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 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.
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.
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.
The Hampshire Chronicle recently reported that the Hollywood film industry helped boost the Hampshire economy by £3,000,000 in 2012.
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 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.
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.
Portsmouth’s once grande pier on the South Parade failed to sell at auction today. Its future is still uncertain.
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.