And then bumped into friends who gave me some rhubarb from their allotment...
At Mayor's dinner. Prof. Martin Biddle making case that Winchester has had Mayor (or equivalent) at least 200 years longer than London. :-)
Which would you prefer? Hampshire Council + a Winchester town council? Or current Hampshire County Council + Winchester District Council?
Meanwhile Hampshire CC has commissioned a study showing a single council for Hampshire is most efficient option....
Winchester Conservatives strangely quiet on proposals for a Mayor of "Heart of Hampshire" during recent elections winchester.gov.uk/meetings/de…
Last result. @WinchesterCity is now 25 Con , 20 LD. Tories lost 8. Lab 2. LDs 2 (due to 12 fewer cllrs). Good progress - and more to come!
3/3 in The Worthys. Sad to lose Margot in Alresford. Disappointment to get only one in Colden Common/Twyford. Latest est.: 19-20 out of 45.
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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 …