Dec 03, 2018 MP
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  Winchester’s MP Steve Brine is calling for a halt to planned rail fare increases. The demand from the Rail Delivery Group would see average fares rise by 3.1% on 2 January, 2019. The rise has angered rail unions and South Western Railway commuters who’ve had to put up with a year of poor performance […]

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Jan 09, 2018 MP
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  Winchester’s MP Steve Brine has escaped the cabinet reshuffle unscathed – and has been reappointed to his ministerial post. He keeps his position as Primary Care Minister at the ‘new look’ Department of Health and Social Care. Steve has used his Facebook page to say he’s “delighted” with the news, and that it’s “back […]

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Apr 18, 2017 Snap Election
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  PM calls snap election – Steve Brine gives his reaction. It was one of those “Where-were-you-when” moments… just after 11 this morning, the Prime Minister stood on the steps of Number 10 and called a snap election for 8 June. This kind of thing is quite rare – years ago an election could be […]

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Jun 29, 2016 IMG_9316
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Four organisations have been hard at work in Winchester to bring fresh impetus to a project which helps homeless people in the city. Winchester BID, Winchester City Council and two local charities, Winchester Churches Nightshelter and Trinity Winchester have all worked hard to refresh the project which was in need of a facelift and marketing […]

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Oct 05, 2015 Winchester best place to live
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Winchester MP welcomes rates deal from George Osborne – Steve Brine has welcomed Chancellor George Osborne’s speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester at which he effectively told Winchester City Council: “attract a business and you attract more money.” In what he termed as the “biggest transfer of power to our local government in […]

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Nov 07, 2012 PIC BARTON
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The Barton Farm development project is to go ahead, after Communities Secretary Eric Pickles gave it the green light – just 1 year after rejecting it. Mr Pickles had to review his decision when it was ruled unlawful. CALA Group Limited received approval on 2 October for its long-running application to build up to 2000 […]

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