Opinions

Free CPR Training Kit for Schools

I am urging the secondary schools of South Derbyshire to register for a free CPR training kit for staff and pupils to use from the British Heart Foundation.

Launch of Sainsburys Poppy Appeal

I was honoured to be asked to help launch the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal on Saturday morning along with Chairman of SDDC Cllr Pat Murray at Swadlincote Sainsburys.

Unemployment Figures in South Derbyshire

I am thrilled with this morning’s news of a further fall in unemployment in South Derbyshire. The figures show that 85 more residents of South Derbyshire are now in employment since August.

Natwest Provisions for those in Repton

Yesterday I had further discussions with Natwest about their provisions for customers in Repton and their collaboration with the Post Office.

Opening of Dollies Hair Salon

On Saturday I was delighted to attend the opening of Dollies hair salon in Willington. It was a real privilege to see the dream of owner Sarah Webster come true. The business is a family affair with Sarah's sister and aunt helping out too. 

Money for Life Challenge

The Lloyds Banking Group have launched their fourth year of their Money for Life Challenge. This is a national competition which aims to help young people learn about and improve their money management skills.

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and I, along with my fellow Parliamentary colleagues are wearing our gold ribbons with pride as we help to draw attention to this worthy cause.