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Chalk calls for police to respond to all burglary reports

Cheltenham’s MP, Alex Chalk, has met with the man responsible for delivering local policing across Gloucestershire, Superintendent Richard Cooper to seek reassurance that the force will continue to have a robust attitude towards burglary in the county.  

Chalk to host internship week for Cheltenham students

Cheltenham's MP, Alex Chalk, has announced details of his annual internship week for Cheltenham students. During the election campaign, the town's Conservative MP hopeful pledged to build upon his inaugural 'Law and Politics' internship week, held last summer, by organising a follow up programme within his first 100 days in office.

Alex Chalk launches search for his own apprentice

Cheltenham's MP, Alex Chalk, has kick started the search for his own apprentice. The successful candidate, who will be based in Mr Chalk's constituency office, will undertake tasks including casework, diary management and producing policy briefings, while also completing a Business and Administration apprenticeship at Gloucestershire College.

Chalk hails “lifeline’’ for those living in broadband “e-poverty” at Cheltenham’s first Broadband Summit

Cheltenham’s MP, Alex Chalk, has hailed as a “lifeline’’ guarantees won for Cheltonians living in so-called ‘‘e-poverty’’ at last week’s Broadband Summit. The summit was organised by Mr Chalk and attended by senior representatives from BT, Virgin Media and the Government-backed Fastershire scheme. It saw the town’s MP seek help for hundreds of Cheltonians who are struggling to get by on sub-2MB/second download speeds. Now Mr Chalk has won a pledge to help those worst affected, with the offer of satellite assistance. 

Chalk welcomes Eagle Tower U-turn

Cheltenham's new MP has welcomed a decision by the prospective owners of Eagle Tower to withdraw their controversial application to convert the building into flats.