Category: Allbrook

Eastleigh MP pledges to help tackle rough-sleeping

Eastleigh MP Mims Davies has pledged to help end rough sleeping at a St Mungo’s event in Parliament, hosted by Mary Robinson MP. More than 80 guests, including St Mungo’s clients, parliamentarians and charity representatives, met in the House of Commons to discuss the government’s commitment to end rough sleeping, with Communities Secretary Sajid Javid…

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 Conservative…

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 there…

Tesco Sponsor Free Bus Service

A free bus service starts in Eastleigh on Monday 22nd November. A new bus company – Xelabus – has joined forces with Tesco at Eastleigh to offer free services into town for the Christmas period which will run through Allbrook, Bishopstoke, Boyatt Wood and the Bird Aviary estate. The service will run on Mondays Wednesdays…

Parish Council Election Round Up

In the elections on the 27th May for the new parish councils of Chandlers Ford and Allbrook – and for the Hiltingbury wards – both the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats took 11 seats each leaving the Conservatives with overall control of both Hiltingbury wards. Peter Luffman, the former Labour leader in the Borough council…

Brrrr…it's a Winter Solst ICE!

It was a Winter Solstice to remember this afternoon as Eastleigh citizens who only a few weeks earlier had expressed their disappointment at the size of the ice rink supplied by the council for the annual ‘winter carnival’ were just as amazed to see the entire town centre transformed into a skating rink the size…