Local News

Essex County Council Park and Ride Bus Pass Consultation

If you use County Council run Park and Ride sites in Essex for work or leisure, Essex County Council is consulting on the use of the older person’s bus pass on these park and ride services in Essex.  The Council is also consulting on making a reduced charge for people using the disability based b

MP Supports Shenfield Library

On Saturday (27 April) I had the pleasure of standing with local campaigners at the Shenfield Library rally. There was a wonderful turn out from the community who all braved somewhat drizzly weather to make clear their support for the future of the library. 

Brentwood Rewards Those Who Serve

In the week in which we celebrate Easter, it is right that we reflect on those who have given their lives to the service of others. Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the annual Brentwood Civic Dinner at the Mount Avenue Banqueting Suite in Hutton.

Ongar Jubilee FC U21s Are Champions!

Hearty congratulations to Ongar Jubilee FC U21s who are the Essex Olympian Football League U21 Division One Champions after a healthy 4-1 win over Leytonstone United FC U21s team at the weekend.

Easter Rail Travel News

If you're planning to travel by train over the Easter holiday period, be sure you check your journey before leaving home. Network Rail have been in touch to alert us of the work they will be doing which could affect journeys from West Horndon and Shenfield.

Closure of Brentwood Mind

Since Brentwood Mind announced in January it was going to close at end of March I have been contacted by a number of constituents concerned about future help with the the mental health needs of themselves or members of their families.

News from Network Rail on Shenfield to Southend line works

Network Rail has been in touch to let us know the £46m project work to replace the entire overhead wiring system and structures on the railway between Southend Victoria and Shenfield is expected to finish sooner than originally planned, in response to customer feedback. Full details below: