Mike delivers Christmas cheer to Royal Mail Posties

Royal_Mail_sorting_office__Mike_and_Eastleigh_postman_web.JPGEastleigh’s MP Mike Thornton has visited Royal Mail’s Eastleigh delivery office in Goodwood Road to pass on Christmas wishes and encouragement to the postmen and women at their busiest time of year.

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MP calls for action to prevent 7,100 strokes a year

As part of AFAware week Mike Thornton MP pledged support to improve the detection and treatment of Atrial Fibrillation and help prevent 7,100 strokes a year.

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Mike Thornton MP Challenges Eastleigh Schools – What Are You Doing to Mark the 70th Anniversary of D-Day?

Mike Thornton MP has written to schools in Eastleigh encouraging them to enter the Sidney Goldberg Memorial Competition 2014.

The Competition, launched to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy landings in June 2014, is open to pupils of all ages and is part of a series of initiatives designed to foster a greater understanding of the D-Day landings amongst young people.

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World AIDS Day: Mike joins forces with National AIDS Trust on Eastleigh HIV #FactUp

World AIDS Day is on 1 December and this year Mike Thornton MP is asking locals to show support for people living with HIV, improve their understanding of the condition, and show their commitment to tackling HIV in Eastleigh.

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Treasury Minister backs Eastleigh borough jobs boost

Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander MP was in Hamble recently to see first-hand how a government cash boost is helping local businesses grow.

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Left to right: Mike Thornton MP, Council Leader Cllr Keith House and Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander MP see Fianium's lasers in action!

 

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There is such a thing as a free lunch after all! – Mike Thornton MP

Mike Thornton MP has welcomed the news that more than 350,000 children will be offered a free two course meal this week to celebrate the 20th annual National School Meals Week.

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Mike and local students visit former Nazi death camp

Mike Thornton MP and students from Eastleigh returned from the Holocaust Educational Trust’s visit to the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau on Tuesday 12th November vowing to act on the lessons learned from the experience.

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Mike celebrates 150 years of football in England

The Football Association celebrated its 150th anniversary and, with the First Round of The FA Cup, Mike Thornton MP took the opportunity to get his hands on The FA Cup.

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Mike backs local Marine Industry

Mike Thornton, Liberal Democrat MP for Eastleigh, has continued his support and commitment to the leisure marine industry, and last week visited local British Marine Federation members from his constituency to learn more and listen.

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Mike joins Paralympians to show support for social care for disabled people

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Local MP Mike Thornton joined double Gold medallist wheelchair athlete Hannah Cockroft and Paralympian Sam Ruddock (both pictured above with Mike) at an event in the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday, to show his support for social care for disabled people.

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