Pressures on young people today

Damian writes a regular column in the Petersfield Post, and the latest this week touches on the pressures felt by young people today:

"Children today experience pressures that we as adults often find hard to appreciate, or possibly even understand.

Home Start celebrates 20 years

Damian was delighted to join Home-Start Butser to celebrate their 20th anniversary last week, and meet some of the volunteers who help so many local families.

Public Meeting in Whitehill & Bordon

Damian attended a public meeting at the Future Skills Centre in Bordon last week, hosted by the local branch of the Conservative Association.

'golden bolt' ceremony at Mill Chase

Damian was honoured to secure the 'golden bolt' during an event at the site of the new Mill Chase Academy in Whitehill & Bordon.

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".

The NHS turns 70

Damian writes a regular column for the Petersfield Post, and this week's article celebrates the 70th anniversary of the NHS:


The NHS is turning 70 this week; the perfect opportunity to celebrate this most loved and respected institution.

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: