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Posts Tagged ‘ Botley ’

Botley set for Boxing Day Blood donation

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December 8, 2016
Botley set for Boxing Day Blood donation

Around Christmas blood stocks can drop and in  Botley there are still plenty of appointment slots available for their Boxing Day blood donation session.  The need for blood is constant including the festive season. Providing life saving blood and platelets to patients across the country doesn’t stop over Christmas. With the weather getting worse,...
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Minister ‘impressed’ by local farm food shop

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March 28, 2016
Customer paying at shop counter

A local farm food shop made a big impression of Food and Farming Minister when she dropped by recently for a recent visit. Liz Truss was at J S Gourmet Foods at the recommendation of Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies to see for herself just how popular locally sourced and produced organic food is with...
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Cake Bake raises funds

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December 2, 2015
Cake Bake raises funds

All manner of mouthwatering homemade cakes were on display in Botley Market Hall as part of a national ‘Cake Bake event’ in aid of the charity Cardiac Risk in The Young (CRY). The event was organised by local couple Graham and Anne Hunter in memory of their daughter Claire Reed who died suddenly two years...
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Warning after E-Cigarette sparks Botley blaze

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November 7, 2014
Warning after E-Cigarette sparks Botley blaze

      A Botley family escaped from a fire in their home after an e-cigarette exploded after being plugged into an unsuitable charger. This recent incident, in which thankfully no-one was injured, is the latest in a string of incidents in the UK involving the use of cheap or inappropriate chargers. After the...
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Boorley campaigners take fight to appeal

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March 3, 2014
Boorley campaigners take fight to appeal

Campaigners in Botley will appeal against a High Court decision not to allow a judicial review of council plans for 1,400 new houses at Boorley Green – a decision the campaigners describe as a ‘travesty of justice’ Last month a  Judge sided with the council saying their reasons for granting planning permission were adequate. ...
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Botley Park Hotel takes action for Children

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March 14, 2013
Botley Park Hotel takes action for Children

Staff from the Macdonald Botley Park Hotel, Southampton, will be taking part in a range of exciting activities from abseiling and dragon boat racing to marathons, to raise £10,000 for Action for Children in 2013. To date the hotel has raised £2000 towards the year-end target. Action for Children; a leading children’s charity which...
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Botley High St to close for protest

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February 1, 2013
Botley High St to close for protest

  Traffic will grind to halt in Botley at noon tomorrow as up to four hundred local residents are set to Stage a protest march through the town’s High Street which will be closed to traffic from 11.45 am to 12.45pm (diversions will be in place.) Botley isn’t the sort of place you might...
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Botley traffic: Time for action?

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December 1, 2012
Botley traffic: Time for action?

  The Chair of Botley Air Pollution Group has called on townspeople to be more proactive in the campaign for a reduction in traffic – and its accompanying air pollution – driving through the congested town centre. In a newsletter reviewing the campaign so this year Steve Robinson-Grindley told the group that politicians  ‘at...
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Police hunt Botley footpath indecency suspect

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October 1, 2012
Police hunt Botley footpath indecency suspect

Police at Hedge End today released an e-fit of a man seen committing an indecent act on three nights on a footpath behind Jenkyns Close, Botley. A dog-walker reported finding the man on September 20 – 22 at about 10.30pm looking through a frosted bathroom window from behind a 6ft fence.  When challenged on...
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Police issue hot weather warning

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August 10, 2012
Police issue hot weather warning

Don’t make life easy for opportunist thieves in hot weather advise police Police are reminding people to take care not to leave their windows and outside doors open in the current hot weather if they are out or even if they are in and the open windows and doors are out of their view....
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Local plan puts up Council Tax

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March 23, 2012
Local plan puts up Council Tax

Botley residents are facing an increase in their council tax due to the cost of fighting Eastleigh Borough Council’s local housing plan. In a survey of residents sponsored by the parish council last October, 96% of respondents said they were opposed to an extra 1400 new homes being built on Boorley Green. The Parish...
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ConDems YES to Gravel and Housing plans

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October 28, 2011
ConDems YES to Gravel and Housing plans

Draft plans which earmark Hamble airfield as the preferred site for gravel extraction and Boorley Green as the preferred site for 1300 homes were approved today (October 13)at at separate meeting of Conservative led  Hampshire County Council  and Lib Dem controlled Eastleigh Borough Council – despite the opposition  of local residents and pressure groups....
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Botley folk say YES to more housing

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October 8, 2011
Botley folk say YES to more housing

Botley folk have voted a resounding ‘yes’ to more family homes in their community. Mike Jarvey of Botley Parish Housing group told a meeting of the Planning and Highways committee of Botley Parish Council that the questionnaire they had commissioned on proposed local housing requirements showed a majority of residents supported the development of...
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Outrage as Mail prints Lib Dem flyers

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June 26, 2011
Outrage as Mail prints Lib Dem flyers

Publishers of pro- conservative newspaper The Daily Mail – which has been investigating alleged election overspending on leaflets by Chris Huhne – are now printing his leaflets for him. Conservatives in Botley had been up in arms over the latest mail shot from Eastleigh Lib Dems, claiming that the four page full colour ‘newspaper’...
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Police officer assaulted in Botley

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June 6, 2011
Police officer assaulted in Botley

A Police Officer was assaulted and a man and teenager left injured after being set upon by a gang of youths in Botley on Friday Night. The incident happened outside a property in Rowley Close at around 9pm. A 35-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were approached and assaulted by four young men. The...
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