Category: Botley

Archive of Eastleigh News stories about Botley

A welcome visitor to Eastleigh…

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Steam will return to Hedge End and Eastleigh briefly on 5th December, when passengers can travel to Bath behind two ‘Black Five’ locos hauling The Cathedrals Express. The event is also likely to attract steam enthusiasts and train-spotters to all the other stations along the route, many of whom will find Botley a good vantage point as the…

Botley continues the fight…

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Botley Parish Council have resolved to continue the fight against Eastleigh Borough Council’s decision to develop 1400 new homes in Boorley Green, for the time being at least. At an extraordinary meeting of Botley Parish Council this evening, 19th February, the seven Councillors who were present passed a resolution; “That the Council shall agree to allocate a budget of £5,000…

HEWEB Youth Partnership Looks Ahead

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The HEWEB Youth Partnership Committee met for only the third time this evening, reviewing progress, solving a few problems and thinking ahead to the future. Inaugurated in January this year, as a local solution to the cuts to Youth Services made by Hampshire County Council, a lot of work has already been done, with the help & support…

Botley school pool nominated for Kumho cash

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With the Olympic Torch passing through the neighbouring cities of Southampton and Portsmouth this weekend, the whole nation looking forward to the Olympic Games and many also thinking about the legacy of those games, local campaigners in Botley are busy trying to save the swimming pool at the local Primary School… No longer funded by Central or Local Government, the pool has [until…