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Grantham Green redevelopment ‘highly commended’

The recent improvements to Grantham Green have been highly commended in the green space category of the 2019 national Street Design Awards, organised by Local Government News magazine.  The awards recognise innovation and best practice in street design schemes across the UK. A new multi-use games area (MUGA) funded by Sport England, recently opened on…

Mayor saves Town Library!

Eastleigh bookworms will be celebrating today after Hampshire County Council revised its plans to close the Town Library on Mondays after Mayor Wayne Irish came up with a viable alternative. As part of the cut in funding imposed on the County by the Conservative/Lib Dem Coalition government, Hampshire is trying to save £450,000 by reducing…

Come rain or shrine…

The Stoneham Shrine -a memorial built in parkland off Chesnut Avenue to the memory of the local squire – is nearing the end of a reconstruction at the cost of £152,000 and the felling of a small beech copse. The Independent Group of Eastleigh Councillors claim it has cost tens of thousands of pounds worth…