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Fears for Christchurch greenbelt development based on 'out of date' statistics

21 June 2021
Fears for Christchurch greenbelt development based on 'out of date' statistics

Fears for Christchurch greenbelt development based on 'out of date' statistics

21 June 2021

THE government has been urged to revise “out of date” statistics for housing targets amid fears of development in greenbelt land around Christchurch.


Hospitality Covid outbreaks spark testing calls

18 June 2021
Hospitality Covid outbreaks spark testing calls

Hospitality Covid outbreaks spark testing calls

18 June 2021

HOSPITALITY firms in Christchurch are being encouraged to increase their Covid-19 testing efforts after “a number” of outbreaks within the industry.


Outrage over plans to spend £90,000 on new cars for mayors

18 June 2021
Outrage over plans to spend £90,000 on new cars for mayors

Outrage over plans to spend £90,000 on new cars for mayors

18 June 2021

THE former leader of BCP Council has said she is “absolutely mortified” at cabinet plans to spend £90,000 on two new cars for its mayors.


Jobs at risk and services face axe in cash-saving plans at New Forest health clinics

16 June 2021
Jobs at risk and services face axe in cash-saving plans at New Forest health clinics

Jobs at risk and services face axe in cash-saving plans at New Forest health clinics

16 June 2021

JOBS will be at risk at health clinics across the New Forest if Hampshire County Council goes ahead with plans to cut services.


Covid funding gave council £5m budget surplus

11 June 2021
Covid funding gave council £5m budget surplus

Covid funding gave council £5m budget surplus

11 June 2021

TENS of millions of pounds in government Covid funding left BCP Council with a budget surplus at the end of the last financial year.


Indian Covid 'most dominant' variant in Hampshire

11 June 2021
Indian Covid 'most dominant' variant in Hampshire

Indian Covid 'most dominant' variant in Hampshire

11 June 2021

THE Indian variant of coronavirus is “becoming the most dominant” in Hampshire with Covid cases expected to rise, it has been revealed.


Government may call in decision on expanding Southampton Airport runway

25 May 2021
Government may call in decision on expanding Southampton Airport runway

Government may call in decision on expanding Southampton Airport runway

25 May 2021

THE government is considering whether to call in controversial plans to expand the runway at Southampton Airport.


Hospitals had zero Covid patients for first time in eight months

24 May 2021
Hospitals had zero Covid patients for first time in eight months

Hospitals had zero Covid patients for first time in eight months

24 May 2021

FOR the first time in more than eight months University Hospitals Dorset has recorded a day without any coronavirus patients.


Christchurch greenbelt areas could be included in council plans to meet housing shortfall

21 May 2021
Christchurch greenbelt areas could be included in council plans to meet housing shortfall

Christchurch greenbelt areas could be included in council plans to meet housing shortfall

21 May 2021

A HOST of Christchurch greenbelt sites could be included in council plans to meet a shortfall of 5,500 new homes.


Noisy Lobster wins bid for controversial takeaway alcohol licence

21 May 2021
Noisy Lobster wins bid for controversial takeaway alcohol licence

Noisy Lobster wins bid for controversial takeaway alcohol licence

21 May 2021

PLANS have been approved to allow the Noisy Lobster seafront restaurant in Mudeford to serve takeaway alcohol.


Cost questions over council plan for private flytipping enforcement

20 May 2021
Cost questions over council plan for private flytipping enforcement

Cost questions over council plan for private flytipping enforcement

20 May 2021

TAXPAYERS will still have to foot the bill for clearing up rubbish under BCP Council’s proposed new outsourced flytipping enforcement service.


Objectors to Noisy Lobster alcohol bid slammed for 'doomsday predictions'

17 May 2021
Objectors to Noisy Lobster alcohol bid slammed for 'doomsday predictions'

Objectors to Noisy Lobster alcohol bid slammed for 'doomsday predictions'

17 May 2021

OBJECTORS to plans to allow the Noisy Lobster in Mudeford to sell takeaway alcohol have been accused of making unfair “doomsday predictions”.


BCP one of first councils to return to in-person meetings

13 May 2021
BCP one of first councils to return to in-person meetings

BCP one of first councils to return to in-person meetings

13 May 2021

BCP Council became one of the first local authorities in the country to return to in-person meetings.


New Dorset police chief pledges to 'walk the walk'

11 May 2021
New Dorset police chief pledges to 'walk the walk'

New Dorset police chief pledges to 'walk the walk'

11 May 2021

CONSERVATIVE David Sidwick has been elected as the new police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Dorset.


New Hampshire police boss promises hundreds more officers and overhaul of emergency services calls

11 May 2021
New Hampshire police boss promises hundreds more officers and overhaul of emergency services calls

New Hampshire police boss promises hundreds more officers and overhaul of emergency services calls

11 May 2021

CONSERVATIVE Donna Jones is the newly elected police and crime commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.


Christchurch Independents win BCP Council byelection

10 May 2021
Christchurch Independents win BCP Council byelection

Christchurch Independents win BCP Council byelection

10 May 2021

THE Christchurch Independents have won the vacant BCP Council seat in the Commons ward.


Election result: Tories retain control of Hampshire County Council

10 May 2021
Election result: Tories retain control of Hampshire County Council

Election result: Tories retain control of Hampshire County Council

10 May 2021

THE Conservatives retained control of Hampshire County Council at the local elections.


'It would set a dangerous precedent' – objections to Noisy Lobster alcohol licence bid

07 May 2021
'It would set a dangerous precedent' – objections to Noisy Lobster alcohol licence bid

'It would set a dangerous precedent' – objections to Noisy Lobster alcohol licence bid

07 May 2021

THE contentious application by a Mudeford seafront restaurant for the sale of alcohol from its takeaway hatch will be determined next week.


McDonald’s bids for second restaurant in Christchurch

07 May 2021
McDonald’s bids for second restaurant in Christchurch

McDonald’s bids for second restaurant in Christchurch

07 May 2021

FAST food firm McDonald’s has put forward proposals to open its second restaurant in Christchurch.


Candidates for the Christchurch Commons ward by-election

05 May 2021
Candidates for the Christchurch Commons ward by-election

Candidates for the Christchurch Commons ward by-election

05 May 2021

MORE than a year after the death of Cllr Colin Bungey left a vacancy in the Commons ward, electors will be asked to vote in a replacement tomorrow.


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