Local News

Lowest Council Tax rise in the county

Conservatives at Winchester City Council keep promises made over local tax.Conservative controlled Winchester City Council last night (Wednesday 28th February) passed the lowest council tax increase in Hampshire.A 2.9% increase was agreed at the Full Council meeting in Winchester's Guildhall whic

Steve supports National Post Office Week

Local Conservative candidate leads strong show of support at Middlebrook Street branch.Speaking at a rally in Winchester (on Friday 23rd February), marking National Post Office Week, and opposing the planned closure of 2,500 Post Offices in the next two years, Steve Brine said:"I know how importa

British Summer Time all the time?

Steve Brine backs experiment that promises to light up our lives a little more.Politicians often claim to bring a little more sunshine into our lives but the man hoping to be Winchester's next MP reckons he has an idea that could do just that.Steve Brine, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for

Major scheme to boost road safety

Conservative County Council bring improvements to Kings Worthy.

 

Local people in Kings Worthy are celebrating after a new road safety scheme was unveiled by Hampshire County Council.

Price hike at station car parks

Rail passengers using Winchester and Southampton Parkway station car parks face above inflation price rises.

 

South West Trains have imposed a 19% rise (from £4.20 to £5 a-day) at Winchester and a 20% rise at Southampton Parkway.

Thumbs down to Eastleigh merger

People in Chandler's Ford have given the first verdict on controversial plans which could see Eastleigh Borough submerged into a new greater Southampton. 

Winchester's Alfred named among great britons

Conservatives name twelve great people who shaped our nation's institutions.The Conservative Party have sought to boost interest in British history by naming a dozen people who were responsible for building six of the nation's great institutions.The list includes Winchester's number one citizen,

Post Office cut will hit vulnerable

Steve Brine condemns closure plan as 'community vandalism'Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Winchester, Steve Brine, has welcomed a Government decision to save the Post Office Card Account but slammed its decision to go ahead with 2,500 closures as 'community vandalism'. He said the cuts,

Stand up for local hospital

Steve Brine, says people need to stand up now for their local hospital to safeguard its long-term future.