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Government warns council over Local Plan

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November 16, 2017
Government warns council over Local Plan

The Government has warned Eastleigh Borough Council that it might step in and take over responsibility for its housing plans if it fails to make progress in producing a Local Plan. If this happened the council may have a Local Plan imposed on it. In a letter to the council Sajid Javid, the Secretary...
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A chance to ‘shape your community’

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October 30, 2017
A chance to ‘shape your community’

  Eastleigh council has launched a “shaping your community” survey to give local people a chance to feedback on what their planning priorities are for the Borough. While the council continues to work on collecting evidence for the emerging local plan they say the survey will help them gain a better understanding of what...
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Council buy car boot site for housing

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March 4, 2017
Council buy car boot site for housing

It’s been running for 32 years but in a few months time traders at Bursledon car boot sale will have to find a new venue after Eastleigh Borough Council purchased the site complete with planning permission for 182 new houses. Bursledon’s Local Area Committee granted permission for a new housing estate on the boot...
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Council Tax frozen again

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February 27, 2017
Council Tax frozen again

Eastleigh Borough Council has frozen its Council Tax for 2017-18 – delivering a record 14-year period of real-term cuts in council tax for residents. According to figures released by the council, the average Eastleigh Borough Council element for a Band D household this year remains at £130.07, or just over £2.50 per week. Despite...
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Council gets grant for low-emission taxis

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February 24, 2017
Eastleigh Civic Offices

A partnership between Eastleigh Borough and Southampton City Councils has been awarded £254,000 to support the introduction of ultra-low emission taxis into the fleets of taxi and private hire operators across the two authorities. The funding has been awarded by the Government Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) following a successful joint...
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‘We want houses’ say park protestors

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March 14, 2016

Residents and a cross party group of activists chanting “we want houses” marched across Fleming Park on Saturday to demand that affordable homes should be built on the recently demolished council office site. The locals have reacted angrily to a planning application by the council to allow a fast food dive thru – possibly...
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Under fire councillor hits back at critics

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December 4, 2014
Under fire councillor hits back at critics

A friend of an under fire Lib Dem Cabinet member at the heart of a ‘love triangle’ newspaper story has hit back at critics who have suggested she is not doing her job properly telling Eastleigh News she is suffering from poor health and is awaiting an operation. It was reported in the Daily...
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Botley Councillor stands down

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April 12, 2014
Botley Councillor stands down

Long serving Botley Councillor Cathie Fraser will be standing down from her Borough seat at next month’s local elections and has already stood down from her seat on Botley Parish Council. Fraser also relinquishes her cabinet seat where she held the portfolio on health. The Liberal Democrat also sat on the Police and Crime...
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Residents offered free Green Deal assessment

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March 7, 2014
Residents offered free Green Deal assessment

Local residents are being offered a special deal on Solent Green Deal assessments to help improve their homes. With energy prices rising every year it’s becoming more important for residents to insulate their homes to save money and stay warm. The Council is so confident that residents will benefit from a Green Deal assessment...
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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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Eastleigh gets new Chief Exec

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October 22, 2013
Eastleigh gets new Chief Exec

Nick Tustian has been announced as the new Chief Executive of  Eastleigh Borough Council. Nick Tustian is currently the Council’s Corporate Director, a role he has had since 2004 after joining the Council in 2000 as Head of Finance and will be replacing Bernie Topham who is leaving for a new role at Portsmouth...
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Wraps come off new civic offices

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October 14, 2013
Wraps come off new civic offices

The wraps have come off Eastleigh’s new £12 million civc offices at Eastleigh House on Upper Market Street. The Council is on course to move to its new offices on Upper Market Street in Spring 2014. The new offices are being built to BREEAM ‘Excellence’ industry standards for sustainability. To help achieve the ‘excellence...
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Badgers move goalposts yet again…

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October 12, 2013
Badgers move goalposts yet again…

  Eastleigh’s badgers – or at least those who live on council owned land – will be protected from any future culling it has been decided. Councillor Rupert Kyrle (Botley) successfully introduced a motion banning the practice on council land during Thursday night’s Council meeting. Cllr Kyrle delivered a passionate and well researched address...
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Council team scoop award

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October 4, 2013
Council team scoop award

] The Council’s Economic Development Unit comprising Anne Dawson, Barbara Corcoran, Theresa Ball, Teresa Smith, Sandra Giles, Kathryn Rankin and Paul De-La-More won the Federation of Small Business (FSB) award for the Best Small Business Friendly Engagement. The event staged at the Botleigh Grange Hotel in Hedge End was the fifth annual Local Authority...
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Eastleigh’s Chief Executive to leave

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September 27, 2013
Eastleigh’s Chief Executive to leave

  Eastleigh Borough Council has announced that Chief  Bernie Topham is to leave the £110k a year post at the end of year. In a press release EBC said they have been advised by Ms Topham that she intends to take on a new role at the University of Portsmouth. In a statement the Leader...
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