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POST OFFICE TO BE UPGRADED

by Keith Watts on 7 August, 2016

POST OFFICE TO BE UPGRADED Whitchurch to have “Main Style” branch PO will close for works 6th to 22nd September Post Office Limited have announced that their branch in Tesco Express, Whitchurch, will change to one of the new main style branches, meaning a newly refurbished branch providing “a modern environment for customers” the same […]

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Are you still on the list? New forms should have been sent in Across Basingstoke and Deane hundreds of families previously registered as needing a Housing Association home will not be on the new list from Friday 1st October because they have not sent in a form necessary to meet new rules. These forms were […]

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Liberal Democrats have welcomed the return of a dedicated Scrutiny Committee to Basingstoke and Deane Council.   Liberal Democrat Group Leader Councillor Gavin James said:  “It has taken months, years really, for the Conservatives to acknowledge and action what the report into the Manydown fiasco told them, that the Council needs a better scrutiny process that […]

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Liberal Democrat MEP is re-elected

by Keith Watts on 26 May, 2014

Following her re-election as Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament for South East England, Catherine Bearder commented “I’m delighted to be elected to represent the people of the South East once again.   “It was a disappointing night and a bad result for the party but we knew that this election would be difficult. I’m […]

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“Thank you for your confidence in me”

by Keith Watts on 24 May, 2014

Keith Watts has been re-elected to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council by a big majority of Whitchurch voters.                          The result of the voting on Thursday 22nd May was as follows: 1033 (55%) Keith Watts Liberal Democrat   469 (25%) Tom Thacker Conservative   203 (11%) Simon Hession UKIP   182 (10%) Colin Phillimore  Labour […]

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Keith Watts says “I have more work to do”

by Keith Watts on 14 May, 2014

My priorites are: Fight proposals to build more homes than we need (see more) Find answers to all our traffic and parking problems (see more) Upgrade all facilities for a growing population (see more)    

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Allotment site plan turned down

by Keith Watts on 12 May, 2014

A committee of councillors has rejected an application for houses to be built on the allotments in Bloswood Drive.

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Planners recommend houses on allotments

by Keith Watts on 12 April, 2014

At a meeting in Basingstoke on 7th May, councillors will be recommended to approve a plan for 32 houses to be built on the allotments at the end of Bloswood Drive.  The plan is for road access to the houses to be along Caesars Way.  Residents of that area are strongly against that proposal and […]

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KEITH WATTS nominated for Borough Election

by Keith Watts on 12 April, 2014

Liberal Democrats in Whitchurch have nominated Keith Watts to defend his seat on Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council in May.

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During last year’s consultation on the draft Local Plan, more people commented on the traffic and parking problems in Whitchurch than on the numbers of houses.  Of course, these are not separate issues.  Developers have to pay some money to the County Council to “mitigate” the effects of their new building but they don’t have […]

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