Weekly Videos & Herald Column

On this page you can find my weekly column that I write for the Worthing Herald, with my reflections on the week's events in Westminster and in the constituency. I also film a video update from Westminster detailing the events of the week ahead, as well as reaction to any developments that have occured in the previous week. You can find all previous videos below, and please do continue to check my Facebook for the uploads every Monday:

https://www.facebook.com/TimLoughtonEWAS/ 

I've also started to include a 'Tim's Eco-Tip' feature in my weekly video, many thanks to everyone that has written in suggesting ideas, please keep them coming! I'll update this list each week with the new addition.

  • 18th June     Unplug phone chargers when not in use to save energy and avoid this 'energy vampire'
  • 24th June    Download 'Refill' App and find local water refill stations to cut down on plastic water bottles
  • 1st July        Check recycling instructions carefully on your bottles - they may need to be taken apart to be recycled!
  • 8th July       Are your tea-bags biodegradable? Use loose-leaf tea if you can!
  • 16th July     Use www.recyclenow.com to find where you can recycle your batteries. 
  • 22nd July   Plant a wildflower meadow to encourage pollination in your garden!
  • 1st August   Use a wormery at home to get high quality compost!
  • 7 August     Make sure your central heating isn't set above 19 degrees
  • 13 August  Try and use bars of soap over plastic bottles
  • 28 August   Avoid a tumble-dryer if possible - hang up your clothes!
  • 3 September Download my 'Guide to Going Green' (Available HERE)
  • 10 September Alternative usage for coffee grounds!
  • 1 October    Try using 'eco-friendly' recycled stationary

 

 

News

Herald Column: October 21

I was abroad on holiday last week when the shocking reports about my colleague and friend Sir David Amess came through. It is difficult to take in such tragic news at any time but being so far from home made it even more difficult to comprehend.

Weekly look ahead: 19th October

My weekly video paying tribute to Sir David Amess and discussing other Westminster and constituency matters.

Weekly look ahead: 5th October

My weekly video discussing my shift at the The Fat Greek Taverna in Worthing with Mims Davies MP, a visit to the new DWP office, meetings at Conference and much more.

Herald Column: September 30

It was good to be back at the Worthing & Adur Chamber of Commerce Better Business Show, held this year at the Worthing Leisure last week, and in person.

Weekly look ahead: 29th September

My weekly video discussing the petrol issues, an afternoon with Worthing Sight Support, constituency meetings and more.

Herald Column: September 23

So, this week I want to talk about sewage and drugs. Who says an MPs life isn’t a glamorous one? From time to time, I get a surge of emails instigated by the excellent group Surfers Against Sewage,’ who I support, complaining about water quality levels on local beaches.

Herald Column: September 16

It was great to be at a couple of local public events at the weekend which showed a hint of getting back to what life was like before the pandemic and lockdown changed all our lives.

Herald Column: September 9

Parliament returned from the summer recess this week along with schools and much of the workforce if the increased traffic on the roads and trains is anything to go by. Typically, it coincided with the sort of weather we would all have liked in August.

Weekly look ahead: 7th September

My first weekly video since the Summer recess, discussing the "Health and Social Care Levy", Vaccine Passports, legislation in Parliament and local meetings and events.