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Topics include: Station Approach, Station Area Parking, New Tory ‘Tip Tax’, Our crossing campaigns, The local vote to ‘remain’. Air Quality. Grammar Schools. Safer Routes to School
The big topic is ‘Local Plan Part 2’. This is due to set our detailed local planning policy – mainly what type of houses for where – for the Winchester District until 2031 – so it’s important to get it right.
I’ve been getting some emails from local residents who are concerned about a threat to local lollipop people. This has come as a bit of surprise, since a combination of campaigning by local people, hard work by local school governors, teachers and council officers in planning school travel and pressure from local councillors has just helped us get two more locally – one in Cheriton Road and one in Stockbridge Road!
At the Men’s Health Forum, we’ve been using Shopify for a while now and we really love it.
They have a great value non-profit rate (if you ask nicely). It’s great for handling trading. It’s great for handling digital downloads. All …
This followed a letter from the Hampshire Chambers of Commerce which totally missed the point of what was discussed by the council…
Nobody opposed the scheme for station approach because they opposed having new offices in the city. Councillors opposed it …
Unsurprisingly I’ve voted in.
The EU is flawed, but a system for countries and peoples to work together collaboratively and democratically to solve common problems is better than the alternative.
The economic risk of Brexit is very real. We hear a lot …