Local News

National Citizen Service programme

Damian was delighted to join a group of students taking part in a local National Citizen Service (NCS) programme last week, and said "NCS is a fantastic opportunity for young people and I’ve seen, year on year, how the programme helps build confidence and skills".

New refectory at Eggar's School

Eggar's School invited Damian to the official opening of their new refectory last week.

The new Refectory opened on 16th April, running 3 services every day starting at 08:00 for breakfast, 10:40 for hot snacks at break and lunch service at 12:40.

Sheep Watch UK Conference

Damian was delighted to give the welcome address at last week's Sheep Watch UK Conference, held in Petersfield.

Visit to Whitman Laboratories

Damian paid a visit last week to Whitman Laboratories in Petersfield, which is part of the Estee Lauder Company, to tour their production facility and attend a Women in STEM event.

He said:

New Directions event returns to Alton

 

After its successful launch in April last year, Damian has announced he will host a second New Directions event in Alton on Friday 26th October 2018.

First Friday Petersfield

Damian was delighted to talk with members of the First Friday Petersfield networking group last week. There was a very interesting mix of local businesses attending, and a good discussion on business and skills followed.

Wheels to Work scheme

Damian visited Lasham Gliding Club last week to meet Scott Redmond, who rents a moped through the Wheels to Work Hampshire scheme to get to his apprenticeship job at the Golden Glider cafe.

Public Meeting in Selborne

Damian attended a public meeting in Selborne on Friday evening, hosted by the local branch of the East Hampshire Conservative Assocation. Open to the general public, the audience of 70 engaged in a wide-ranging discussion on both local and national issues.