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Plans for WInchester development to be discussed today

Proposals for the controversial Silver Hill development in the centre of Winchester are to be discussed by the city council today.

Councillors will decide if a planning application for housing, offices and shops - originally approved in 2009 - can proceed. It consists of almost 300 new homes, offices, shops, a new bus station and car park.

Opponents said the plans would have a negative impact on the city's historic character.


Payments 'missing' from bank accounts

Money is 'missing' from accounts Credit: ITV

Thousands of NatWest and RBS customers in our region have been told that some payments are 'missing' from accounts.

Tax credits and salaries have not appeared as they should, according to complaints from angry customers on social media - with many now worried they will face late payment fees or charges for bills which should have been paid.

We are going along to local banks to chat to customers this morning,

Former BMW worker jailed for defrauding company of £6 million

He turned to crime to fund a lavish lifestyle. Tonight, though, he is behind bars. Accountant Johannes Franken siphoned off almost six million pounds from his employers - BMW Mini at Cowley, in Oxfordshire. He used it to buy luxury cars and a diving school in Mauritius. Divya Kohli reports on how an employee took his car maker bosses for a ride.

Former Ford Transit plant site could be sold next month

The closure ended 100 years of production at the site Credit: ITV

The former Ford Transit plant site in Southampton could be sold off next month - and there are hopes that other companies will provide jobs there. At its peak, the Swaything factory employed 4,000 people. The plant closed in 2013 when most of the operations were moved to Turkey. It brought to an end nearly 100 years of production in Southampton. Buildings will be demolished by the end of the year, and councillors are keen to attract industry back to the area.

Airlines make plea for decision on new runway

Airlines want a quick decision on new runway Credit: ITV

Major airlines have made an urgent and final plea for a quick decision on a new runway for the Meridian region. ITV News Meridian understands Sir Howard Davies, who is advising the Government, will make up his mind within days. But the Government could take up to six months deciding if it should go to Gatwick or Heathrow. In an exclusive interview Sir Richard Branson, head of Crawley-based Virgin Atlantic, said Heathrow, and not Gatwick, should be expanded. He called on the Government to make a final decision and "get on with it". The call came as the airline launched its new route to Detroit - with an airport that has 6 runways.

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