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Public Meeting:Summary

The Powerpoint slide presentations for all 3 speakers will be uploaded once they are received by HIRA. Below is a brief summary of the main points from each. Clare Dolan commenced with the first Presentation that had been shown to the Infrastructure Advisory Committee spring 2017. She is in charge of Beach Management for Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) working on operations and research at Havant Borough Council (HBC). She explained that Hayling’s coastline is owned by a mixture of private and public owners so ESCP has only permissive and monitoring powers to provide defence from the Coast Protection Act 1949; it is down to respective landowners to carry out any necessary maint

Important Updates

Minutes of HIRA AGM & Public Meeting 19th October 2017 Hayling College, Church Rd., PO11 0NU 7:30 – 10 pm Minutes taken by Robert Woodward 1.All welcomed and apologies for absence had been received from a number of members plus 3 Committee members unable to attend. 2. Matters Arising from October 14th 2016 AGM Minutes 7:1 Re Neighbourhood Plan information distributed at that Meeting, no news of anyone taking it up. 7:2 Re Assets of Community Value, regrettably the application to assign this to Stoke Common on Havant Rd. was rejected because it has no been accessed by the public and is currently in private hands. Re Audience’s practically unanimous vote asking that Alan Mak MP request

Lidl Changes

Further to our previous correspondence I wanted to inform you that we have received additional information and revised plans for this application. We have re-consulted with all of those who have contributed on the application to date, in addition to new site notices going up at the site tomorrow, and a new advert in the newspaper on Friday. We are also looking to put these details on our social media platforms. Planning Application APP/17/00656 - Erection of a discount foodstore with associated parking and landscaping and new vehicular and pedestrian accesses to Manor Road The additional plans and information comprises: 1. Revised Flood Risk Assessment 2. Revised Transport As

Ambulance Deployment:Changes

HIRA's forthcoming Public Meeting & AGM will now include the following: 1) Richard Coates, a Governor of South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) region, will update us on a major change in the deployment of ambulance resources across the UK & on October 31st specifically in our region. 2) Brief update on Infrastructure Advisory Board re Hayling . 3) Development Consultation Forum re 162 mixed tenure Homes for land north of Sinah Lane PO11 0EY: this is site UE18 'of uncertain potential' p12 of the Local Plan 2036. HIRA has been asked - and accepted - to speak at a Council Meeting, open to the public, at the Plaza on Tuesday 14th November 2017 6-8 pm, doors open from 5:30 pm. View Barratt'

Lidl: Comments Expiry

Our Ref: APP/17/00656 Direct Line: (023)02392 446263 Ask For: Mr L Oliver Email:planning.development@havant.gov.uk 17 October 2017 Dear Sir/Madam Site Address: Land South of, Manor Road, Hayling Island Proposed Development: Erection of a discount foodstore with associated parking and landscaping and new vehicular and pedestrian accesses to Manor Road. I refer to my recent letter informing you of amendments to this application and it appears that you have been misinformed as to the date all comments are to be received by. Please note that the correct publicity expiry date is 10th November 2017, please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Yours faithfully Planning Services

Flooding & Emergency Issues

HIRA's forthcoming open Public Meeting Thursday 7:30 pm October 19th at Hayling College's Main Hall hosts Presentations by Havant Borough Council Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership on the latest studies concerning flooding and coastal protection issues that affect Hayling Island coasts. We also have two speakers addressing key issues regarding Havant Borough Council's Emergency Draft Plan for Hayling and Community Resilience. Please bring your written questions to leave at the door on entry so they can be put to the speakers after their presentations. Thereafter questions will be taken from the floor. This Meeting addresses issues that affect us all on the Island and HIRA has organized it

Barratt's website re:Hayling

If you didn't get to Barratt's exhibition of its proposed development of the field north of Sinah Lane, between the Billy Trail and North Shore Rd. you can view it online using the link below or inputting www.barrattsotoncommunity.co.uk in your search engine. http://barrattsotoncommunity.co.uk/site/2011/current-sites/land-at-sinah-lane-hayling-island? Even if you don't live nearby the proposed site, it is important for everyone to understand the scale of developments that our restricted infrastructure, especially the A3023, is facing. The exhibition made clear that Barratts encourages discussion and constructive proposals before they submit an application which we can then all view and comm

Waterworks: Tues. Oct. 10th

Essential Water Supply Maintenance – Avenue Road, Havant Road, Hayling Island Please be advised that on Tuesday 10 October 2017, Portsmouth Water will be carrying out essential maintenance work to the water supply network at the above location. After consultation with Hampshire Council highways department and to allow us to carry out this work safely, it will be necessary to undertake these works in the evening. Although there will be a diversion in place for Avenue Road, access will be maintained for residents and businesses at all times. Our maintenance team will be on site from approximately 19:30 hours. Some noise and disturbance is unavoidable, but we will do everything we can to minimi

Flood Defences & Emergency Plans

HIRA’s forthcoming, free, Public Meeting (details below) has speakers from both the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) and Havant Borough Council’s Emergency Planning Department. These are crucial topics for everyone living on Hayling. ESCP’s Coastal Engineers will present the latest studies on flooding and coastal management in the region, with particular reference to Hayling’s coasts. Additionally, authors of and those involved with the Council’s Emergency Draft Plan for Hayling Island, which HIRA has already responded to, will speak to how Hayling can comply with the Government’s required Community Resilience. Whether one is simply curious about likely and future coastal floodi

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