Category Archives: Winchester

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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Local Lollipop People – a quick update

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!

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Westgate All Through School Proposal: Ward Councillors’ response to the Planning Application

“Irresponsibly inadequate attention has been given to the traffic, transport and safety issues arising from 420 new primary pupils attending the expanded Westgate School; and the proposed relocation of the nursery school.”

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Winchester’s support for homeless people during the recent cold weather

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:

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Useful snow update from Hampshire County Council

I’ve just received the following very useful update about the weather: I can now confirm that the weather forecast is predicting, with high confidence, that we will have snow tomorrow morning from around 3 am onwards, across the County. The heaviest …

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