Tag: Eastleigh Borough Council

Technophobia?

At a recent council meeting, Eastleigh Borough Councils new Head of Communications, announced that as part of a revamp of the way the council communicates its ‘good news’ to the borough it will introduce of the use of social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter to get enable Eastleigh residents to hear firsthand what…

Council restrictions on local news reporting to be lifted

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Councils should open up their public meetings to local news ‘bloggers’ and routinely allow online filming of public discussions as part of increasing their transparency, Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles said yesterday. To ensure all parts of the modern-day media are able to scrutinise Local Government, Mr Pickles believes councils should also open up public…

Phone Scam Warning

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The council have issued a warning that con artists are trying to scam people into revealing their bank details over the phone with the promise of a council tax rebate: “A resident of the borough was recently contacted by someone claiming to be from the Council Tax Department of Eastleigh Borough Council. The resident was…

Bin Collections Resume

The council have resumed resumed bin collections today and are hoping to catch up wiht missed collection over the course of the week. They have published the following advice on their website: “The advice to residents is to put their wheeled bins glass boxes and kitchen waste bins out as normal from Monday 6 December.…

Barbara’s Dreaming of a Crime Free Xmas

Police officers in Eastleigh have been busy giving out crime prevention tips and advice to shoppers this week in a bid to help local residents enjoy a crime free Christmas. Officers from the Safer Neighbourhoods team joined Eastleigh’s crime prevention officer, Barbara Clayton and Annette Macnamara from Eastleigh Borough Council’s Community Safety Partnership to host…