Jackie Porter

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

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South Western Railways have sent out this press release: I’ll leave it as it is, as it tells the news, but in truth, the timetable improvements we hoped to see for Winchester’s passengers won’t be happening in December. Let’s hope the train comfort will be improved as they describe- this has been a long standing […]

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Heathrow result ‘disappointing yet predictable’

by Jackie Porter on 26 June, 2018

Vince Cable: Heathrow result ‘disappointing yet predictable’ Responding to the House of Commons vote in favour of Heathrow expansion, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable said: “This result is disappointing yet predictable. But how is Heathrow is going to deliver the expansion? There are big questions over financing of both the company and the […]

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I have been asked a few times about the 240 bus timetable. This is a link to it… Alresford 240 bus timetable It operates on Mondays and Thursdays and travels in a circle from Ropley, Old Alresford and around the town of Alresford, including Sun Hill, Grange Road and Jesty Road. It starts at 0910 […]

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M3 junction 9 proposals now online…

by Jackie Porter on 9 January, 2018

The M3 Junction 9 proposals are open for public consultation. Today, councillors were shown the first details… The timeline is Public consultation- until Feb 19th 2018 Planning application by mid 2019 Consultation of preferred route mid 2019 Govt confirm whether to give consent 2020 Construction will commence June 2021 New junction open Autumn 2023 You […]

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Today, 4th July 2017, Sgt Stuart Gilmour writes:- There is currently a huge traveller encampment at South Winchester Park & Ride (M3 Junction 11) which currently totals more than fifty vehicles with more vehicles having been arriving steadily for the past forty eight hours. I do not currently have details about when this group are […]

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In a recent Friends of the Earth email looking at environmental credentials laid out within the manifestos, the Lib Dems scored highly with 28 (only the Greens had more on 30 points, Conservatives 11 points) You can see more here:- https://www.foe.co.uk/general-election/election-manifestos-scores-are?utm_source=Friends+of+the+Earth+Communications&utm_campaign=a1e6895611-LM1705039&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_383af65c6b-a1e6895611-21127809 I am pleased-but not surprised. We are naturally concerned about our environment and see ourselves […]

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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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Do you use the CANGO bus between Alresford and Basingstoke? https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/7V7XNFK Please use this link to a survey if you use the bus and need it to continue. Simple questions – just answer online or if you know someone who doesn’t use a computer, please ask Jackie (tel 01962 791054) for a paper copy! Thank […]

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