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Anger as plans emerge for 600 more homes

Anger as plans emerge for 600 more homes

Controversial plans to build even more homes on the edge of a town have emerged, sparking anger among residents.

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Developer wins 350 homes appeal

Developer wins 350 homes appeal

A government agency has overruled a council and granted a developer permission to build hundreds of homes.

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Pool to be demolished for £26m centre

Pool to be demolished for £26m centre

A popular but decaying leisure centre is to be knocked down and replaced by a six-lane swimming pool, new gym and exercise areas.

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Riverside development is under way

Riverside development is under way

Work to develop new apartments and businesses along a town's waterfront has started following a groundbreaking ceremony.

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Developers to create '400 jobs' after site purchase

Developers to create '400 jobs' after site purchase

A local council has sold a plot of land for development which is set to boost employment opportunities.

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Port unveils £27m new facility

Port unveils £27m new facility

Major investment from port owners into key commercial site will create new jobs.

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Toilets, mines and a biker's café - what are they now?

Toilets, mines and a biker's café - what are they now?

We've compiled some of the most bizarre conversions the county has seen down the years.

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Controversial hotel plans approved

Controversial hotel plans approved

A five-storey, 100-room hotel, which is expected to cost around £6.5m is set to be built in a town centre after being approved by councillors.

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Major business event adds Brexit briefings to line-up

Major business event adds Brexit briefings to line-up

Delegates at the region's biggest business event set to get expert advice on Brexit planning.

SMEs campaign launched for life after the EU

SMEs campaign launched for life after the EU

Major campaign will be rolled out across the South East offering vital business advice.

Confidence on the rise, says survey

Confidence on the rise, says survey

Companies across the region are feeling more confident of future growth, according to survey.

Council chiefs ask for more time to discuss development plans

Council chiefs ask for more time to discuss development plans

Local authority bosses have requested more time to chew over responses to proposals for where thousands of homes could be built.

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Graduation ceremony for apprentices returns for 2020

Graduation ceremony for apprentices returns for 2020

Friends, family and colleagues will be able to celebrate their achievements as ceremony returns for a second year.

Theme park bosses "drinking in the last chance saloon"

Theme park bosses "drinking in the last chance saloon"

Time is running out for those behind a major £5bn entertainment complex planned for the county, says MP.

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Save Fant Farm campaign group reinstated

Save Fant Farm campaign group reinstated

A petition group which has seen off two housing development threats plans to challenge new building plans.

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Government told to ease housing targets

Government told to ease housing targets

Councillors have joined forces to ask ministers to scrap a proposed 40% increase in the number of homes a borough has been asked to build.

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Truckstop scoops national award

Truckstop scoops national award

Award for major facility which is undergoing multi-million pound expansion.

'Don't buy a home until you've spoken to me'

'Don't buy a home until you've spoken to me'

A warning has been issued by family who waited more than eight months for their new-build home to be finished.

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MP clashes with council chiefs over garden community plans

MP clashes with council chiefs over garden community plans

Applause rang out at a meeting after an MP told local authority bosses to think again over controversial proposals to build 5,000 homes in a village.

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'Let us help with immigration policy, Home Secretary'

'Let us help with immigration policy, Home Secretary'

Business organisations call on Priti Patel to help them shape future immigration policy.

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