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Government Announces New UK Travel Corridors

The Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, has today announced details of new travel corridors, setting out countries British travellers will be allowed to visit without being subject to the 14 day quarantine on their return.

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.

Black Lives Matter

I, like millions of people, was shocked and appalled by the death of George Floyd.  It is a sad truth that racism still occurs to this day and it is up to all of us to root it out and fight it.  I know many people are rightfully very angry by what happened to George Floyd and I hope that the perp

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.