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Packed public meeting makes clear opposition to new town

Steve Brine addresses a jam-packed meeting in Micheldever Station hosted by the Dever Society.The latest attempt by Zurich Eagle Star to build a major new town in the open countryside around Micheldever Station is receiving unanimous opposition from all your representatives and community groups. 

Arrival of Emily Jane Brine

Prospective Winchester MP and wife announce birth of their first child.Prospective Winchester MP, Steve Brine, and his wife Susie are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter. Emily Jane Brine was born at 1809 on Thursday November 22 2007 at Winchester's Royal Hampshire County Hospital,

Eagle Star make bid to build new town

Local resolve as strong as ever against a new town on land at Micheldever Station as speculative proposal receives robust response.The latest attempt by Zurich Eagle Star to build a major new town in the open countryside around Micheldever Station is receiving unanimous opposition from all your r

Colden Common speed demands rise

Residents in Church Lane, Colden Common demand their new speed limit.Villagers in Colden Common are worried that speeding drivers are not only endangering lives, but also shaking their homes.Vibration from lorries in Church Lane is causing pictures to fall off the walls in some houses where resid

Shadow Minister praises Post Office campaign

But it doesn't have to be this way says Alan Duncan MP in visit to Winchester.There are currently 21 sub-post offices in the Winchester constituency area.Three are proposed for closure under the Network Change Programme; Shawford Post Office at Shawford Parish Hall, Littleton Post Office and Chan

Home Office pulls plug on 101 number

Steve Brine critical of "short-sighted" move from Government.Hampshire’s non-emergency 101 police number is to be axed.The scheme will end in February 2008 after the Government decided to withdraw funding for the service.Since the scheme was set up last May as one of the first in the UK, it has r

Micheldever Station - Public meeting tonight

Steve Brine will be speaking this evening at a special public meeting in Micheldever Station.The latest attempt by Zurich Eagle Star to build a major new town in the open countryside around Micheldever Station is receiving unanimous opposition from all your representatives and community groups.  

Christmas comes early - to help 'Save our Bus'

Steve Brine meets rail-link bus campaigners at Winchester Railway Station.The campaign calling on South West Train bosses not to axe the Romsey to Winchester rail-link bus is attracting widespread support.Fathers 4 Justice front man, Matt O'Connor, is behind the "Mutiny on the Buses" campaign to

Sophie's Place opens its doors at RHCH

Ribbon cut at new children's assessment area in Winchester hospital.A new children’s assessment area on Northbrook (paediatric) ward opened today (24 October 2007).Sophie's Place is an exciting new development for the RHCH and was opened by Sally Taylor MBE, Presenter of BBC 1's South Today.

Life begins at forty for District recyclers

New recycling figures from WCC after bin collection changes.City Council leaders are hailing Winchester District residents as champion recyclers following a more than doubling of recycling levels across the district.  Latest results show that current recycling levels have reached nearly 44% as co