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Tories retain control in Southampton, but Labour win the popular vote

May 6, 2011 by


The Tories have retained control of Southampton City Council with 26 seats, but have had their majority cut from 8 to 4. In total Labour gained 4 seats – 2 from the Tories and 2 from the Lib Dems – putting their new share at 19 seats, whilst the Lib Dems have been left languishing […]

Southampton goes to the polls: Summary and Predictions

May 3, 2011 by


Councillor seats across Southampton are up for grabs this Thursday 5th, with many expecting the local election to deliver a verdict on how the Council is dealing out the cuts dealt out by the coalition government. Seats in all 16 wards are holding elections for councillors alongside the referendum on AV, with a slew of […]

Opposition building to proposed Biomass Power Plant in Millbrook

March 11, 2011 by


Public opposition is ramping up against a proposed Biomass Power Plant in Millbrook, with local residents concerned that the development will dominate their neighbourhood and increase air pollution in the heavily populated area. The company behind the scheme, Helius Energy, says that the plant will create many jobs for the still recession-hit docks whilst helping […]