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: September 24

After a busy morning’s street surgery in Lancing followed by some gentle leaflet delivering on Saturday, I ended up at Southwick Rec to see Southwick 1882 Football Club take on Ashurst Wood.

Weekly look ahead: 23rd September

My weekly video, discussing the UK Internal Market Bill, protections for military personnel, a meeting with local representatives from St John Ambulance and more.

Herald Column: September 17

Earlier this week we debated the controversial United Kingdom Internal Market Bill introduced to protect the integrity of trade throughout the UK if a trade deal with the EU is not secured but with serious question marks about its standing in international law.

Weekly look ahead: 14th September

Discussing the controversial “United Kingdom Internal Market” Bill, a Private Members’ Bill on digitally altered body images, the ‘1001 Critical Days’ report on ‘Babies in Lockdown’ and more in my weekly video.

Herald Column: September 10

So far, I have had one constituent writing to me in support of the new cycle lane having ridden into town in Worthing. Enough said.

Weekly look ahead: 8th September

My weekly video, discussing the cycle lanes, development in Adur and Worthing, my opposition to the planning application for Lancing Business Park to convert part of the triangle into residential property, COVID testing and more.

Herald Column: September 3

It was a pretty lonely train journey back to Westminster on Tuesday as Parliament returned but apparently quiet a lot of City workers still didn’t.

Weekly look ahead: 1st September

A return to the weekly video, featuring the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ success, Southwick Post Office and the return of kids to school. I’m also restarting face-to-face surgeries, so if you want an appointment, ring up the Shoreham office and they’ll be happy to book you in.

Herald Column: August 27

As a small group of family members and others gathered at the memorial at Old Toll Bridge on Saturday it was hard to believe that 5 years had passed since that fateful summer’s day when 11 men tragically lost their lives at the Shoreham Air Show.

Herald Column: August 20

On Monday I was invited to the new platform extension at Lancing station. Gone are the days of 8 coach westbound trains overhanging the level crossing causing extended delays with the barriers down. The extension will be in service from next month and has been put in place in record quick time.