News

Meeting with David Statham, Managing Director of Southeastern

This morning, I met with David Statham, Managing Director and his team from Southeastern to discuss the new timetable changes. As many of you know I am deeply concerned about the consequences of this on the many people who rely on the rail service every day. 

Edenbridge Drop-In Surgery

I will be holding a drop-in surgery in Edenbridge on 4 May from 7pm-8pm at the WI Hall. 

Please feel free to come along if you have any problems or queries that you would like to raise with me. 

Please note that I will see people on a first-come, first-served basis. 

New road opening on Kings Hill

It’s crucial to keep Kings Hill moving as much as possible. Many of you point out the issues for pedestrians, cars and buses – especially when there are road works on or near the entrances, as there will be from the start of next week when Tower View closes.

Kings Hill Drop-In Surgery

I will be holding a drop-in surgery on Saturday 21 April from 10.30-11.30am at Asda, Kings Hill.

Please feel free to come and speak to me about any concerns or issues that you have.

Please note that people will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

M20 Sound Barrier

Since Highways England began works on the Smart Motorway between Junctions 3 and 5 of the M20, a number of trees have been cut down to allow for the construction of the project.

Unauthorised Development and Encampments

Many residents, particularly in rural areas, are concerned about unauthorised encampments and will be pleased to hear that the Government is now consulting on the issue. This gives us a good opportunity to make our views heard.

Debate on National Security and Russia

"What we see today is a Russia that does not believe in the rules. In fact, it actively believes in no rules. What it is doing is seeking out every tie that binds, every alliance—everything that we hold dear and true—and trying to break them.

English Tourism Week

This week is English Tourism Week, and to mark the occasion I was invited to Hever Castle & Gardens. But it wasn’t just for a nice look around, and I was asked to step into the shoes of a Visitor Experience Assistant.