Local News

Science Centre launches 'changing places' campaign

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium has launched a £30,000 public appeal to fund the installation of a registered Changing Places toilet, an essential facility for many people with disabilities.

Funding boost for local railways to improve Shawford station

Network Rail has announced a new £2m funding boost to improve the railway structure across Hampshire.

The money will be spent between 2019 and 2024 across the route, which runs out of London’s Waterloo station, and represents more than a 20% increase on the existing five-year budget.

Airlynx school bus contract to end

Steve Brine has welcomed news that the Airlynx school transport contract, which covers children across Winchester, the Downlands area and the Itchen Valley, will not be renewed when its licence to operate, as enforced by the Traffic Commissioner ceases on Monday 10th November.

Wear it pink!

Steve Brine dropped into an afternoon tea party on Friday 19th October, to raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Now.

Airport expansion must not ignore Winchester

Steve Brine MP has warned that Winchester must not be ‘side-lined’ as Southampton Airport consults on a new Masterplan for the next 20 years to extend the runway, routes and improve the passenger terminal.

Minister addresses local diabetes group

Steve Brine discussed his Ministerial work in the Department of Health as he spoke to a local group at St Peter’s Church on Friday 12th October.

Steve Brine meets with prison IMB

Steve Brine met up with Angus Somerville on Friday 12th October, as he discussed the findings of the Independent Monitoring Board report into HMP Winchester.

Catching up with Graze Festival

Steve Brine went to the Bean Below in Twyford on Friday 12th October as he met up with one of the key team members behind the Graze Festival.