Category: Chandler’s Ford

An archive of posts featuring the Chandler’s Ford Parish

Toynbee’s Climate Cops bid to shorten food miles

Students from Toynbee School, Eastleigh have been celebrating the news that they have been selected as finalists in npower’s Climate Cops SOS, an initiative designed to motivate the UK’s greenest teens into turning their passion for the environment into a positive campaign for the Toynbee and Eastleigh area. A team of ten 11 to 14-year-olds…

“We prefer to live next to a dump”

Snooty councillors on the Conservative dominated Chandlers Ford and Hiltingbury local Area Committee have put the kibosh on a Co-op convenience store opening on Hursley road. Planning permission had been sought to convert the derelict Forum garage, fast becoming an eyesore, into a late night supermarket but the committee backed almost 600 residents who had…

Hit and run driver sought

A car failed to stop following a collision in Chandlers Ford on Friday September 10 and Police are appealing for information to help trace the driver. The collision occurred on Bournemouth Road at 1.40pm involving a Yamaha motorcycle and a blue car which failed to stop at the scene. Both vehicles were travelling from the…

1400 cops to go. £10 million eyesore to stay

Hampshire’s Chief Constable has announced that budget cuts will mean a potential 1400 jobs could be shed to save money. Meanwhile the constabulary has millions of pounds tied up in a festering industrial unit on a Chandlers Ford trading estate. In a statement issued yesterday Chief Constable Alex Marshall predicted an anticipated shortfall in funding…

Eastleigh Insurance giant to create a 100 new Jobs

Fortis Insurance has opened a second office in Tollgate, Chandlers Ford to handle the firm’s increasing growth and expanding workforce. Fortis, which already has more than 1,000 employees in Tollgate, has acquired office space in Turnpike House, opposite its current offices. The new office follows the announcement that the firm is to hire a further…

Tales of the Riverbank

Eastleigh residents face the risk of flooding unless remedial work is undertaken to counteract the erosion of the Monks Brook riverbank. That’s the stark warning from Sam Snook , a local environmental campaigner who claims that recent housing developments at Valley Park and the Pirelli site – and the office complexes at the top of…