Honest Food at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Once again, it was a lovely day for the Gillingham & Shaftesbury show at the Motcombe Showground. We ran a campaign for labelling for honest food; it does remain a scandal that supermarkets and food producers get away with implying (or sometimes downright lying) that food is locally produced when ...

Road Safety in Motcombe

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

This has probably been the number one concern within the village ever since I was elected; it certainly was in the survey I did two years ago, and similarly in the work done by Eleanor Baxter before then. So I am delighted that we are making real progress. Details can be ...

Local Elections

Friday, June 5th, 2009

On Thursday, we had the local county council and also the European elections. Full results can be found here. Andrew Cattaway was returned as County Councillor for Stour Vale, and so continues to be the representative of Motcombe & Ham at County Hall. For my part, I stood for election in Gillingham where, ...

Post Offices

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

The death by 1000 cuts goes on and on. What makes this so insidious is that the slow death is beating down people's resolve; although the politicians are lining up to make it an issue, and there is clearly public support for such a campaign, it seems that ...