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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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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Council Pushes Ahead With Traveller Plans

At today’s Council Cabinet meeting, the Lib Dems pushed ahead with their plans for a Traveller Transit Site at Monk’s Brook in Swaythling.

Conservative Councillors spoke against the plans at the meeting.

Below is TV coverage from yesterday.

Coverage of the issue on BBC South:

Lib Dems To Push Ahead With Traveller Site

In yesterday’s Daily Echo, Lib Dem MP Sandra Gidley attempted rather weakly to put some distance between herself and her colleagues on Southampton City Council over the issue of a transit site for Gypsies in Monk’s Brook.A decision will be taken on Monday (26th) by the council’s Lib Dem Cabinet and all indications are that regardless of the weasel words from the MP, they plan to force it through in the teeth of public opposition. You can read more HERE.Papers for the Council meeting can …

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No To Gypsy Site In Swaythling

The Conservatives are strongly against Lib Dem and Labour plans to build a Gypsy Transit Site at Monks Brook in Swaythling.

Providing a Gypsy site is a good thing in principle, however:

1) There has been no consultation on alternative sites. Swaythling residents are simply told take it and don’t complain. This is outrageous!2) It is going to cost the tax payer millions for a site for 12 caravans3) The roads in the area will need extensive changes and this will cost the Council Tax payers of …

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