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Breathing New Life into our High Streets and Towns

Alex Burghart, Conservative Candidate for Brentwood and Ongar, wants to see Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s multi-million pound investment package for towns and communities across Britain breathe new life into the constituency’s High Streets, towns and villages.

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.

Action On Unauthorised Development in Warley

Unauthorised development on land at Five Acres Farm in Great Warley has caused significant local consternation this week, and I was able to hear the strong views of local residents at the meeting I attended last night at Brentwood Town Hall.

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.

Why Not? Alex Supports Disability Confidence Employment Scheme

Helping people with physical or learning disabilities into employment is an important part of giving equal opportunities for all, and Realise Futures, a not-for-profit supported employment scheme funded by Essex County Council, is looking for employers in the Brentwood and Ongar constituency to g

Protecting our Planet for the Children

Emails from constituents who are members of environmental campaign groups have been arriving in my inbox this week, urging me to do all I can in Parliament to promote the protection of our environment. 

Christmas Card Competition for Brentwood and Ongar's Children

After the success of the competition I ran last year with Brentwood and Ongar's primary schools to design a Christmas card I can send to constituents, contacts and colleagues, I am running the competition again this year and hope to receive even more entries.