Thank you for electing me and thoughts from the campaign

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.92" background_layout="light"] Sorry it's taken me a few days to pen this article. The post-election period is tough, especially after such a hard-fought campaign. We had all been working on this since August 2017, so it's been quite a journey. But as Friday afternoon approached and the votes were being counted in … Continue reading Thank you for electing me and thoughts from the campaign

My Pledge: Community Coding/Robot Clubs

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_video _builder_version="3.0.92" src="https://youtu.be/g5xsZhjmr0A" /][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.92" background_layout="light"] (The above video is intended as an illustrative example of the kind of club we could start) [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text] If I am elected as your Borough Councillor in Church Hill on Thursday 3rd May I will work with the council and community groups to establish 'community coding … Continue reading My Pledge: Community Coding/Robot Clubs

We need to talk about the old doctor’s surgery on Tanhouse Lane

A Brief Bit of Background The old doctor's surgery on Tanhouse Lane served the community for a number of years, but these services have since moved into the new Church Hill Centre, quite literally over the road. The old premises still belongs to a consortium of GPs, but the land it sits on is owned … Continue reading We need to talk about the old doctor’s surgery on Tanhouse Lane

Where is the promised £5m for Redditch Town Centre?

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.92" background_layout="light"] On 9 March 2017, the Chancellor of the Exchequer came up to Birmingham. It was the day after the Spring 2017 Budget. He announced, amongst many other things, a package of £17.5m that the Conservaative government is pumping into the Midlands region through the LEPs (Local Enterprise Partnerships). Redditch was … Continue reading Where is the promised £5m for Redditch Town Centre?

The Brendan Nevin Report underlines the urgent need to #UnlockRedditch

In February 2018, Redditch Borough Council published a discussion paper by Brendan Nevin regarding the Redditch economy. His job was to be an independent voice on where Redditch is right now, and what it needs to do going forwards to keep up with the rest of the region. It's not easy to find as it … Continue reading The Brendan Nevin Report underlines the urgent need to #UnlockRedditch