Local News

Steve visits Princes Mead School

Local Winchester candidate takes the tour of outstanding co-ed prep school.


Prospective Winchester MP, Steve Brine, visited Prince's Mead School on Thursday (October 18 2007).

Planning for affordable housing

City Council on the look-out to get people into new 'affordable' homes.With house prices continuing to rise and average properties in Winchester costing in excess of £307,000, the need for affordable housing is now greater than ever.  Winchester City Council has seen the total number of applicati

Supporting Neighbourhood Watch

Steve Brine attends meeting of The Worthy's NW in Kings Worthy.Prospective Winchester MP, Steve Brine, attended a meeting of The Worthy’s Neighbourhood Watch team this evening (Monday 8 October 2007). The gathering of local NW coordinators was held at The Cart & Horses on London Road in Kings

Competitive sports will return to our schools

Speaking from the Conservative Conference, Steve Brine backs new education initiatives.


Prospective Winchester MP, Steve Brine, has backed plans that would see competitive sports and the spirit of adventure put back into local schools.



Still no news on PO future

Steve Brine calls on Royal Mail to come clean on hold up over Winchester plans.The past few months have seen local people react with a mixture of shock and anger at news Winchester's main Post Office in Middle Brook Street is to close.Services will be transferred to WH Smith in the High Street as

Alfie bears all

Steve backs new competition to name a bear!Feeling inspired?

'Death Tax' finally meets its maker

We'll cut inheritance tax and stamp duty says Steve Brine.Shadow Chancellor, George Osborne, has promised to slash inheritance tax.Speaking in Blackpool at the Tory Conference, he said a Conservative Government will raise the threshold of Inheritance tax to £1 million.Prospective Winchester MP, S

Airline Pollution Duty ' Blueprint for a green economy

Conservatives outline plans to reform Air Passenger Duty.Prospective Winchester MP, Steve Brine, has welcomed an announcement by Shadow Chancellor George Osborne to reform the failed Air Passenger Duty.Announcing the conclusions of a far-reaching consultation on the environmental taxation of avia