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Herald column September 13th 2018

Many thanks to all those who came to my Pensioners’ Fair on Friday and thank you to the landlords of the Montague Quarter for allowing us the use of this excellent venue.

Showing my support for British farming

I was delighted to be able to show my support for British farming at Back British Farming Day in Westminster this week, recognising the crucial role farmers play in producing food and caring for the countryside.

Pensioners' Fair 2018

Many thanks to all those who came to my Pensioners’ Fair on Friday and thank you to the landlords of the Montague Quarter for allowing us the use of this excellent venue.

Herald column September 6th 2018

Parliament returned this week after the summer recess and the hottest summer on record. Things are still hotting up in Westminster though as Brexit remains the dominant issue of the day – so situation normal then!

Wearing it pink for charity fundraiser

I added a splash of pink to my usual attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which will take place on Friday 19 October to raise money for vital breast cancer research.

Big Lottery Fund awards £55,031 to local projects

Fantastic to hear that 7 projects have been awarded funding in the last three months from the Big Lottery Fund in Adur & Worthing. The 7 projects are:

1. Smart Dog CIC - £10,000

Worthing Churches Homeless Project

There have been some complaints about the new Worthing Churches Homeless Project in Lyndhurst Road, which was set up in April to help take rough sleepers off the streets and recently a public meeting was held to hear concerns and indeed support from residents.

Brooklands Park Update

The new investment into Brooklands is welcome and credit to the councillor and local councillors, such as Cllr Keith Bickers, for championing this cause for local residents.