Tag: Hampshire County Council

HCC to invest £209m in roads and infrastructure

Hampshire County Council is set to invest £209 million over the next three years, to improve roads and infrastructure across the county – as part of proposals approved by the Executive Member for Environment and Transport, Councillor Rob Humby. Councillor Humby said: ‘This planned investment programme would see us make use of Government grants, bids…

Save our Sure Start protest comes to Eastleigh

A peaceful protest turned noisy in Eastleigh as activists took to the streets chanting “Save our sure start.’ The protestors are worried that many sure start childrens centres across Hampshire, including one at Eastleigh will face closure if proposals to streamline family services go through. The current network of 54 local centres offering support and…

Consultation summary grows online

Daft local plan Eastleigh

Eastleigh Borough Council have published some of the thousands of submissions that were received during their consultation on the draft local plan. The summary document isn’t complete yet, but what has been processed so far can be read by following the hyperlink on the Planning and Building Control page of the Eastleigh Borough Council website.…

County prepares to axe jobs

County Council Chiefs are preparing to swing the axe in anticipation of government public sector spending cuts to be announced in October and are already planning which services are going to get the chop. This year Hampshire has already seen in year funding cuts of £8.4million revenue and £9.6million capital, mainly effecting Children Services and…

Signbusters!

The Highways Department of Hampshire County Council has ordered Chris Huhne’s office to move some of their campaign posters following a complaint from a member of the public. Up to ten of the 3 ft Square fluorescent orange billboards proclaiming ‘Liberal Democrats Winning Here’ had been erected outside Bursledon Market on the busy Bursledon roundabout…