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Join HRA or renew your membership online!

It is now easier than ever to become a member of HRA. We have recently introduced a Direct Bank Transfer (BACS) system, so no need to write out a cheque or deposit any cash, just join up or renew your membership online using the link below: Join / Renew At only £5 per annum, HRA membership is exceptional value both for households and the community! Find out 10 good reasons for joining us here!...
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Email scam – Highfield Residents’ Association. Also, how to report an email scam and what to look out for

  Email scam – Highfield Residents’ Association   Several of our members have recently received an email which purports to be from Highfield Residents’ Association. However, on closer inspection, it is a very clever scam which is quite believable as the email it uses is specifically designed to resemble one of ours by the scammer or bot. Please note:...
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‘A walk up the Avenue: Southampton’s Ornament’ by Ally Hayes and Wendy Stokes

This is a fascinating book focusing on the wealth of rich history that forms The Avenue, this huge artery that meanders into town from Chilworth roundabout and forms one of the most attractive approaches to our City. The story starts in reverse at the top of London Road with what is still known as the Ordnance Survey, although it is now the site of Southampton Crown Court. The walk takes in...
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Southampton City Council Call for 20mph Zone suggestions

  In the latest SCC City News, HRA members may have read about ‘Request a 20 mph speed limit in your neighbourhood’.  Already HRA has received communications from members suggesting roads where they think a 20 mph limit would improve their neighbourhood. HRA is to discuss this topic at the next Committee Meeting on Tuesday 14 December and hopes to collate representations or...
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Reported in the Daily Echo: Southampton University orders staff and students to wear face coverings with ‘immediate effect’

Southampton university orders staff and students to wear face coverings with ‘immediate effect’ By Tom Orde Crime and court reporter University of Southampton STAFF AND STUDENTS at a Southampton university must wear face coverings with ‘immediate effect’. Southampton University is ordering staff and students to wear masks in light of rising covid cases. The new rule...
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This is an Important message from Councillor John Savage about glass collections (dated 26/10/21)

Apologies for the length of this message. It is copied from an email sent from city services team. A combination of the national LGV/HGV driver shortage and staff sickness has meant that we are again temporarily below our full complement of Waste drivers. As before, in order to ensure that perishable waste is collected on time, we have taken the operational decision to cancel glass collections...
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Respond to the Consultation on Southampton City Council’s draft Cultural Strategy 2021-31

Please complete the questionnaire to read more about the proposals and give your views: https://southamptoncitycouncil.researchfeedback.net/s.asp?k=163125961189  
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Warning to residents in and around our area – beware of 2 youths selling household products!

We have received Reports from representatives from three different areas of Highfield in the HRA Crime information sharing WhatsApp Group for Highfield, about 2 youths knocking on doors trying to sell household products. The young men claimed to be on a rehabilitation scheme and used intimidating behaviour with people who refused to buy anything. One person paid £10 for a bottle of cleaner. They...
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