Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage has this morning welcomed news from the Government that the long awaited Stubbington bypass has finally received the go-ahead.
In response to the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership’s bid for a funding package to ease congestion in Gosport and Fareham, the Government has agreed to an initial investment of £19.7 million which will be used for preliminary work on the Stubbington bypass.
In addition, the Government has agreed to work with the Solent LEP to negotiate a phase of co-investment to support road improvements on the Gosport peninsula, namely the construction of the Stubbington bypass.
Fire officers are investigating the scene of a fatal flat fire in Stubbington in Hampshire.
A woman in her fifties died in the fire and another person was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.
Officers have cordoned off the ground floor flat on Marks Road.
A woman has died and another person has been taken to hospital following a fire in a Hampshire village.
Firefighters were called the blaze in a ground floor flat on Marks Road in Stubbington at 11:23pm last night.
A woman in her fifties died in the fire and another person is being treated at the Queen Alexandra Hospital for smoke inhalation.
The cause of the blaze is being investigated.