Steve Brine MP

for Winchester & Chandler's Ford

The settlement of Winchester began in about 150BC when a large defended enclosure was created on the western slopes of the modern city, in the area of Oram's Arbour. Since that time, great kings and bishops have left lasting reminders of their presence.

During Saxon times, Winchester was the capital of England - chosen by King Alfred (Alfred the Great) - and the city remained a Royal residence for centuries afterwards. 

Today Winchester is the city at the heart of the constituency represented in Parliament by Steve Brine and is a thriving, bustling, modern city full of charm and some of the best shopping you will find.

Steve is very active in Winchester of course and much of his work as the local MP comes through the city centre.  These pages focus on his work in Fulflood, Hyde, Abbotts Barton, St Cross, Winnall, Highcliffe & the immediate city centre itself.

Pictured; Steve addressing business leaders at the Mercure Wessex Hotel in February 2017.


News and links on stevebrine.com for the city of Winchester ...

Catch up with WinACC

Dropping into Cancer Research

Steve Brine visits Winchester Bereavement Support

Half marathon returns and MP starts the race

New partnership to boost science at WSC on Morn Hill

Royal Voluntary Services confirmed at RHCH

Friends of St Cross Hospital

Another national award for The Wykeham Arms

Summer Tour continues across the city

Catch up with BID

Street Surgery in Highcliffe next stop for Summer Tour

Design Engine scoops prestigious national award

Car club launched in city

Steve Brine drops into Fulflood community day

MP 'very positive' about future of city centre

MP visits Winchester city centre business Cytronex

Steve Brine joins Fiona Mather meeting city centre residents

Steve Brine MP joins St Giles Hill AGM

A morning in St Cross

Steve unveils Abbot Aston carving in Hyde

A sunny morning in Hyde

Early Years Minister visits St Paul's Pre School

Unity Service celebrated at Cathedral

MP drops into Young Carers to celebrate Local Charities Day

King Alfred Weekend in Hyde

Hyde Soldiers

MP calls for Blue Badge review

Welcome for decision to protect office space in city

Flood catch up with Environment Agency

MP and County Councillor visit ladies-only gym

Ten year old BABIES

MP visits Winchester Art Club

Huge donation to Trinity and Nightshelter

Summer Tour draws towards its close

MP drops into cathedral

A visit to the Gurkha Museum

Community Plan for Highcliffe

Extension opened at city school

Steve Brine visits Winnall Primary School

MP attends packed Station Approach exhibition

Friends of St Cross Annual Friends Day

MP visits Community day in the city

Steve Brine visits new Park Road development

Opening of the Hopkins Building at Peter Symonds

Careers evening at Westgate

Hyde 900 community dig

Steve visits pre-school in Fulflood

Electricity work set for Jewry Street

Children of St Faith's School visit Westminster

Steve Brine MP visits new energy efficient homes in Stanmore

Local MP visits Lakesmere HQ

MP speaks to future St Bede politicians

Scouts Log Cabin revamp

Growing reputation for Winchester Criterium

Business excellence celebrated in city

MP attends Mayor-Making in Winchester

MP attends Community day in Fulflood

Packed hustings at United Church

The Fulflood Charity Ball

Packed day across the area for Steve Brine

Steve Brine addresses annual city business breakfast

New nursery in city centre

Shaping the future of Winnall

MP hails more good news at railway station

Winchester topping Quality of Life charts once again!

Official launch of Soap Bathrooms

Kingsgate Christmas lights and special book launch

A morning in Peninsula Square

MP visits popular city school

River Cottage Canteen comes to city

Steve visits new city Subway store

Major resurfacing work brought forward for M3

An afternoon in St Giles Hill

Cooler day in Abbotts Barton and Hyde as Summer Tour continues

A morning in St Cross as Summer Tour continues

Pitt Vale green belt - enough is enough!

Waiting in the Wings of War

St Cross Fete 2014

City schools meet Coppafeel!

