Local News

Meeting with 'The Apprentice'

I met last week with Mark Wright, the winner of this year’s 'The Apprentice' TV show to discuss opportunities for businesses in the digital age.

Visit to HotelShopUK in Droitwich

I was delighted to visit the HotelshopUK offices in Droitwich Spa this week.  The company employs nearly 50 people and sells domestic and overseas holidays and hotel stays. 

Championing Worcestershire

I was proud to fly the Worcestershire flag this week with neighbouring MPs Harriet Baldwin (Mid Worcestershire) and Robin Walker (Worcester City)

Low Noise Surfaces for M5

Sir Peter Luff has declared victory in one of his longest campaigns after receiving a letter from the Highways Agency confirming that the whole length of the M5 between Junctions 9 and 4a of the M5 will have a low noise surface by the end of next year. 

Happy New Year

I would like to take the opportunity to wish all my friends and supporters a very Happy New Year. 

Upton Snodsbury and Drakes Broughton Wards

I recently had the pleasure of joining Councillor Linda Robinson and Councillor Paul Middleborough on a tour around the Upton Snodsbury and Drakes Broughton Wards including a stop off at the Peopleton Pantry. 

New Flood Prevention Schemes Announced

The government has approved funding for 6 flood management projects in Mid Worcestershire as part of a national £2.3 billion package over the next 6 years.

Internet Workshop in Droitwich Spa

I held the third and final internet workshop at the St Andrews Town Hotel in Droitwich Spa this weekend with local business and charity leaders.  Thanks to everyone who attended and to Aidan, Rebecca and the team at St Andrews for making the event go so smoothly.

Cllr Reg Jakeman - Badsey

It is with great regret and sadness that Wychavon today announces the sudden and unexpected death of Cllr. Reg Jakeman.