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43rd HRA AGM, 11 April 2019: The Minutes, Treasurer’s Report and the keynote address by Roger Brown on The Common are all filed on OUR DOCUMENTS page. See below

43rd HRA AGM, 11 APRIL 2019: The Minutes; Treasurer’s Report; and the keynote address by Roger Brown on The Common are now filed on the OUR DOCUMENTS page of the HRA website. You can see them by clicking on this link: http://www.highfieldresidents.org.uk/hra-committee-minutes/
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Holiday at Home: African Safari, Thursday 27 to Friday 28th June 2019, 10 am to 3.30 pm at Highfield Church – Open to everyone!

  HOLIDAY@HOME – AFRICAN SAFARI Thursday 27th June 2019 Friday 28th June 2019 10-3.30pm @Highfield Church Below an outline provided by Highfield Church: Holiday at Homes provide an opportunity for those who are older in our community, particularly those who are lonely and isolated, to come together for an enjoyable and fun day, around themed activities that facilitate shared...
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Pictures of the May 5th, 2019 ABP Marathon and Half Marathon passing through Highfield!

Some pictures of the  May 5th 2019 ABP Southampton Marathon and Half Marathon as they passed through Highfield at the ’11 miles’ point yesterday morning. Note: the ‘tap for a boost’ rocket and giving out jelly babies to runners – both were very gratefully received! Plus, of course, Francis Benali making his way through his own home turf.
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Another Southampton bank outlet is set to close… (Nationwide, Portswood)…

Courtesy of the Daily Echo Bad news: About This Website   dailyecho.co.uk Another Southampton bank outlet is set to close PORTSWOOD residents have been left outraged by the prospect of the…
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Kate Whyley – Local designer, start-up business

Profile of Kate Whyley – Local Designer, start-up business (Kate Whyley Designs) I came to southampton twenty years ago to train to become a teacher and specialise in art. My art specialism is in ‘constructed textiles’ – I love screen printing, abstract art oil painting, and digital design. I remained in Southampton after University and took up positions in teaching, lecturing, art...
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A summary of Roger Brown’s keynote talk on the evolution and current status of the Southampton Common Forum at the HRA AGM: Thursday 11th April 2019

THE COMMON As the largest urban common outside London, and bigger than Hyde Park, Southampton Common is one of the jewels in the City’s crown. But it is a somewhat tarnished one. Many years of neglect and underinvestment have left large parts of it looking very tired. Many of the facilities – such as the Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre – are badly in need of refreshment. And large parts of the...
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Hawthorns Activity Room update

Courtesy of the Southampton Common Forum Hawthorns Activity Room update. It is really coming along and we have a dedicated team of regular volunteers helping out.
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University of Southampton announces new Vice-Chancellor

Southampton announces new Vice-Chancellor Southampton announces new Vice-Chancellor (Announcement courtesy of ‘Southampton University Alumni & Supporters’, 8/04/2019) We are delighted to announce that Professor Mark E. Smith, who is currently Vice-Chancellor at Lancaster University, has been appointed as the next President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton....
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