Kingsgate Street Surgery

MP visits Christ Church Download

MP opens Fulflood community fete

Scouts car booting for their log cabin

Daytime parking on Courtenay Road

Save the Rec Grand Day Out

Steve Brine brings Prime Minister's flooding envoy to city

Steve meets new boss of St John's Winchester Charity Almshouses

Sky News visit city to tell our story

City homes protected by flooding Itchen Valley farmland

Teamwork at St Bede as city flooding continues

MP works with agencies as floods loom

The search for Alfred the Great

New home opened for day nursery at Winchester's Westgate

Rail minister visits city

MP 'seriously impressed' at rugby club

Revamp for station area?

Consultation on All Saints primary places

Future of our Leisure Centre exhibition

MP welcomes 'part one' of Junction 9 works

Summer Tour makes a splash in Winnall

Special auction held in Green Man on Saturday 27 July

MP welcomes landmark sign ups for Carbon Smart businesses

Freedom Parade in Winchester

MP opens new Winchester Business Centre

Football club Family Fun Day

For the love of HCB

Armed Forces Week marked in Winchester

Residents call for action on Worthy Road

St Paul's Community Day Celebration

New crossing celebration for Osborne School

Steve Brine meets with HMP governor

MP visits All Saints in Highcliffe

Fantastic crossing news for Osborne School

Bespoke Biking

MP secures Fulflood crossing improvement after Christmas accident

MP presses for urgent review of pedestrian safety

Young boy injured in High Street bus collision

Welcome for another new city business

Winchester fires 'horrible start' to New Year says MP

Christmas encouragement for local posties

Government update on M3 Junction 9

Charity run for Care for Casualties

MP backs food poverty appeal at Sainsbury's

Steve Brine opens Basics Bank collection point

St Cross crossing celebratory party

City MP calls for local road improvements

Summer Tour hits Highcliffe

A trip to the theatre

Flag raising marks Armed Forces Week in city

One hundred years of Fulflood community housing

Celebrating local businesses

Bang Bang Boom- Winnall Rock School

Winchester's BIG society (and lunch)

The Accidental Imposter

EVENT: Fulflood's Great British Charity Ball

MP and Egghead fundraise for Chesil Theatre

Vibrant new sewing school in Fulflood

A visit to Bushfield Down

St Michael In-Touch January 2012 (opens as a PDF)

Supporting the Big Issue

A skate park vision...

Fire at RHCH

EVENT: Christmas Activity Day at the Great Hall

EVENT: Dyslexia Action Parents Course

MP welcomes Winchester City Children in Need Pledge

EVENT: ArtFul Winter Show, 19th-20th November

EVENT: Pop-Atelier Student Show, throughout November

EVENT: The Long Day Out, Saturday 28th January

MP delighted at 'fantastic recognition' of second Purple Flag award for city

EVENT: WinACC talk, Tuesday 29th November

EVENT: Fairtrade talk and AGM, Monday 21st November

Olympic torch to pass through Winchester and King's Worthy

EVENT: Autumn Concert 2011, Tuesday 29th November

A visit to The Capitals

Choral Mattins at Winchester Cathedral

Supporting the Samaritans

Promoting reading at HMP Winchester

Barton Farm... it's a 'no' (again)

Charity single launched in Winchester

Local MP supports city centre residents

Dr Who charity walk for Epiphany

Launching 1-1 Recruitment on City Road

Golden Lion in national garden competition success

Hampshire's business community meets the Big Society

Introducing the new Bishop of Winchester

Winchester Heart Beat!

Winchester to get a Fuzzi feeling

MP holds special Winnall surgery

MP chairs packed crossing meeting in St Cross

New look for Winchester Churches Night Shelter

WI exhibition shows wartime role of women

Steve Brine's 1st Annual Report, June 2011 (opens directly as a PDF)

