Local News

Rushmoor Health Visitors

Huge thanks to Tammy Forde-Whyte and the brilliant Rushmoor Health Visitors team for all they do to keep Rushmoor babies healthy!

Visit to 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

Good luck and God-speed to 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards deploying tonight to Iraq. And thanks Colonel Piers and his team for the brew in Lille Barracks, Aldershot - it was great to catch up with old friends, including Major Proudfoot OC HQ Company..!

Gurkha Cup

Fanstastic day at the Gurkha Cup on Queen’s Ground, Aldershot on Saturday. Huge thanks to the organisers, Tamu Dhee UK, to the Brigade of Gurkhas for sending the band and the RLC Silver Stars para display team - magnificent!

Farnborough Donkey Derby

Thanks to Sean Usher for letting me in the commentary box at this year’s hugely successful Donkey Derby in Farnborough. Huge thanks to all local Rotarians for their hard work in making it happen - it was a massive turnout and bumper crowd.

Cove Junior School 140th Anniversary

Huge fun this afternoon at Cove Junior School celebrating 140 years with a refurbished school garden & cake - well done & thanks to the pupils and staff - enjoy half term!

Extra £3 Million Pothole Fund For Hampshire

I hugely welcome Hampshire’s £2,956,522 share of the £97.5 million pothole/flood resilience funding announced today to repair roads after this winter’s damage.