Today is the Centenary of the Royal Air Force (Constitution) Act. The Act was the work of David Lloyd George and Jan Christiaan Smuts as a response to the unopposed German air raids which took place over London during the summer of 1917. The vision set out by the then General Smuts was to have [...]
I spent this evening at the British Council with the Polygon School and Ludlow Junior School who were awarded the International School Award. Congratulations!
The Card Gallery in Bitterne will be changing hands after 20 years as Rod and Frankie call time. It's been a privilege to know them for many years - I know Bitterne will be a lesser place without them. Good luck for the future!
Don't forget to pop along to the Bitterne Precinct Christmas Light switch-on this Saturday! The Sheriff of Southampton will do the honours at 4.30pm, with a local Brass Band playing from 4.15pm.
There is another website generated campaign about animal welfare. Not for the first time, in order to make a political point, it is incorrect. Firstly, our animal welfare standards are the highest in Europe and amongst the highest anywhere in the world. You can keep farm animals in unspeakable conditions without breaking a single EU [...]
The British Military Wives Choirs are working on recording an album of music to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War next year. This unique and special project sees the Military Wives Choirs (of which there are more than 70 in the UK and overseas) coming together with military bands from [...]
Lovely to attend the 20th Birthday of the Midanbury Post Office with Post Master Ash this morning. Congratulations! Your shop is always so friendly and I know customers appreciate the lengths you go to help them.
It was a privilege to welcome Beechwood Junior School to the Palace of Westminster yesterday. Some very thoughtful questions! I hope you enjoyed it!