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July 1, 2019

As published in the Hayling Trader as will be the September/October Article.

June 14th’s cavernous hole in Hayling’s only major access route, the by now famous A3023 cul de sac, was caused by Portsmouth Water’s (PW) largest water main supply to the Island bursting.  Reg...

May 1, 2019

Residents are all too familiar with recurrent failures of Southern Water’s sewage system on Hayling Island.  These must be constantly flagged up by press and the public because Southern Water assured Havant Borough Council and Hayling residents alike, at its 2017 prese...

April 3, 2019

Many residents across the Borough including Hayling have been left angry and frustrated after failed efforts to provide their Comments online for the Council’s Pre-Submission Local Plan 2036.  Many describe themselves as feeling disenfranchised because of the complicat...

March 2, 2019

March 18th is the deadline for public comments on Havant Borough Council’s Pre-Submission Local Plan to 2036.   HIRA has published information to help its members and the public to understand the legal jargon and to navigate their way to the important Evidence Base pag...

January 31, 2019

Twelve non-aligned, non-political residents’ groups’ representatives, appointed to Havant Borough Council’s Hayling Island Infrastructure Advisory Group in January 2017, walked out of the January 16th Infrastructure Advisory Meeting held at the Plaza, following a state...

December 3, 2018

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 Tow...

November 4, 2018

Please note: for those critical of the Islander's photo above our November Article, HIRA had nothing to do with the Islander's choice of this photo nor were we consulted about its use.

At HIRA’s October Public Meeting Langstone Harbour Master, Mr. Nigel Jardine, gave a...

October 1, 2018

Hayling’s Infrastructure problems continue to cause anxiety and, for some, more immediate distress.  On September 15th residents nearby Hayling’s Stoke Village  pumping station, which pumps Hayling’s accumulated effluent to Southern Water’s (SW) Budds Farm, experienced...

September 2, 2018

HIRA September 2018

Portsmouth City Council’s reported pressure on Southern Water (SW) to reduce its untreated discharges into Langstone Harbour is welcome news.  For everyone using our local beaches and seawater nowadays, sewage should be a distant bad memory.  It isn’...

August 1, 2018

The Hayling Ferry Working Party (HFWP), spear-headed and set up by resident Mark Coates, has worked very hard through many meetings this year to see tangible progress. Finally July’s Full Council Meeting approved the £20k remaining CIL moneys towards a Hayling minibus...

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