Tag: Aviary Estate

Residents forced to sweep own streets

An Eastleigh OAP was so worried by the dangerous state of pavements in his area he decided to to take action himself. Early last Sunday morning a startled Aviary resident contacted Eastleigh News to say the council were employing people to sweep the pavements on double time ahead of its bid to claim the crown…

Draft plan Exhibition on tour

Eastleigh Borough Council has embarked on a series of 12 exhibitions designed to promote awareness and discussion of its draft local plan which will see the number of houses in Eastleigh increase by nearly 20%. The council say another 9,500 homes are need to keep pace with local need although this is contradicted by  its…

UKIP query ‘Locals Only’ housing plan

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has challenged Eastleigh’s Lib Dems to explain how they intend to  limit new housing to just local people and prevent occupation by immigrants. Earlier this month Eastleigh News reported how Councillor Paul Bicknell had published and distributed a leaflet around the town’s Aviary estate that claimed  that new houses to be built on Chesnut…

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…

Feathers fly at Aviary meeting

“ We dont want any more Houses ” residents on the aviary estate told councillors last week after over 100 people crammed into  St Francis church hall to express frank views on proposals to build 1300 new houses nearby. Councillor Chris Thomas, the Lib Dem Chairman of Eastleigh Area Committee was given a torrid time…