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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New Allotments for Brickfield Road

New Allotments for Brickfield Road

Raf Persaud, Chairman of Northcote, Brickfield, Somerset and Portswood Road Residents Association with Conservative Councillor Vincenzo Capozzoli

I am delighted at the decision by the city council to protect the unused land at the corner of Brickfield Road, in Portswood from development.

A decision was taken back in 2006 by the Lib Dem council Administration at the time to sell the land for housing and when this came to light last year there was strong opposition, led by the local community group (NBSP). In particular I …

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The One Big Community Festival

The One Big Community Festival

A free community festival is being held at Portswood Recreation Ground on Saturday 11th September. The festival has been arranged by local residents and includes live performances and interactive workshops. For further details contact 07766 144373 or email nbspcommunity@hotmail.co.uk.Local Conservative Councillors will be there during the day holding a surgery to help with local issues and problems.

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Shirley Bus Route Restored

Shirley Bus Route Restored

A popular bus route was brought back earlier this month. The new 7A route serves Bassett, Portswood, Shirley, Swaythling, the University and the General Hospital. There was public outcry at the loss of the number 6 bus and the City Council has acted quickly to fund the replacement route which is run by First Bus. This is great news for local people.

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Fame At Last – Portswood Councillor Vincenzo Capozzoli says why he became a Councillor

Fame At Last – Portswood Councillor Vincenzo Capozzoli says why he became a Councillor

Backing Bingo

Backing Bingo

I recently spent an afternoon at the Mecca Bingo in Portswood. I met members of staff and bingo players and had a go at calling out the numbers.Bingo halls up and down the country have been closing, with the industry under huge pressure from double taxation and the effects of the smoking ban. Unlike other forms of gambling bingo suffers from an anomaly in the tax system whereby it must pay both gaming duty and VAT. Conservatives have pledged to abolish this double taxation …

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Southampton Conservatives Field Youngest Candidate

Conservative Candidate: Vincenzo Capozzoli

Southampton Conservatives are taking advantage of new election laws that now allow candidates to stand for election from the age of 18. At previous elections the minimum age was 21.

Conservative Vincenzo Capozzoli, standing in Portswood, is aged only 20 and is the youngest candidate in Hampshire to be contesting a local government seat.

Vince, a third-year history and politics student and at Southampton University, said he has fallen in love with the city which he wants to make his home.

“The youth voice …

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