Lots of people enjoying @HantsFarmersMkt in the Broadway, Winchester. I confess I'm enjoying the superfast @hantshighways pothole repair I requested that fixed a trip hazard in the market! 🙂 pic.twitter.com/9mIWc9ubaq
We all know Boris Johnson wants to be Churchillian. I wonder how he missed this powerful "deeply immersed in all the detail and all the technicalities" insight in this @BBCNews article bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-… pic.twitter.com/4N1uA9pAIT
Some useful perspective.. Johnson's whole food argument is just abusing the goodwill and insulting the intelligence of Brexit supporters and remainers alike... twitter.com/nick_gutteridg…
Insightful article. The Conservatives biggest problem at the moment is competence. They failed on A-levels, they're failing on COVID and they're failing to deliver what they promised on Brexit. Can anyone ever believe them again if they say they have a good deal? twitter.com/robertshrimsle…
A great initiative. Pls support. (In an odd parallel, after the 1666 plague a previous generation of Wintonians set up 2 charities (The Society of Natives & Society of Aliens) which became the biggest charitable funders of local apprenticeships for much of the next 250 years!) twitter.com/richardcoope/s…
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Conservative plans for ‘right to buy’ are bonkers and will mean we lose a large proportion of council housing in Winchester.
The Conservatives have announced plans to force councils to sell off the most expensive 210,000 council houses and use the money to pay for a national programme of ‘right to buy’ for housing associations right across the country. For Winchester this …
Several people have emailed me asking questions about Winchester’s support for homeless people during the recent cold weather. I’ve checked with the council’s Housing Options and Support Manager, Steve Tong, and he’s confirmed that the council is currently taking the following actions:
Last week, I proposed a motion putting forward a new housing policy for the Liberal Democrats. Reassuringly, the motion was carried overwhelmingly! This is what I said:
In 2009/10, we were lucky that, here in Winchester, we had a Mayor who cared passionately about homelessness and raised a large amount to support local homelessness charities.
Liberal Democrat Prospective MP, Martin Tod, has backed residents of Danemark Court wanting action on heating.