Labour wins back control of Southampton City Council

  • Labour gain 'first ever' Bitterne Park seat
  • Labour hold in Portswood
  • Lib Dems win city seat

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Labour has regained control of Southampton City Council in Thursday’s (May 5) local elections after a year of Conservative control, with local Tony Bunday, pictured, gaining a seat for the party in Bitterne Park, and Lisa Mitchell fending off the Greens to hold her Labour seat in Portwood.


Rubbish dumping problem continues at Woodmill

woodmill rubbish 1 CU 600px 20220505 110453You can while away some time watching the wildlife on the Itchen near Woodmill, but just a few steps away in the car park the fly-tipping by the recycling banks continues. According to the BBC in 2016, "Fly-tipping costs councils in England and Wales more than £50m annually, and more than 900,000 reports of fly-tipping are received every year." Click through if you like looking at pictures of rubbish!