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Strengthened planning rules to protect music venues and their neighbours
Sajid Javid  cc2 Ministry of Housing Communities Local GovtHousing developers building new homes near music venues should be responsible for addressing noise issues in a move to protect both music venues and their neighbours, the housing secretary Sajid Javid, pictured, has said.


New Race for Life kids’ event launching in Southampton
1. Race for Life 2018 open for entry 460Southampton boys and girls are being invited to get muddy while raising funds to beat cancer at a new event from Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.


Live music at The Point this spring
The Point pr shotLocal artists The Chateau Bateau Band and Grant Sharkey are among those on the bill for The Point’s new spring music season – writes Kieran James.
Talking about women’s suffrage in Southampton
Image February 2018 is the centenary of the first British women to get the vote, and the Bevois Mount History group will be at Portswood Library on Tuesday, February 6 from 10.30am talking about women’s suffrage in Southampton.
Special offer on Cinderella (the musical) at the NST Campus
cinderella shoe 200pxPROMOTED Enjoy 10% off Band A, B and Band C tickets on the Thursday evening performance by using the code BITTERNEPARK when you book online or via the Box Office. OFFER CLOSES at 5pm on the performance day, Thursday 18 January. To book CLICK HERE or call 023 8067 1771.

Police beat surgery at Sainsbury's
sainsbury's signYou can meet local police officers and discuss issues of concern at a 'beat surgery' on Saturday, February 3 from 10.30am - noon at Sainsbury's in Portswood.
When the council will collect your Christmas tree
end of christmas tree 5 under cc2 by Ann OroSouthampton City Council says it will be collecting real Christmas trees from the kerbside from January 8 for two weeks.
City introduces new banks to recycle wider range of plastics
SCC Mixed plastics recycling bank 200 - mock upExtra plastic recycling facilities are being introduced by Southampton City Council so residents can recycle plastic pots, tubs, trays and cartons not currently accepted through kerbside collections.
Portswood Cycles in the local community
FreeGo Electric Bikes Green Regency300pxAdvertising feature: Porstwood Cycles, at 3 St Denys Rd and now open Mondays, offers an impressive range of  electric bikes from big names like FreeGo and Wisper, plus non-electric cycles, parts and accessories. 
Christmas cash boost for Portswood community groups
southern water treatment works signA total of £5,000 has been donated to groups and projects in and around Portswood by Southern Water as part of its Community Grants scheme.
Retirement Living apartments available to buy off-plan from December
McCarthy&Stone BitternePark Cam01 WEB (Medium)Advertising feature: Updated with video tour! McCarthy & Stone’s brand new waterfront Retirement Living development is coming soon to Bitterne Park and will be available to buy off-plan from December 2017!


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Kent Road 'to be quieter after Xmas'
kent road lorriesSouthampton Green Pary has said that a campaign to stop heavy traffic using Kent Road in St Denys has been "in part successful". Read more on bitternepark.info
• Greens call for action over St Denys traffic ‘blight’

October Books to serve notice on Portswood shop and look for new home
october books, portswood, southamptonCo-operative community bookshop October Books is looking for new premises to rent or buy because it says it cannot afford a rent increase at its current Portswood location.
Greens call for action over St Denys traffic ‘blight’
priory road cars blurredSouthampton Green Party submitted a petition to the city council calling for a traffic management survey to assess “the extensive traffic problems in Priory Road and the surrounding area”. Read the full story on bitternepark.info


How your winter fuel payment could help others
heating-949081 640 pixabay 460Local charity Age UK Southampton is reminding people born on or before August 5, 1953 that they could get between £100 and £300 from the government to help pay their heating bills.

On the lookout for Woodcraft Folk
Apple  pressing reducedThe Southampton Woodcraft Folk, a local group for children and young people, is inviting children and their grown-ups to come along to a local session and find out more.
Raising funds for a defibrillator in St Denys
defibrillator-809448 640 pixabayThere's a meeting on Tuesday (Nov 14) for those interested in getting a defibrillator for St Denys.
Officers release images following Gordon Avenue break-in
Gordon Avenue sign, Portswood, SouthamptonPolice investigating a Gordon Avenue break-in have released images of two people they’d like to speak to.
Appeal for witnesses following aggravated burglary
police mirror textPolice are appealing for information after a man entered a Burgess Road property and assaulted the 60-year-old occupant on Wednesday, October 25.
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