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Solar farm construction begins

Daily Echo:

5:16pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

CONSTRUCTION has started at a Hampshire solar farm that will provide enough power for the equivalent of 11,000 homes.

Four arrests after burglars tie up victims in multiple raids

Daily Echo:

2:11pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

FOUR MEN have been arrested following a string of burglaries across Hampshire including two where homeowners were tied up and threatened.

12,000 council staff to be offered redundancy to plug £90m gap

Daily Echo: The Hampshire County Council offices in Winchester

6:05pm Monday 27th October 2014

TWELVE thousand county council staff are to be offered voluntary redundancy as the council bids to plug a £90m gap.

Pensioner with dementia admits killing wife

Daily Echo: Winchester Crown Court.

11:24am Monday 27th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE pensioner who suffers from dementia has pleaded guilty to killing his wife, who died of multiple stab wounds.

Indian summer continues in Hampshire

Daily Echo:

9:59am Monday 27th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE is set for an extended Indian summer with more fine weather on the way today.

Legal action threat if overstretched police officers injured on duty

Daily Echo: Hampshire Police Federation chairman John Apter.

9:50am Monday 27th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE Police Federation has threatened to take its force to court if an officer gets injured while staffing levels are too low.

Grandmother and child escape 'faulty' car fireball

Daily Echo:

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.

New town plan has flaws say campaigners

Daily Echo:

8:44am Friday 24th October 2014

AN INQUIRY into a controversial new town in Hampshire has exposed “very significant shortcomings”, says a group of campaigners.

Denials that plans for 6,000 homes are 'unaffordable'

Daily Echo:

5:06pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DEVELOPER has been forced to deny accusations that plans for a controversial 6,000-home town in Hampshire are unaffordable and undeliverable.

Joint attack on plans for 6,000 new homes

Daily Echo:

11:03am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A JOINT attack on controversial plans for a new 6,000-home town in Hampshire has been launched by community group representatives.

Boss finds stowaways while unloading lorry

Daily Echo:

10:36am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

STOWAWAYS were found hiding in the back of a lorry at a Hampshire depot.

'Ambitions' of developers called into question over 6,000 home plans

Daily Echo:

12:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CAMPAIGNER has called into question the ambitions of developers seeking to build a 6,000-home town in Hampshire.

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

Daily Echo:

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”.

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.

Adrenaline junkies have an all white weekend

Daily Echo:

11:06am Monday 20th October 2014

DON’T look down....

Emergency healthcare fears over new town plans

Daily Echo:

3:23pm Friday 17th October 2014

RESIDENTS say they are 'shocked' at the lack of detail about emergency healthcare in the plans for a new 6,000 home town in Hampshire.

Flood defence work starts

Daily Echo:

12:59pm Friday 17th October 2014

WORK on a £70,000 flood defence scheme will begin in a village next week.

Fears over 'boundaries' of 6,000 home development

Daily Echo:

1:29pm Thursday 16th October 2014

CONCERNS have been raised about where a controversial 6,000-home development will draw its boundaries.

Angry protesters campaign against plans for 6,000 new homes

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

PROTESTERS blew air horns, chanted and waved placards as they marched against plans for a new 6,000-home town in Hampshire.

UPDATE: Mass protest against 6,000 home plan

Daily Echo:

10:46am Wednesday 15th October 2014

HUNDREDS of angry campaigners protested outside Fareham council offices as the Welborne public examination began.

Hampshire schoolchildren visit Downing Street

Daily Echo:

5:04pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

CHILDREN from a Hampshire school met George Osborne personally delivered their letters to Downing Street.

Man in court over historic sex offences

Daily Echo:

4:23pm Monday 13th October 2014

A man has appeared in court over alleged historical sex offences against children.

Lightning strike causes fire and leaves three people needing treatment

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11:19am Saturday 11th October 2014

A BOLT of lightning struck a Hampshire block of flats in the early hours of this morning leading to three people being treated by the emergency services.

Fines for drivers who slowed to take pictures of Hampshire crash scene

Daily Echo: zooming along: Traffic on the A34, pictured from the Botley bridge

10:17am Tuesday 7th October 2014

SCORES of motorists have been fined for taking photographs of a major lorry crash while behind the wheel.

Divers blow up pier remains

Daily Echo:

12:43pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

ROYAL Navy divers have carried out a controlled explosion to remove the remains of an old pier.

Bosom buddies put discarded bras to good use

Daily Echo:

10:11am Tuesday 7th October 2014

FOUR Hampshire friends have teamed up to create beautiful dresses from an unusual material – bras.

Book a place for tall ships talk

Daily Echo: Majestic 'Tenacious' signs up for Tall Ships Regatta: PICTURE

10:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

THERE are still a few places left for a talk on a tall ships race.

