LibDem Victory on Tip Restrictions

A report going to committee at Hampshire County Council next week seems to confirm that the conservatives have finally got the message...

Dibden Golf Centre

There was considerable discomfort amongst the long ranks of Tory benches today as we discussed a distinctly below par performance at Dibden Golf Centre.

Dolphin at Eling

Reports are coming in, that there is a dolphin swimming up and down the River Test, currently between Eling & Marchwood.

The battle for clean air

I am very pleased that Hounsdown School has joined the battle with Friends of The Earth to campaign for cleaner air. I will be joining them in Totton Town Centre on Thursday at 2pm for "Clean Air Day".

Waterside Railway

It was a great joy today, to join hundreds of people who journeyed with me, on a train that travelled down the Waterside railway line, to Fawley and back.

What a Team!

If you haven't had a leaflet through your door yet, you will soon.

Dibden Bay: My Approach

I was recently invited to undertake a tour of operations at Southampton docks.

Sinking Bridge Trouble

Just imagine the consequences if the main road bridge at Redbridge were to be closed!

Action Rather Than Talk

It's a bit strange to read a newspaper headline, referring to a Road Chief, and then to realise they are referring to yourself.

Marchwood Bypass Crash

There were long delays, following a two car collision on the Marchwood bypass yesterday. Let's hope that drivers and passenger involved will make a full and speedy recovery.

Fighting The Marchwood Diesel Threat

I apologise for the poor quality of the photograph, but it shows the building on the Marchwood Industrial Park that applicants for a planning permission are hoping to use to house up to 96 diesel powered electricity generators and 24 transformers.

Become a Councillor

This is a very useful guide for anyone who is interested in becoming a Councillor.

Dangerous New Forest Junction

I never would have guessed that the crossroads at Ipley (just outside Marchwood) would have been the scene of so many serious accidents, including cyclist fatalities.

Sorry, But it wasn’t Sneaky

I know some motorists are being caught out by the new reduced speed limit, from 50mph to 40 mph, along the A35 from Redbridge into Totton.