Local News

Gatley Festival 2017

On Sunday I attended the Gatley Festival, where I enjoyed chatting to local residents, watching the parade, and helping the local Conservative Association with their tombola, which raised £150 for the Mayor’s Charity, which will benefit three local charities in Stockport.

Visit to Thales UK: Women In Engineering Day

Today I visited the Thales site in Cheadle to show my support for Women in Industry Day, which encourages girls to study subjects which could lead to a career in industries such as engineering, and highlights the role women play in the industry.

The Kingsway School Receives STEM Excellence Award

Today I visited The Kingsway School in Cheadle to see them be presented with the award of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) excellence. The school is one of only a few nationally, and the first school in Stockport, to receive this honour.

Dementia Awareness Week

This Dementia Awareness Week, I am encouraging residents in Cheadle to join me in supporting the Alzheimer’s Society’s #UnitingAgainstDementia, to improve awareness and take action by getting involved in becoming one of a growing network of Dementia Friends.

‘Fair Play’ to Water Companies

I am delighted at news of a victory for North West schools, who were faced with inflated water rates due to bills relating to the run-off of water from their playgrounds.

Improving Mental Healthcare

For too long mental illness has been a hidden injustice in our country and dangerously stigmatised.