25 FEB 2017

Join us for the Great British Spring Clean

Join us next Sunday 5th March for the Great British Spring Clean. Following the success of last years' Clean for The Queen your Alamein Councillors have organised a litter pick from 10:30 am until 12 noon, starting on the open space along Smannell Road and finishing up at the Augusta Park Community Centre. The Council regularly cleans up litter in this location but as part of the nationwide campaign to tidy up the land, we thought we'd do our bit to make it look even better. Our message to people, of course, is not to drop litter in the first place but we can all do our bit to tidy up our...

12 FEB 2017

Support the Augusta Park to Smannell Gravel Pathway

Plans for an informal gravel pathway linking Augusta Park to Smannell village are under threat following the County Councilwithdrawing support for the project. The proposal for a safer route for pedestrians walking from Augusta Park to Smannell to access Smannell School and The Oak pub, and for residents of Smannell to access the facilities on Augusta Park was originally planned to be delivered in spring 2016 and then delayed to this year. Unfortunately it no longer has the support of the County Council, who believe it to be too expensive. Funds had previously been identified from...

27 JAN 2017

Bollard Moved to Enable Easier Enham Way Access

I'm pleased to report that a bollard on the Enham Way has been moved to enable easier access for disabled residents using the pathway. The gap between the bollard is now more convenient for mobility devices but not wide enough for vehicular access. The pathway linking Enahm Alamein to King Arthurs Way is a key part of the Enham, which gives disabled residents a safe route into the town centre and back.

15 JAN 2017

Union Street Sign Shows Off Businesses in Town Centre

Great to see the latest archway installed, detailing the names of business premises in the alleyways of Andover. The idea to enhance signage for the shops came from feedback from the Andover Summit. This work now continues through the renewed Andover Vision. That's George Yard and Union Street in, with the five remaining arches planned for Waterloo Court, Shaw's Walk, Globe Yard, King's Yard and Black Swan Yard on the way.

02 JAN 2017

Recycle your Christmas Tree

Happy New Year. I'm sure for many the festive fun is not quite over but just to let you know that from tomorrow you can recycle your real Christmas tree at any of the below locations until January 15th. Homebase, Enham Arch Retail ParkAndover Garden Centre, Salisbury RoadRosebourne, WeyhillAugusta Park Community Centre For those registered with the Garden Waste Collection Service, the Council will collect whole Christmas trees. Trees over six feet high should be cut in half.

31 DEC 2016

If you need a Resolution for 2017 parkrun is it

On New Year's Eve 2011 I ran my first ever Andover parkrun. 5 years and 241 runs later I still #loveparkrun, participating at 24 different events including parkrun du Bois de Boulogne, Paris (below). If you need a resolution for 2017 parkrun is it. Timed, weekly and free. For more details check out - http://www.parkrun.org.uk/andover/

23 DEC 2016

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas. I hope you have a wonderful time with family, friends and neighbours. The council offices will be closed from 4.30pm today re-opening at 8.30am on Tuesday 3rd January. Of course if there is anything you need to report to me during that time then please drop me a line. There are some changes to bin collection days over the festive period. For more information see here. During the Christmas and New Year period waste left in bags beside the black bin on a household waste collection day will also be accepted. Photo credit: Tony...

30 NOV 2016

Dr Caroline Johnson for Sleaford and North Hykeham

Last night I visited CCHQ to make phone calls for our candidate for the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election, Dr Caroline Johnson MP. Caroline is an excellent candidate and as a Consultant Paediatrician is well versed in public service. She is completely behind the Government's plans for Brexit and if elected is determined deliver on the decision made by the British people.


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