Cllr Michael Andrewes

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Money off energy efficiency measures

by michaelandrewes on 22 January, 2013

Get money off a new boiler and other energy efficiency measures – but you may have to act quickly! The cold weather makes our mind turn to heating our homes and doing that more efficiently. The Government is starting the “Green Deal” next week. Under the Green Deal Cashback scheme, you can get: £270 to […]

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Friday night update on snow and cold weather

by michaelandrewes on 19 January, 2013

BUSES: In general it seems most bus services are running again but are not serving QA hospital and I would guess would mostly be running on Saturday but see First Bus’s website. TRAINS: South West Trains say they will have an amended timetable on Saturday – see National Rail’s website. ICY ROADS: The Met Office […]

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Information on snow and bad weather

by michaelandrewes on 18 January, 2013

With today’s bad weather, I thought it might be useful to post details of information and where to get more details of what is happening on travel Portsmouth City Council website information is at http://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/yourcouncil/10541.html http://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/yourcouncil/20694_28466.html Roads/Travel: – salting and gritting: Priority 1 and Priority 2 roads in the city have been gritted on Thursday […]

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Extended Library Opening Hours!

by michaelandrewes on 8 November, 2012

Good news! From today Southsea Library is open an extra hour on Thursdays! Rather than closing libraries as other councils have, Lib Dem run Portsmouth City Council has been opening libraries. For more details on library opening times see http://portsmouth.gov.uk/learning/17880.html

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Thank you!!!

by michaelandrewes on 20 May, 2011

Thanks to everyone who voted for me and elected me as one of the councillors for St Jude ward on May 5th and also everyone in St Jude ward for the great reception I got on the doorstep during the election campaign. Those votes will help me and my Lib Dem colleagues, Cllr Hugh Mason and Cllr Peter […]

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Good news, thanks to the Lib Dems on Portsmouth City Council free swiming has returned for 16 and under and 60 and over.   The Free Swimming Programme is a Portsmouth City Council initiative designed to extend the opportunities to swim and maximise the health benefits of wider participation in swimming. It is only available for residents of […]

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Friday Youtube Fun

by michaelandrewes on 1 April, 2011

Paddy Ashdown says vote Yes!

by michaelandrewes on 22 March, 2011

Former Liberal Democrat Leader, Paddy Ashdown has written an article for the independently run Lib Dem Voice on the Alternative Vote Referendum. He starts off: “Fellow Liberal Democrats – I’ve been in politics for a long time. There’s nothing wrong with people of any age getting involved, from a teenager to a centenarian. We can […]

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Nominate your lollipop lady or man as the best!

by michaelandrewes on 22 March, 2011

Schoolchildren across the city have until Friday 8 April to nominate their lollipop lady or man, and say why they should win the title. Children are being asked to fill in a nomination form and say why their lollipop person is the best, in 50 words or less. Forms are available from the council’s road […]

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Free swimming to return to city

by michaelandrewes on 21 March, 2011

Free swimming is set to return to Portsmouth in less than two weeks. The city’s three swimming pools at the Mountbatten Centre, Eastney Swimming Pool, and the Charter Community Sports Centre pool, will offer free sessions for people 16 and under, and 60 and over from April 1st. Timetables for free sessions will be available […]

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