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Busy weekend in the constituency

I had a busy weekend around the constituency. After joining the Tesco Food Collection on Friday, I met students and teachers at St Andrew's School in Evesham.

Tesco Food Collection

Between Thursday and Saturday, Tesco held their annual food collection in partnership with The Trussell Trust and FareShare.

New businesses at Blackminster Business Park

On Friday 16th November I had the pleasure of opening not just one, but three businesses at Blackminster Business Park -  Fast Tracks cafe, FibreHut and Pits, Pots and Patios. 

Visit to Prince Henry's High School

I had a very enjoyable and productive visit to Prince Henry's High School on Friday to talk about school funding. I also held a Q&A session with sixth form students on a range of issues including local roads, votes for under 18s and, of course, Brexit. 

The Armistice Centenary

The 11th November 2018 marked 100 years since the cessation of the First World War. At 11am, the time that the guns finally fell silent in 1918, people across the UK also fell silent for two minutes of quiet reflection and remembrance.

Meeting Network Rail in Pershore Station

On Friday 2nd November I joined Harriett Baldwin, MP for West Worcestershire, for a meeting with Mark Langman of Network Rail at Pershore Station. We were also joined by Vic Allison of the County Council, who gave us a quick tour of the station.

Visit to the Lygon Arms in Broadway

On Friday 2nd November, I met with Jason Adams at The Lygon Arms hotel in Broadway. Jason is the General Manager of the hotel and updated me on recent business.

Visit to Weaving Machinery

On Friday 26th October I visited Weaving Machinery. 

This family-run farm machinery manufacturer based in the Vale of Evesham has managed to build a great international reputation and it was a pleasure to be shown around the site by Edward Weaving.