Executive Committee Meetings

Executive Committee Meetings

4th September 2017

 

Matters discussed included:

 

  • Progress on footpath surveys.
  • Forthcoming lecture at the Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson
  • The Fareham Society lecture programme for 2017/2018
  • The decision not to site a Blue Plaque on a house in Hillhead.
  • The possible role, envisaged by Fareham Council, for the ‘developer’ selected from the current Welborne short list of 4 candidates.
  • A wash-up on The Society stall at the Stubbington Fair on 28th August.
  • A coach trip to Parliament organised by the Portchester Civic Society.
  • Attendance at various County Council and Borough Council Planning meetings in addition to the Welborne Community Liaison Group on 4th October.
  • A number of recent planning applications and in particular:
  • Sawmills Industrial Park – a letter of objection will be written.
  • Land to the east of Furze Court, Wickham Road - a letter of objection will be written.
  • The Hampshire Rose site, 96 Highland Road – needs further investigation.
  • The current redevelopment of the Lidl store in Newgate Lane
  • The slow and erratic progress of the A27 upgrade.
  • Land west of Old Street Stubbington -a public exhibition is due 14th September.
  • The Public Enquiry on the Cranleigh Road development at Portchester on 25th April. The decision in late August approved the development.
  • The recently published details of the proposed Daedalus Interconnector building and the layout of surrounding park land. The Society’s objections have been submitted.
  • Land of Sopwith Way, Swanwick – The Society has objected.
  • The planned Stubbington By-pass – Compulsory purchase orders have been issued for the route.
  • An application by the Tithe Barn at Titchfield to allow further outside space to be used for weddings – our objections stand.
  • An outline application for up to 180 houses east of Brook Lane, Warsash An appeal against refusal has been withdrawn.
  • An application for up to 150 houses east of Posbrook Lane, Titchfield – a letter of objection has been sent.

 

All the Society’s submissions and letters can be seen under the appropriate items on the Fareham Borough Planning Website. www.fareham.gov.uk/planning/applications_and_advice/onlineplandetails.aspx

 

 

24th July 2017

 

Matters discussed included:

 

  • The new County reporting system for footpath surveys.
  • A letter from the Principal Environmental Health Officer at Fareham Borough council with respect to the Air Quality Management Areas in Gosport road and Portland Street. The air quality is deteriorating and the monitoring of these areas is to be increased.
  • The re-opening of Fareham Museum on 22nd July.
  • The possible siting of a Blue Plaque on a house in Hillhead.
  • Arrangements for The Society stall at the Stubbington Fair on 28th August.
  • Attendance at various County Council and Borough Council Planning meetings in addition to the Welborne Community Liaison Group on 4th October.
  • The PUSH Meeting on 27th July. The main item was the draft Solent Recreation Mitigation Strategy. This proposes:
  • A team of 5-7 coastal rangers to advise people how to avoid bird disturbance, liaise with land owners, host school visits etc.
  • Communications, marketing and education initiatives and a part time officer to implement them.
  • Initiatives to encourage responsible dog walking and a full-time officer to implement them.
  • Preparation of Codes of Conduct for a variety of coastal activities.
  • Site-specific projects to better manage visitors, and provide secure habitats for the birds.
  • Providing new /enhanced green spaces as an alternative to visiting the coast.
  • A partnership manager to coordinate and manage all the above.
  • A number of recent planning applications and in particular:
  • The way ahead for Welborne.
  • The Town Centre Development Plan.
  • The approval of the redevelopment of Wykeham House School
  • The proposed redevelopment of the Lidl store in Newgate Lane.
  • The Public Enquiry on the Cranleigh Road development at Portchester on 25th April. The decision is expected on 23rd August.
  • The recently published details of the proposed Daedalus Interconnector building and the layout of surrounding park land.
  • An outline application for up to 180 houses east of Brook Lane, Warsash A Public Enquiry is scheduled for 19th September.
  • An application for up to 150 houses east of Posbrook Lane, Titchfield.

 

 

8th June 2017

 

Matters discussed included:

 

  • A meeting with Natalie Wood from Hampshire County Council on 9th May with respect to local footpaths.
  • Risk assessments for Society events.
  • The reopening of the Museum on 22nd July.
  • The possible siting of a Blue Plaque on a house in Hillhead.
  • Attendance at various County Council and Borough Council Planning meetings in addition to the Welborne Community Liaison Group on 23rd May and the next PUSH meeting expected to be in July
  • A number of recent planning applications and in particular:

 

  • The Society’s submission with respect to the outline planning application for Welborne.
  • The Town Centre Development Plan.
  • The Society submission with respect to the redevelopment of Wykeham House School.
  • The re-development of Stubbington Snooker Hall.
  • The Public Enquiry on the Cranleigh Road development at Portchester on 25th April.
  • An outline application for up to 180 houses east of Brook Lane, Warsash.