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Wyvern to get £2 million upgrade

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Hampshire County Council has agreed to invest £2.2 million to improve facilities for students at Wyvern College i with the first phase of investment focusing on improvements to the outdoor sports facilities and the school’s ICT network. The Executive Member for Education and Skills at the County Council, Councillor Roz Chadd, commented: “Schools require a…

Hampshire County Council issue storm advice

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Hampshire County Council have issued advice to householders as another weekend of strong winds and heavy rain is forecast for Hampshire. The council say that their Highways teams are ready to keep Hampshire’s road network clear but warn that adverse weather conditions could force some waste recycling sites to close. In a statement Councillor Rob Humby,…

First ‘Hampshire Day’ celebrated in Winchester

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Eastleigh Council Leader Keith House blasts county celebration as “a total waste of money”.A flag-raising ceremony to mark the first ever ‘Hampshire Day’ was held at the Castle in Winchester today, St Swithun’s Day (July 15) – but the Leader of the Liberal Democrat opposition on Hampshire County Council, Councillor Keith House blasted the event…

Fryern Junior school to be rebuilt

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Existing 1960s building will be replaced by a modern sustainable facility.Chandler’s Ford residents have been finding out about the proposed plans for the redevelopment of Fryern Junior School at an exhibition and drop-in event yesterday. The existing school building – which include a 2 storey block – date back to the 1960s and while structurally…

Residents with ‘larger vehicles’ to pay to use council tip

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Householders using pick-ups, vans, or ‘large trailers’ to dispose of domestic rubbish will have to pay from June. Lib Dems slam move as ‘short-sighted’Residents who use vans, pick-up trucks or tow ‘large trailers’ to take their household or garden rubbish to the tip will have to pay in future the County council has decided From…

HCC hosts conference with The National Infrastructure Commission

Hampshire County Council welcomed the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) to Winchester today (Friday 20 January) as host of a major regional South East stakeholder conference to help the Commission fully understand the growing pressures on the region’s infrastructure and its future needs. Tasked by Government to assess the UK’s future economic infrastructure needs over the…