Weekly Videos, Herald Column and Eco-Tips

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

Weekly look ahead: 1st April

My weekly video from Worthing Hospital car park, the location of ‘Shopital’. Thank you so much to all our volunteers, to Focus in Shoreham who have been providing ready meals, Andy Sparsis and his fresh pasta, Truffles and their mounds of bread and loads of other people.

Herald Column: March 26

As I write this column I am juggling with a surge of queries by email and Facebook about everything from rescuing constituents on a cruise ship in Australia to how many times they can walk their dog to whether a window fitter is deemed to be an essential occupation.

Weekly look ahead: 24th March

I'll be posting as much information and guidance on here throughout these challenging times as I can - here is my latest video talking through the Coronavirus Bill, addressing some FAQs and general guidance. As always, follow the expert advice and stay safe.

Herald Column: March 19

It is difficult to write about anything but Coronavirus this week and most of my emails are from constituents seeking advice about everything from will they still be able to go and work on their allotment if they are over 70 to how to keep local businesses afloat facing shutdown.

Herald Column: March 12

I am very grateful to Shoreham Methodist Church and the Adur Churches Together for hosting my latest report back meetings last week after my trip to Israel and the Palestinian Territories last year.

Weekly look ahead: 10th March

My weekly video - discussing voting against the Government on Huawei, the Budget, constituency events and much more.

Herald Column: March 5

Last Friday I hosted a Shoreham ‘Infrastructure Summit’, kindly hosted by Shoreham Port Authority, to bring together key players to look at the increasing problems of congestion and traffic flow in and around Shoreham.

Weekly look ahead: 3rd March

Discussing the 'Shoreham Infrastructure Summit', raising the issue of Kelp forests with the Chancellor, my Israel/Palestine debrief this Thursday in Shoreham, and more in this week's video.

Herald Column: April 1

It looks as though my ‘Making Britain Breakfast Again’ initiative to bring the different sides of the Brexit back together after the bruising last couple of years we have had may become redundant.  Incredibly Brexit has almost fallen out of circulation as Coronavirus is all encompassing.

Herald Column: February 27

This week Parliament approved emergency legislation to stop the automatic early release of potentially dangerous criminals including those in prison for terrorism offences.