Pownall Green Primary School Summer Fair

As schools are finishing for Summer, I had the pleasure of celebrating with a lifetime supply of cake as a bake off judge at Pownall Green Primary School's recent Summer Fair!

Lum Head Primary School visit to Parliament

It was an absolute pleasure to welcome pupils from Lum Head Primary School to Parliament today. They took a tour of the historic Palace of Westminster, and also had their chance to quiz me about democracy and my day to day role as an MP.

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.

Happy Birthday NHS

For most people like me, the NHS has been there for many of the good times as well as the difficult times in our lives, and next week will mark 70 years since its creation.

Backing the Upskirting Ban

Mobile phones are a must-have in today’s world, enabling us to stay connected and share images at the touch of a button. However, the ability to take a quick photo underneath someone’s clothes, without their consent, is a new and shocking aspect of their use.

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.

A Better Energy Deal for Stockport

As we’ve enjoyed some rare Mediterranean weather in Manchester during the past few weeks, not many of us will have been thinking about reaching for the central heating switch.