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Welcome to HantsBiz, the independent online information source for businesses in, residents of and visitors to Hampshire. We cover business related news from around Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and invite all local organisations to take part, use the site and help us make a resource that benefits all.
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Welcome to HantsBiz, the independent online information source for businesses in, residents of and visitors to Hampshire. We cover business related news from around Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and invite all local organisations to take part, use the site and help us make a resource that benefits all.
hantsbiz
Welcome to HantsBiz, the independent online information source for businesses in, residents of and visitors to Hampshire. We cover business related news from around Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and invite all local organisations to take part, use the site and help us make a resource that benefits all.
hantsbiz
Welcome to HantsBiz, the independent online information source for businesses in, residents of and visitors to Hampshire. We cover business related news from around Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and invite all local organisations to take part, use the site and help us make a resource that benefits all.
hantsbiz

Lidl Distribution Depot to go Ahead in Southampton

January 30, 2013 by admin

Test Valley Borough Council have approved controversial plans for a brand new LIdl depot to be built next to the M271 near Nursling.

Councillors eventually gave the green light to the project after nearly two-and-a-half hours of debate.

Sofi Bridal Shop Expands Premises

January 29, 2013 by admin

Sofi Designs, a bridal shop based in Basingstoke, has thrived to the point of having to expand their business into double the size of premises.

Owner Fatma Sofi reckons that the booming sales are down to the company stocking mother-of-the-bride outfits as well as traditional bridal gowns.

Rushington Roundabout Devolopment to Boost Job Market in Totton

January 24, 2013 by admin

Plans have been unveiled for a new shopping and restaurant development at Rushington roundabout in Totton.

Developers look set to bulldoze a used car centre, replacing it with a KFC drive-thru and two retail outlets. This is good news for the local jobs market with 70 new positions being created.

Winchester Business Disagreement over City Centre Restrictions

January 21, 2013 by admin

A planned closure of a road in Winchester - Great Minster Street - that’s being used as a ‘rat run’ has caused a disagreement between the council and local firms.

Hollywood hits Hampshire

January 21, 2013 by admin

The Hampshire Chronicle recently reported that the Hollywood film industry helped boost the Hampshire economy by £3,000,000 in 2012.

Youth Contract To Create Jobs For 18 to 24 Year Olds

January 15, 2013 by J Wade

Fareham’s MP Mark Hoban, who is also Minister of State for Work and Pensions, is currently promoting a new government initiative that aims to get more young adults into work. The new scheme is the £1 Billion Youth Contract, which was launched by Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg in April last year.

Southampton Railways Receive £30 Million Investment

January 9, 2013 by J Wade

Southampton is to receive £30 million investment for improvements to the rail infrastructure around the city. This is part of a £1 billion investment across the southern rail network. In addition to improvements in and around Southampton, commuters will benefit from improved facilities and connections at London Waterloo.

The Balaka in Weeke Says It Will Win The British Curry Awards

December 18, 2012 by J Wade

This year The Balaka, a Bangladeshi and Indian restaurant in Weeke, just missed out on winning the prestigious British Curry Awards. It reached the finals, along with two other curry houses from Hampshire.

Can Portsmouth’s South Parade Pier Still Be Saved?

December 13, 2012 by J Wade

Portsmouth’s once grande pier on the South Parade failed to sell at auction today. Its future is still uncertain.

Watermark WestQuay Development Plans On Show

December 10, 2012 by J Wade

The plans for the £70m Watermark WestQuay development went on on public display this week. The new development will see a disused brownfield site between Harbour Parade and Portland Terrace to the south of WestQuay Shopping Centre, previously known as the West Quay Phase 3 Central Site, being transformed into a new leisure and entertainment complex.

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