Herald Column December 14th 2017

Thank you to all those constituents asking me to sign the Blue Belt Charter to help protect 4 million square kilometres of ocean around British overseas territories.

Sompting Courier: Proposed Sompting West development update

I have out delivering our latest survey in Sompting, which deals with the Sompting West development proposals. Many local residents have already filled this in online and as with the excellent New Monks Farm survey response we will be presenting the findings to the Planning Committee again.

St Mary's Bramber

I was delighted to pay a repeat visit to the historic St Mary’s House in Bramber for a fundraising event and catch up with the owners Peter Thorogood and Roger Linton who have looked after this historic gem.

Visit to Rayner

It was a pleasure to catch-up Rayner's state of the art offices in Worthing where they have now moved their whole production facility from Hove. Moving their high-tech compact lenses manufacturing to Worthing is a great vote of confidence in Worthing and the talent we have here.  

Shoreham Christmas Market

Looks like Father Christmas was in town for Shoreham's Christmas Fair. There was a great opportunity to grab an elfie selfie and some really great stalls. There was a great atmosphere and was really buzzing.

West Sussex achieve Fairtrade country status

West Sussex is now officially a Fairtrade County, after it made a resolution to actively promote Fairtrade to consumers, businesses and community groups in the area.

Human Rights Day 2017

In recognition of Human Rights Day, I attended, along with my work experience  student from Worthing College,  Samira, the Amnesty International event held at the Speaker’s House, to celebrate the vital work of human rights defenders globally.