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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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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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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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LIDL: Fight to protect jobs

by Jim Forrest on 20 January, 2018

LIDL is being allowed to demolish its existing store in Newgate Lane, and the adjoining Apex Centre business units, to enable them to build a bigger store. Three of the Planning Committee members voted against the proposal. They had tried to insist that the present store could not be demolished until the businesses in the […]

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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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Council plans to build teen shelter for the village.

by Jim Forrest on 12 January, 2018

Fareham Council is planning to erect a Teen Shelter in Stubbington. This follows a petition from local youngsters asking for a place where they could meet informally. The Council will consult residents about the best site for the shelter – probably in the Recreation Ground – the Ad Lib team will be happy to pass […]

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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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IFA2: Safety and noise tackled

by Jim Forrest on 4 January, 2018

IFA2, the inter-connector project at Daedalus, took a step closer at recent Council meetings. The plans have been modified, reducing the size of the building and improving landscaping proposals to reduce its impact. Safety concerns have been addressed, with live tests to ensure aircraft instruments would not be affected, and there are important conditions in […]

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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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