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A job for King Canute

by Jim Forrest on 9 January, 2022

Major repairs to Hill Head’s sea defences were carried out earlier this winter – but the sea continues its onslaught. During the Covid restrictions Hill Head beach has become a valued recreational space for hundreds of new visitors, but it’s worth reminding ourselves that it’s a resource that has to be enjoyed with care. Even […]

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Why the “Pong” returned

by Jim Forrest on 31 December, 2021

A recent upsurge in the “Peel Common Pong” was caused by emergency works elsewhere, and has been dealt with, say Southern Water. And they say there will be further reductions in odour.. Southern Water explain: “Our Peel Common site recently had to take and store sludge deliveries from another site that was undergoing maintenance. “This […]

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Solent secrets

by Jim Forrest on 17 November, 2021

We’re delighted to have an expert on the Solent’s wildlife as guest speaker after our AGM. Non-members welcome – the private business session should finish by 7.30 – but please let Sandra know you’re coming.

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Tell us when the sea stinks

by Jim Forrest on 5 November, 2021

Hill Head beaches need up-to-date advice to say when it’s unhealthy to swim, says local environment campaigner Meg Lampard. Meg is urging Fareham Council to install information boards at Salterns and the Meon Shore to warn of sewage releases, and Crofton Lib Dems are giving her campaign full backing. Sewage discharge into coastal waters and […]

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