Local News

Brighton Main Line Improvement Project update

Today Network Rail launched a public awareness campaign for passengers travelling on the Brighton Main Line who may be affected by a major programme of improvement works designed to reduce delays and provide better journeys for passengers between the south coast and the capital.

Best Small Shop in Adur & Worthing?

I am calling on small shopkeepers across Worthing & Adur to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, which celebrates the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in their local community.

Shoreham Horticultural Society Summer Show 2018

Given the lack of rain it was incredible that there were any entries at all at the Shoreham Horticultural Society Summer Show last week. But as usual the standard of the blooms was spectacular and always puts my garden to shame.

In search of Yellowhammers

It is always a pleasure to visit the beautiful South Downs Way. I teamed up with Alan Johnson from the RSPB to go in search of Yellowhammers as I have been made the MP Species Champion for this bright yellow farmland bird.

Israel/Palestine public meeting

Thank you to all those who came along to my discussion at the Shoreham Methodist Church about the Israel/Palestine situation. It was a very well attended meeting and predictably a lively one at that.

Blessing a new vineyard

The hot weather goes on and on and what better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than joining a group of Shoreham residents, Canon Ann Waizeneker and some musical accompaniment to bless a new vineyard at the foot of the Downs.

Shoreham pupils report on GTR chaos

I am always happy to take students from local schools on for work experience in my Westminster office to have a glimpse into the life of an MP and the inner workings of Parliament.

GTR interim timetable causing school chaos

As a direct consequence of the third emergency timetable, which came in on Sunday, schools in East Worthing have had to bring forward the closing of their day by an hour because there are no longer any trains for their pupils.

Talent Within You 

Talent Within You enables children between 10 and 16 years old to discover and nurture their talent.

• Talent Workshops from October - coaching to help kids discover and nurture their talent, opening up opportunities for internships and apprenticeships