Tag: Fair Oak

New convenience store In Fair Oak Square

The old Brook Social Club site in Fair Oak square is once again open for business as a shop after the Mayor of Eastleigh officially opened a new Co-op Welcome Store in the Village Centre. The village landmark that was converted into a supermarket by Morrisions has been empty again since 2016 after the M…

More Fair Oak traffic misery ahead

Residents in Fair Oak will face further traffic hold-ups from Monday a press release from gas distribution company SGN has revealed. From Monday 29 January work will commence on replacing the existing metal gas mains with plastic piping which will entail closing Summerlands Roadd at its junction with Winchester Road for three weeks, and installing…

Government warns council over Local Plan

The Government has warned Eastleigh Borough Council that it might step in and take over responsibility for its housing plans if it fails to make progress in producing a Local Plan. If this happened the council may have a Local Plan imposed on it. In a letter to the council Sajid Javid, the Secretary of…

Fair Oak Art and Craft Annual Exhibition 2017

The Fair Oak Art and Craft Society (FOACS) Annual Exhibition is returning this weekend, 11th and 12th November, at Fair Oak Village Hall. As always, there will be a mixture of stalls, displays, and demonstrations. It’s a great opportunity to see all sorts of arts and crafts, and to meet some of the artists. The exhibition is open…

Lib Dems continue to split over Local Plan

Another councillor has resigned from Eastleigh’s ruling Liberal Democrat group over the direction of the Local Plan and has joined rebel councillors Steve Sollitt and Sarah Bain who who have been sitting as the Independent Liberal Democratic Group since resigning themselves in August. Cllr Mark Balaam who was elected in 2015 for Eastleigh Central said…

Open Studios Exhibition in Fair Oak 19/20th August

Fair Oak Art and Crafts Society is holding an Open Studios Exhibition on 19th and 20th August, at Fair Oak Village Hall. There will be a wide variety on show, including: Oil, acrylic, and watercolour paintings Mixed media Textile, mixed media and hanging crafts There’s something to suit all tastes, with subjects including Landscapes Seascapes…

Fair Oak faces 30 weeks of traffic disruption

Unlucky residents in Fair Oak face eight months of motoring misery commencing March 13. Southern Water will be building a 1km sewer to connect the new housing development at Crowd Hill to the sewage network The sewer will start in Sandy Lane – which has already been marked out for the diggers – at approximately…

Eastleigh’s local plan moves a step closer

  Eastleigh’s much delayed  local plan has moved a step closer to reality last night after Liberal Democrat councillors voted to focus on plans for more housing  in Bishopstoke and Fair Oak with a new by-pass  from Fair Oak to all Allbrook to link to the M3 at junction 12. Councillors heard that with there…

Winchester Road in Fair Oak to remain closed after mains burst

Southern Water have announced they have repaired the burst water main in Fair Oak that caused traffic disruption this morning but the normally busy Winchester Road between Crowd Hill and Fishers Pond is likely to remain closed until 5pm tomorrow (Wednesday June 15). Water has been restored to all properties in Eastleigh but the road…

Water main bursts at Fair Oak

Southern Water say they will have restored water to all premises in the Fair Oak area by this afternoon as they work to repair 16 inch water main which burst this morning forcing the closure of Winchester Rd between Crowdhill and Fisher’s Pond. In a statement published on their website Southern Water say water has…

Family pay tribute as Fair Oak crash victim named

  The family of a man who died following Thursday’s crash on Allington Lane have paid tribute to him while Police continue to appeal for witnesses. Christopher Whyton, 32, of Coxford Road, Lordswood died after his Skoda left the road on Thursday and   ended up beside the railway tracks. In a statement released by police…

Fair Oak villagers raise concerns as plan consultation closes

Yesterday marked the end of the consultation period for Eastleigh’s latest incarnation of the local plan – which would see a potential 5000-house project on green field space in Bishopstoke, Fair Oak and Horton Heath. If the largest of eight plans were approved, the new properties would account for 20% of target new builds in…

Latest plans for 1,000s of new houses on show

There are just three weeks left for Eastleigh residents to have their say on the latest version of the local plan which will determine the future of development in the borough, not just in terms of numbers and location of the new housing but also new roads, employment and community facilities from now until 2036.…

Man injured while chasing stolen van

A Winchester man has been injured after he gave chase to a thief who had stolen his van in Fair Oak. The man had been working with a colleague at an address on Sandy Lane with his Ford Transit flatbed van parked in the road outside. The man aged in his 50s, heard his van…

Fair Oak and Netley folk get say on recycling centres

Residents and small businesses in Fair Oak and Netley are being encouraged to take part in Hampshire County Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) survey. Meanwhile Eastleigh’s Council leader has said that the town’s long delayed new recycling centre on Chestnut Avenue will finally open at the end of 2015. Responses to the HCC survey…