School cricket team set for Ageas Bowl debut

7 lucky schoolchildren from Nightingale Primary school in Eastleigh are set to enjoy a day's cricket at the world-famous Ageas Bowl, thanks to Royal London and their local MP Mike Thornton.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Thornton: M27 noise set to be tackled

Local residents have welcomed news of action to tackle motorway noise on one of the busiest motorways in Hampshire, after a local MP successfully fought for low noise resurfacing.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Residents take fight over bank closure to the top

Mike_Fair_oak_Natwest_petition_web.JPGFair Oak's MP is set to meet with Business Secretary Vince Cable MP on Monday over the controversial closure of the last remaining bank in a local village.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

MP wants changes to 'bedroom tax'

Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton has welcomed the news that the Liberal Democrats plan to significantly reform spare room subsidy rules, or the 'bedroom tax' as it's commonly known.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Residents battle to make road safe

"It's an accident waiting to happen."

That's the verdict from residents living in the middle of a speeding hotspot in Hedge End.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Local pubs to get a fairer deal

Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton has welcomed the announcement of tough new rules to protect tied pub tenants as "great news for both the pub landlords and pub-goers in Eastleigh borough".

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Local jobless rate plunges to a four-year low

"More excellent news for Eastleigh Borough."

This is how Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton hailed the news that local unemployment has tumbled to its lowest levels in over three years.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Hidden County cut set to hit vulnerable pensioners

"An appalling example of insensitivity."

That's the reaction from a Hampshire MP after it emerged Hampshire County Council will make controversial cuts to support and alarm services for thousands of pensioners across Hampshire.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Eastleigh Band nominated for Parliamentary music competition

A metal band from Eastleigh could soon be performing for MPs at the Houses of Parliament after being nominated to take part in a prestigious competition.

Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton has today announced female- fronted metal band ‘Seventh Seeker’ as the Eastleigh nomination for the Parliamentary Rock the House Competition.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Eastleigh MP helps shine the spotlight on type 1 diabetes in Parliament

Eastleigh’s MP Mike Thornton has met people living with type 1 diabetes to discuss the impact of this serious and complex condition, as part of an event to raise awareness of the condition.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  Next →