Tag: Nick Chaffey

“We’re sorry” says Ken

Were sorry says Ken

Mothers and concerned residents who descended on Winchester yesterday to protest the potential closures of Hampshire’s Sure Start Childrens’ Centres received an apology from the leader of the County Council. A colourful cavalcade of over 100 buggy pushing Mums who marched from the Broadway to the Castle to present a  petition with over 12,000 signatures heard Ken Thornber say…

Echo Staff Set to Walk

Journalists at Eastleigh’s Daily Echo are preparing to join their Newsquest colleagues all over Hampshire tomorrow in a 48 hour stoppage in support of a pay rise and in protest at attempts by the regional media giant to alter their pension provisions. Staff were upset to discover that Boss Paul Davidson– who this year gets…

SP Man slams Rose Bowl Hotel plan

‘Madness’. That is how Socialist Party organiser Nick Chaffey has described Eastleigh Borough Council’s decision to fund the building of a £32 million Hotel at the Rose Bowl complex. Speaking  at the Inaugural meeting of the Eastleigh Branch of the Socialist Party, the former MEP Candidate told supporters gathered at the Home Tavern: ‘We are…