Category Archives: 20s plenty

COVID-19 and our local streets

I’ve been thinking a lot about the challenges and opportunities that COVID-19 offers to the way we use our streets and roads here in Winchester.

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Will 20 mph be enforced in Winchester? Here’s the answer…

Following a recent report in the Hampshire Chronicle, there’s been quite a bit of confusion about whether 20 mph will be enforced in Winchester or not.
In order to sort this out, I wrote to the Police Commissioner and the Chief Constable – and now I have their answers.

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Local enthusiasm and a flood of ideas to sort out walking in Winchester

One of the things I’m most keen to do as a Councillor is encourage and support walking in Winchester. I’ve been a campaigner for 20 mph zones for years. Since election to the County Council, I’ve successfully pushed to get pro-walking schemes on the development programme for Romsey Road and Stockbridge Road

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Best place to live in England

I’ve just watched the ‘Location, Location, Location’ programme about the ten best places to live in Britain – and Winchester has dropped to number two behind Edinburgh. However, we’re still the best place to live in England so I guess …

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Speed limits not spin

I must confess to being pretty baffled by the Conservatives’ latest plans to try and slow down traffic outside schools. They’ve now issued application packs to local schools in which they ask schools to pay for, or spend time raising …

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