Following consultants' advice saves Fareham Borough Council £168,000 in the first year

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:03am Monday 6th October 2014

A COUNCIL’S controversial decision to employ consultants has saved it more than £160,000 in its first year.

Thousands of jobs secured in navy base deal

Daily Echo:

9:50am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A £600m Royal Navy contract securing more than 2,000 jobs in Hampshire has been hailed as a show of the county’s “great maritime strength”.

Consultation closes on plans to revamp Bishop's Waltham square

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:52am Thursday 2nd October 2014

CONSULTATION has closed on proposed improvements to a historic square in Bishop’s Waltham.

Gosport MP welcomes income tracker report findings

Daily Echo: Caroline Dinenage

10:44am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE MP has welcomed a rise in discretionary income.

Solent NHS Trust in running for medical award

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:41am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE health trust is in the running for glory at a prestigious medical awards.

Robber steals from 86-year-old woman as she walks home

Daily Echo:

2:17pm Monday 29th September 2014

A THIEF has robbed an 86-year-old woman with a walking stick of her handbag.

Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Rebecca Adlington at Fareham Leisure Centre open day

Daily Echo:

10:56am Monday 29th September 2014

OLYMPIC swimming heroine Rebecca Adlington made a splash to mark the completion of a £2m upgrade at a Hampshire leisure centre.

Schools could win kitchen equipment and a dance lesson with Diversity's Ashley Banjo

Daily Echo: Streetdancer Ashley Banjo who is trying to get people dancing on the streets of Stockton on Sunday, July 14, for a new Sky 1 programme, The Town That Danced Again.

4:04pm Thursday 25th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE schools could win £10,000 worth of kitchen equipment and a dance lesson with Diversity’s Ashley Banjo.

Police launch appeal after man goes missing

Daily Echo:

4:22pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

POLICE are trying to find a Hampshire man who has gone missing.

Titchfield boy Oliver hopes to take first steps after surgery in the USA

Daily Echo:

11:09am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A LITTLE boy is preparing to undergo life-changing surgery that could see him defy doctors and take his first steps.

VIDEO: Hampshire dog is top of the pups with remarkable tricks

Daily Echo:

1:15pm Friday 19th September 2014

WATCH a super-intelligent Hampshire pet has been wow his owners with a vast array of remarkable tricks.

Local muslim leader backs calls for IS to release prisoner

Daily Echo:

7:32pm Thursday 18th September 2014

ONE of Hampshire's Muslim leaders has joined others around the country in condemning the horrific actions of Islamic State (IS) and urging them to release a British hostage.

Thunderstorm brings flash floods

Daily Echo:

11:01am Thursday 18th September 2014

HEAVY rain and thunderstorms are causing flashfloods across Hampshire.

Dig out your old footwear in aid of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Daily Echo:

11:16am Monday 15th September 2014

UNWANTED shoes, football boots, trainers and wellies are needed to help a Hampshire charity save lives.

Hampshire among top 10 retirement destinations

Daily Echo: McCarthy  Stone Retirement Living

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE is one of the top 10 places to retire to, according to a new survey.

MP calls for tougher penalties for firms who fail to pay bills

Daily Echo: Have your say on Town Team

12:38pm Friday 12th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE MP has called for the Government to give tougher penalties to companies that do not pay their bills on time.

Engineering centre of excellence opens doors

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

5:48pm Friday 12th September 2014

A NEW centre of excellence for student engineers was due to open its doors in Hampshire today, allowing 900 young people to “pursue their dream careers”.

Chemical alert at motorway depot

Daily Echo: Hazmat teams in Nursling

11:41am Thursday 11th September 2014

STAFF have been evacuated from a motorway maintenance depot after they reported a potential chemical incident.

New figures show nearly one in five people are self-employed

Daily Echo: LIKE MINDS: Self-employed people share office space and support facilities during one of Colleagues on Tap’s coworking days

11:40am Tuesday 9th September 2014

ALMOST one in five workers in parts of Hampshire are their “own boss” after a self-employment boom, new figures show.

Man, 24, guilty of sex offences

Daily Echo: Southampton Crown Court

5:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE man walked free from court after he was given suspended sentences at Southampton Crown Court for sex offences.

Elderly man conned out of thousands of pounds

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AN elderly man has been tricked out of thousands of pounds after being targeted by a scam.

Heritage walk around the Hamble valley

11:18am Monday 1st September 2014

A HAMBLE Valley heritage walk around the parish of Allbrook and North Boyatt will take place on September 21.

Help out with park effort

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:14am Monday 1st September 2014

GET involved in conservation efforts at a Hampshire park.

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