Leading campaigner, Alex Chalk MP is backing a new national campaign to fight the scourge of stalkers who cause misery for millions of people. After a long campaign on behalf of a Cheltenham GP who suffered a dreadful stalking ordeal, Alex Chalk recently managed to get the law changed.
In a world that’s gone election-barmy, it’s vital we don’t lose sight of the day-to-day campaigns that hum away behind the scenes but which really affect lives. This week I’m delighted to report two important developments affecting our local NHS.
Cheltenham's MP, Alex Chalk, has hosted the inaugural Cheltenham @ Parliament event. The event, organised in conjunction with Business Forums Ltd, provided a showcase of the breadth of talent and expertise in the Cheltenham area.
Is this justice? This week Steven Sharpe, the man who stabbed his victim to death in Shakespeare Road in Cheltenham last year, was (rightly) sentenced to life imprisonment at Bristol Crown Court. He will serve a minimum of 24 years, and may never be released.