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Posts Tagged ‘ HCC ’

‘Please help us before someone is killed’

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March 18, 2017
‘Please help us before someone is killed’

A Chandler’s Ford mum who says she fears for the safety of her visually impaired children is calling on Hampshire County Council to introduce traffic calming measures outside Toynbee School saying “please help us before someone is killed.” The dramatic plea came as friends and neighbours of Suzy Woolford, who lives on the Oakmount...
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Hedge End J7 to get £2.5m upgrade

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March 11, 2017
Hedge End J7 to get £2.5m upgrade

News that the government has pledged to improve the motorway junction at Hedge End has drawn a mixed reaction from Eastleigh’s politicians. While Eastleigh’s MP took to Twitter to hail the news, the Council Leader described the £2.5 million earmarked for a traffic light upgrade as a “token sum.” In a statement Mims Davies,...
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HCC hosts conference with The National Infrastructure Commission

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January 22, 2017
HCC hosts conference with The National Infrastructure Commission

Hampshire County Council welcomed the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) to Winchester today (Friday 20 January) as host of a major regional South East stakeholder conference to help the Commission fully understand the growing pressures on the region’s infrastructure and its future needs. Tasked by Government to assess the UK’s future economic infrastructure needs over...
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Long serving councillor becomes Alderman

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January 28, 2016
Long serving councillor becomes Alderman

A former Chairman of Hampshire County Council and County Councillor for the Chandler’s Ford division, has been awarded the title of Honorary Alderman, in recognition of his service to the people of Hampshire. At a special meeting on 7 January 2016, the County Council approved the appointment of former County Councillor Colin Davidovitz BEM...
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Hampshire considers sky lantern ban

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September 12, 2014
Hampshire considers sky lantern ban

The use of paper chinese style sky lanterns could be banned on all Hampshire County Council owned land in future. The candle powered sky lights act as mini hot air balloons and have been a popular way to mark family celebrations or events but Hampshire is responding to a call by the RSPCA and many...
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Short break consultation under scrutiny

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August 11, 2014
Short break consultation under scrutiny

A cross-party group of Hampshire County Councillors have called in a decision by the executive member for children’s services to hold a consultation over cuts to short break services for disabled children because they say he has failed to consider recommendations made by a select committee. Hampshire Council Children’s Services is seeking to reduce...
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Cuts to disabled kids service out for consultation

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July 27, 2014
Cuts to disabled kids service out for consultation

A public consultation is to be launched into the way short breaks for disabled children are provided in Hampshire it has been announced. But a group of parent carers say they are disappointed that recommendations to protect the service in the short term have not been adopted Hampshire County Council executive lead for Children’s...
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New sensory play room opens

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November 12, 2013
New sensory play room opens

A new community multi-sensory room which will benefit children under five and people of all ages with disabilities and additional needs has opened at the Pavilion on the Park. The project is named Sensory4all and has been funded by Hampshire Country Council. Designed by Mike Ayres Design, the room will incorporate an omiVista Interactive...
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‘We can’t absorb more cuts’

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October 31, 2013
‘We can’t absorb more cuts’

Hampshire folk could see  frontline services slashed if the government continues to make cuts to the County Council budget its leader Roy Perry has said. The Conservative led Council has  confirmed it will be shedding 1,000 jobs after the government cut £38 million from the council budget. Over the last three years 1,800 jobs...
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Bus passengers get their say

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January 30, 2013
Bus passengers get their say

  Bus passengers in Chandler’s Ford have an opportunity to have their say on local bus services today as a mobile bus surgery is being held at Fryern Hill and Hiltingbury. Local operators Velvet Bus recently decided they had to withdraw the C1/C2 route for commercial reasons and rather than see passengers left stranded...
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Not in our backyard! B&Q say no to tip

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November 29, 2012
Not in our backyard! B&Q say no to tip

DIY retail giant B&Q are one of a number of local businesses and investors who say  they could move away if Eastleigh Borough Council pursue plans to build a new Waste Recycling Centre next door to their headquarters on Stoney Croft Rise off Chestnut Avenue. Eastleigh Borough Council have submitted a planning application to...
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Bransgrove steps down as Ageas CEO

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October 29, 2012
Bransgrove steps down as Ageas CEO

The Ageas Bowl has announced that Chief Executive Rod Bransgrove will be stepping down as from 1 December. He will be replaced by David Mann, currently group Financial Director. Bromsgrove will retain his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Since taking the helm at the Club in 2000 as Chairman and Chief...
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Huhne hits out at HCC

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July 1, 2012
Huhne hits out at HCC

Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne has been busy recently doing what he seems to enjoy most – directing fire on the ruling County Council Conservative group. The Liberal Democrat MP popped up at the Public Inquiry on June 12 to argue against Hampshire County Council’s draft Minerals and Waste Plan which identifies Hamble airfield as...
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Liars! Tory council boss threatens Lib Dems

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April 30, 2012
Liars! Tory council boss threatens Lib Dems

Ken Thornber, the Conservative Leader of Hampshire County Council, has called on local Lib Dems to withdraw ‘untrue statements’ about the County Council printed in election leaflets being circulated by Lib Dems’ in Botley and Hedge End. The Lib Dems have been distributing a newspaper style leaflet called ‘The Voice’ and  under a headline...
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Archers Road footbridge closed for repairs

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April 10, 2012
Archers Road footbridge closed for repairs

The railway footbridge which connects Archers Road in Newtown to Beaulieu Road, Boyatt Wood is temporarily closed while Hampshire County Council carry out renovation works including the application of anti skid surfaces to the footbridge. An alternative route is signposted for pedestrians which utilises the Twyford road bridge: Footpath to The Quadrangle, The Quadrangle,...
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