Is spring really here? Have we seen the last of the warm sunny weather during this last week? Will the weather last? Oh dear no, the rain is back with a vengeance and the temperatures are dropping again. Ah well, meteorological spring began on 1st March so maybe the weather will improve soon. Will the … Read moreFareham East Ward Newsletter
Roger helps bus passengers Roger Price has won some help for residents hit by the withdrawal of the F3 Bus. He has helped persuade the County Council to subsidise a partial service on Wednesdays, the busiest day of the week. See full story in the latest isssue of Portchester News .
Suella’s second Q&A session on Brexit was shameful! I had expected a grown up, balanced review of Brexit in keeping with the closeness of the referendum vote. Instead we were lambasted with a torrent of ERG propaganda which could be summarised as “It’ll be alright on the night”. I am afraid this is no longer … Read moreShameful Suella!
Suella Braverman is a senior member of the European Research Group, led by Jacob Rees-Mogg, who are pushing for us to leave without a deal, a crash out Brexit. A Tory Minister, Richard Harrington MP, has called ERG members “traitors” saying they should quit and join Nigel Farage’s party instead. ERG do seem to be the Tory’s version of Militant or … Read moreSuella – Our ‘Militant’ MP
Councillors Roger Price and Jim Forrest Fareham’s Council Tax is to rise beyond the inflation rate for the fourth year running. The council meeting on February 20 agreed a Council Tax of £160.22 per Band D property for 20190-20, a rise of £5 compared to the current year. Lib Dem councillors reluctantly supported the rise … Read moreReform Council Tax, say Lib Dems
Fareham Liberal Democrats joined a 2,500 strong march to call for a People’s Vote for the people to have a final say on the Brexit deal. The march was friendly and positive with people from all walks of life and political persuasions. Crowds were treated to some light hearted Brexit themed songs, followed by speeches … Read moreWinchester March for a People’s Vote
The Brexitometer came to Fareham this weekend, asking local residents: is Brexit is going well, how it will affect Jobs, the NHS and should we have a vote on the final deal. Lib Dems were joined by Green and Labour activists in a cross party attempt to engage with local residents, discuss the impact of the … Read moreBrexitometer comes to Fareham
Fareham Councillors raised questions back in JULY about the slowdown in the Borough’s recycling rate. They mentioned the need to recycle a wider range of items, eg plastic tubs and trays. Fareham’s Head of Recycling explained then that plans for a Super Materials Recovery Facility, which would give wider recycling opportunities, had been put on … Read moreRecycling slowdown
However, already begun again? In October, residents of Moresby Court in Westbury Road asked me to ‘do something’ about the unsightly mess in the loading bay behind the closed Argos store.I contacted our Enforcement Team, expectIng it to be removed within a few days. WRONG! As it is on private land, not Fareham Borough Council … Read moreFly tipping behind Argos removed!
Developers have published a proposal to build 200 homes on land between the old and new routes of Newgate Lane South. They say it would “provide a natural extension” to homes proposed east of the new road in Fareham’s Draft Local Plan. But under that draft Local Plan, the land west of the new road … Read moreGreedy Land Grab