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Monday, 26 February 2018 23:20

Hampshire and IOW All Party Parliamentary Group visit Hampshire County Council

Hampshire and IOW All Party Parliamentary Group met in Winchester at the Hampshire County Council on Friday 23rd February Picture shows Ranil Jayawardena MP for North East Hampshire chairing the meeting alongside County Leader roy Perry and Chief Executive John Coughlan Also in the picture is a representative from the Eastleigh office of Mims Davies MP and Viscount Bridgeman Other…
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 15:16

Labour starts to remove its MASK

Double Council Taxes On Wealthy Homes, Shadow Minister Chris Williamson Urges Labour Town Halls Look at the face of the man who wants to tax ordinary working people as  the first steps to an old style Communist regime. He says... "Doubling council taxes on better-off homes would help Labour town halls “seize the initiative” and halt Tory cuts" states Shadow Minister Chris…
Friday, 15 December 2017 00:12

New community facilities to be built at new church development

A new activity hall, community space and coffee shop for local residentswill be built as part of a new church building in Fareham - thanks to an agreement with Hampshire County Council. Working with Fareham Borough Council, the County Council agreed for Locks Heath Church to expand their church building with new facilities, to benefit the local community.Councillor Roy Perry,…
Friday, 03 November 2017 23:34

Parish and Town Councils empowerment

HELP FOR PARISH AND TOWN COUNCILS TO DO MORE Hampshire Conservative Councillors have backed a £ 500,000 fund to help Town and Parish Councils provide local services that their local communities. The details are being worked out but those Parish and Town Councils that want, for instance, to increase the frequency of grass verge cutting in their village could get…
Thursday, 25 May 2017 14:13

Extra Care investment in excess of £70Million

Conservative Hampshire’s investment in Extra Care tops £70 million Hampshire County Council’s investment to enable the development of Extra-Care accommodation to support the greater numbers of people living into old age, and younger adults with learning and physical disabilities is set to exceed £70 million by 2022. £45 million is being invested over a decade to stimulate the development of…
Saturday, 08 April 2017 21:54

Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP visits Basing View, recently declared an Enterprise Zone

Conservatives were delighted to welcome Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to Basingstoke. One of the sites the Secretary of State visited was Basing View, recently declared an Enterprise Zone, where thousands of jobs will be created as the business centre is modernised and regenerated. Hampshire County Council (HCC) and Basingstoke & Deane…
Friday, 24 February 2017 22:26

Highway Maintenance Transformation

The Conservative led Hampshire County Council has embarked on a new chapter for Highways Maintenance and awarded Skanska a £210m contract which will cover highways maintenance of the county’s roads for the next seven years. The County Council confirmed to Construction News that the contractor had been chosen as the preferred bidder for the deal.   The contract, which will be one of the…
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 23:08

Chineham Library

Chineham Library Expands Activities Hampshire County Council is NOT closing Libraries but developing the Libraries into community hubs and this strategy is underpinned by investment in Libraries. Chineham Library is a highly regarded Library and will benefit from investment in new mobile book shelves which allow the Library to be able to take on yet more Community activities. Over the…
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 15:31

Energy Savings - Overachieved by an energy efficient County

Lower carbon emissions save on electricity costs for Hampshire County Council Energy Saving Advocate, Cllr Mel Kendall (pictured) says,  "My mum used to nag me about switching lights off to save on electricity costs. She would have been very happy with Hampshire's PFI contract to replace street lights, dim them when not needed on bright, and save millions each year as…
Thursday, 09 February 2017 12:46

Hampshire Meets Committments

Ten Conservative Achievements for Hampshire 1.  After years of freezing the Council Tax, it remains one of the lowest in the country—£100 lower than inflation since 2010. 2.  90% of Hampshire’s schools rated Good or Outstanding 3.  90% of children get their 1st choice of school 4.  Improved family support by targeting the most needy. 5.  962 residential and nursing…
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