Category Archives: Micheldever

Micheldever Station Eco Town Success

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.

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Un-eco 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 …

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Micheldever Station Eco-Town – still a bad idea – and still not eco

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 …

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Post Office Closures – despite all the hard work, almost all closures to go ahead

Well now we know…
After all the effort people made across Hampshire to argue for their local post offices, almost nothing has changed. Only one Post Office (Goodworth Clatford, near Andover) managed to get a reprieve. A branch in Whitbury which …

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Micheldever Eco-Town: not eco at all

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 …

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