in a former Alresford estate agents next month. 

Protest against EU-USA trade deal

Daily Echo: FLYING THE FLAG: An in or out referendum on Britain’s continued membership of the European Union is likely in the next parliament

4:41pm Friday 10th October 2014

SCORES of people will take to the streets of Southampton tomorrow to protest against a controversial trade deal between the EU and USA.

Elliotts strengthens its kitchens and bathrooms arm with buy out of rival

Daily Echo:

9:19am Friday 10th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE’s longest-standing independent builders’ merchant has cemented its growth plans by snapping up Lymington-based kitchen and bathroom showroom Hardleys.

Oil spill at Hampshire refinery

Daily Echo: The Esso refinery at Fawley in Hampshire

7:11pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

ESSO has confirmed an oil spill at a refinery near Southampton.

New restaurant fills the gap for hungry diners

Daily Echo:

2:33pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

HUNGRY gourmets have a new restaurant to delight their taste buds with the opening of the Chop House.

'Oscar' win for container port

Daily Echo:

10:55am Tuesday 7th October 2014

DP World Southampton has been officially crowned Global Operator of the Year 2014 at an international award ceremony.

Builders' merchant buys kitchen and bathroom firm

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:08am Tuesday 7th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE’S longest-standing independent builders’ merchant has cemented its growth plans by snapping up Lymington-based kitchen and bathroom showroom Hardleys.

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