Candidates for all Southampton wards have been published for the May 5 local elections. Here are the hopefuls for Bitterne Park and Portswood wards – interestingly with no Liberal Democrat candidates standing in either.
Updated: “Riverside Park/Cobden Bridge” is among 11 city areas to benefit from further funding towards additional “public safety CCTV cameras”, the council has announced - although it’s unclear whether this will meet concerns of Triangle traders who have been asking for better coverage to reduce crime for several years.
Woodmill Lane was closed at the bridge in the early hours of Thursday (March 17) while police recovered a damaged black car that appeared to have been involved in a crash. Photo: Hampshire Roads Policing Unit
Southampton City Council, Solent NHS Trust and community partners have come together to launch the first ‘Health Hubs’ in the city this weekend, at St Mary's Fire Station and the Marlands Shopping Centre.
Following an appeal for storage space in Southampton for donations being sent to Ukrainian refugees, the former Toys ‘R’ Us building on Western Esplanade will be made available to the Polish Social Club from Saturday (March19). Photo: Google Maps
The reasons behind Southampton City Council's decision last month to shut and potentially sell off St Mary’s Leisure Centre will come under further scrutiny at a meeting next Thursday (March 10). Photo: Google Maps