Category: Council

Council launches Coronavirus Support Hub

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The Eastleigh Borough Coronavirus Support Hub has been launched to assist in the ‘shielding’ of the extremely vulnerable who are most at risk of serious illness if they were to contract the virus. Eastleigh Borough Council has worked alongside community organisations, One Community and Hampshire County Council to help establish this local support hub.  The…

Bishopstoke Parish Chair: ‘We are not impressed’

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Cllr Toher says Eastleigh Borough Council has failed to notify Parish of planning applicationsBishopstoke Parish Council have complained that Eastleigh Borough Council have failed to send them notifications of planning applications in the Parish. At last night’s meeting of Bishopstoke, Fair Oak and Horton Heath local area committee the chair of Bishopstoke Parish Council –…

Independents lose control of area committee

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Despite winning in Bishopstoke during May election, control of Local Area Committee passes to Lib Dems Bishopstoke’s group of Independent councillors say they are unhappy that Eastleigh Borough Council have appointed a new Lib Dem Chair to Bishopstoke Fair Oak and Horton Heath Local Area Committee (BFOHH) over their heads. In last years (2018) ‘all…

Residents with ‘larger vehicles’ to pay to use council tip

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Householders using pick-ups, vans, or ‘large trailers’ to dispose of domestic rubbish will have to pay from June. Lib Dems slam move as ‘short-sighted’Residents who use vans, pick-up trucks or tow ‘large trailers’ to take their household or garden rubbish to the tip will have to pay in future the County council has decided From…

Mims : ‘They’re not voting for us due to Brexit delay’

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  Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies has blamed government difficulties over Brexit for the Conservative losses in yesterday’s local elections It was a rough night for Eastleigh’s Conservatives as they lost two of their council seats to the Liberal Democrats, reducing their opposition group on the council to third-party status with just two remaining members. Eastleigh’s…

Fake taxi caught in Eastleigh

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Council officers prosecute two drivers after going undercover A fake taxi driver and a licensed private hire driver caught illegally plying for fares have been successfully prosecuted by Eastleigh Borough Council as part of  routine undercover operations. In a rare case for the Borough, which raises serious public safety issues, unlicensed driver Dennis Hewlett of…