Meeting with the Smith family

Ed met with the Smith family in Wantage to discuss their long standing connections with the area and how they plan to help the region evolve.  Ed visited their solar farm, which helps power local communities through renewable energy.

Didcot First

Ed had a lunchtime meeting with Didcot first at the new Marriott Bonvoy Courtyard Oxford South Hotel.  Following a great presentation by Oxfordshire Community Foundation the meeting focused on improving the support available for children and families in and around Didcot

Ed meets Didcot 6th form Students

Ed met with a group of Didcot 6th form students.  in a week when Greta Thunberg spoke to so many parliamentarians he was encouraged that so many young people are interested and passionate about politics.  Ed really values their input. 

Ed and Mark Hopwood from GWR meet

Ed met with Mark Hopwood, Managing Director of GWR to discuss improvements to Didcot Railway station and how to improve access and transfers for passengers.  They also discussed timetable changes and train improvements.

Council Elections

This article originally appeared in the Herald Newspaper on 10th April 2019.

English Tourism week in Wallingford

As part of 2019 English Tourism Week Ed visited volunteers at Wallingford Museum.  Tourism is worth £2.17 billion a year to the economy of Oxfordshire and supports 37,000 jobs.

Ed Visits Serelay

Ed met with the team at Serelay to see how they are developing trusted media capture technologies at Harwell Campus.  They are one of the ten start up tech companies recognised in the Technation 2019 rising star list

Ed attends Lady of Legend launch

Ed visited Didcot Railway Centre to attend the launch of the Saint Class locomotive Lady of Legend.  Train enthusiast and chef Prue Leith officially cut the ribbon on this wonderfully restored engine.