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Guarding our green lungs

by jimforrest on 31 October, 2018

Almost half of the Open Space in Fareham is not owned by the Council, Lib Dems have discovered. But policies are in place which should protect most of it from development – if residents are vigilant. Jim Forrest asked a series of questions at the Council following the recent controversy over attempts to fence off […]

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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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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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