Southampton City Council wants to close its last two care homes to save £1.3m by 2020.Read more
A third of the seats in Southampton were up for election this year. Find out more about these elections.
Election 2018 Results
|Party||Elected in 2018||Total councillors||Change|
|Elected in 2018 8||Total councillors 25||ChangeNo results|
|Elected in 2018 7||Total councillors 19||ChangeNo results|
|Elected in 2018 1||Total councillors 4||ChangeNo results|
|Councillors change compared with 2014|
It was a book that you couldn't wait to get your hands on, taking in every word as you dived deeper into its chapters.
Now, months - or even years - later, it sits on the shelf after you forgot to take it back to the local library after its lease expired.
But fear the fine no longer, as Southampton City Council announces a chance to return any borrowed book without being billed.
Starting next week, the amnesty fortnight will attempt to boost the city's library stock, encouraging more people to use the service.
Southampton City Council is trying to tackle fuel poverty by setting up its own energy firm.
Citizen Energy will operate not-for-profit and provide energy from green sources.
Meanwhile, a controversial decision to scrap Portsmouth's energy company - Victory Energy - will be re-examined, after the city council's Lib Dem cabinet believed it wouldn't be financially viable.
Former Portsmouth leader Conservative Donna Jones has successfully demanded a re-think.
The urgent response service in Southampton has received an improved rating in its latest inspection by an independent health regulator.
Based in Sembal House, it was previously rated 'good with areas for improvement' by the Care Quality Commission.
The council said: "The team helps [patients] to regain their ability and confidence to live at home.
"People and their relatives have told the inspectors that the staff are compassionate and caring and treated them with dignity and respect."