Barton Farm housing go-ahead

Breaking news: The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government today announced his decision to approve the appeal by Cala Homes to build 2,000 homes at the Barton Farm site to the north of Winchester.

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2,000 new homes for Winchester

They've battled for 13 years but tonight campaigners have lost their fight to stop 2 thousand new homes being built in their community.

The scheme at Barton Farm - on the outskirts of Winchester - has been approved at appeal - after the threat of a legal challenge by the developer Cala Homes. This from Kerry Swain.

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