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Local MP visits quarry in Stanway

Published on 27th February 2024 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has visited Tarmac’s Colchester Quarry site in Stanway to discuss their plans for minerals and aggregates extraction and the work they are doing to support the construction industry and to decarbonise their operations. Tarmac is the UK’s leading business providing aggregates for use in road construction and maintenance …

Priti tours new housing development in Witham Town

Published on 19th February 2024 Published in Local News

Priti Patel MP for Witham visits the Southfields Development in Witham Town. Priti met with the team managing the site and toured the show home and development. Many of the new homes that have been built have been bought or reserved by mostly local families. Speaking about the meeting Priti …

Tolleshunt Major Parish Council meet with Priti to discuss local road safety issues

Published on 14th February 2024 Published in Local News

Local MP Priti Patel met with Tolleshunt Major Parish Council to discuss the concerns they share regarding the destruction of Bennet Island at the junction of Tolleshunt D’Arcy Road and Witham Road. Priti shares the frustration and concerns of the Parish Council and village residents about the dangers posed by …

Priti visiting local schools affected by RAAC

Massive funding boast for rebuilding Witham’s schools

Published on 14th February 2024 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Local MP Priti Patel has expressed her delight as schools across the Witham constituency are set to benefit from a share of the funds from the Government’s school rebuilding programme. Six schools are set to receiving millions of pounds of funding from the Government to rebuild or improve their school …

Priti during a recent visit to the Rickstones Sports Ground in Witham

£2,200 for goalposts in Witham and Tollesbury

Published on 29th January 2024 Published in Local News

The Government has provided nearly £2,200 to support football teams based in Witham and Tollesbury to invest in new goalposts as part of a £93m investment in over 1,100 sports facilities across the UK. A £743 contribution is being made towards the goalposts at the Rickstones Sports Ground in Witham …

Priti with Kings Seeds managing director Tracy Palmer, and horticultural director Andrew Tokely

Priti visits growing business

Published on 24th January 2024 Published in Local News

MP for Witham Priti Patel visited local business Kings Seeds, based at Monk’s Farm just outside of Kelvedon, to discuss the issues they have been encountering with selling seeds direct to consumers in Northern Ireland. Kings Seeds is both well-known and respected with deep roots in the local community of …

Priti with representatives from Essex County Fire & Rescue Service

Priti visits new innovative care hub

Published on 18th January 2024 Published in Local News

Recently, Witham MP Priti Patel visited the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care Board where she joined the team in their new unscheduled care hub. The hub is made up of a team of clinicians, who direct health support and professionals to patients, avoiding unnecessary ambulance dispatch and emergency …

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