12 YEARS OF HARD WORK FOR THE FREEMANTLE WARD

12 YEARS OF HARD WORK FOR THE FREEMANTLE WARD

Dear ResidentI have been your local councillor for the past 12 years and on 22nd May I am standing for re-election.I have always worked hard to represent everyone in the area and to get things done and make a difference. For me this is the best part of being a councillor. It’s a job I love and which I put my all into and I hope after May to continue to represent you and the area I grew up in.We have great community spirit in …

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City Council Planning Inquiry

COUNCIL PLANNING INQUIRY

Southampton City Council is today kicking off an inquiry into planning issues. 

The first meeting of several meetings is being held this evening. All meetings will be conducted in public at the Civic Centre so people can go along. It may be possible to address the panel and people are certainly encouraged to make written representations.

I have attached a link this evening’s meeting, which is just setting out the terms of reference.

http://www.southampton.gov.uk/modernGov/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=424&MId=2815&Ver=4

The main meetings are …

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Labour Budget Will Hit Freemantle Ward Hard

As a local councillor representing the Freemantle Ward I was extremely disappointed and angered to read the budget plans of the new Labour Administration. Many of the cuts and hikes in charges will disproportionately hit those that I am elected to represent.

Labour came into office full of promises and as predicted, one by one they are breaking them. They immediately u-turned on their pledge to keep Oaklands Pool open. They promised to invest more in SureStart and they are cutting £1m a year from this …

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No Cold Calling Zones

No Cold Calling Zones

Launch of No Cold Calling Zones with North East Bassett Residents Association

Southampton Conservatives are setting up No Cold Calling Zones in the city where residents associations want them.

I am really pleased by number of residents associations in the Freemantle Ward which are in the process of setting them up.

An area with a No Cold Calling Zone has signs on lamp posts and stickers in residents’ windows which aim to discourage nuisance callers and to give residents the confidence to turn unwanted visitors away. Hampshire Constabulary …

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