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  • Abbey
    Article: Mar 12, 2020


    Romsey TCouncillors, will be holding an informal open surgery on Saturday 21 March 10:00 - 12:00 at the Town Hall, Market Place, Romsey.

    We would be delighted to see residents from Test Valley and talk over problems, discuss ideas for improvement and answer your questions.

    Don't keep things to yourself, come and tell us! Please help us to help you.

    Photo: Romsey Town Abbey Ward Councillors (L to R): Cllr Claire Wise, Cllr Sandra Gidley, Cllr Sally Lamb, Cllr Simon WIlkinson, Cllr Nik Daas, Cllr John Critchley.

  • banning flats
    Article: Feb 15, 2020

    RESIDENTS of flats which have had broken security doors and buzzers for almost a year are urging for something to be done.

    The flats, which are on Banning Street, Romsey have had problems with them since May last year.

    Some of the blocks of flats have non-working buzzers and security doors - meaning anyone could wander the flats and knock on any door they wish.

  • Article: Feb 11, 2020

    Many roads in Romsey, and the rest of Hampshire for that matter, are in a disgraceful state. From my email traffic I know this is an issue which really upsets local residents.

    When pot holes go unrepaired, I can no longer feed requests for repairs into officers. Instead, I have to use the Hampshire Website to record problems. Members of the public need to do the same and if there's a serious accident risk, say so on the website.

  • Article: Jan 22, 2020

    "It's the beginning of the end for Hampshire's public library service"

    Commenting on today's announcement that the Conservative-run Hampshire County Council is planning to close up to 14 of Hampshire's libraries, Liberal Democrat Councillor Alan Dowden said:

    "These closure plans mark the beginning of the end for Hampshire's public library service.

  • Article: Jan 21, 2020

    The key events in my Borough year are the start of the Ashfield Development process, which was one of the main motivations for standing again in the Tadburn Borough and Town elections in 2019; the stunning local election results on the 2nd May; the takeover of Southern Area Planning Committee by the Liberal Democrats and finding myself Deputy Test Valley Borough Mayor.

  • Article: Dec 16, 2019

    Lib Dem parlimentary candidate, Craig Fletcher bucked the Lib Dem national trend and made a big gain in the Romsey & Southampton North constiuency. The Lib Dems, which had a hard working ground campaign lead by many volunteers gained over 6,000 votes and increased their vote by 11.8% in the vote. The performance by the Lib Dems cut the conservative majority to 10,872 votes.