This is all that remains of The Pines after a major fire that may have been started deliberately. It is a sad picture of a popular place where I have spent happy times. My sympathy goes out to the owner, manager and loyal staff. The Fire … [Read more...] about Why fire service cuts must be challenged.
Archives for August 2019
Last night the Prime Minister pledged £25 million of NHS spending should be given to hospices. We have several in the constituency and they provide a wonderful service to families. Finding the money to run them is an ongoing problem. … [Read more...] about Help for hospices
I want to see the strongest possible public support for a protest in Minehead this week. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service officials should be left in no doubt about the anxiety and anger they are causing with their proposal to … [Read more...] about Thursday – join the mass picket
Spotted today - an historic vehicle from the bygone age when Somerset had its very own fire service. Now we have to play second fiddle to Devon as part of a bigger and, supposedly, better force to tackle local emergencies. Porlock is in … [Read more...] about Save Our Station