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Portsmouth Waterworks

Portsmouth Water have a 10 night time work only notice commencing Thursday 1st March and will be in the private driveway of 91 Havant Road, Hayling Island which is approx. 90m north of the Castlemans Lane junction. There will be 2 way traffic signals in place. Should you wish to discuss this further, please contact Michael Maynard in the first instance on 02392 499888 ext.2260.

Survey for Chichester Harbour

Chichester Harbour Residents and Visitors Survey 2018 In order to help inform our emerging new Management Plan, due to be published in 2019, the Conservancy is inviting everyone who lives in or visits Chichester Harbour to complete this short online survey. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/K752KNF We would appreciate it if you could please spread the word within your local community. Yours sincerely, Richard Richard Austin | Chichester Harbour Conservancy AONB Manager | Harbour Office, Itchenor 01243 510982 | Chichester, PO20 7AW 07918 074165 | www.conservancy.co.uk

Campaign for Protection of Rural England

CPRE has responded both to the Government's 25 year Environment Plan and also Havant Borough Council's Draft Local Plan to 2036. Below is a summary of CPRE’s response to the Draft Local Plan. The detailed version is available on request from HIRA 'Contact Us' on this site. Please do share and promote our petition – we are at around 9,000 signatures to date and really want to get over 10,000 in the next week or so! https://www.change.org/p/protect-south-hampshire-s-countryside Summary: CPRE Hampshire has responded to the Draft Havant Local Plan by asking the Borough Council to review its housing numbers calculations based on more up-to-date figures than were used in the sub-regional PUSH st

Local Plan Responses:3

Hayling Island Residents’ Association Response to Havant Borough Council’s Draft Local Plan February 15th 2018 HIRA understands Havant Borough Council’s need for a duly accepted Plan that complies with Government requirements thus preventing Developers’ Appeals. However, we consider that some elements should be re-considered. We are also concerned that, as with the recent Traffic Survey, not every household has been given sufficient information for effective consultation. Consultation: HIRA does not feel that the Council advertised the Consultation repeatedly and widely enough; nor are there prominent Council notices throughout Hayling and in our Library that the Draft Local Plan can be vi

Local Plan Responses:2

Editor's Note: photos not included. Havant Borough Residents' Alliance Response to the draft Havant Borough Local Plan to 2036. Thank you to the planning team who have put considerable time and effort into the very large task of producing this document and running the exhibitions across the Havant Borough. Havant Borough Residents Alliance (HBRA) is a group comprising, Emswoth Residents’ Association, Langstone RA, Hayling Island RA, Warblington and Denvilles RA, West Bedhampton RA, Save Old Bedhampton, Friends of the Earth Havant and East Hants , CPRE Hampshire and Havant Civic Society. We have been able to share information, research and get an understanding of issues. Information sharing

Local Plan Responses:1

Editor's Note: This is the first of Residents' Group's Responses “SAVE OUR ISLAND” GROUP COMMENTS ON THE 2018 LOCAL PLAN We, the members of the Save Our Island group (SOI), have for the past 18 months been working with Havant Borough Council (HBC) and Hampshire County Council (HCC) through the Hayling Island Infrastructure Advisory Committee in order to establish and implement a sustainable infrastructure in the areas of health, environment, education, essential services, security, flood protection and road networks. The January version of the Local Plan presents a housing allocation which at face value looks like a decrease from 11,500 to 9,500, but the baseline has moved from 2016 to 2018

New Funding

Notice from Havant B.C. today: New funding opportunity for Good Causes in Havant Borough! VIP Invitation to local charities and community groups. In March 2018 Havant Borough Council will be launching the Havant Community Lottery, a new way for charities and community groups in the Borough to raise essential funds. This weekly, online lottery will see 60% of every £1 ticket sale directly support the local community, more than double what the National Lottery gives. On Tuesday 13th February we are holding a special VIP Good Causes Event for charities and community groups from across the Borough to come and find out more. The Havant Community Lottery will support groups in two ways. As well as

A3023 Traffic Figures Concern

HIRA’s website and Facebook page have helped publicise Havant Borough Council’s Draft Local Plan to 2036. Please read Hayling Island specific sections, found from Section 2 onwards in the online document. Diagrams of intended developments are included in, for examples, Figures 7-10 for easy viewing. It is essential that as many Islanders as possible write their own, reasoned, responses to this Plan before 16th February 2018. View the Plan (and response form) online http://www.havant.gov.uk/localplan or visit the Plaza, Havant; Libraries should have a copy. HIRA members also received considered concerns about Barratt’s Sinah Lane proposed development. Please also view the Council’s Brownf

More Waterworks!

Two more notices re forthcoming Portsmouth Water pipe repairs this month. For further details eg outline map, and information please contact: Mary Horsted Senior Supervisor for Distribution Planning and Administration Portsmouth Water T: 023 92449 082 E: m.horsted@portsmouthwater.co.uk Follow us on Twitter @portsmouthwater 1. February 12th 2018 for 9 weeks, water mains renewal, their Reference: H3953 Island Close, Hayling. 2. February 5th to 9th 2018 reinstatement work A3023 Havant Road, approximately 50 metres South of Victoria Road. Signals in use from 19:30 and work from 19:00 through until 06:00

Forthcoming Public Meeting!

Please ignore the inaccurate What's On Islander listing for HIRA. The following is our forthcoming February Meeting Free, open Public Meeting Wednesday February 21st URC Main Hall 7:30 pm Speakers: Heather Wright PCSO & Team explaining ‘Speedwatch’; Andrew Biltcliffe, Head of Planning Havant Borough Council at Havant Borough Council will provide an update on Hayling's Infrastructure Review. Questions and Discussions after each Presentation Refreshments .50p Please make every effort to attend this informative Meeting, bring friends and neighbours and pass on this 'advertisement' by email and twitter.

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