Cherbourg Pupils' message to PM: Education for all please!

Pupils from Cherbourg Primary School in Eastleigh are campaigning to make sure millions of children get the chance to go to school across the world.

The children have asked their local MP Mike Thornton to deliver their messages to the Prime Minister David Cameron and other world leaders to ensure every child in the world has access to basic education as part of The Education for All (EFA) movement.

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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.

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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.

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Residents take fight over bank closure to the top

Fair 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.

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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.

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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.

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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".

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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.

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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.

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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.

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