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Can we pick and choose which laws to obey?

I feel distinctly uncomfortable about the ruling of a United Nations Panel that says the long term tenant of the Equadorian Embassy, Julian Assange, has been unlawfully detained and now entitled to compensation. ...

Cockleydown Copes Update

I took a stroll down to Cockleydown Copse, a wooded area of land just off the A35 Eastbound, opposite Rushington business park. ...

Totton Child Safety Alert

On Wednesday afternoon, in Ringwood Road, Totton, a man wearing a hoodie attempted to entice a 10 year old boy into his car. ...

Cycling and Pedestrian Safety

One of the foreseen negatives of constructing the new walking and cycling link between Marchwood and Totton was that there would be increasing numbers of cyclists and pedestrians having to cross the busy Bury Road, near to the junction of Trotts Lane. ...

Given the Silent Reatment

I know that New Forest District Councillors are completely out of step with public opinion when it comes to the less than glamorous issue of dog mess. ...

Viewing Swedish Video’s

It sounds a slightly unlikely scenario. I spent part of today in Winchester Science Centre, working towards making Hampshire a safer place, by watching Swedish video clips! ...

Harvey’s Store, Hounsdown

It's really sad to see this store remain empty. In the past, I was closely involved in trying to get it re-opened and was even once, successful in doing so. ...

Seven Hundred and Seventy Seven!

I put in a request to find out how many recorded instances there were of fly-tipping in the New Forest District Council area in 2015. ...

Fawley Power Station site development

It looks very likely that Fawley is going to get an extra 1000 or more homes by way of a development planned for the former power station site, to include a luxury marina. ...

Salisbury Road works

I'm sorry about the delays caused by the works in Salisbury Road at the moment. ...

Seal Surprise

This winter's issue of Solent News reveals the surprising fact that there is an estimated seal population of 24 individuals in the Solent. ...

“Somebody has to say it”…….

I am, by nature, the sort of person that tries to see the positive in things and I really don't enjoy bashing other politicians for the sake of it. ...

Can you trust the trust?

I learnt today that the senior management team from Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust were appearing before the Health Scrutiny Committee of Southampton City Council, so I popped along to listen to proceedings. ...

Good News – Free Entry

I am really pleased to announce that, as from Monday, 1st February, everyone gets free entry into the museum at the New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst. ...

CCTV #Southampton; Hampshire Constabulary

Do you know this man? We urgently need to speak with him in connection with a series of indecent assaults on women and girls in the #Millbrook, #Lordshill and city centre areas. ...

R.I.P Sir Terry Wogan

We seem to have lost a lot of very well known celebrities in recent months. Sad that Sir Terry Wogan has passed on. ...

Mazars Report

I have spent all afternoon reading a report from Mazars, an independent auditing firm). They conducted an investigation of the deaths of all patients of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust since 2011. ...

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