IPLEY CROSS ROADS LATEST…
IPLEY CROSS ROADS LATEST
I have been keeping a very close eye on efforts that Hampshire County Council have been making to make safe the Ipley Crossroads, just outside Marchwood.
As advised in earlier posts,the best engineering solution to the problem of cars pulling out in front of cyclists is to “stagger the junction”, so that motorists are forced to stop.
A re-designed junction was drawn up and extensive consultation has taken place with all manner of stakeholders. It is actually very difficult indeed to change a junction within a National Park, because of the special habitat designations.
A whole raft of studies have been undertaken, including environmental impacts, archeological… More
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MALLARD MINOR There are very few things I can think of that are more cute than baby ducklings. This newly hatched duckling was busy looking for things to eat at Holbury Manor today. Unusually, he seemed to be the only offspring of Mummy duck who was watching over him.
UPMARKET BIRD BOXES I went to have a look at these last week. Excellent work by the Eco Eling team. I am waiting to see how many of the bird boxes are occupied. It certainly is a quality housing development. https://www.advertiserandtimes.co.uk/news/millionaires-help-build-bird-boxes-for-wildlife-group-9194947/?fbclid=IwAR2rdkO4dM2YzKo1YYDCBEqsUtzUzqjyGAhSTSG4tjNA1UWWaPiBVFPI_tk Millionaires help build bird boxes for wildlife group
HOLBURY MANOR AND WARREN COPSE I re-visited this place last week. If you have children and want to give them a bit of “free” outdoor entertainment, this is a good place to go. It has some wild play possibilities and there are some really nice woodland walks, along with a lake and open grass areas.…
SAD NEWS FROM THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS Yesterday, I received a number of calls from people who just wanted to share how sad they were at the passing of Shirley Williams, Baroness Williams of Crosby. I think Shirley was one of those politicians that was widely respected across all parties and it is interesting that she…