The World's Biggest Coffee Morning returns to Southampton on Friday. Macmillan Coffee Mornings are being held in a number of locations and I have included details of these below. I hope you are able to come along! All welcome! Bitterne Conservative Club (70 Dean Road): Macmillan Coffee Morning: 10:00-12:00 Creation Hair Design (Obelisk Road, Woolston): [...]
I was recently invited to meet with Freightliner, who operate freight trains from Southampton Docks. It is estimated that every freight train removes 76 Heavy Goods Vehicles off our roads. While at the same time, reducing CO2 emissions by up to 76 per cent compared to the road. It was fascinating to learn about their [...]
It was a privilege to be involved in this year's Young Start Up Talent. I was really impressed with all the young people that entered and particularly those that made it through to the final round. The judges found it almost impossible to choose one winner from such a talented group. However, Jeremy Mutebi impressed [...]
Today saw the launch of YoBike in Southampton. This is a short-term bike hire scheme that works by downloading an app, that you then use to unlock a bike with a code. The bikes are self locking and there are no docking stations. It is launching with 120 bikes across the city and depending on [...]
Chessel Surgery was recently inspected by the CQC and they have rated the practice as inadequate and issued warning notices that the practice must comply with. What does this mean? This means that the CQC have identified issues with leadership and governance at this practice which need urgent attention. Importantly, this should not impact on [...]
This Sunday the Alzheimer's Society have organised Southampton's first official Memory Walk and today is the last day to sign up to take part. The walk starts at 11am by Cemetery Lake on the Common. This is a very worthy cause and I would encourage you to join if you can.
Should safe standing be allowed at St Mary's? A petition has been started calling for this to be allowed and so far hundreds of Saints fans have backed the call. I think this does have some merits, however, they would need to ensure all the concerns raised by the tragic Hillsborough incident were looked at [...]