Local News

Didcot TRAIN awards

Ed thoroughly enjoyed speaking at the Didcot TRAIN annual awards ceremony.  Ed is patron of this fantastic local charity which supports young people in Didcot

Brexit interview

Ed very much enjoyed being interviewed by students of Abingdon and Witney Collage.  They are producing a documentary about the possible impact of Brexit on young people in our local area.

Ed Opens Cedar Community Club

Ed was delighted to officially open Cedar Community Club in Hinton Waldrist.  This is a new day-care club which provides a comfortable, safe and stimulating space where the elderly from surrounding villages can meet twice a week.

 

Ed Visits Mission Motorsport

Ed met with James Cameron, CEO of Mission Motorsport.  This fantastic charity is based in East Challow and supports ex service personnel through engaging in motorsport, it also provides automotive training and helps with work placements.  Ed was very pleased to catch up and hear about exciting ne

Ed meets Lou Patten from OCCG

Ed met with Lou Patten Chief Executive Officer of Oxfordshire CCG in Westminster to discuss healthcare in Wantage, Didcot and Wallingford.  Lou updated Ed on progress at the Health Centre in Wantage and on the future of the community hospital.  Plans for Didcot and Wallingford were also discussed

Queen's Commonwealth Canopy

Ed was delighted to plant an oak tree as part of the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy, a woodlands trust project.  Thank you to the Sylva Foundation and its CEO Gabriel Hemery for making this possible. 

Didcot First meeting

Ed joined local businesses, residents and representatives of South and Vale District Councils at a meeting of Didcot First to discuss plans for Didcot Garden Town.  He also heard updates about the local economy and from local community groups.

Ed attends A420 meeting

Ed attended a useful meeting with Parish Councils along the A420 to discuss improvements to road safety.  The issues of air quality and noise pollution were also raised.

Oxford Fertility

Ed met with Prof Tim Child, clinical director of Oxford Fertility, today to discuss Steve McCabe’s access to fertility bill currently before Parliament. You can read the Bill here.

Meeting with Local CEOs

Ed met with local CEOs today to lead a round table discussion on Brexit. There was a frank discussion on the impact it will have on the world leading businesses in the constituency, particularly in the areas of science and technology.