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Fair Oak Art and Craft Annual Exhibition 2017

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November 9, 2017

The Fair Oak Art and Craft Society (FOACS) Annual Exhibition is returning this weekend, 11th and 12th November, at Fair Oak Village Hall. As always, there will be a mixture of stalls, displays, and demonstrations. It’s a great opportunity to see all sorts of arts and crafts, and to meet some of the artists. The exhibition is...
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Open Studios Exhibition in Fair Oak 19/20th August

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August 12, 2017

Fair Oak Art and Crafts Society is holding an Open Studios Exhibition on 19th and 20th August, at Fair Oak Village Hall. There will be a wide variety on show, including: Oil, acrylic, and watercolour paintings Mixed media Textile, mixed media and hanging crafts There’s something to suit all tastes, with subjects including Landscapes...
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Lib Dems quit over housing plan ‘soundeness’

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August 4, 2017
Lib Dems quit over housing plan ‘soundeness’

Two members of Eastleigh’s ruling Liberal Democrat group have resigned from the party citing concerns over the ‘soundness’ of Eastleigh’s emerging local plan. But Cllr Sarah Bain and Cllr Steve Sollitt say they will continue to represent their wards as ‘Independent Liberal Democrats’. Both councillors had joined fellow Lib Dem Cllr Mark Balaam and...
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Fair Oak faces 30 weeks of traffic disruption

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March 2, 2017
Fair Oak faces 30 weeks of traffic disruption

Unlucky residents in Fair Oak face eight months of motoring misery commencing March 13. Southern Water will be building a 1km sewer to connect the new housing development at Crowd Hill to the sewage network The sewer will start in Sandy Lane – which has already been marked out for the diggers – at...
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Eastleigh’s local plan moves a step closer

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December 16, 2016
Eastleigh’s local plan moves a step closer

  Eastleigh’s much delayed  local plan has moved a step closer to reality last night after Liberal Democrat councillors voted to focus on plans for more housing  in Bishopstoke and Fair Oak with a new by-pass  from Fair Oak to all Allbrook to link to the M3 at junction 12. Councillors heard that with...
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Winchester Road in Fair Oak to remain closed after mains burst

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June 14, 2016
Winchester Road in Fair Oak to remain closed after mains burst

Southern Water have announced they have repaired the burst water main in Fair Oak that caused traffic disruption this morning but the normally busy Winchester Road between Crowd Hill and Fishers Pond is likely to remain closed until 5pm tomorrow (Wednesday June 15). Water has been restored to all properties in Eastleigh but the...
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Water main bursts at Fair Oak

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June 14, 2016
Water main bursts at Fair Oak

Southern Water say they will have restored water to all premises in the Fair Oak area by this afternoon as they work to repair 16 inch water main which burst this morning forcing the closure of Winchester Rd between Crowdhill and Fisher’s Pond. In a statement published on their website Southern Water say water...
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Family pay tribute as Fair Oak crash victim named

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June 11, 2016
Family pay tribute as Fair Oak crash victim named

  The family of a man who died following Thursday’s crash on Allington Lane have paid tribute to him while Police continue to appeal for witnesses. Christopher Whyton, 32, of Coxford Road, Lordswood died after his Skoda left the road on Thursday and   ended up beside the railway tracks. In a statement released by...
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Witness appeal following fatal collision in Fair Oak

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June 9, 2016
Witness appeal following fatal collision in Fair Oak

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision on Allington Lane, close to the junction with Hogwood Lane, in Fair Oak on Thursday. The emergency services  were called at 12.35pm following reports that a silver Skoda had left the road and had landed on the railway tracks. The incident resulted in the...
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Latest plans for 1,000s of new houses on show

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January 28, 2016
Latest plans for 1,000s of new houses on show

There are just three weeks left for Eastleigh residents to have their say on the latest version of the local plan which will determine the future of development in the borough, not just in terms of numbers and location of the new housing but also new roads, employment and community facilities from now until...
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Man injured while chasing stolen van

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September 26, 2014
Man injured while chasing stolen van

A Winchester man has been injured after he gave chase to a thief who had stolen his van in Fair Oak. The man had been working with a colleague at an address on Sandy Lane with his Ford Transit flatbed van parked in the road outside. The man aged in his 50s, heard his...
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Fair Oak 2k fun runners raise a grand

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August 15, 2014
Fair Oak 2k fun runners raise a grand

Children from Fair Oak Junior School, who ran in the B&Q 2k Fun Run, present a cheque for £1,000 to Gloria Hill charity manager at Wave 105’s Cash for Kids. The money was raised by the children that took part in the event, as well as the race organisers, and was then split between...
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Fair Oak police help recycle cycles

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April 17, 2014
Fair Oak police help recycle cycles

  Police in Eastleigh have donated nine bikes to the Y-Zone youth centre in Fair Oak to help local teenagers. Twenty youngsters have attended the first ‘recycle-a-cycle’ events that have been held since February. They were taught maintenance skills using nine bikes that have been discarded in the local area. These will be refurbished...
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New school for Horton Heath?

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December 5, 2013
New school for Horton Heath?

Eastleigh’s Cabinet Committee is set to consider proposals for a new secondary school at Horton Heath at a meeting on Thursday 12 December. The new facility will be going into an area south of Horton Heath and west of Burnett’s Lane that has been identified in the revised draft version of the council’s new...
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Parish Councillors support Fair Oak residents

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November 26, 2013
Parish Councillors support Fair Oak residents

In a well attended but surprisingly tame meeting of the Planning & Highways Committee at Fair Oak & Horton Heath Parish Council this evening, residents and Councillors found that they were of exactly the same mind over Eastleigh Borough Council’s proposals to develop over 750 new homes in the Parish. The purpose of the...
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