Vote 100

Theresa May and the Conservatives have a proud record of promoting women in politics. The first woman to sit in the House of Commons was a Conservative, and we were the first party in the western world to elect a female Prime Minister.

Time To Talk

Time to Talk Day 2018 takes place today, with the Rethink Mental Illness charity encouraging everyone to be open about mental health by talking, listening and changing lives.

All Aboard for West Horndon

Since becoming the Member of Parliament for Brentwood and Ongar last year I have made it a priority to visit all my local schools. The other day I had the pleasure of seeing the great work being done at West Horndon Primary.

Battery Charging

Here in Brentwood we have a very longstanding association with the car industry through our relationship with Ford of Britain. I’ve written in recent months about my excitement about the coming age of driverless cars which stand to change the way we work and play.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Brentwood and Ongar MP, Alex Burghart, signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Saturday 27th January will mark the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the site of the largest mass murder in history.

Making Britain Green

One of the most exciting areas of development in Government policy over the past six months has been our increasingly assertive attitude towards improving our environment.

Full of Energy

The energy company E.ON has been in touch to say it is looking for applications from local organisations for funds from its Energising Communities Fund.

Don't Waste the NHS - Keep Your Appointment

Since being elected seven months ago I’ve been visiting and writing to local GP surgeries to hear what’s happening in the lives of local health services.

Looking Forward to 2018

This week’s Gazette is the first edition of 2018 and with Christmas and the New Year celebrations now a distant headache away, we can look towards what the next twelve months may bring for Brentwood and Ongar.