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Wellhouse Lane works- an update

by Jackie Porter on 31 March, 2022

The Wellhouse Lane closure lasts until the 14th April, but the road is not due to open until the 19th. This leaves Easter weekend ? What’s going to happen? Jackie is asking whether the road can be open without lights working for the weekend- or will the bridge be closed? “I am awaiting a clear […]

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To go direct to the one.network website use this link https://one.network/?GBTM122324434 If you are uncertain about using this link, please see the explanation below Following complaints about the road surface on the A33, the junction of Loader Close and on the A33 the junction earlier this year, HCC are carrying out surfacing under the ‘Operation […]

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£500 cut to children in the South of England’s education – proof that levelling up is not working  Hampshire has seen one of the worst cuts in the country to education spending per child. Liberal Democrats demand that these cuts are reversed to solve “deprivation blind spots” in South of England, including the dreadful shortfall […]

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The Sue Gray report is watered down and pointless.  Responding to the release of the Sue Gray update, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Ed Davey said:“This watered down update is utterly pointless. Everyone knows Boris Johnson broke the rules and lied to the country. It’s time Conservative MPs did their patriotic duty, listened to their […]

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Jackie says, ” I was pleased to receive this from The Dever Society today and would like to share it with you’ This is the Dever Society response to Winchester Conservatives newsletterIn Touch, January/February 2022Many of you will have had the January/February edition of the Winchester Conservatives newsletter In Touch through your letterboxes. The newsletter’s front page […]

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Hampshire County Council has become the first highway authority in the country to trial plant-based plastic bollards in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, improve safety and save money. The trial project aims to install plant-based bio polymer bollards, derived from sugar cane, which are lighter, easier for Hampshire Highways operatives to install and […]

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Today the PSE reported on the recent Government announcement on second homes… https://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/articles/more-pay-council-tax-second-homes-loophole-closed?utm_source=Public%20Sector%20Executive&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=12926494_PSE%20Newsletter%2014%20January%202022&dm_i=IJU,7P25A,3XEMM8,VD5D5,1

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Jackie says,’We really do need to look at the role of the Ambulance Service- whilst very sick people are being treated by our trusty paramedics before they get to hospital, other patients are waiting , worried in case the ambulance doesn’t reach them in time. Within a couple of hours of being sworn in, North […]

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Ambulance crisis: Lib Dem MP’s are appalled that heart attack sufferers may be forced to make their own way to hospital . I must say I share their concern.Jackie asks: North East Ambulance Service is asking patients to call a friend or family member- will this happen in Winchester too? Responding to reports that ambulance trusts […]

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I received an update on the government’s project gigabit broadband programme in Hampshire, which is being run by Building Digital UK (BDUK), part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). See below:- The £5bn programme seeks to ensure almost all premises in the UK can access gigabit capable broadband by 2032 and […]

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