Stand Up To Cancer

Earlier this month was “Stand Up to Cancer” day.  The Cancer Research Shop in East Street put on a great event.  I found myself, not for the first time, penned in with Louis and Dolly the donkeys while shoppers were serenaded by ukulele!

Heathrow Decision in the National Interest

Like so many in Horsham, I am delighted by the Heathrow announcement.  The Government preference for Heathrow expansion is firmly in our national interest and will provide a major economic boost.

Good News on Airport Expansion

The Government announced this morning their preference for expansion at Heathrow. There was no suggestion in the announcement that expansion would also proceed at Gatwick. In line with the Davies Commission this was a straight forward binary choice and the preference is Heathrow.

Rail Update

First, I want to let you know how sorry I am that passengers on Southern are continuing to receive an abysmal service - I am under no illusion of the destructive impact this is having on people's lives.

It's Time to Resolve the Airport Debate

GACC (the Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign) is the local group which campaigns on issues around Gatwick.  I attended their AGM last year and was invited this week to their next.  By the time it is called I very much hope we will have a decision on the Airport Debate.   This has been hanging ove

School Funding

I make no apology for returning to the subject of our local schools for the second week in a row.  I referred last week to Fair Funding and it is, quite rightly, receiving a lot of prominence.