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Tackling source of plastics waste

by Jim Forrest on 5 March, 2018

Jim also sparked a debate on  the installation of combined drinking fountains/waterbottle filling points in parks etc. He asked for the idea – raised in the October Ad Lib at the suggestion of local Clean Beaches campaigner Meg Lampard – to be included in a motion about measures to reduce single-use plastics in Fareham. Tory […]

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Start of woodland walk

by Jim Forrest 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 Jim Forrest 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 fareham.gov.uk, or visit the display at Holy Rood Church Centre from March 12-19

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Village Notice Boards Need Replacement

by Jim Forrest 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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A needless hazard to cyclists?

by Alex Brims on 9 February, 2018

This article has an update here Old Street Rural Route: update The gates across the “country lane” section of Old Street give residents a welcome defence against through traffic. But the kerbs on either side make them awkward for cyclists, and some cyclists have fallen while trying to steer round them. Should access be improved to give […]

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Hill Head beach alert

by Alex Brims on 9 February, 2018

Don’t be tempted to try this, says Hill Head Lib Dem campaigner Alex Brims. You could put yourself at risk of a soaking or worse. Walkers have fallen while trying to clamber over groynes or along privately-owned walls as they attempt to walk along parts of Hill Head beach which have become impassable at high […]

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Give village a facelift

by Jim Forrest on 9 February, 2018

Many residents complain to us about puddles on the footways behind the Stubbington Green bus stop. The paved area has been extended over the years, but vans and lorries are often parked on the grass, churning it up. Jim Forrest has asked the Council if they will: – Replenish the sunken surface on the informal […]

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Feb 2018 Crofton AdLib

by Alex Brims on 9 February, 2018

Read the latest AdLib for Hill Head & Stubbington Crofton Ad Lib feb 2018 Stories include: Give village a facelift Many residents complain to us about puddles on the footways behind the Stubbington Green bus stop. Hill Head beach alert avoid damage to beach defences Needless hazard to cyclists The gates across the “count Old St […]

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Long wait at crossing

by Jim Forrest on 14 January, 2018

Some months ago, the time pedestrians have to wait at the Burnt House Lane Pelican crossing was extended. This was initially done to reduce traffic queues during roadworks in the area. But the change was made permanent after the roadworks ended, without any consultation with residents. Many people have asked us if the shorter waiting time can be […]

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