Tag: Monks Brook

Fancy a dip in Monks Brook?

Local youngsters are being invited to find out what lurks in the underwater world of a stream. What sort of fish, creatures and bugs call it home? On Tuesday 26 August 2014 there will be a chance to find out when environmental improvement charity The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) will be running a pond dipping event…

The Russians are coming…

The shutters were down at the Monks Brook filling station on Chesnut Avenue yesterday prompting fears that the Total garage had been sold to Russian state owned gas and oil giant Gazprom. It transpired that the Passfield Avenue station had to close its doors when a technical problem affecting their tills left them unable to…

Tales of the Riverbank

Eastleigh residents face the risk of flooding unless remedial work is undertaken to counteract the erosion of the Monks Brook riverbank. That’s the stark warning from Sam Snook , a local environmental campaigner who claims that recent housing developments at Valley Park and the Pirelli site – and the office complexes at the top of…