Father Christmas visits Riverside Park

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Father Christmas was at Riverside Parkway miniature railway on Sunday (Dec 4), marshalling young travellers and giving out treats. You can catch him again in Riverside Park next Sunday (Dec 11) from 10.30am-3pm.

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”.

We're now on Mastodon

mastodon logo purpleWe've been posting on Twitter since 2010, but given the current turmoil, 'direction' of travel, and continued exodus, coupled with a hope that perhaps there could be something other than mega corporations running platforms purely for their own ends, we're currently testing an alternative known as Mastodon. If you already use it you can find us here. If you'd like to learn more about it, then read on.

Public consultation opens on city’s new local plan

‘It's going to set the scene for how we create a liveable city & deal with climate change for the next 20 years’

Southampton City Vision PRResidents, businesses and community groups are being invited to share their views on the council’ draft ‘City Vision’, Southampton’s new local plan, which will set out policies for years to come.