Police incident & arrest in Macnaghten Road

Macnaghten Rd incident 19 1 23 Updated: Part of Macnaghten Road in Bittene Park has been taped off by police this morning (Jan 19). It followed a disturbance outside a house. Police have confirmed an arrest has been made. A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said:

Council approves number plate recognition camera plan

By Jamie Shapiro, Local Democracy Reporter

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A plan for extra traffic powers which will allow Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras across Southampton has been approved by the city council’s cabinet, and the first could appear in the summer – provided the Department for Transport agrees.

New council ward for city

By Jamie Shapiro, Local Democracy Reporter

polling station bp school 2018 460Southampton is likely to gain a new ward in May after a parliamentary body found that the city has “high levels of electoral inequality”.