Last Sunday was sobering. On the same day that the Friends of Up Hatherley Park put on a wonderful ‘Great Get Together’ event to celebrate the memory of murdered MP Jo Cox, the country faced yet another home-grown terrorist attack. This time the target was a mosque in Finsbury Park.
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.