Local News

'You Have been Watching' podcast interview

Damian was interviewed last week by Luke and Elliot for their local podcast series called 'You Have Been Watching', and reminisced about The Wonder Years, Cold Feet and more:

A visit to In-Space Missions

Damian thanked staff at In-Space Missions for an informative and inspiring visit last week, saying:

"It was good to learn more about the industry and its possibilities; and to get to know another innovative leading-edge business here in East Hampshire"

Talking with farmers about conservation

Damian had an interesting meeting with local farmers last week, talking about farming, food production and the environment. He also heard more about the Selborne Environmental Partnership and conservation work for lapwing and the brown hairstreak butterfly.

Litter picking in Alton

Damian joined members of the Alton Society during their litter pick in the town centre and Flood Meadows; albeit in a new spaced out socially distanced way!

Visit to local Woodland Trust site

Damian caught up with the Woodland Trust yesterday at Binswood, near Kingsley, to talk about ancient woodland, the Environment Bill and their work with East Hampshire District Council - who are committed to an ambitious tree planting programme.

Keeping to the 'rule of 6'

The article below was written by Damian and published in the Herald group of papers on 17th September:

"From this week, individuals can only meet socially in groups of up to 6 people, with breaches subject to fines of £100; doubling for further breaches up a maximum of £3,200.

Improving cycling provision locally

Damian met with local councillors from Binsted Parish Council last week to discuss ideas on how to boost cycling in the local area, and how provisions for cyclists could be improved at Bentley station.