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Selwood brings Easter joy to children’s charity

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March 28, 2018
Selwood brings Easter joy to children’s charity

  Selwood is helping to bring Easter joy to hundreds of young carers and vulnerable children after donating 200 chocolate eggs to charity. The leading pump and plant company, based in Chandler’s Ford, donated the Easter eggs to Honeypot Children’s Charity and the colourful gifts were personally delivered by Richard Brown, Managing Director –...
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Eastleigh Council’s links to arms exports

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March 22, 2018
Eastleigh Council’s links to arms exports

As a result of a recent £19 million acquisition, Eastleigh Borough Council is now leasing out factory premises to Chinese-owned aerospace defence company AIM Aviation. The premises at Bournemouth Airport is home to AIM Altitude who specialise in fitting out commercial aircraft cabin interiors but in addition to a leading-edge civilian business that boasts...
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MP hints at more Town Centre housing

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February 21, 2018
MP hints at more Town Centre housing

Eastleigh’s MP has revealed a brown field site ‘in the centre of Eastleigh’ – currently owned by Network Rail could be re-developed for housing. In a press release Mims Davies describes a recent meeting she had with roads minister Jesse Norman in which she presented the case for a Chickenhall Lane link road but...
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Railway Works changes hands in £20 million deal

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January 10, 2018
Railway Works changes hands in £20 million deal

The former British Railway Locomotive Engineering works which was once the heart of Eastleigh, has been sold in a £20 million deal. Key Property Investments (KPI), a joint venture between leading UK developer St. Modwen and Kuwait based Salhia Real Estate Company, has sold the works, currently a multi-let train maintenance facility, to the...
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Free evening parking in Swan Centre

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December 12, 2017
Free evening parking in Swan Centre

Eastleigh Borough Council has announced that as from today (12 December) there will no longer be a charge to park in Eastleigh’s Swan Centre car parks in the evenings (from 6pm) giving local people the opportunity to park for free while they enjoy the town’s leisure facilities including a cinema, gym, bowling alley and...
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New Vets4Pets opens in Hedge End

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September 14, 2017
New Vets4Pets opens in Hedge End

Eastleigh pet owners now have a new veterinary surgery to take their furry friends to after vets Przemyslaw Jelonek and Andrew Thornton opened the doors to their brand new Vets4Pets practice located inside the new Pets at Home store at Hedge End Retail Park. Eastleigh Mayor Councillor Mo Sollitt, accompanied by Eastleigh MP Mims...
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Stoke Park pupils enjoy ‘Magical Woodland’

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May 18, 2017
Stoke Park pupils enjoy ‘Magical Woodland’

Children at Stoke Park Infant School in Eastleigh are enjoying the first phase of a new ‘Magical Woodland Theatre’, thanks to a donation from house builder Linden Homes. The donation of £500 was gifted to Stoke Park Infant Association, which has been fundraising for the project. The creation of the ‘Magical Woodland Theatre’ will...
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Law firm selects White Building Southampton

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April 6, 2017
Law firm selects White Building Southampton

Top national law firm selects award-winning development for new South Coast base Top 100 UK Law Firm Keoghs is the latest high-profile tenant to choose the award-winning White Building in Southampton as its new regional base. Keoghs, a leading provider of claims-related services to the insurance industry, has chosen the landmark development for its...
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Work begins at South Central, Southampton

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March 27, 2017
Work begins at South Central, Southampton

Work has started at South Central development at Test Lane, the first speculative new industrial development close to the Port of Southampton in a decade. The development will create three new storage and distribution units with a combined value of over £30m. The site’s strategic location, within two miles of Dock Gate 20 of...
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Wessex Swim School move venue

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March 8, 2017
Wessex Swim School move venue

Eastleigh-based Wessex Swim School has expanded its portfolio of pools with the addition of a brand-new location in Bishop’s Waltham. It brings the number of locations Wessex Swim School operates to five and gives people even better access to the company’s popular services. Wessex Swim School, headquartered in Market Street in Eastleigh, was established...
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Hendy staff lace up for Eastleigh 10k

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March 7, 2017
Hendy staff lace up for Eastleigh 10k

Staff at south coast-based Hendy are not just sponsoring the Hendy Eastleigh 10k but staff are also taking part in the race. They will join more than 2,800 runners for the Eastleigh-based event on Sunday March 19, the largest 10k in the south. Paul Hendy said: “Everyone within the company has really embraced our...
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New HR start up has solutions for local SMEs

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February 27, 2017
New HR start up has solutions for local SMEs

She’s spent nearly two decades travelling around the UK with high-flying corporate HR jobs, but Deborah Witcomb has brought professional life home to Hampshire. The 45-year-old HR practitioner has set up her own business, providing outsourced HR advice and support for SMEs in Southampton, Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Romsey, Totton and Waterside. Her new company...
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Eastleigh based tourism company wins top international award

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February 23, 2017
Eastleigh based tourism company wins top international award

Eastleigh based company Tourism South East (TSE) successfully overcame opposition from VisitScotland and London & Partners to win a prestigious award for its marketing of South East England to overseas visitors during 2016. The award was presented at the UKInbound Gala Dinner in Plymouth. UKInbound CEO Deirdre Wells OBE, commented: ‘We were delighted to...
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Local landscapers win customer service award

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February 22, 2017
Local landscapers win customer service award

An Eastleigh landscaping firm are celebrating seven years in business today with the news that they been awarded the title of “Best Customer Service” by a leading home renovation and design website. Aural Landscapes, who are based in West End, were chosen by members of the Houzz.com online community of home building, home improvement...
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MP hails latest job figures

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February 16, 2017
MP hails latest job figures

Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies has welcomed  news that employment across the UK has reached its highest rate since records began, and that unemployment remains at its lowest level for 11 years – down over 900,000 since 2010. In Eastleigh, the number of people claiming the key out of work benefits has fallen by 1377...
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