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Posts Tagged ‘ Leigh Road ’

Thirty trees to get chop for car showroom

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May 26, 2016
Thirty trees to get chop for car showroom

  Eastleigh councillors have voted in favour of plans that will see over thirty trees bulldozed to make way for two drive-thru takeaways and a car dealership at the former civic offices site at Fleming Park. The decision was taken at Tuesday night’s meeting of Eastleigh Local Area Committee despite local residents presenting a...
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Police appeal for witnesses to road rage incident

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April 23, 2012
Police appeal for witnesses to road rage incident

A 63 year old man is alleged to have been assaulted on Wednesday 18 April, around 9.45 am at the M3 slip road as he stopped at the traffic light junction with Leigh Road. The victim who lives in the New Forest was driving a Citroen Xantia and had joined the M3 from the...
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Fair Oak women on Burglary charges

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January 20, 2012
Fair Oak women on Burglary charges

Two women from Fair Oak have been charged with Burglary after cash was taken from the tanning salon on Leigh Road. On January 9 just prior to 7pm four teenagers, all female, are alleged to have gone into Universal Tanning on Leigh Road next to HSBC. A member of staff became suspicious of their...
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Fire at Heinz Burt close

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September 16, 2011
Fire at Heinz Burt close

At 19:24 yesterday evening  Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to a fire at Heinz Burts Close . The fire was located on the first floor of a three story residential building which fronted Leigh Road. Control operators mobilised two fire appliances from Eastleigh. A total of 9 firefighters quickly brought the fire...
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Police investigate town centre assault

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August 1, 2011
Police investigate town centre assault

Police have taped off Leigh road recreation ground this a morning as part of a major investigation after a 17 year-old girl was subjected to a ‘serious sexual assault’ last night. Newtown Road was partly blocked to traffic and the former patient’s car park (now staff only) to Eastleigh Health Centre was also taped...
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Police in Eastleigh HQ sell off

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June 9, 2011
Eastleigh Police station

Plans to move Hampshire Police HQ from Winchester to a trading estate in Chandlers Ford seem to have finally been ruled out as the police authority prepares to announce proposals which will see the earmarked Alpha Park site either wholly or partly sold off. Alpha Park was bought by the authority in July 2007...
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Motorist assaulted at traffic lights

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April 13, 2011

 A motorist was assaulted through the open window of his car yesterday while stopped at traffic lights on Leigh Road. Police in Eastleigh are appealing for witnesses following the incident at the M3 northbound/Leigh Rd junction. The incident happened just before 1.15pm. The man who was assaulted was driving a green coloured Peugeot...
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Comrades in for a windfall

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January 7, 2011

Members of the former Comrades Club on Leigh Road are in for windfall. The club closed in October 2009 and the premises were auctioned – contracts are due to be exchanged on January 28 and the 480 registered members of the club, who are effectively shareholders, can expect payments of £300 – £500 each....
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Developers accused of lobbying

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September 15, 2010
Developers accused of lobbying

A Southend councillor has called for action to stop developers lobbying council members over planning applications it has been reported in the Southend Standard. In an article entitled ‘Council doesn’t need developers sales pitch‘ Southend Councillor David Norman said major developers had been sending members of the development control committee e-mails and glossy brochures...
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Lib Dems reENERGISE Eastleigh

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July 16, 2010
Lib Dems reENERGISE Eastleigh

“ENERGY that’s the new name of the exciting new scheme to transform a town centre location into a youth facility.” So trills the latest council handout on the former Leigh Ballroom – currently still looking exactly as it did 7 months ago when the Council evicted the Ballroom Dancers and padlocked the doors…this is...
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Gold chains grabbed in snatch theft

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June 25, 2010
Gold chains grabbed in snatch theft

Police are appealing for information following the snatch theft of gold chains from a pawnbroker in Eastleigh. The incident occurred at a shop in Leigh Road at around 5pm on Friday June 18. A man entered the shop and asked to have a closer look at a chain from the display; he then grabbed...
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Developer defends Park 21 plans

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June 19, 2010
Developer defends Park 21 plans

Developers McCarthy & Stone have responded to the Eastleigh News article ‘300 jobs sacrificed for more flats’ and defended their plans to build a block of premium retirement apartments on the abandoned ‘Centris’ site claiming they have a ‘high level ‘ of local support for the scheme. They maintain that although they have been...
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300 Jobs to be sacrificed for more Flats

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June 15, 2010
300 Jobs to be sacrificed for more Flats

Plans to build a business park on derelict land in Eastleigh town centre – providing up to 320 much needed local jobs – could be scrapped in favour of building more retirement flats. Retirement homes specialist McCarthy and Stone are already advertising the ‘assisted living’ apartments they intend to build on the ‘Centris’ site...
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Chris Huhne & Terry Wogan warn on Fire Hazard

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March 3, 2010
Chris Huhne & Terry Wogan warn on Fire Hazard

Both Chris Huhne and Sir Terry Wogan were involved in campaign launches concerned with Fire Safety issues yesterday. Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne has backed a new campaign to stop home fires due to faulty electrical cables. The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) was launched in London to ensure the use of safe electrical cables such...
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MP’s Road Rage

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February 18, 2010
MP’s Road Rage

Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne has hit out at the lack of planning that has seen Eastleigh’s town centre centre become surrounded by roadworks and diversions. Traders in Eastleigh’s town centre have been beset bya  series of recent problems affecting their trade: power cuts, extreme weather, repairs to the  local electricity network and now roadworks....
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