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January Council meeting

The Agenda, minutes and supporting papers are now available for the council meeting on 27 Jan 1930 in the Community Centre. 

The highlight of the meeting will be a presentation from and discussion with Alex Whitfield, Chief Executive of Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  She will be addressing such issues as the future of the hospital, what can be done about parking and rat running, and how the hospital and the community can help each other.

All residents and interested parties are welcome.

Council meeting 28 October

Here are the agenda and papers for the 28 October meeting of Rooksdown Parish Council are now available.  Key items for discussion are:

  • Parish council financial report
  • Bus shelters
  • Preparations for Christmas

As usual, all are welcome – 1930 in the Community Centre Youth Room

Streetlighting and crime rates

At the last RPC meeting a resident asked the Clerk whether there was any connection between street lights being turned of overnight and increased crime rates – especially people trying car door handles.  We have now received as response from Ryan Long, the PCSO for the area:

“I wouldn’t say it has gone up because of the lights being off, however residents are associating it with this. We had issues with car door handles being tried and vehicles being broken into before the lights were turned off at night. Car door handles and theft from vehicles are occurring because valuables such as laptops and money are being left inside with the car unlocked.”