Council extends e-scooter scheme

By Jamie Shapiro, Local Democracy Reporter

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E-scooters will continue to be a feature on Southampton’s roads for at least another 18 months following an extension by Southampton City Council.

Consultation on household waste and fly-tipping plans launched

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A “key driver” behind possible changes to household waste services is “the need to improve recycling rates in the city, by encouraging residents to minimise the waste they produce and preventing incorrect items being placed in recycling bins,” explains the council, introducing its consultation on waste.

Council’s FOI response times increase

By Jamie Shapiro, Local Democracy Reporter

civic centre april 2022 with noticeboard sign 600pxSouthampton City Council’s Freedom of Information Request and Environmental Information Request response times have increased by four days from last year (20/21) - but they’re still within the accepted time frame of 20 days.

Work on North Road starting

north road st denys google 600pxUpdated: Work is expected to begin in North Road, St Denys, on Monday (Sept 26) for around six days involving a road closure, to "install a permanent modal filter and buildouts".

Local news website celebrates 17th birthday

cake 308576 640We like to mark the website's birthday when we think of it, and even its age when we're feeling confident maths-wise, so we're pleased to bring you the news that is celebrating its 17th birthday this September.