Fawley power station plans

Bus firm attacks ‘nonsensical’ transport plans for Fawley power station homes

A BUS firm has attacked “nonsensical” transport plans for the 1,500-home redevelopment of Fawley power station and called for more than £1m to upgrade services amid residents’ fears of gridlock on the roads. The huge...
Fawley power station plans

£1bn power station redevelopment takes major step forward

AFTER nearly six months’ delay, a major step has been taken to redevelop Fawley power station as plans were finally handed in for a futuristic “smart town” bristling with technology and home to at...

Developer blames giant bush for ‘uncomfortable’ building blunder

A DEVELOPER which built a terrace of houses too close to neighbours has been allowed to keep them standing. The trio of properties were part of a seven-unit scheme in Fawley constructed by Elite Homes...
Fawley oil refinery

Letters: Fawley oil refinery expansion so short-sighted

SIR - It was with dismay and disbelief that I read in the A&T last week of Exxon Mobil’s plans to expand diesel production by 45% at its Fawley plant. The new plant project is...
ExxonMobil oil refinery

Oil refinery plan for new diesel plant to create 1,000 construction jobs

UP to 1,000 construction jobs could be created after top executives at petrochemical giant ExxonMobil gave the green light to an £800m investment in Fawley oil refinery. The huge project is to expand ultra-low sulphur...
Power station

Last look inside Fawley power station before planned 1,500-home transformation

IT has dominated the local skyline for over 50 years. But now, bit by bit, Fawley power station is being taken apart. The giant grey industrial buildings are set to give way to a proposed...
A Shetland pony

Shetland pony terrorised by teenagers in new social media craze

A GROUP of youngsters cornered a “terrified” Shetland pony and tried to ride it in what is thought to be the first instance in the New Forest of a bizarre new social media craze. The...
Fawley oil refinery

Lung disease worker had asbestos ‘snowball fights’ at oil refinery

A FORMER Fawley oil refinery employee used to have “snowball fights with asbestos” during his time working there, a coroner was told. Walter White (93) was taken ill at a care home where he was...
Gill and Wayne Loveland

Gill Loveland: helped run company transporting world’s most precious cars

A WOMAN who for decades was responsible for the global transportation of some of the world’s most valuable cars has died aged 60. Gill Loveland, of Blackfield, had been a director of Marchwood-based Polygon International...
Off Lime Kiln Lane in Holbury

Prospect of 65 jobs secures green light for new business units

A DEVELOPER has said about 65 new jobs could be created by plans for industrial units given the go-ahead on an “eyesore” site behind homes in Fawley. The set of 24 small business spaces were...
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