Following the sad passing of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, campaigning in local elections was suspended until today. There will be a further suspension on Saturday 17th April for the funeral. I can confirm that Redditch Conservatives will suspend our activities for this event and join the nation in watching the service on … Read more
I’m pleased to confirm the new playground is open, but remind everyone of the need to stay safe and practice social distancing measures.
In light of stubbornly high COVID-19 rates in Redditch I supported a decision by Redditch Borough Council to delay the opening of the new playground at Arrow Valley Country Park for a couple of weeks. Unfortunately the bureaucratic wheels have not turned as quickly as I would have liked in regards to the removal of … Read more
I was very pleased to see a strong 78% approval for the regeneration of Redditch Town Centre. More details on this survey will be published in due course and we will share the findings with the relevant bodies to demonstrate community feeling on this issue. 413 people responded on a self-selecting basis either as a … Read more
As reported by local media, the Redditch Towns Fund bid was approved by the Full Council of Redditch Borough Council as ‘good to go’ to central government for approval by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. See the full details of the bid here It was a proud moment for me to second … Read more
It’s been a little over a week since England entered a third national lockdown as part of the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic that we’ve all come to know so well. Too soon to tell if the measures are working, but long enough for the side effects to bite. In some ways we appear … Read more
There’s a maxim in politics: perception is reality. It’s a way of saying that it doesn’t matter what the reality is, the perception that people have is all that matters. It’s true because people vote based on their perception, not based on actual facts. It’s a warning I raised when the Borough Council’s Executive Committee … Read more