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Protect yourselves against fraudsters

Unfortunately, criminals will use every opportunity, including COVID-19, to scam innocent people and their businesses. They are experts at impersonating people, organisations and the police. They spend hours researching you for their scams, hoping you’ll let your guard down for just a moment.

Household Recycling Centres now open!

Hampshire County Council has confirmed that all of Hampshire’s 24 Household Waste Recycling Centres, alongside the City Depot site in Southampton and the Paulsgrove facility in Portsmouth, will open today from 10am - 4pm for those who cannot store waste safely at home.

Zoom chatting with Flick!

This evening 23 members of MVCA (not all pictured!) comprising of several local Councillors and members of our Executive Council had the chance to chat to Flick Drummond on Zoom conference.

VE Day

Flick asks, "Join me tomorrow in paying tribute to the service and sacrifice of the entire Second World War generation, from British, Commonwealth and Allied Forces to evacuees and those who served on the home front.

Flick thanks schools across the Meon Valley

Yesterday Flick asked the Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson to join her in thanking the teachers, school staff and children in schools in Meon Valley for their hard work both in schools and at home.

100,000 tests a day

On Friday we reached the targeted 100,000 Covid tests a day. This is fantastic news - well done to everyone who made this possible.

Poetry Competition - East Hampshire Rail Partnership

East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership are running a competition for budding writers of all ages to share their stories or poems in <300 words about a journey they have taken by train or would like to take. Your story can be fact or fiction, you choose!

Competition Time with Flick!

Children across the world have been sharing their lockdown drawings, their hope and creativity is so heartwarming.

Flick says: "It's inspired me to run a competition throughout May for children in Meon Valley.

Home schooling - Share your views!

Flick is asking the government to address local concerns about home schooling, and I want to hear about your views. Visit her website and share your experiences of teaching your children from home during the lockdown.

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