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.
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.
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.
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.