Tag: Keith Trenchard

Councillor resigns from Eastleigh Council

Keith Trenchard, one of the three Liberal Democrat councillor’s who serves Eastleigh’s Central Ward has handed in his resignation today triggering a by-election which is likely to be held in May. Until recently Trenchard had been a managing director at local transport company Airlynx Express but he decided to leave to start up his company…

Mardi Gras proves to be great success in Eastleigh

This year’s Mardi Gras went off with a bang as hundreds of local Eastleigh people celebrated the 1945 themed day at Leigh Road’s recreational ground on Saturday. The glorious sunny day kicked off with former Southampton FC manager Lawrie McMenemy, former Saints defender Jim Steele and comedy impressionist Mike Osman all attending the event. Southampton…

Tories ‘on way up’ as Mims wins in Eastleigh

New MP Mims Davies and Newly elected Councillor Jerry Hall celebrate

Godfrey Olson, the Leader of Eastleigh Borough Council’s Conservative Group has declared that the party is ‘on the way up’ after Mims Davies became the constituency’s first female MP in the General Election and the Conservatives took two borough council seats. The result in the General Election was as follows: Eastleigh General Election 2015: Party…

Police launch new community forum

Eastleigh Police launched a new community initiative last week designed to give residents a regular forum to discuss their crime and public order concerns with local beat officers, councillors and council officers. The informal sessions provide a talking shop under the banner of ‘Partners and Community Together’ (PACT) which can cover a wide range of…

BGT’s Kai & Natalia – return to face exams!

It’s back to reality with a bump for local dance stars Kai and Natalia who are back in Southampton following their appearance in the Britain’s Got Talent finals.  Kai Widdrington returns to Barton Peveril College to today to sit an exam. A peak audience of over 14 million viewers saw dancing dog Pudsey land its…

Ex Lib Dem Mayor in Road Tax censure

An Eastleigh councillor accused of being a road tax dodger by his former colleagues has been forbidden from driving an untaxed vehicle on council owned land. The bizarre punishment was handed out after a probe by Eastleigh council’s standards committee into allegations that Independent Councillor Glynn Davies-Dear had been driving his car without a valid…

Councillor tip-off leads to arrest

Prompt action by an Eastleigh councillor has resulted in the arrest of a man wanted for burglary. Keith Trenchard, the recently elected Lib Dem councillor for Eastleigh Central ward (a result which is itself has been the subject of a police investigation), lived up to his election promise to ‘tackle crime and anti social behaviour’…

Independents lodge formal complaint

Blue Police Lamp

A formal complaint that has been lodged by the Independent Party of Eastleigh Councillors that calls in to question the validity of Last night’s election result in Eastleigh Central. Independent group leader Cllr Glynn Davies-Dear has submitted a formal complaint (reproduced below) to the returning officer. Eastleigh Central was won last night from Independent Andy…