Author: Editor

No amount of childish foot-stamping will disguise the fact that there is no published independent study to support MSCP.

Sir, Craig McGowan’s letter last week perfectly illustrated what we have had to put up with from the Tory party in recent years: A ‘we know best’ attitude, the propagation of misinformation, statements made without any supporting evidence and personal…

Resident letter: Do we really want to be paying for a MSCP for the next 50 years when there may be alternative means of transport available to commuters?

Dear Editor, I was surprised to read in this week’s edition of the Haslemere Herald, 10th October, that some of our Haslemere Town Councillors should want to ignore a democratic process to meet their political leader’s demands.  It is no…

Why have a debate when a press release will suffice?

Read from bottom up: —————————————————————————————– From: Haslemere Parking Sent: 09 October 2014 9:50 AM To: ‘Haslemere Town Clerk’ Subject: RE: Press release – Multi Storey Car Park Dear Lisa I am very disappointed to receive your reply. A press release…

Jeremy Hunt continues to push for Haslemere Multi-Storey Car Park

From Jeremy Hunt’s website, 19th September 2014: Jeremy Hunt, MP for South West Surrey puts pressure on Secretary of State in a bid to guarantee plans for improved station car parking for his constituents MP for South West Surrey, Jeremy…

Tesco are applying to remove car parking spaces and put in a car wash

Location Tesco Stores Ltd, Lion Green, Haslemere GU27 1LD Planning Application Record: WA/2014/1361  Proposal Change of Use of nine parking spaces to hand car wash and valeting operation; erection of an office and canopy.  Applicant Company Waves Consultancy Limited  Applicant…

It is now perfectly legal to record council meetings

For nearly two years I have been asking for permission to record Surrey County Council’s Waverley Local Area Committee (LAC) meetings. I was granted permission from the Committee Chair, Cllr Pat Frost (with certain conditions attached) to record the 13th…

Councils should show where parking fees spent, says RAC

From the BBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-28518696 Councils should show where they are spending revenues from parking charges, according to the RAC motoring group. Four people in five surveyed by the motoring group said parking charges had increased in towns and cities.…

“Cowboy parking squads”

From the BBC website’s round up of the papers today, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-28518937 Scared Most motorists may have had cause at some time or other to utter a silent expletive when they have found a parking ticket on their car, but the…

Have your say in the future of Haslemere

Haslemere is in the process of drawing up a neighbourhood plan for the town. This is a chance to have a say in many issues including parking. Haslemere Vision would love you to complete their survey, please click on a…