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The fight for Cheltenham's A&E, and Lido!

This week I travelled to London, to the Department of Health and Social Care, to brief the Health Minister and special adviser about Gloucestershire health bosses’ completely misconceived plans for getting rid of Cheltenham’s A&E.

Local NHS Trust Plans

Late last week I discovered that local NHS Trust managers were briefing others on plans to downgrade the A&E at Cheltenham General Hospital.

More Police Officers for Gloucestershire

I warmly welcome the Government’s announcement that an additional 20,000 police officers will be recruited in England and Wales over the next three years. The recruitment drive will start as early as September with the launch of a national campaign.

The New Prime Minister

Congratulations to Boris Johnson on his election as the new Prime Minister.

The New Apollo Theatre at CGH!

More investment for Cheltenham General Hospital! Last week I was delighted to visit the £2m+ Apollo theatre at CGH, just days before it opened to NHS patients.

Alex Chalk MP to bring bottle deposit machine to Cheltenham

Alex Chalk MP has joined forces with the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) and young environmental campaigners from Cheltenham schools to bring a state-of-the-art bottle deposit return machine to Cheltenham High Street this Friday, 28th June.