Opening of Stoll Veterans Centenary Lodge

I was delighted that HRH The Countess of Wessex opened Stoll Veterans Centenary Lodge, in Aldershot yesterday. 34 first-class homed for veterans in the heart of Aldershot. I was honoured to attend and it was great also to meet Duncan Allan (2 PARA) & Craig Weatley (Scots Guards).

Surya Gurung and Family Visit to Parliament

I was delighted to welcome Surya Gurung and family - proprietor of the magnificent Gurkha Palace in Farnborough - to Parliament today. Thank you for all you do for the Borough of Rushmoor!


Another world-leading and rapidly growing Farnborough success story! Thanks nDreamsVR.

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!