News

£13m boost for Forest of Dean factory

I am very pleased to welcome the positive news that Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS) is investing £13 million to install a new, high-speed bottle filler at their factory in Coleford.

Funding the NHS

I am pleased to report that £420 million of Government funding is being used this winter to improve NHS services.

Forest of Dean Dog Rescue coffee morning

Further to my New Year’s Day post about my new dogs, Chase and Sophie, I wanted to highlight a bit more about the excellent job the Forest of Dean Dog Rescue does.

Supporting SARA

I am very pleased to share some positive news to start 2019. The team at Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) has received just under £11,000 of Government funding that is being awarded to dozens of charities working to keep inland waterways around the country safe.

LOOKING BACK ON 2018 – DECEMBER

Every year I write to schools in the constituency and invite them to enter my annual Christmas Card competition and once again the standard of entries was extremely high!

LOOKING BACK ON 2018 – OCTOBER

October kicked off with a visit to the Conservatives Party Conference in Birmingham where I spoke to Heart Gloucestershire about the great news that the Severn Bridge tolls were being axed ahead of schedule.

LOOKING BACK ON 2018 – NOVEMBER

Every year Armistice Day provides a solemn reminder for us all of the deep debt of gratitude we owe both to those who have served and are serving in our armed forces. It is those same men and women who continue to ensure the safety and security of our nation on a daily basis.

LOOKING BACK ON 2018 – JULY

Whilst technically the occasion itself happened in June (Saturday 30th to be precise) I posted numerous Facebook posts and helped generate plenty of press coverage in the first week of July, for an event I have supported throughout my 13 years as the Member of Parliament for the Forest of Dean –