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City Council to sell Broadlands Allotments to University

November 18, 2010 by


It has been confirmed by Caroline Nokes MP that the Broadlands Road Allotment site is to be sold off by the Council to the University to expand on to. Plot holders have feared such a decision has been in the pipeline since the University offered them sums of money earlier in the year to sell-up […]

Victory for local community group as Council backs allotments on scrap land

November 8, 2010 by


Southampton City Council has promised that it will turn over a piece of idle land, that they originally intended to sell off for housing to allotments.  This follows a long campaign by local community group NBSP who had asked for either a community garden or allotments. The 3/4 acre piece of land lies unused opposite […]

Local Campaigners suspect political influence in Community Garden decision process

June 8, 2010 by


Campaigners in Portswood have raised concerns that the recent election may have had an undue influence on the progress in securing the NBSP Community Garden, as crucial reports have been withheld from local residents by the Council for months longer than promised.  The councillor responsible for overseeing the application (who also happens to be the […]

Election Time in Southampton

May 5, 2010 by


The UK will hold one of its most hotly contested General Elections ever tomorrow, with parts of Southampton potentially crucial in tipping the balance between the parties.  In this article, the Dolphin’s Blowhole will give you a run-down on some of the candidates for our city, and issues surrounding this election. Southampton North and Romsey […]