We are aware of another unlicensed sewage spillage near Stoke Pumping Station last Saturday, when 6 man-hole covers lifted for about 3.5 hours spilling out sewage that is both close to homes and, in a few cases, in their gardens. The 2 pumps were, I understand, working at the time. Southern Water Emergency could not be reached by one of those householders affected because, they were told, 'something like1000 red Alerts' had also come in from across the southern region. We
I hope that all readers receive Hampshire Alert emails, as we've previously recommended for Hayling and wider police public notices and advice; if you haven't, just enter that heading in your search bar and following instructions to register using your own email. If you don't receive these free Police Alerts then please be aware that Michael Lane, Police & Crime Commissioner offers a very brief Survey requesting your choice of a) Council Tax increase for policing b) choice o
Revised waste collections for the festive period During the Christmas and New Year period, revised dates will be in place for waste and recycling collections in the borough. The revised collection dates are: Usual Collection Date Revised Collection Date Monday 24 December No change Tuesday 25 December Thursday 27 December Wednesday 26 December Friday 28 December Thursday 27 December
Byron Melton of The NEWS reported this week that both Councillors Wilson and Satchwell have been de-selected as Conservative candidates for the 2019 Borough Elections. A Martin Box, who does not live on Hayling, has been chosen to stand instead for Hayling West whilst Cllr. Wilson will stand for Hayling East. Cllr. Satchwell has not been selected to stand again. This is a shock for many who have worked in residents' groups alongside both Cllr. Wilson and Cllr. Satchwell,
Havant Borough Lottery winner picks up £2000 One lucky winner has just received an early Christmas present and walked away with £2,000 from the Havant Borough Community Lottery draw on Saturday 8 December. Mrs Pat Tuffee from Hayling Island matched five numbers in the draw and now joins the list of other winners who have won either money or free lottery tickets. Pat said; “I'm very pleased to have won such a large amount just before Christmas. I think this is a really good w
In early November the Council voted for its recently published Regeneration Document; it was frustrating that there was no debate or even discussion by Councillors on the well researched points made in the three Deputations that specifically covered Hayling and the Town Centre. Two key issues still need to be addressed by the Council. The Regeneration Programme documents must be freely available to the public, with commercially sensitive information redacted as necessary.