Local News

Worcester Business Breakfast Club

One of the great joys of being a Parliamentary Candidate is getting around local businesses and meeting local entrepreneurs.  

Rotary Question Time

I was delighted to join a panel of local notables at the Annual Rotary Question Time event at the Police Headquarters last week. 

Start of Cyclefest – and Tour of Britain in Wychavon

I joined Sir Peter Luff MP and other local supporters to wave goodbye to the 8 cyclists who started their journey from Evesham Bell Tower to Big Ben (and back) on Saturday morning – kicking off the beginning of Evesham Cyclefest.

Badsey Flower Show

We had a great time at the 112th annual Badsey Flower Show on Saturday. The entire village must have turned out. Great weather and lots to do. Congratulations to the organizers.

Salwarpe Village Fete

I was honoured to be asked to open the annual Salwarpe Summer Fete this afternoon.  

Evesham Big Spring Clean Up

My family and I joined dozens of volunteers from the Evesham area in a (slightly delayed) “Spring” clean up of the parks and town centre streets this evening. 

Badsey Housing Meeting

I joined Sir Peter Luff MP at a village meeting in Badsey on Friday 6th June to discuss local planning issues.  

Housing Development Plans – Appeal Decision

I was disappointed to hear that the Secretary of State  for Communities and Local Government has allowed the appeal cases of two very large housing developments at Yew Tree Hill (on the southern end of Droitwich Spa) and Long Marston (on the borders of Warwickshire) to go ahead. 

Wartime in the Vale

My children and I enjoyed a fascinating visit to the Wartime in the Vale event near Evesham this weekend.