Local News

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.

Google comes to Petersfield

Damian was delighted to welcome the Google Digital Garage bus to Petersfield today, offering free courses and one to one sessions with members of the public. This was a follow up to a session the Google team ran in Alton a year ago.

 

 

Seeing progress across Whitehill & Bordon

Damian was pleased to meet with James Child at the WBRC today, for an update on development plans across Whitehill & Bordon and to talk about the great progress that has been made and the projects that are still to come. 

Social Action Day in Bordon

Damian was pleased to kick off the Social Action Day organised by Community First, in conjunction with the Deadwater Valley Trust and the Signal business hub. The the group of volunteers spent three hours working together in the beautiful Bordon valley.

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Damian joins Eco Forum at Churcher's College

Damian was delighted to be invited to take part in an Eco Forum today at Churcher's College in Petersfield. The students, from across the secondary school year groups, came prepared with some very interesting and important questions on climate change.

Local engineering firm with innovative solutions

Damian visited Conquip Engineering today, and said:

"Thank you to Alton-based Conquip Engineering for the chance to learn more about this innovative business, supporting development and major infrastructure projects nationwide and around the world."