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”.


Bitterne Park - a village within a city?

swans group bigUpdated: What's our most read piece ever? This is - our ever-evolving intro all about Bitterne Park. Whether you're thinking of visiting, moving here or already live here, there's info for everyone about everything from local shops to schools, history, local politics and more...

Councillors turn down ‘pay rise’

By Jamie Shapiro, Local Democracy Reporter

civic centre april 2022 with noticeboard sign 600pxSouthampton City Council councillors have turned down their own ‘pay rise’, saying that receiving one in the midst of a cost-of-living crisis “would not be right”.