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Party Chairman Drops into Bramhall Businesses

It was a wet and windy day in Bramhall but Conservative Party Chairman James Cleverly was in high spirits when he joined me and local Councillors to speak to businesses ahead of the party’s conference in Manchester.

Billy's Lane Allotments Green Flag Award

I was delighted to be at Billy's Lane Allotments this weekend and to have the honour of raising the Green Flag! Receiving this prestigious award means that they have been rightly recognised as one of the best allotment sites in the country, and a really valuable community hub.

Scarecrow Festival 2019

It was a pleasure to once again be a judge at the Bramhall Scarecrow Festival. Some scarier than others, especially for MPs!

Thank you to Bramhall & Woodford Rotary for again organising a fantastic day!

Dow Groundbreaking

It was great to join Dow UK  to break ground at what will soon be their UK & Ireland HQ.

They’ve been operating in the UK for 60 years and it will be great to welcome them to their new home in 2020 right here at Cheadle Royal!

Cheadle to Get Towns Fund Cash

I'm delighted that Cheadle has been named as one of 100 to benefit from the Government’s new £3.6 billion Towns Fund.

Blue Badge Changes Long Overdue

I welcome the biggest change to the Blue Badge scheme since it was first introduced in 1970, after an announcement from the Department for Transport that from Friday 30th August, people with hidden disabilities can apply to their local Council for a blue badge.

Changes to Benefits System for the Terminally Ill

TV and radio presenter Jeremy Vine and I came together with Marie Curie and the Motor Neurone Disease Association to mark the release of a new parliamentary inquiry report, and campaign for a change to the benefits system for terminally ill people.

Frontline Funding Boost for Stepping Hill

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a £1.8 billion cash injection for the NHS to ensure frontline services have the funding they need – delivering on his pledge on the steps of Downing Street.

Victory for Lifts Campaign

An evening train journey should not end for a disabled traveller by being carried down steps to leave the station, but this has been the situation facing people at our local stations.

Visit Your Pharmacy First!

I've been getting to grips with the vital role of community pharmacies on a recent visit to Pharmacy One in Heald Green.