Awarding Whittlesey Summer Reading Champions


As part of the Read to Succeed campaign this summer, I encouraged children to participate in the Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge at their local library. I was pleased to present certificates at the completion ceremony to those children successfully completed the challenge and read six books this summer at Whittlesey library. The Summer Reading …

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Outpatients services in Doddington and Princess of Wales- SAVED

Fantastic to hear that the Outpatients services in Doddington and Princess of Wales hospitals have been saved. Peterborough and Cambridgeshire CCG announced last night that CCS will continue to provide Outpatient services at these sites until September 2017 and after this, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will take over the contract. Myself and …

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Celebrating the opening of Wisbech St Mary C of E Academy


To celebrate the opening of Wisbech St Mary Church of England Academy, I along with Bishop John Flack and Andrew Read, CEO of Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust visited the school to meet the teachers, parents and pupils. It was uplifting to hear the headteacher, Nina Redhead, talk about the journey the school has been …

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St Augustines Church remembers life on the home front


Volunteers at St Augustines Church, Wisbech, presented an exhibition on what life was like during 1914 on the home front. Students at Orchards C of E Primary School decorated the pews of the church with their interpretations of life in the Fens during WWI and what it would have been like at The Battle of …

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Time for a Brew with the RAF Association


The RAF Association opened their doors at Astral House, Wisbech, for “Time for a Brew” event to raise money for The Wings Appeal. This is a fantastic cause which helps to raise funds needed to support former and serving RAF personal and their families, from providing a shoulder to lean on for WWII veterans to …

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Chip off the old block- Littleport father and son celebrate 20 years in business together


On Friday I had the pleasure of visiting Isle of Ely Produce in Littleport. Father and son, John and Oliver Boutwood have celebrated over 20 years in business together and their hard work supplying prominent food manufacturers and fish and chips shops has paid off. During these years, they have distributed 30 million bags of …

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Update on Minor Injury Units at Doddington, Wisbech and Ely

I recently met with Tracy Dowling, Chief Officer and Dr. Gary Howsan Clinical Chair of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG to discuss the future of the Minor Injuries Units at Doddington, Wisbech and Ely. I want to update constituents following this discussion. My vision for the future of the three standalone minor injury unit sites is …

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