Category: Hampshire County Council

Overnight road closures at Otterbourne Hill

Otterbourne Hill will be subject to overnight closures for the next four weeks for essential works starting tonight (February 17). Every evening until March 16 Otterbourne Hill will be closed 8pm to 6am from its junction with Winchester Road to its junction with Kiln Lane and Main Road, with a signed diversion in place. The…

Register your car or pay to recycle your waste

In the New Year residents will have to register their vehicles to use council tip or else pay a £5 charge.Eastleigh residents who are planning a New Year trip to the waste recycling centre are being advised to register their vehicle online first to avoid a £5 charge. Hampshire County Council have announced that in…

First ‘Hampshire Day’ celebrated in Winchester

Eastleigh Council Leader Keith House blasts county celebration as “a total waste of money”.A flag-raising ceremony to mark the first ever ‘Hampshire Day’ was held at the Castle in Winchester today, St Swithun’s Day (July 15) – but the Leader of the Liberal Democrat opposition on Hampshire County Council, Councillor Keith House blasted the event…

Fryern Junior school to be rebuilt

Existing 1960s building will be replaced by a modern sustainable facility.Chandler’s Ford residents have been finding out about the proposed plans for the redevelopment of Fryern Junior School at an exhibition and drop-in event yesterday. The existing school building – which include a 2 storey block – date back to the 1960s and while structurally…

County Council declares climate emergency

Hampshire takes a step closer towards carbon neutrality after cabinet members recommend the Council declare a Climate Emergency. Cllr Martin Todd: “It’s two steps forward and one step back”Yesterday, at the first Cabinet meeting to be chaired by HCC’s new Leader Councillor Keith Mans the first item on the agenda was a motion from Councillor…

More vehicle charging points for Hampshire

Electric cars are sparking a green revolution in Hampshire   Hampshire County Council is speeding ahead with its roll-out of electric vehicle charging points, to help residents and visitors get plugged in. There were 55% more electric cars registered in Hampshire last year compared to the previous year. The latest Department for Transport statistics show…