After years of inadequate investment we have recently delivered billions to our local rail services. On an historic track lay-out (the most congested in Europe) and with record numbers of passengers, investment is critical to deliver a resilient service in which isolated problems do not ripple a
Last week in Horsham I met Emma McCarthy of the Richmond Fellowship. Working where required alongside other specialist teams, the Fellowship is the identified lead provider locally of support to people who are experiencing Mental Health issues both emotionally and practically.
The Cancer Research donation collection in Swan Walk has made a phenomenal start. 550 bags have so far been collected. At an average £30 per bag this is making a huge contribution to achieving the charity’s target.
I had the pleasure of meeting two school trips this week to Westminster. One frequent question is the balance of time between Horsham and Parliament. There is no rule book. You need to be connected in the constituency to know the issues and equally connected in Westminster to be effective in t
It is been a while since I wrote about our local rail service – which is a good sign! My experience and that of most local rail users seems to be that the service has, albeit from a very low base, improved markedly this year.
When I wrote last week that our response to the Syrian gas atrocity must be carefully targeted and “based on certainty, caution, openness and proportionality” I had no illusions of how complex a task that would be.