Archive for Month: October 2013

  • Councillor Community Grant Scheme

    I welcome applications from local community groups for a share of my £3,000 devolved grant. East Hampshire District Councillors have been given £3,000 each to spend within their communities. The money can be used to support projects or plans that provide a valuable service to residents. EHDC Leader, Councillor Ferris Cowper, said: “The Councillor Community…

  • Alton Speedwatch

    Speedwatch, a scheme that allows the public to get actively involved in monitoring the speed of vehicles travelling through their neighborhoods, is coming to Alton. Alton is to be part of a Speedwatch scheme that also includes Binsted, Beech and Four Marks. Each of the four councils is contributing £500 towards the purchase of the…

  • Public get chance to grill South West Trains

    Alton Town Council has organised an open meeting for rail users to question managers from South West Trains and Network Rail. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, 30th October at 7.30 p.m. at the Town Hall. Cllr Robert Saunders said: “Each week, hundreds of Altonians, including me, board the train and commute up and down…

  • New footbridge opens at Alton station

    I recently attended the official opening of the new footbridge and lifts at Alton station. This new facility part funded by East Hampshire District Council  will ensure that disabled passengers will have equal access to all platforms. It will also be of benefit to older people and other passengers with buggies and bulky luggage. This…

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