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  • Most of Hampshire has no surplus water resources

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    Most of Hampshire – including the Dever Valley and much of the Test Valley – has no surplus water resources during the summer months. The county depends heavily on its underground sources, especially the chalk aquifer. These reserves have been both res …

  • Summer 2006 Newsletter


    We explain how the new spatial planning system will affect housing numbers in the south east, and look at the issue of using sewage sludge as a fertiliser. Two new committee members also make a first appearance. Summber newsletter 2006

  • Autumn 2005 Newsletter


    Local and regional planning issues are well to the fore as we reveal that over 200,000 new homes could be built on south east flood plains. And there’s a warm welcome for our new President, Prof Khalid Aziz. Autumn newsletter 2005

  • Spring 2005 Newsletter


    The Society calls for the countryside between Winchester and Basingstoke to be designated as an official ‘strategic gap’. On a lighter note, local author Richard Adams writes of his lifelong love of birdsong. Spring newsletter 2005