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: May 13

Thank you to everyone who voted in the local elections last week and congratulations to all those elected.

Weekly look ahead: 11th May

My weekly video, reflecting on the results from the Local Elections, discussing the Queen's Speech and upcoming meetings and events in Parliament and in the Constituency. 

Herald Column: May 6

Not to be outdone by the late Captain Sir Tom Moore Shoreham’s own dance legend Dinkie Flowers has been raising money over the last few months for NHS Charities Together right up to her 100th birthday on Friday May 7th Dinkie has been doing 45 minutes of Keep Fit for 3 days a week and a 20 minute

Weekly look ahead: 5th May

My weekly video on a very windy Worthing beach - apologies about the dodgy sound! Discussing the local elections, an update on mothers being included on marriage certificates, the vaccine rollout and more.

Herald Column: April 29

Next time I think I should keep quiet about promoting the Findon Valley ‘Great Little Farmer’s Market’ which took place in the Lime Tree Surgery car park last Sunday.

Weekly look ahead: 26th April

My weekly video discussing the Parliamentary business for the week ahead, various meetings from New Monks Farm to the Armenian Genocide to Nationwide - and much more.

Herald Column: April 22

Away from the high-profile issues of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh and ongoing COVID lockdown related issues this week it is back to the more mundane yet important local subjects of bank closures and litter which have been dominating my mailbox.

Weekly look ahead: 20th April

My weekly video discussing Nationwide in Lancing, legislation going through Parliament, the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, local meetings and events and more. 

Herald Column: April 15

I gather that there were some complaints about saturation coverage of the Duke of Edinburgh’s death on the media.

Weekly look ahead: 14th April

My weekly video, reflecting on events of the previous week and discussing what I'm up to this week.