Jackie Porter

Liberal Democrat Councillor and Prospective MP for Winchester and Chandler's Ford Learn more

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http://hants.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/254333County Council-Train parking- Thu, 24th Nov 2016 – 10:00 am – Hampshire County Webcasts Simply put, the county’s role in provision of parking for public transport modes is limited, so it appears,- because they give an agency role to WCC for parking matters. You can use the link above to see the webcast. My third […]

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A crossing point in Oxford Road in Sutton Scotney has been the subject of conversations for many years, and as the village grows, many of you believe that this is becoming increasingly important. This survey is designed for you to give a very quick response (just six questions) to the problem. www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/T2HF3LH If you prefer […]

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We received news today that the Local Plan has been approved.You can read the full document from this link http://winchester.us12.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=ff5fd525cec7b271e07954336&id=2a6eae3b03&e=74c8bfa884 I am pleased that he took the comments from residents (and Councillors!) into account in part at least and the changes (in bold capitals) are as follows: MM17: (page 80, para 4.5.24) The Southern Part […]

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Tenants in the Winchester properties in Springvale have been asked to remove bikes, buggies, play equipment and seats and tables from their gardens and flats. After a long battle, Josie’s trampoline was removed by WCC just before Christmas. Jackie and Malcolm have taken up the case, met WCC officers and have demanded that WCC create […]

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From the Chronicle Report 30th Jan 2017.. Man dies after car hits tree on Basingstoke Road near Kings Worthy James Johnson, Digital reporter at the Chronicle has reported : a man from Chandler’s Ford has died after a car hit a tree on the A33. Police are investigating the collision, which happened on the A33 […]

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At Winchester station, Railway Authorities have created two double storey car parks with poor pedestrian access through them, and last week a crowd of us met at the west side of the station to protest at the ridiculous design of the footway. I walked through with Keith Hatter, a campaigner who uses a white stick […]

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The Change.org petition has reached over 1000 signatures online and despite letters written to the Executive member and the County Council Leader, the Deputees, Jill and David still don’t know the outcome of their deputation made to Council two months ago on the 24th November 2016. If you use this junction, you can still sign […]

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Wind energy generation beats coal in 2016

by Jackie Porter on 25 January, 2017

Wind power overtakes coal UK wind power generated more electricity than coal for the first year ever in 2016, according to a report by Carbon Brief. More here. www.carbonbrief.org As solar panels and wind turbines become part of the landscape, and part of the energy generation in our own homes, doesn’t it make sense to […]

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The Watercress Way AGM- annual report here.

by Jackie Porter on 17 January, 2017

This will also be on www.TheWatercressWay.org.uk website very soon. Please go online to become a Friend of the Line and receive regular updates on progress Annual Report of The Watercress Way September 2015-April 2016 Many people had been walking and working on the open sections of the old railway in this area, calling it a […]

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I expect that many of you will, like me, feel slightly sickened by Michael Gove’s interview of Donald Trump for The Times. Private Eye has a word for it… Tim Farron has given a robust response: Michael Gove has had a rare opportunity to put questions to the most divisive and reactionary President Elect in […]

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