News

Central Post Office threat confirmed

Post Office Ltd has confirmed plans to 'relocate' Winchester's Crown Post Office as part of nationwide plan.Winchester residents first greeted the news last year with dismay but only now are they being given chance to have a say on the issue.

Chandler's Ford Post Lite - Phone Mast Special (February 2008)

Special flyer updating residents on application to install new 3G phone mast on Leigh Road, Chandler's Ford. Delivered to homes by our team of volunteers, including local campaigner Bruce Hodgson - supported by local residents.

You can download it here as a PDF.

Winchester Post Lite (February 2008)

Special flyer delivered in St Michaels Ward announcing start of consultation period for proposed Post Office move to WH Smith. Delivered to homes across this part of the city centre by our team of volunteers, including local campaigner Robert Sanders and 'Miff' Kayum.

Post Office at Fryern Hill returns

Residents across Chandler's Ford - and parts of Hiltingbury - will be relieved to know a brand new Post Office will be opening this Spring at the Fryern Arcade.

"A new hospital for Winchester" by 2009

Exciting plan unveiled to secure future of Winchester's Royal Hampshire County Hospital.Winchester health Trust have drawn up a plan to sell large parts of the Royal Hampshire County Hospital at its Romsey Road site.Hospital boss Martin Wakeley says the landmark Victorian Butterfield building, de

Concessionary travel times will stay the same

Delight as local people win battle to protect 9am start of concessionary bus passes when new scheme kicks in.Prospective Winchester MP, Steve Brine, has welcomed a move by Winchester City Council over concessionary travel times.The Conservative-led authority has decided that when the new bus pass

New infection control figures released

Steve Brine gives qualified welcome to improving infection control figures from the Winchester & Eastleigh NHS Trust.New figures from the Health Protection Agency show that the Trust running Winchester's hospital is on target with infection control.Each NHS Trust has an upper target for MRSA

"Needless" attack on local voluntary drivers

Local Conservatives criticise reduction in mileage allowance for crucial voluntary drivers.Voluntary Drivers across the area have been hit by a reduction in their mileage allowance in a Government curb on the Social Services voluntary transport scheme.New legislation which comes into force in Jan

Hampshire County Leader's challenge to Minister

Ken Thornber reacts angrily to 'kick in the teeth' comments from Local Gov Minister.Hampshire County Council Leader Ken Thornber is furious over the comments made by Local Government Minister John Healey in a national newspaper today.

Otterbourne residents gather following murder

Parish Council hold meeting in public to hear local views and receive investigation update from Hampshire Police.Residents of Otterbourne and Brambridge near Winchester gathered this evening (Weds 23 Jan 2008) in the wake of a recent murder in the area. Otterbourne Parish Council hosted a meeting