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Local girl stands for election

by Alex Brims on 19 April, 2018

Sophie Foster-Reed, Alex’s stepdaughter, is also standing as a Lib Dem candidate in Sarisbury Ward in the Fareham elections. Her uncle, Clive Foster-Reed, is also a Lib Dem Councillor in Gosport. Sophie is an A-Level Student studying Government and Politics, at Bay House Sixth Form. I plan to read “Politics and International Relations” at University […]

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Mailbag boxes

by jimforrest on 16 April, 2018

A resident who used to work for Royal Mail tells us the postbag stores, like this unsightly one in Crofton Lane, are no longer used. There are others around locally. Now posties usually come to their rounds by van. Postbag stores like the rusting one in Beresford Road were used to store the delivery mailbags […]

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Verge side trees

by Alex Brims on 16 April, 2018

We live in a beautiful area with trees in the grass verges to add to it. The County Council plant new trees every year in areas suggested by residents. Contact us to pass on your suggestions.

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Hill Head Litter picking

by Alex Brims on 9 April, 2018

On Sunday 8th April there was a beach litter cleaning event along Hill Head beach as part of the Surfers Against Sewage campaign against plastic waste. Lisa Vincent who used to live in Stubbington arranged the event with support from many local organisations including Seafarers Sailing club, the local Coastguard, just to name a few.  Over a […]

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Teen Shelter results

by Alex Brims on 7 April, 2018

Results are in from the consultation on a planned Teen Shelter in Stubbington Rec. More than 900 people took part, and the clear favourite design was Option 2 (the middle one in the picture below, with a circular bench.) Most respondents seemed to be in favour of a teen shelter. Some raised concerns including drugs/alcohol […]

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Deteriorating Community Noticeboards

by Alex Brims on 15 March, 2018

 Our survey about the deteriorating community noticeboards sparked a big response. Most residents said they would prefer to keep them open to all users, so that club secretaries etc can put them up at whatever time they visit the village. Some commented on misuse, such as failure to remove out-dated notices, or use by commercial […]

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Start of woodland walk

by jimforrest on 4 March, 2018

Jim Forrest joined other Fareham councillors recently at a tree-planting ceremony to mark the start of the new open space being funded by National Grid’s inter-connector project at Daedalus. Around 30,000 trees are being planted, creating a new woodland walkway from the edge of the built-up area to the Peel Common roundabout as well as […]

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Is the chill gone

by Alex Brims on 1 March, 2018

This chill cabinet was quickly removed from the footway in Hill Head Road after Alex Brims reported it to Fareham Council. It had stood for several days outside an empty house which is being refurbished. Update: [Another local resident stopped the regular bin and asked them to put it up as well.]

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Teen Shelter consultation

by jimforrest on 1 March, 2018

…Teen Shelter: Time is running out to give your views about the Teen Shelter proposed for Stubbington Recreation Ground. Closing date for the consultation is March 19. You can find it online at, or visit the display at Holy Rood Church Centre from March 12-19

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Village Notice Boards Need Replacement

by jimforrest on 9 February, 2018

The Informal noticeboards beside the car park and the library path are in need of replacement. It’s been suggested that they should be replaced by glass- fronted cases, with keys held at local shops. However this could make it difficult for people who work during the day to post notices. The notice-boards were provided in […]

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