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New map to boost disabled passengers’ confidence to take the train

Today, the rail industry is launching a new interactive map that will make it easier for passengers to find out about accessibility at stations.

The so-called ‘Access Map’ will have information about all stations across Britain and will clearly display:

£4.8 million investment in RCHT announced

I am delighted that today, the RCHT have secured an additional £4.8 million NHS funding for urgent equipment replacement and fire safety related works. 

Large Grant Awarded to Helford River Children's Sailing Trust

Helford River Children’s Sailing Trust has been awarded £1,696,000 from the Coastal Communities Fund Round 5 to transform 26 acres of disused quarry at Trevassack on The Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall into a National Centre of Excellence for Watersports for ALL to open in Spring 2021.

Today In Parliament

At the last general election I was given a mandate by my constituents to deliver Brexit, with an orderly transition to a new, close and special relationship with the EU. To deliver Brexit with ‘a deal’ not a ‘no deal’ Brexit.

MP celebrates International Women’s Day with Cornish singers and performers

Local MP Sarah Newton joined a host of female Cornish singers and performers at a concert to celebrate International Women’s Day yesterday (Friday).

Mrs Newton attended ‘A Musical Celebration for International Women’s Day’ at Falmouth Methodist Church, hosted by Stithians Ladies Choir.

Local MP Sarah Newton gets behind National Apprenticeship Week 2019

Local MP Sarah Newton for Truro and Falmouth is supporting National Apprenticeship Week 2019 (NAW2019), highlighting the benefits of apprenticeships to employers, individuals, local communities and the wider economy in a week-long celebration of apprenticeships.