Archive for the ‘Transport’ Category

#ItsTime for a Better Connected New Forest

by jackdavies on 4 July, 2019

As I became more involved in campaigns that spanned multiple towns and villages in the New Forest, I became ever more aware of how difficult it is for those people who do not have a car – the young, the elderly, the disabled, to get from one place to another in the New Forest.

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Conservative Cuts crippling local public transport

by jackdavies on 16 February, 2019

The funding gap for the concessionary bus fare scheme in England, which provides free off-peak bus travel for older and disabled people, has grown to an estimated £652 million, new analysis for the Local Government Association reveals. Councils are warning that, unless Government addresses this widening gap in the Spending Review, vulnerable residents could be […]

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With the news that Jack Davies’ pledge to get a bus shelter installed at the top of Lymington High Street will be fulfilled this month, Jack Davies says that this can be just the beginning.

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Pothole Patrol On Meadow Road: Pothole Fixed!

by jackdavies on 2 June, 2016

On May 21st, I reported the pothole on Meadow Road (just after the bend from Mead Road) and I am very happy to report it has now been fixed. I hope that the repair is long lasting, but it is too early to tell just yet. I also noticed the cracked road surface on the […]

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I’ve had a rather busy week reporting potholes and getting in touch with the council to get them fixed. How Hampshire County Council and ‘Amey’ define the word “fixed” does leave me with cause for concern. In my humble opinion, providing the pothole with a decorative lick of white paint and placing a cone atop it […]

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