Tag: Eastleigh South

Ukip launch election campaign in town centre

It was smiles all round as Eastleigh Ukip launched their General Election campaign by opening a shop in the town centre. The Ukip candidate Patricia Culligan was on hand to cut the ribbon outside the premises in the Leigh Rd precinct that formerly served as the Co-Op travel agent before falling long term vacant. As…

“Local people not politics” says Dan

  Dan Brain, Conservative candidate for Eastleigh South is using his election campaign to highlight his view that modern local politics is in danger of losing sight of its true purpose in representing local people. Dan explains: “Over the last few years reading the political literature landing on my mat it was clear that much…

Future of Stoneham Park dominates local hustings

The future of Stoneham Park was very much on the agenda as local candidates took to the hustings at the Pavilion on the Park on Monday evening to play ‘pass the hot potato.’ The hustings for Eastleigh South ward formed part of the annual general meeting of the Aviary Residents association. Only the Labour candidate…

Independent withdraws from Eastleigh South

Supporters of Eastleigh’s battling campaigner Sam Snook will shocked to hear he has announced he is withdrawing from the forthcoming Borough Elections – despite having already delivered 4,000 leaflets The veteran local activist, who was intending to stand as an independent in Eastleigh South ward, told Eastleigh News: “I know there will be a lot…

Councillor Jostled While in Litten Tree Shock

The manager of a popular Eastleigh Pub has alleged that a local councillor threatened to revoke his licence after he was jostled while being served. As a result of the incident Mr Simon Bancroft of the Litten Tree in the High Street complained to the council regarding the alleged behaviour of Dave Broughton the Liberal…