Local News

NCS Visit

I was really pleased to be able to join young National Citizen Service (NCS) participants at River Bourne Community Farm on Friday to help them prepare a series of social action projects that will benefit the local community.

Opening Pantry Partnership Facilities

It was a brilliant morning in Victoria Park where I helped to officially open the new the Pantry Partnership facilities! The Pantry Partnership are a social enterprise doing some fantastic work in reducing food waste and engaging with isolated people in our community.

Another jam-packed Friday!

It's been another jam-packed Friday in and around Salisbury - visiting schools and meeting with businesses and charities.

Opening of the Bishop's Mill

Following a difficult year, it was great to support the opening of the Bishop's Mill. I look forward to a busy summer season ahead!

Ultrafast Full Fibre Broadband for Salisbury!

I’m thrilled with today’s announcement by Openreach that they have chosen Salisbury to be their first entire city in the UK to have ultrafast full fibre broadband.

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.