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Meetings with local businesses

This weekend I had the opportunity to meet a number of local business people and discuss their concerns about a range of issues.

Tour of Spetchley Park gardens

Today I enjoyed a tour of Spetchley Park gardens with Henry Berkeley.

There is a fascinating history to the house and gardens and it was all beautiful to look at - in all weathers. It will no doubt be busy this weekend for the Living History event and is well worth a visit! 

Battle of Evesham re-enactment

I had a fantastic time over the weekend at a brilliant showcase for Evesham - the Battle of Evesham re-enactment festival. 

Rooftop Housing part of landmark funding deal

The Government and Homes England have recently launched 8 landmark long-term funding deals with housing associations across the country to deliver 14,280 more affordable homes.

Confetti Flower Fields

Every year one of the highlights of the start of the summer season in Worcestershire is being able to visit the beautiful Confetti Flower Fields in Wick.

Droitwich Arts Festival

It was a pleasure to join in the opening of this year's Droitwich Arts Festival on Saturday. I was joined by the Mayor of Droitwich and the Town Crier for what was, as ever a well attended and enjoyable day. 

Bengeworth Flower Festival

I had a lovely time at the Bengeworth Flower Festival over the weekend. Held in St Peter's Church over Saturday and Sunday, the festival was part of the continuing fundraising efforts for the repair of the stained glass windows.