Friday’s (Aug 26) new energy price cap announcement by Ofgem risks causing “extreme hardship for thousands of older people who only have the basic state pension as their source of income”, says a Southampton Charity.
Work is expected to start on August 21 for around 15 weeks on “improving access for pedestrians and cyclists at the junction of Thomas Lewis Way and St Denys Road” that will require “lane restrictions and some overnight closures”.
Southampton Itchen Labour Party has selected the current deputy leader of the council and Bitterne Park resident Cllr Darren Paffey to fight for the seat currently held by Royston Smith at the next general election.
Work's set to start from August 15 for around five weeks on the ‘Wessex Lane Scheme’ - a “major project” that aims to “improve road safety and enhance links for people walking and cycling” in this area of Swaythling. Photo: Google maps
Updated: Residents with a disability or special needs will soon have the use of what's thought will be the only wheelchair accessible allotments in the city – and volunteers are being invited to help complete the work in St Denys at a community action day.
With no end in sight to the cost of living crisis, a summit, bringing together public and voluntary sector organisations, residents, faith groups and advice providers, will discuss practical ways to support people who are most in need.
An updated Southampton Sustainability Directory is being launched at The Big Green Event at the Guildhall on Saturday (July 30), aiming to help inform choices about where we spend our money, how we get around and how we work.
Bitterne Park’s first Labour councillor, Tony Bunday, who was elected in May, used his maiden speech at Wednesday’s (July 20) first full council meeting of the municipal year to highlight the city’s need for speed limit reductions.