Local News

Meeting CAHMs

Last week I had the opportunity to meet with CAHMs, the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service at the Samuel Johnson Hospital.  I was joined by Michael Fabricant MP for Lichfield.

Work Experience

Summer is rolling in and many local young people are considering their futures as they leave school.  Every year I try to open my constituency and Westminster offices up to local students who want a week or a few days of work experience.

George Bryan Centre Meeting

I recently requested a meeting with the Secretary of State for Health to discuss the future of the George Bryan Centre.


Learn about Foster Care

It is Foster Care Fortnight a week dedicated to raising awareness of foster care and how you can get involved.

Staffordshire County Council are running a roadshow throughout towns in the region and it is visiting Tamworth on Monday 20th May outside St Editha's Church.

Funding for UHDB NHS Trust

The University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, the group which manages Queens Burton, Samuel Johnson, Sir Robert Peel, London Road Derby and Royal Derby Hospitals is set to receive an extra £12.9 million extra in Government capital funding.

Changes to Muckley Corner

The Muckley Corner roundabout is an issue which regularly appears in my casework.  The area is confusing for drivers passing through.

I have been pressing the Highways Agency to review the site and see what changes can be implemented and have a brief update for you on this issue.

Supporting retired police officers

The National Association for Retired Police Officers (NARPO) represents nearly 90,000 former police officers of all ranks, together with their widows, widowers and former partners.  A number of serving officers, ex-police officers and their family members notified me about an event being held in

Increased housing funding

Christopher Pincher has welcomed the Government’s announcement that more than £25 million will be allocated to 108 areas across the country, including in Lichfield.

The 'knot' ticket

Staffordshire County Council have pulled together the county's five main bus operators to create the 'knot' bus ticket.

Dementia Friends Commu-knitty

Volunteers wanted to get involved with the Commuknitty project aims to brighten up Tamworth's open spaces by inviting people to knit forget-me-not flowers, the Alzheimer's Society logo to raise awareness to make Tamworth even more dementia friendly.