Articles

Supporting Our Armed Forces

Today marks one hundred years since the first Armistice Day commemorations in which the sacrifices made by all those who fought in the Great War were remembered.

A Winter Election

As the Gazette goes to press this week the country is readying itself for a General Election on Thursday 12 December – the first election at this time of year since Stanley Baldwin went to the country in December 1923.

Celebrating Brentwood's Children and Older People

My regular column for the Vision magazine this month feature two great local groups who support young people with special needs and their parents, and older people needing a bit of company and fun in their lives respectively.

Conference 2019 - Next Move

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. Although, highly unusually, parliament was sitting during the conference, there was an enormous turnout and an extremely positive atmosphere.

Investing in Our Schools

I have just four schools left to visit of the forty-six in the Brentwood and Ongar constituency, having made it my mission when I was elected to visit every school in the patch to talk to headteachers, staff and pupils.

The Last Bank in Town

Being the last bank in town is a concern and responsibility for High Street financial institutions, so I was pleased to meet with representatives from Barclays Bank last week to hear about their plans for local banking in Shenfield.