Local News

Work Experience Opportunities!

Every year I am thrilled to be inundated with requests from students to come and spend time on work experience with me and my office - both here at Westminster and in Salisbury.

Funding to support Salisbury and Amesbury

Excellent news yesterday to hear the government announce more than £5m of new funding for Salisbury and Amesbury following recent tragic events. This package will be used to support the police, businesses, meet additional costs of dealing with the incident, and help boost tourism.

My deepest condolences to Dawn Sturgess

I was deeply saddened to hear the news last night that my constituent, Dawn Sturgess, had passed away at Salisbury District Hospital. My thoughts are with her friends and family at this awful time.

Holocaust Memorial Tree vandalised

I know that many people in Salisbury will be saddened to find out that the Holocaust Memorial Tree in Churchill Gardens has twice been vandalised in recent weeks.

'Les Colombes' Origami Doves Display

Walking around Salisbury, you may have noticed window displays of origami doves in some of the shops. Tomorrow (12 May), a new art installation will open to the public in Salisbury Cathedral.

Constituency Engagements

It’s been an extremely productive day in and around Salisbury and I’ve packed in a large number of engagements. It’s such a privilege to represent a constituency where there is so much going on and so many excellent businesses and local organisations to meet with. 

English Tourism Week - Visit Salisbury!

It’s English Tourism Week and I have been out and about all day in Salisbury, meeting with local businesses, retailers and attractions. Salisbury is one of England’s finest cathedral cities, and there is so much for local people and tourists alike to enjoy.

Lloyds Bank Closure

This afternoon, I met with representatives from Lloyds Bank at the branch in Wilton, accompanied by local Wiltshire councillor, Pauline Church.

My Statement on Salisbury Athletics Track

In recent weeks, I have met with both representatives of the athletics club and South Wilts school governors to hear their perspectives about the future of the running track.