If you’re going to Southampton, here’s the bad news. From Monday 21st there’ll be ten weeks of works on the Avenue. Hopefully it’ll all be worth it in the end. For details of closures and diversions, go here.
And the good news? Also from Monday 21st, evening and Sunday parking charges are being lifted. For more information, including a list of locations, go here.
Hampshire Alert, part of the National Neighbourhood Watch Network, has launched a survey to find out if/how attitudes towards cybersecurity and privacy may have changed during the pandemic.
Findings will inform Cyberhood Watch awareness initiatives for the community and draw attention to important cybersecurity and privacy topics to help citizens improve their knowledge of cyberthreats.
The survey takes no more than five minutes to complete: please go here and do it. Continue reading
A number of people already make online purchases through AmazonSmile to the benefit of Chilworth Hall. They, and others who may like the idea of getting Amazon to donate more to charity, may be interested to hear that AmazonSmile is now available through the Amazon Shopping app. Continue reading
Perhaps something to be aware of – the police in Romsey have dispersal powers from noon on Friday, 23rd April until 6am on Monday, 26th April. These have been arranged in light of the recent rise in anti-social behaviour incidents.
This ‘Extra Care’ scheme in Romsey is nearing completion. It stems from a partnership between HCC, TVBC and Places for People and includes fifty-four new homes, including thirty-four for affordable rent and seventeen for shared ownership, all for people aged over 55 who have eligible care and support needs. Continue reading
There is currently a vacancy on Chilworth Parish Council. Why not consider serving your community by becoming a councillor? If you think you have the required qualities then why not put yourself forward? You can find out more (including relevant contacts) by reading this very short description of the role. The Parish Council’s web pages are here.
The Parish Council wishes to share with residents a couple of updates sent by Hampshire County Council’s Head of Emergency Planning & Resilience to the local community plan holder (the chairman of the PC).
The first is a general update which you may read by clicking here.
The second will be of interest to anyone whose property is in danger of groundwater flooding (hopefully not too many at Chilworth). You may read it by clicking here.
The running of Southampton golf centre will return to the city council from 1 April 2021 after a mutual agreement to release the current operators Mytime Active from their contract on 31 March 2021. Continue reading
It’s pleasing to hear that TVBC managed to identify and successfully prosecute one of the people responsible for the recent spate of fly-tipping in Roman Road. See this article for details. We should all follow the advice in the final paragraph, viz. to check the licence credentials of any waste-carriers with whom we contract. If we turn a blind eye, we ourselves become part of the fly-tipping problem even though we probably will not be prosecuted.
If you live in Chilworth, your normal (brown) bin day would be this Wednesday, 23rd December. As it’s Christmas week, Chilworth’s bin day has been brought forward one day, to Tuesday, 22nd December. Continue reading