Here are some of my recent diary events.

The 76th anniversary of the return of the Far East Prisoners of War commemoration

2021-11-29T16:38:55+00:00

I was honoured to attend the 76th anniversary of the return of the Far East Prisoners of War commemoration in Town Quay park. In attendance was the remarkable Bert Warne one of the last surviving former POWs. cofepow.org.uk/the-fepow-story

The 76th anniversary of the return of the Far East Prisoners of War commemoration2021-11-29T16:38:55+00:00

Attending the MS Society’s drop-in session in Parliament.

2021-11-02T11:10:04+00:00

I was delighted to attend the MS Society’s drop-in session on MS and neurology services in Parliament last week. More than 130,000 people live with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the UK and 1 in 6 people in England live with a neurological condition. Neurological services have been impacted by the pandemic and sadly too many [...]

Attending the MS Society’s drop-in session in Parliament.2021-11-02T11:10:04+00:00

Visiting the Bitterne Local History Society

2021-09-20T12:50:08+00:00

Really lovely to visit Bitterne Local History Society with the Mayor of Southampton as they celebrate their 40th birthday. The society is run by a really dedicated group of volunteers with a wealth of knowledge. Make sure you visit their shop and museum on Peartree Avenue.

Visiting the Bitterne Local History Society2021-09-20T12:50:08+00:00

Visit to the National Oceanography Centre

2021-09-20T09:22:55+00:00

I was delighted to visit the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) recently to learn about the incredible research underway there. I met with Emre Mutlu (part of the Marine Robotics team) and Professor Ed Hill, CEO of NOC. They introduced me to Isis ROV which is a remotely operated vehicle used to gather information in some [...]

Visit to the National Oceanography Centre2021-09-20T09:22:55+00:00

Visit to the Southampton Children’s Play Association Family Day

2021-08-03T09:22:22+00:00

Great to visit the Southampton Children's Play Association Family Day at Hoglands Park. They had a really successful day, with lots of families joining for a fun day out. Well done to Anna and all the team at SCPA. It was great to bump into the Mayor, Cllr Alex Houghton, Cllr Spiros Vassiliou, Anna Roberts [...]

Visit to the Southampton Children’s Play Association Family Day2021-08-03T09:22:22+00:00

Visit to Polystar Plastics in Northam

2020-08-26T13:45:07+00:00

Local family business adapts to provide vital PPE equipment... This week I was invited to visit Polystar Plastics in Northam. This is a family business and it was a pleasure to meet the founder Jasbir. They have been working very hard during the lockdown to adapt their factory to produce PPE. They brought [...]

Visit to Polystar Plastics in Northam2020-08-26T13:45:07+00:00

Veterans Railcard

2020-08-26T13:24:58+00:00

I am delighted to see the Government introduce the #VeteransRailcard. @VeteransGovUK aims to recognise the outstanding contribution our military personnel make to society and is one part of plans to increase support for veterans. #VeteransRailcard includes: 👍 A third off rail fares for veterans & their families 📅 Available from Armistice Day 2020

Veterans Railcard2020-08-26T13:24:58+00:00
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