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: July 29

Parliament rose for the summer recess last Thursday with me still trying to catch up on a few hundred emails which have been relentless over recent weeks, particularly with constituents trying to make sense of the travel rules as we come out of lockdown.

Weekly look ahead: 20th July

My final weekly video before the Summer Recess, discussing the A27 works at Lancing, a meeting in No.10 and other Parliamentary briefings, the poorly thought-through cycle-lane scheme in Findon Valley and more.

Herald Column: July 15

For once I had as near normal a constituency Friday as before the pandemic including visiting 2 local schools. It was a pleasure to catch-up with Shoreham Beach Primary again after having received a letter from Year 1 pupil Wilbur Topp wanting me to do more about the environment.

Weekly look ahead: 13th July

A busy week this week - discussing the vote on overseas aid, my debate on holding a diplomatic boycott for the Beijing Winter Olympics and other Parliament and constituency-based issues.

Weekly look ahead: 7th July

My weekly video, discussing the IKEA developments, Bills going through Parliament and other constituency news.

Weekly look ahead: 28th June

My weekly video from Adur Rec, discussing the proposal for Shoreham Bike Park, Parliamentary debates, constituency developments and details of our street surgery in Lancing on Saturday.

Herald Column: June 24

I spent an interesting morning last week with the newly formed Broadwater Village Traders Association led by Diane Guest and Lisa Evans, and Deputy Leader of the Council Kevin Jenkins, having a snoop round to see how we could give the area a facelift.

Herald Column: June 17

A belated Happy Sussex Day to everyone who might have missed our extended County’s special day on Wednesday.