Local News

Ed meets OALC

Ed met with the Oxfordshire Association of Local Councils (OALC) today. The OALC represent 92% of town and parish councils in Oxfordshire. Subjects discussed include the GDPR and the Oxford-Cambridge Expressway. You can find out more about the OALC here.

Didcot Sign

Ed was delighted to pick up an historic Didcot sign on Friday. It will hang proudly in the constituency office!

Visit to Maymessey

Ed visited local charity Maymessy on Friday. Maymessy offers gardening, kitchen craft and family-style sit-down meals and picnics for disadvantaged children and volunteer groups and is up for a Vale4Business social enterprise award for teaching young people the value of good nutrition.

Cycling Minister visits Milton Park

Ed hosted the Cycling Minister, Jesse Norman MP, in Milton Park to view new cycling infrastructure improvements, including the new Backhill Tunnel.

Science Vale UK

Ed was filming this Friday on Science Vale UK. South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse have announced a partnership to promote our area’s scientific prowess.

Jisc Visit

Ed visited Jisc in Harwell Campus on Friday to discuss how to protect UK universities and colleges from cyber security threats. Find out more about Jisc here.

Ed visits Renaissance Retirement Homes

Ed visited Renaissance Retirement Homes in Wantage on Friday. The new development was recently completed and offers 32 one and two bedroom apartments. Find out more here.

Benefit to Society report launch

Ed hosted Benefit to Society and SOHA Housing in Paliament today for the launch of their report on tackling the stigma associated with social housing.

You can find out more about the campaign here.

Meeting on A34 Diversion Routes

Ed met with representatives from Oxfordshire County Council and Highways England today to discuss ways to mitigate the impact of A34 diversions on our villages.

Meeting with Earth Trust

Ed and John Howell MP met with the Earth Trust today to discuss the campaign to ensure a vital link road between Oxford and Milton Keynes does not impact important local environmental sites.