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
The House of Commons "Public Accounts Committee" will be questioning key officers from Highways England today. The MPs want to get to the truth about plans to improve the A303 from London and, in particular. the A358 which links it to … [Read more...] about A358 – worth the money?
I dare say most of us do! But a holiday break in West Somerset or Sedgemoor might well be just the ticket. Fresh air, wonderful sights, a warm welcome, great food.....small wonder that our part of the world gets more visitors than anywhere … [Read more...] about Fancy a break from Brexit?