Conservative motion on devolution agreed unanimously with Lib Dem and UKIP amendments... (!)
Excellent points by @jackielibdem on the broadband debate. Vital that new housing & flats, incl. affordable, have great broadband from day 1
Back in May I raised the issue of low healthcheck uptake in Hampshire. Since then it's gone from 26.8% to 48.4%. :-) hants.public-i.tv/core/share/…
Blimey. Just won vote by 32 to 29 to suspend standing orders so all questions are answered in public - and not cut off after 30 minutes.
Roy Perry just informing councillors that we will be fighting County Council elections in 2017 on new boundaries...
HCC Chairman (rightly) praising @WinShelter for its work. Now to make sure their Supporting People funding isn't cut!
Surprising fact of the day: Hampshire/IoW is in the top third of regions by size across Europe by GDP... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of…
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Category Archives: Micheldever Station Eco-Town
One piece of good news today. The Government has made it clear that Micheldever Station is not going to be one of its new eco-towns.
A good article in Saturday’s Guardian by Tristram Hunt on the ‘un-eco eco-towns’:
All too predictably, Britain’s leading developers are using the eco-town template to dust off long-rejected proposals and re-submit shoddy housing schemes.
The potential loss of countryside around Micheldever is …
I went to the annual general meeting of the Dever Society last night. Steve Tilbury, the Head of Operations at Winchester City Council was there and made an excellent and informative presentation. As part of it, he referenced an …
The Dever Society has launched an online petition against the proposed Micheldever Station Eco-Town.
Despite the Town’s supposed environmental credentials, I’m also opposed and have signed the petition, primarily because the Town’s environmental credentials are a sham: the proposal is not …