Local News

Supporting Communities and our Economy by Boosting Broadband

One of the effects of the current crisis is more people than ever are working or studying from home. The internet has also enabled those isolating to stay in touch with family and friends and all of us to still access vital services.

Nourish Our Nurses

This morning I had the pleasure of joining the amazing team behind ‘Nourish Our Nurses’, the local volunteer project organised by Jo-Ann Airikkala and Debi Peppin to provide fresh food to NHS Staff.

South Western Railway Compensation Scheme Update

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, in the past 10 weeks South Western Railway have processed the same number of refund requests that would normally be made in a year. Of the 34,000 claims made, more than 75% of requests have been processed, with around 8,000 currently outstanding.

Aviation Campaign Continues

Dr Ben Spencer has today issued the following update regarding his ongoing Aviation Campaign:

Supporting Our Local Economy

As lockdown begins to ease we need to focus even more on our recovery and the long term support for jobs and businesses.