Tag: Sam Snook

Independent withdraws from Eastleigh South

Supporters of Eastleigh’s battling campaigner Sam Snook will shocked to hear he has announced he is withdrawing from the forthcoming Borough Elections – despite having already delivered 4,000 leaflets The veteran local activist, who was intending to stand as an independent in Eastleigh South ward, told Eastleigh News: “I know there will be a lot…

Local residents in countryside protest march

Objectors to Eastleigh Council’s local housing plan joined forces with the Aviary Residents Association to walk around the countryside of Stoneham Park  on Saturday afternoon – land the Council have deemed suitable for the construction of 1300 new houses. The walk, on what was a pleasantly sunny afternoon took the protestors over fields threatened by the bulldozers…

Residents forced to sweep own streets

An Eastleigh OAP was so worried by the dangerous state of pavements in his area he decided to to take action himself. Early last Sunday morning a startled Aviary resident contacted Eastleigh News to say the council were employing people to sweep the pavements on double time ahead of its bid to claim the crown…

Lib Dem was on council Blacklist

An Eastleigh Lib Dem party activist has spoken of his shock at discovering that he had been placed on the council’s secret list of potentially violent persons. Sam Snook, a former Lib Dem council candidate, says he had worked tirelessly for MP Chris Huhne during his election campaign and even appears on the MP’s candidate…

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…

Con Dem Nation

‘Judas’. That was the verdict delivered by a Labour voter on the community website ‘Hedgeendpeople’ on the news that Eastleigh’s re-elected MP Chris Huhne had negotiated himself a position in the Conservative cabinet as Energy Secretary. Faced with defending a majority of only 568, Eastleigh’s Liberal Democrats had campaigned hard to encourage tactical voting among…