Tag: Speeding

Huhne ex claims ‘coerced’ into speed points dodge

Vicky Pryce, the former wife of our MP Chris Huhne, has told a court that he forced her to take speeding points on his behalf yesterday. It is alleged that Ms Pryce took the points for Huhne in 2003 after speed cameras caught Huhne’s car speeding on an Essex motorway. Appearing at Stratford Crown court…

First Wessex working with Eastleigh Police to tackle speeding.

First Wessex and police in Eastleigh are committed to making our roads safer by tacking speeding and anti-social use of vehicles. Last year Hampshire Constabulary launched Community Speedwatch in Eastleigh. Community Speedwatch cells are currently being set up across the area including; Fair Oak & Horton Heath, Chandlers Ford & Knightwood, Eastleigh Central and now…

Locals in road speed plea

A Bishopstoke Mum battling to reduce the speed limit along Alan Drayton Way claims lives will be lost if the current speed limit remains in place. At the November meeting of the  Bishopstoke, Fair Oak  and Horton Heath Area Committee, Hunters Way resident Natalie Stanfield branded the 40 mph stretch of the B3037 as a potential…

Huhne phone tape now in Police hands

The Sunday Times has confirmed it has now handed the Police a secret tape recording of a telephone conversation between Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne and his estranged wife Vicky Pryce in which he can be heard discussing claims concerning his driving record. The Sunday Times had been ordered to hand over the tape to police…

Cops seize secret Huhne tape

Police investigating allegations that Eastleigh’s MP Chris Huhne pressurised his former wife into taking driving penalty points on his behalf in 2003 have won a court order to obtain a secret tape recording and signed statement from The Sunday Times which is said to implicate the Energy Secretary. The Sunday Times has reported that at…