Local News

Call for new help for victims of pension scheme closures

We're all paying for price for Gordon Brown's pensions tax says Steve Brine.

Steve Brine

, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Winchester, has added his support for demands for new help for the victims of company pension scheme closures.

Conservatives stay in control at Winchester City Council

No change at Guildhall after elections of May 3rd.The Conservatives have retained control of Winchester City Council after the local elections held on May 3rd.Popular councillor Eileen Berry was re-elected in St Barnabas, while Cllr Fiona Mather (St Michaels), Cllr Malcolm Wright (Wonston & M

Conservatives oppose ID card plan

Expensive plan is not the answer to the question says Steve Brine.Local Conservatives have made clear their opposition to Government’s plans to introduce ID cards.Parliamentary Candidate, Steve Brine says, “"ID Cards are a bad idea in our view.  They will do nothing to improve the safety of us li

Anger at main Post Office move to WH Smith

Royal Mail springs surprise over future of Middle Brook Street site.The ECHO have revealed that Winchester's Crown Post Office in Middle Brook Street, Winchester is to close.Services will be transferred to WH Smith in the High Street as part of a national move by Royal Mail.Conservative Parliamen

Delivering for victory

Conservative Future activists arrived in Winchester on Saturday to help on the ground.Steve Brine welcomed a Conservative Future 'Action Team' to Winchester on Easter Saturday.The team spent much of the day in St Johns helping us deliver the Conservative message to local people on behalf of Mike

The Winchester Wombles - litter picking in Hyde

Steve recently joined local campaigners in the Hyde area of Winchester as Conservatives roll up their sleeves.Conservatives in Winchester are fed up with politicians who just talk about doing things, so they have been rolling up their sleeves and getting on with making are great city even better.

Campaigning with James Elles MEP

European MP James Elles came to Winchester recently to support our campaign for May 3 local elections.South East MEP James Elles joined Winchester Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Steve Brine, recently ahead of key local elections to Winchester City Council on May 3 2007.James met local peop

The new generation

There is a new generation of Conservatives in Winchester, meet them here ...The winds of change are hitting Winchester conservatives this Spring, as a new generation of young, energetic politicians come to the fore.While David Cameron (40) ventures into not so traditional territory as party leade

Fare increases on the way for local train passengers

South West Trains urged to think again says Steve Brine.Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Winchester Steve Brine has said it "beggars belief" that train passengers face a big hike in fares from this May.Steve says; “Coming just a matter of months after price increases of nearly 20% at stat