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Quiz night showed value of Stubbington’s new venue

by jimforrest on 12 September, 2018

A big thankyou to Martyn and his team at Stubbington Sports and Social Club who hosted our recent very subccessful Quiz Night. The former Snooker Hall, renamed and refurbished, proved a comfortable venue, and the staff couldn’t have been more helpful. Watch this site for news of our future social events.

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Fence round open space rejected.

by jimforrest on 31 August, 2018

Applications to erect  two metre fences round part of the open space between Springfield Way, Dallington Close and Mulberry Avenue have now been rejected by planing officers. (Details can be found on Fareham Council’s website, ref P/18/0864/LP and P/0866/LP.) ButLib Dems have found that other green spaces could be under threat. The green north of […]

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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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