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Old St decision – Wednesday 21st March

by Jim Forrest on 9 February, 2018

UPDATE: Planning meeting to be on Wednesday 21st March.   Bargate Homes’ proposal to build 160 houses at Old Street is likely to come to Fareham’s Planning Committee in March. Fareham planners have good grounds for rejecting it, because the Local Plan designates the site as part of the Countryside Gap separating Stubbington and Hill […]

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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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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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NHS: Quicker appointments – but can you get there?

by Alex Brims on 27 January, 2018

Lib Dems are pressing Fareham Council to look at options to restore a bus service to the Community Hospital at Locks Heath. A new system to assess the urgency of consultations means some patients may be able to have same-day appointments at the hospital if their local surgery cannot offer them. But Lib Dem councillor […]

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A case for cameras?

by Alex Brims on 8 January, 2018

Flashing speed limit reminder signs have been in action recently at sites in Crofton. We’ve asked if figures are available for the number of times they’ve been activated by vehicles exceeding 30mph, in which locations and in which directions. And we’ll ask if the results justify the use of speed cameras with fines for those who have ignored […]

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Crumbling Pavements

by Alex Brims on 4 January, 2018

ALEX Brims has written to the County Council about the poor state of some of the pavements on roads off Plymouth Drive. A resident pointed out that about five years ago many local pavements were resurfaced – but not all. Many of those pavements are now in poor condition with broken tarmac, raised iron work and kerb edges and with large puddles […]

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Pointing way to school

by Alex Brims on 4 January, 2018

We’re backing staff at Crofton Hammond School who asked local councilors if the sign at the Bells Lane end of Mancroft Avenue could be altered to include the distance to the school entrance – some 400 yards. This followed an incident when an emergency vehicle was unable to find the school, which is set back […]

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PLANS for some 150 houses on land to the west of Old Street have now been submitted. Our autumn issues warned this was likely, and we alerted hundreds of residents through emails and our Facebook page when the plans were posted on the Council’s website. The deadline for comments was January 12 – so the […]

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