I recently had the opportunity to visit the Brentwood Foodbank based at Doddinghurst Community Church. It was instantly apparent that Minister Jem Trehern and his brilliant team are doing amazing work.
One of the great joys of my job is being able to spend time with those who make major contributions to our local community. The other week I had the privilege of spending time with two excellent paramedics and their ambulance.
As the Gazette goes to press this week we are celebrating the glorious 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Last Tuesday, Westminster came to a standstill as the RAF conducted a remarkable flypast of planes from its long history.