Local News

Micro power generation at Alton firm Powertraveller

Damian Hinds has praised local firm Powertraveller for their innovative work in personal micro power generation. The Alton firm’s product range includes long-life battery storage packs, hand-held solar panels weighing from just 88g, wind-up dynamo batteries and portable mini wind turbines.

Damian Hinds seeks resolution for Bordon Vodafone customers

Damian has contacted the Chief Executive of the Vodafone Group, Vittorio Colao, to ask that measures be taken to try to resolve the ongoing signal issues that are being experienced by Vodafone mobile customers in Bordon.

Petersfield student wins national BTEC award

Local student Johanna Richards from East Hampshire has won Outstanding BTEC Adult Learner of the Year at the National BTEC Awards, held in London on 4th July 2013.

Quesions over Thames Tideway Tunnel

Damian Hinds and other MPs have met with Thames Water chief executive Martin Baggs to request urgent clarification of plans for the new Thames Tideway Tunnel and its effect on local residents.

Oil clubs a possible solution for off-grid households

New figures reveal that over 10,000 households in East Hampshire are estimated to be off-grid, and will be responsible for providing their own fuel this winter. The estimate was provided in response to a written parliamentary question submitted to the Department for Energy and Climate Change by Damian.