Tag: Anne Winstanley

Archive of posts from Eastleigh News which feature Anne Winstanley Deputy Leader of Eastleigh Borough Council.

Bruce is new mayor for Eastleigh

  Councillor Bruce Tennent has been invested as Mayor of the Borough of Eastleigh at the annual Mayor-Making ceremony. It was an evening of ‘thank you’s’ and ‘goodbyes’ at the Kings Community Church, Hedge End as the outgoing Mayor Maureen ‘Mo’ Solllitt – who was leaving public life to retire overseas – thanked those who…

New cabinet posts revealed

Following the recent local elections, new cabinet members for Eastleigh Borough Council have been announced. Councillor Paul Bicknell (Eastleigh South) has been promoted to Deputy Leader replacing the long-serving Anne Winstanley who lost her Bishopstoke ward seat to an Independent candidate. Ian Corben (Hedge End North) and Tina Campbell (Eastleigh Central) join the cabinet to…

Council acts to protect tenants

The Council has successfully prosecuted a landlord for not complying with housing laws designed to protect tenants under the Housing Act 2004. Harvinder Balli of Handsworth, Birmingham owns a property in Haddon Drive, Eastleigh which he rented to tenants. In January 2013 the Council’s Environmental Health team were contacted with regard to the lack of…

Council successfully prosecutes waste offender

The Council has successfully prosecuted a resident for illegally disposing of general waste in Bursledon. The defendant, Mr Peter Rowell of Bishopstoke was fined £200 and ordered to pay £480 costs to the Council with a £20 victim surcharge. Following a report in May 2013 of an abandoned caravan in Shop Lane, Bursledon an Environmental…

New Eastleigh cabinet members appointed

Eastleigh’s policy making Cabinet has seen significant changes following the recent local elections. Three new Councillors have joined the Cabinet that’s made up of eight Councillors now with four women and four men. Cllr Keith House was voted in as Council Leader for another four year term at the Annual Meeting of the Council, appointing…

Councillors booed at Bishopstoke planning meeting

  Angry Bishopstoke residents booed their councillors last night after the go-ahead was given for a new housing estate in the village. Around 280 objections had been received by the council and over 100 locals crammed into the council committee room to try and persuade the area committee to kick out plans for 85 new…

Local Lib Dems to face watchdog over ‘focus’ article

Chandler’s Ford Parish Council are asking the local standards watchdog to investigate one of  their  own Councillors and the Deputy Leader of Eastleigh Borough Council over an article in the Lib Dem ‘Focus’ newsletter which claimed the Parish Council’s auditor backed the Lib Dems. At a meeting of the Parish Council on Thursday, members also…

Fair Oak landfill study published

The study into land contamination  on the site of old landfilled sandpits at Fair Oak is almost complete with the risk to the vast majority of the 1300 homes falling within acceptable levels in line with government guidelines. An independent review to monitor landfill gas, was commissioned by the Council after research had shown that…

New chip shop angers locals

A new chip shop in Fair Oak has been given the go-ahead despite the overwhelming opposition of locals who made their feelings known during a fiery November meeting of Bishopstoke and Fair Oak local area committee which resulted in the Chairman threatening to clear the room. The controversial chippy will now be one of three…

Chris Huhne opens New NHS dental practice

Chris Huhne MP has officially launched a new NHS dental practice on  Chamberlayne Road in Eastleigh.  Operated by Genix Healthcare, The new practice provides access to NHS dentistry for more than 5,500 local people. It will be staffed by four full time dentists, employing 11 staff in total, and offer routine NHS dental care for all…

Housing for ‘locals only’ say Lib Dems

The 1300 new houses to be built on the golf driving range on Chesnut Avenue are ‘Not for people from Portsmouth or Europe” claims Lib Dem Councillor Paul Bicknell. The extraordinary statement was made in the latest issue of ‘Focus’ distributed on the Aviary estate where residents at a recent public meeting told councillors they…

No to a fifth takeaway in Fair Oak

Eastleigh taxpayers could find themselves landed with a giant bill for a takeaway after a local area committee voted to stop Fair Oak village centre being coming a Mecca for curry lovers. The Bishopstoke, Fair Oak and Horton Heath local area committee ignored the advice of their own planning officer and refused an application to…

Chris Huhne quizzed on greener future

Chris Huhne the Energy and Climate Change Secretary shrugged off press interest in his driving record and election expenses to address the retrofit 2011 conference in Winchester last Friday. The event was hosted by Radian – the Eastleigh based social housing provider – and consisted of a day long series of conferences and seminars in…

Lib Dems in new probe

Local Lib Dems were showing signs of strain last night as it emerged that further complaints regarding the party election expenses have been made to the electoral commission. Pressure group the Sunlight Centre for Open Politics have written to the Commission claiming they have discovered irregularities in MP Chris Huhne’s expense returns in the form…