Tag: Hamble Lane

Council buy car boot site for housing

It’s been running for 32 years but in a few months time traders at Bursledon car boot sale will have to find a new venue after Eastleigh Borough Council purchased the site complete with planning permission for 182 new houses. Bursledon’s Local Area Committee granted permission for a new housing estate on the boot sale…

Council loses appeal against Hamble development

A Bursledon Parish Councillor has called for the Planning Inspectorate to be scrapped and planning decisions left to local authorities after a planning inspector allowed permission for 150 new homes to be built west of Hamble Lane. Builder Taylor Wimpey appealed to the inspectorate after the borough council refused planning permission for a development that…

Protest as Hamble Lane enquiry gets underway

Local residents and councillors made their views known very clearly on Tuesday morning at the Lowford Centre in Bursledon ahead of a planning inquiry. “No” to more building on Hamble Lane. Bursledon Parish Councillor Jane Rich (front, centre) led the demonstration opposing a plan from big builder Taylor Wimpey to bust the Council’s Local Plan…

Hamble Development Rejected

Land near Hamble Station was saved from development this evening, for the moment at least, as the Bursledon, Hamble Le-Rice and Hound Local Area Committee rejected a ‘hostile’ planning application to develop up to 225 new homes, a 60 bed Care Home, a 40 bed extra care unit and a new car park on the…

Police appeal after tragic toddler death

A toddler has died following a collision at Hamble Lane, Bursledon shortly after 7pm yesterday and police are appealing for witnesses. A three-year-old girl from Bursledon was crossing the road with family members when she was in collision with a blue Honda CBP 600 motorcycle. The child was taken to Southampton General Hospital, where she…

Police appeal on Hamble thefts

Blue Police Lamp

A pair of wellington boots, a first aid box and horse worming paste were among the items stolen from a yard near Hamble Lane this weekend. The incident occurred sometime between 5pm on Friday, March 11 and 7.30am on Saturday, March 12. A white lock-up was broken into and several items were removed. These included…