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Have your say on bus service

by jimforrest on 18 June, 2018

Hampshire County Council has launched a public consultation about three services it helps to fund: street lighting, subsidised transport services, and the concessionary travel scheme. It’s particularly relevant to Stubbington and Hill Head, because one of the services being looked at is the 21/21A bus service. You can view the consultation and download a response […]

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Builders challenge Old Street decision

by jimforrest on 15 May, 2018

Bargate Homes has appealed against Fareham Council’s refusal of 150 homes on land west of Old Street, near the nature reserve. Deadline for appeals to the Planning Inspectorate is June 15. Planning appeals are decided by the Government’s Planning Inspectorate, not Fareham Borough Council. The Planning Inspectorate will hold a Public Inquiry to discuss the […]

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Developers eye up more countryside

by jimforrest on 12 May, 2018

A company calling itself Fareham Land, part of the Pegasus Group,has published a proposal to build 200 homes on land between the old and new routes of Newgàte Lane, surrounding the historic Peel Farm house. They say it would “provide a naturàl extension” to the 475-home community proposed east of the new road in Fareham […]

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Upgrade for Woodcote Lane

by jimforrest on 25 April, 2018

Residents in Woodcote Lane have suffered for years from a potholed, unmade road leading to their homes. It’s caused damage to their cars and made access difficult for visitors and deliveries as well as themselves. Bus passengers from Newgate Lane and Albert Road who live closer to the new stops in Newgate Lane East than […]

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Safety for Bells Lane Crossing

by Alex Brims on 20 April, 2018

The crossing from the park on Mancroft Ave across Bells Lane to the rec is a busy crossing for pedestrians, and also a fast section of road. We have had reports from residents of children finding it difficult to cross the road safely. As you cross from the south at Mancroft Ave park side the […]

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April Ad Libs

by Alex Brims on 20 April, 2018

From Jim Forrest the Stubbington AdLib news April 2018 And from Alex Brims the Hill Head Lib AdLib news April 2018

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Revised local plan will be crucial for village

by jimforrest on 19 April, 2018

Fareham has to find sites for almost 3,500 extra homes in the next few years. This is because of delays to the 6,000-home Welborne plan which the Tories said would meet housing need. So a revised local plan is being discussed to find sites for these, while as far as possible preserving strategic gaps between […]

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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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Driving off road

by Alex Brims on 19 April, 2018

There is an increase of vehicles parking and driving on the grass verges and pavements in Hill Head. There has been a large increase in the number of cars over the last twenty years; this has brought pressure on our roads and on parking. What residents are concerned about is cars and lorries that seem […]

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Charges at the Tip

by Alex Brims on 18 April, 2018

Several residents this month have written to us concerned by the charges that the Conservatives have brought in at the tips in Hampshire. The charges are to cover rubble, plasterboard, and a few other things. The conservatives have proposed charging for other things but so far we have been spared. The charges are from Conservative […]

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