Archive for Month: May 2012

  • Mayoral year comes to an end

    Well my Mayoral year came to an end on Wednesday, and at the Annual Meeting Cllr Sue Hodder was elected as my successor. I would like to to congratulate her on being elected. Being the outgoing mayor involved making a retiring speech to council and below is the speech I made. I’ve had a great…

  • East Hampshire Conservatives keep Council Tax rise to just 6p a week

    Conservative controlled East Hampshire District Council has increased its 2012-13 share of the Council Tax by 2.5% to protect front-line services. This is only the second increase in the last 6 years and represents an extra £3.28 on a Band D property per year, or 6p per week. The rise was considered the best way…

  • Joint bin collections save money

    East Hampshire Conservatives have forged links with Winchester City Council to jointy provide a waste service across the two council areas. This service, introduced in October 2011, is expected to save East Hampshire residents more than £1m a year thanks to more efficient working practices.