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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Last week’s full council meeting about Silver Hill is on the front page of the Hampshire Chronicle today. Here’s what I said in the meeting.
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 …
A resident asked me about the cherry picker in Tower Street. Here’s the answer I received: ‘The works that are being undertaken in Tower Street relate to on-going maintenance work by BAM Construction to the elevations of Elizabeth II Court. …
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.
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.