Local News

Careers Week at Eggar's School

Damian made a return visit to Eggar's School in Alton for a Q&A with Year 7 students, with some great and engaging questions on careers and parliamentary life in general.

Damian on BBC Politics South

Damian was a guest on BBC Politics South today with Peter Henley, Southampton City Cllr Satvir Kaur, and Phiala Mehring of the National Flood Forum. BBC South at 10am

Damian visits Kidney Care in Alton

Damian was Interested to meet with Alton-based Kidney Care UK last week, and to see more detail today on the plans to introduce a new opt-out system for organ donation – providing thousands of people across the UK the opportunity to have the life-changing surgery they need.

Damian visits GamesQuest

Damian always appreciates the opportunity to visit local businesses and today he had the pleasure of meeting Nigel and the team at GamesQuest. Based in Bordon, the company supplies thousands of different types of games and merchandise. For more information: 

Damian visits Petersfield Post Office

Damian visited Petersfield Post Office today and met with Post Office Ltd staff and ZCo, the franchise operator who took over the management of the site in November 2019.

Speedwatch launch in Petersfield

Damian was delighted to join volunteers for the launch of the Petersfield Speedwatch campaign, and was pleased to hear that to hear that so many people have signed up to  support the campaign.

National Apprenticeship Week visit

In National Apprenticeship Week, Damian visited Alton-based company Testo in meet Will, an accounting apprentice who is supported by the apprenticeship scheme at East Hampshire District Council company. 

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Meeting with ICCAN on airspace design

Damian met with the Head of the Independent Commission on Aviation Noise (ICCAN) to discuss the work of the new body and how future plans for airspace modernisation and airport expansion may impact local communities.

Farnborough Airport must honour reassurances

Damian Hinds has said the owners of Farnborough Airport must be held to account for reassurances given to local residents on the impact of flightpaths that will be used once the new controlled airspace comes into force in 2020. 

RBL Poppy Appeal launch in Liphook

Damian joined the Royal British Legion Liphook branch for the launch of their 2019 Poppy Appeal at Sainsbury's on Saturday morning.