Cllr Michael Andrewes

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Residents Parking – Tories ignoring local residents

by michaelandrewes on 21 July, 2014

Local people have been shocked to learn that the new Tory run council will ignore their views on residents parking. In a decision on Thursday, they are proposing to snub people’s wish for residents parking here between 59%- 72% in a survey said they wanted residents parking introduced here. Lib Dem Councillors Michael Andrewes and […]

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Food Glorious Food this Saturday and Sunday

by michaelandrewes on 18 July, 2014

A reminder that food glorious food is on the menu this Saturday and Sunday with the annual Southsea Food Festival. (Probably including hot sausage and mustard!). It is on in and around the precinct 10am-4pm. It includes the Italian Market (Saturday) and Farmers Market (Sunday). There’s a kids “farm” in Stanley Street. Food demonstrations. And […]

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Windy Weather Update 3 – Police Advice

by michaelandrewes on 27 October, 2013

Hampshire Police have issued advice on the severe weather at: http://www.hampshire.police.uk/internet/news-and-appeals/2013/october/271013-hampshire-weather This includes: • Ensure you have a torch available with spare batteries and a fully charged mobile phone • Think carefully before you travel. Driving conditions are expected to be difficult this evening, overnight and tomorrow morning – if you do need to travel by road, […]

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South West Trains are reporting that “We will be operating a significantly reduced timetable on Monday, with the majority of services not expected to run until at least 0800. Across the network, trains will run at a maximum of 50mph as a safety measure in case of obstructions on the tracks. This will result in […]

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Windy Weather – Update 1 – Southsea seafront to be closed

by michaelandrewes on 27 October, 2013

A seafront exclusion zone will be in place from 3pm today till further notice due this afternoon’s predicted 40mph – or higher – gust

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Windy Weather

by michaelandrewes on 26 October, 2013

As you are no doubt aware severe gale force winds are forecast for the night of Sunday 27th October/Monday 28th October – at the time of writing between 3am-9am. Please find some useful numbers, websites and information below: Useful numbers and websites Police/Emergency Services In a life-threatening emergency dial 999 The non-emergency police number is 101 and is […]

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Lennox Road South closed

by michaelandrewes on 22 April, 2013

Reminder that work is due to start today (Monday April 22nd) on an experimental barrier in Lennox Road South so there will be no access between Clarence Parade/South Parade and Clarendon Road. The experiment will last for between 6 and 18 months so let me know your views on it.

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Save our bees!

by michaelandrewes on 21 April, 2013

Bees are a very important part of our ecosystems in towns, cities and the countryside. There are concerns that pesticides that contain neonicotinoids, which target insect nervous systems, could have immediate and long-term impacts on bee colony and survival and development as they damage the insects’ ability to forage for food. MPs on the cross-party […]

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FREE is a good price!

by michaelandrewes on 30 March, 2013

FREE is a good price! If you are a Portsmouth library card holder, you can now get magazines online for free. Magazines on offer include Amateur Photographer, Gramophone, New Scientist, and Rolling Stone. For more details visit: http://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/learning/27849.html And Portsmouth library card holders can also get free e-audiobooks see http://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/learning/24457.html And thanks to the Lib […]

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Cold Weather Update: Normal Rubbish Collections on Wednesday

by michaelandrewes on 22 January, 2013

Rubbish collection as normal on Wednesday: Tomorrow (Wednesday) is rubbish collection day for most of Southsea and this should be going ahead as normal barring snow overnight which looks unlikely at the moment. Beware of icy weather elsewhere in the country. Please check the weather forecast and road and traffic conditions. There is a weather […]

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