Local News

Celebrating 'Equaliteas' with Bramhall & Woodford Girlguiding

As one of the 490 women to be elected to the House of Commons since 1918, I’ve taken great pleasure in seeing the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave some women the right to stand for Parliament and vote for the first time, celebrated by people up and down the country th

Community Festivals

Community spirit was well and truly on display this weekend, with Gatley, Bramhall, and Heald Green all holding their community festivals!

Equaliteas in Bramhall

This morning I had a great time at Bramhall Festival and also enjoyed a cuppa and chat with Bramhall and Woodford Girlguiding, hosting their wonderful Equaliteas event!

Barnes Village Development

For many years since it closed in 1999, the site of the old Barnes Hospital in Cheadle became an eye sore in desperate need of a use, and I recently took a tour around the ongoing works at the 17 acre site, which are transforming it from a dilapidated old building into a vibrant new community.

Volunteers' Week

Volunteers’ week takes place during the first week of June every year, and celebrates the people who give up their time to contribute to valuable causes in their communities up and down the country.

Northern Services and Timetable Changes

I understand the dissatisfaction people have with local rail services and the anger being shown towards Northern, especially in light of the recent timetable changes.

Party Chairman Visits Site of New Schools

I was delighted to welcome Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis to Cheadle recently, where we took the chance to get a sneak peek at the ongoing works to build a new primary and secondary school, which will be run by the Laurus Trust.

A Century on From Voting Rights – We Must Use Them

For anyone who has seen the film Mary Poppins, it will come as no surprise that “votes for women” and the importance of the suffragettes in their fight to extend voting rights has been a well-recognised theme throughout the past century!

Cash to Fix Local Schools

I welcome the news that one primary school and three high schools in Stockport, all in my constituency, have been successful in their bids for extra funding to help bring buildings up to scratch and ensure that students continue to learn in a safe and modern environment.