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LOOKING BACK ON 2018 – JUNE

June saw the start of “summer fete” season in the Forest of Dean and, setting the tone for a summer that saw week after week of glorious weather, I was pleased to support the League of Friends Dilke Hospital Funday.

LOOKING BACK ON 2018 - MARCH

At the start of March I was pleased to be asked to speak at the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Tourism Forum at Gloucestershire College’s Berry Hill campus (of course just a few months later the College would be celebrating the opening of their brand new home at the Northern Quarter, but more on t

LOOKING BACK ON 2018 - APRIL

I took to the water in April to reaffirm my support for the lifesaving work that Severn Area Rescue Association carry out.

LOOKING BACK ON 2018 – JANUARY

The year began with the welcome news that Board Members from our local NHS (NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and the Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust (CST)) approved their preferred option to build a new community hospital in the Forest of Dean.

LOOKING BACK ON 2018 – FEBRUARY

Local issues continued to be on my agenda as we moved into February and I had a very interesting meeting with Jason Shirley (pictured) of the Dean Forest Railway.

I know they have had a busy year and “Santa Specials” were scheduled right up to Christmas Eve!

Merry Christmas

As we approach Christmas, I would like to take a moment to reflect on 2018. Many constituents write to me about the local issues that are important to them, which I deal with supported by my team in Cinderford.

Small Business Saturday

Last week saw the annual Small Business Saturday campaign take place across the country.

Gloucestershire’s Future

In the Forest of Dean, 8 out of 9 Gloucestershire County Councillors are Conservatives, and I work closely with all of our local County Councillors to get positive outcomes for my constituents.