A visit to Westgate School

MP to chair talks as residents urge safety crossing in St Cross

B.A.B.I.E.S. Buggy Grand Prix

30th Anniversary for Winchester Health & Fun Club

Remarkable visit for Jeccdo

FSB visit to Reflex Winchester

Opening of Winchester Jobs Club

Dropping into the Hat Fair

Trinity fundraiser at Miff's Bangkok Brasserie

Zena's Naomi House Great Wall of China Trek

Winchester Cycle Cavalcade 2011

Winchester Business Excellence Awards

Local MP starts Race for Life Winchester

Local youngsters recognised at Dyslexia Action awards

Winchester Primary Schools swimming gala

One Big Table- Festival of Volunteering

Steve 'waves off' Gurkhas en route to National Festival

Race for Life- Sunday 12th June

BBC Countryfile nomination for Winnall Moors

One Big Table

New Conservative administration scraps Sunday charging

Official opening of Winchester's new fire station

Steve joins NO2AV in Winchester

'Cruel blow' for Bendicks workforce as production ends in July

Inside help for hospital's outside space

Winchester Fashion Week 2011

Launch of Winchester Festival 2011

Apprenticeships revival discussed at business breakfast

Delight at Help for Heroes cake sale

Winchester Beer Festival 2011

A Winchester 'Greet'

Join the girls (and Steve) at Race for Life

Fairtrade Fortnight closes in style

Steve Brine's Winchester Post Newspaper, Spring 2011 (opens directly as a PDF)

MP raises future of Bendicks factory in PMQs

Uncertain future for Bendicks

MP drops into YMCA re:fresh

Meeting the Itchen Valley Shooting Club in Winnall

Spare change for real change

Steve supports local families to get fit and healthy

Mayor and MP open Southgate Street NHS Dentist

Government visit to Peter Symonds

ecocarcare opens in The Brooks

Steve addresses Chamber of Commerce Parliamentary Breakfast

Winchester Business Excellence Awards

Visitor Parking Permits in Winchester

The future of our HMV

Growing concern over city parking charges

Steve Brine's Winchester Post Newspaper, Winter 2010 (opens directly as a PDF)

Welcoming Winchester Today

Steve helps local posties sort our Christmas mail 

Mayor opens new constituency office

Steve starts Santa Fun Run

Steve convenes 'bus summit'

Steve visits Winchester Talking Newspaper

Remembrance Sunday in Winchester

Bangkok Brasserie takes runners-up spot

City of Winchester Trust Design Awards

Glimpse of the future on St John's Croft decision

Good Hair Days charity event

Wessex Children's Book Festival this half term

MP welcomes 'hugely exciting' excavation

Closure of River Park creche

Steve Brine MP addresses WACA AGM

Miff in National Awards Final

Bishop Michael to retire

Steve turns his hand to Calligraphy

Winchester Town Access Plan

Bangkok Brasserie boon for breast cancer fight

Winchester station- Steve meets the manager

Wessex Charity Awards 2010

Age Concern Winchester- A special anniversary

Steve Brine opens Winchester Basepoint

Thousands brave weather for Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow coming to town

Welcome for name change at Winchester Military Museum Cafe

Strawberry Tea success

Winchester Business Exhibition

A Strawberry Tea for The Square

Bangkok Brasserie 2010 Tiffin Cup update

Rob rides for Naomi House

Friends of King Alfred Buses

Steve opens relocated Chesil Dental Surgery

Big Baby Push

Steve opens inaugural Fulflood Fete

Passenger Focus on Winchester Railway Station

One Big Table

Parchment Street Summer Party

Breast Cancer Care Strawberry Tea Party

Bridge Repair Finally Completed

Steve joins Winchester Litter Pickers

11 Light Brigade praised in PMQs

Winchester to welcome home 11 Light Brigade

Winchester welcomes home 11 Light Brigade

Cavalcade launches Winchester Bike Week

Childhood's Dream colouring competition

Steve drops in on ITV Fixers

Handing out the prizes at Penguins Gala

Launch of Winchester Film Festival

Steve Brine visits opening of Winchester Centre of Orthodontics

End of an Era for Winchester Snooker Centre

Steve Brine's Winchester Post Newspaper, Summer 2010 (opens directly as a PDF)

Steve nominates Bangkok Brasserie for National Award

Steve receives Wayfarers Dole at St Cross

New MP drops into Farmers' Market

New MP in stocks at St Pauls event


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