Thank you for your support!

Thank you for your support!

“I am very grateful for the trust local residents have put in me by re-electing me as a councillor for Freemantle Ward.Thank you if you did vote for me this time, but either way I will work hard to represent you and to do a good job, standing up for the area and local people.“– Jeremy Moulton

The full results for Freemantle Ward are: 

BARTRAM, Dean – UKIP: 471 
BLUEMEL, Christopher Francis – The Green Party: 449 
MARX, Michael – Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts: 36 
MITCHELL, Harry – Liberal …

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My Written Submission to Helius

I have just made my written submission to Helius. The deadline for responses to Helius about their proposed power station is the 3rd August. All resident comments have to be in before or on 3rd August and need to be sumbitted to enquiries@southamptonbiomasspower.com.

Below is the submission sent by myself and Cllr Parnell:

Dear Sir

We are writing as local councillors for the Freemantle Ward to put on record to you our formal objection to your revised plans for a Power Station proposed for the Western Docks. We have also made representations …

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We Need The Financial Backing Of The Council to Stop Helius

It is very clear to me from the public meetings that I have attended over the last month that Helius are fully committed to pushing ahead with their plans for an unwanted, giant power station next to homes in Freemantle and Millbrook. City Councillors have been vocal in their opposition to this scheme but sadly we do not have the power locally to stop it, as Southampton City Council will not be the decision maker.

Councillors have backed the idea of a referendum on the issue, …

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Police and Community Together Meeting (PACT)

Last night I attended the Police and Community Together Meeting (PACT) at Freemantle Community Centre. I thought it would be helpful to post my notes from the meeting for those who weren’t able to make it.

Crime Rates:Overall crime is down locally compared with this time last year.Burglary is significantly down.The only crime which has gone up is theft from motor vehicles.The 3 priorities that the Safer Neighbourhood Teams have been working on since the last PACT meeting were: tackling anti social behaviour, combating street drinking …

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Southern Water’s £26M Upgrade to Millbrook Water Works in Western Docks

I have received correspondence from Southern Water today, with details of new investment that they are putting into the Millbrook Wastewater Treatment Works in the Western Docks.

A £25.8M upgrade will involve rebuilding part of the site and enhancing the treatment process. New facilities will be built that will allow the removal of nutrients, such as nitrogen, from treated wastewater before it is recycled into the Solent.Southern Water explained that when the levels of nutrients are too high, algal blooms can grow in coastal waters. These …

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Foundry Lane Litter Pick

Foundry Lane Litter Pick

Thank you to everyone who helped out with the Foundry Lane litter pick on Saturday. We collected 25 bin bags full of rubbish and fly tipped material. We cleaned up Lakelands Park, Foundry Lane, Testwood Road and made a good start on the alleyway behind it. Not bad for an hour’s work!

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Sedbergh Road Residents

This afternoon I spent a couple of hours at the Sedbergh Road Tenants and Residents Association open day on Sedbergh Green. I went a long with our newly elected Conservative Councillor for Redbridge, Paul Holmes, to meet the new residents association and to talk to local people. I was able to discuss with local residents some of the important initiatives by the new council in the Millbrook and Redbridge area. £1.5m of Improvements for Millbrook and MaybushWe are allocating £1.5m of funding to the Maybush …

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