Local News

Secret Aldershot Book Launch

The brilliant Paul Vickers has written another fine book about Aldershot’s heritage. I was delighted to get my copy of Secret Aldershot tonight and also see Nathalie from the Wessex Heritage Trust EDGE project. 

Safer North Hants Drama

A powerful speech and drama tonight from Celia Peachey and other artists about domestic abuse and mental health at the West End centre in Aldershot. Many thanks to Karen Evans and Safer North Hants.

New Airbus Defence Zephyr facility

It was great to see new the new Airbus Defence Zephyr facility in Farnborough developing world-leading stratosphere technology and creating 150 new jobs!

Farnborough Air Show Opening

I was honoured to see the Prime Minister open the truly magnificent Farnborough International Airshow this morning. 

60th Anniversary of the QOGLR

I was honoured to attend the 60th Anniversary of the magnificent Queens Own Gurkha Logistics Regiment in Aldershot today - with HRH The Princess Royal taking the salute. A new generation of the bravest of the brave.

Armed Forces Day parade in Aldershot

It was a magnificent Armed Forces Day parade in Aldershot today - huge thanks to the Scots Guards and all soldiers taking part and Rushmoor Council for making it possible.

Launch of UKCloudX

I was delighted to attend the launch of UKCloudX today in Farnborough and welcome Margot James to meet apprentices and the UK Cloud team.