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Latest developments at Govia Thameslink Railway

I received a letter from GTR's Chief Executive Office, Patrick Verwer, explaining what they have been doing to try and give customers more certainty and stability over the summer:

Herald column August 30th 2018

There is a lot more to scouting than did dib dib, dob dob dob, and ging gang goollie, than when I hung up my woggle back in the 1970’s but it is still as valued and relevant youth movement than ever.

New scout hut in Adur Valley

There is a lot more to scouting than did dib dib, dob dob dob, and ging gang goollie, than when I hung up my woggle back in the 1970’s but it is still as valued and relevant youth movement than ever.

Herald column August 23rd 2018

With so much negative news around about the justice system and crime it was good to be able to visit a local scheme which has been a huge success and meet some of the beneficiaries.

Skate Jam 2018

Great to see lots of young skaters and scooters turnout for the ‘Skate Jam’ event at the Lancing Beach Green skate park organised by Lancing youth charity Electric Storm Youth, of which I am proud to be a patron.

TRAINS! - Fare Increases

TRAINS! Just when you think you have seen it all, when you think you have read and seen just about everything possible, along comes an increase in train fares. An increase! AN INCREASE!

Canadian Memorial Day service 2018

Less well known than Dunkirk, definitely less successful but certainly no less courageous, the Dieppe Raid, as it came to be known, saw 5,000 Canadian troops, 1,000 British and 50 US Rangers launch an assault on the French Port.

Foiled terrorist attack on Parliament

Earlier this week there was another attempted terrorist attack on Parliament. Thanks to the rapid response of our armed police who guard Parliament the attack was foiled and the culprit arrested.

National Citizen Service - New recruits

It was a delight meeting some great young people & seeing the fantastic work they are contributing to our community.

National Citizen Service is brilliant at helping local young people grow & gain vital skills for their future #NCSSouthEast1

Herald column August 16th 2018

One of the projects I have been catching up with over the recess has been the Rampion wind farm and I was delighted to go to see it at first hand together with my Lewes colleague Maria Caulfield.