Jackie Porter

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

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You can see some of what I do on this short film. If you have just two minutes, please have a look! http://tinyurl.com/JP040517-I Elections are only decided when you vote- just thinking about it isn’t enough! Lost your polling card? Just turn up, give your name and address! Don’t know where to go? Call us […]

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On the 4th May, there are County Council Elections: I am standing to be your County Councillor in the local area (called the Itchen Valley Division but covering Candover and Dever valleys too) I have the energy, drive and determination to be your effective County Councillor.Local services matter and I hope that you will take […]

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It was reported today that a government scheme to expand smart ticketing on busy rail lines has been scrapped after costs more than doubled In response to these reports, Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Secretary Jenny Randerson said: “I have repeatedly pressed Ministers on this project and received evasive answers. “This is just another symptom of […]

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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 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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Asphalt Plant at Micheldever Station

by Jackie Porter on 4 February, 2016

The proposal for this plant is going to Regulatory committee on the 10th February. They have received about 100 objections. It is a new plan for the Highways depot at Micheldever Station. The majority of homeowners are less than 500m from the site. -And there is already one piece of plant on site which recycles […]

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Rail travel in Hampshire

by Jackie Porter on 19 January, 2016

The rail tender for the south is up for grabs again- and will go out to tender in April 2016, to start in 2017. I have met several times with County officers to press for improved services, stop using the 3 and 2 trains, better broadband and less evening service disruption if there are rail […]

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