News from Cabinet and Council committees

18/01/16 Overview and Scrutiny Committee supports Cabinet decision that Council should serve notice to terminate Silver Hill development agreement unless developer meets outstanding conditions by 9 February 2016.
13/01/16 The development agreement for Silver Hill will be terminated unless the necessary planning conditions are met by the developer by 9 February.


Visit of Coca-Cola truck increases Winchester footfall on 17 Dec by 40.5%. Around 7,000 people visited the truck. Winchester's success was shared across the country in 10 BBC local radio interviews.  
Annual letter from external auditors for year to March 2015: City Council efficient and provides value for money.
Winchester not proposing to increase Council Tax next year.
Winchester not proposing to increase car parking charges next year.
North Winchester flood alleviation scheme: working with partners on improved flood defences for residents, St Bede’s School and university students.
Creative enterprise centre: working with the universities, brings job opportunities and improves the old goods yard site.
Increased support for the least well-off through the council tax reduction scheme.