Local News

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.

Campaign on road noise along the A3

Damian Hinds has pledged to continue to make the case for better noise mitigation along the A3 in East Hampshire. For many households, noise from the road is an ongoing problem.

Commuter trains to get longer

The Secretary of State for Transport, Teresa Villiers, has announced that the Government has reached an agreement with South West Trains to provide an additional 60 carriages on services to and from London Waterloo and bring Waterloo Station’s International Terminal back into use.