A31 BREXIT TRIAGE POINT TO CLOSE; DUAL CARRIAGEWAY IN USE BY THE END OF FEBRUARY

The County Highways team has informed Parishes of the cessation of Operation Transmission. The full text is below: 

Jackie says, ” This has cost us all such a lot of money: £3.8m for 1900 vehicles- Police costs and if you live along the A31, your extra costs are not included in this. Brett negotiations should have been concluded months before the end of 2020, not hours. As a result, exports have been severely down and we receive reports of lorries going back empty.

I’m glad that operation Transmission is being taken down, save for a basic checking unit, and want to thank officers who have had the thankless task of dealing with all this. The team has promised that the litter will be removed and the road potholes repaired, subject to weather conditions”

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Virtual Surgeries Are Back

VIRTUAL SURGERIES MAKE A RETURN

You can next talk to this lovely bunch at 10.00am on the 4th March by clicking here.

If we haven’t had the opportunity to see or speak to you before, do come and say hello.


Gigabit Broadband

Cash to drive up rural broadband speeds

If you live in Alresford or the surrounding villages and have broadband download speeds of less than 100 Mb/s then you may be interested in Hampshire’s Top-Up to the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme. It provides additional funding for residents in rural Hampshire so they can get access to fast, reliable broadband services via fibre to premises. 

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Lockdown 3 - Itchen Valley Digest

Many of the local support networks from previous lockdowns are still offering help with shopping, medicine collection, dog walking (for those shielding) and much more. If you are unable to get help from family, friends and neighbours, try your local established group set up to assist across the town and villages

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