Warning that congestion woes could get worse – Local Council Won’t Listen To Residents


Community leaders spoke of their concerns about congestion and parking as plans for 79 homes at Brockhampton went on show. Developer Orchard Homes wants to build 64 houses and 15 flats on green space to the south of Ranelagh Road, an area once used for allotments. The meeting at Havant’s council chamber heard the land… Continue reading Warning that congestion woes could get worse – Local Council Won’t Listen To Residents

Chapter ends as Derrick closes door at Waterlooville bookshop – Local Business – The News


This is a real shame. As far as I know, I never met Derrick Meakins, but I used Baytree Bookshop many times over the years. His shop will be missed but I hope that he enjoys his retirement. From the perspective of Waterlooville town centre this is bad news. Yet another shop closing and I… Continue reading Chapter ends as Derrick closes door at Waterlooville bookshop – Local Business – The News

Plans for business hub at Daedalus given the go-ahead


Thousand of new jobs can be expected for the region after plans for the creation of a huge new business hub were given the green light. Outline planning permission to provide more than 1m sq ft of business space has been granted for the former HMS Daedalus airfield in Stubbington and Lee-on-the-Solent. Good News for… Continue reading Plans for business hub at Daedalus given the go-ahead

Pump Madness


This is ridiculous. I have a trip planned for the weekend, going to visit my sister up in Hastings. That’s a round trip of 180 miles. With some additional miles around the Hastings area I would expect that to go up to perhaps 220 miles. According the electronic brain in my car I have around… Continue reading Pump Madness

Hampshire mum says Tesco suspended her for purple hairstyle – Time for a reality check Hampshire Mum


Time for a reality check lady. Most companies whose business relies on their staff dealing with the public will have some kind of dress code. This certainly isn’t deserving of a spot in the local newspaper. Everyone has to compromise at some time in their life. Suck it up. Christine Padfield, it’s your turn. Personally,… Continue reading Hampshire mum says Tesco suspended her for purple hairstyle – Time for a reality check Hampshire Mum

A fifth of city youth crime is carried out by just six children – Why Aren’t They Locked Up ?


If the authorities know that 20% of the youth crime in Portsmouth is committed by just 6 children why are they still out on the streets ? Instead of trying to redirect the little darlings, which costs money and leaves them on the streets to continue committing crime, why don’t we lock them up ?… Continue reading A fifth of city youth crime is carried out by just six children – Why Aren’t They Locked Up ?