Local News

Flood Advisory Service pre-Launch Visit to Cornwall

If you can cast your mind back to Christmas of 2012, most people will talk of fond festive memories of tinsel and Turkey; but for one community in Cornwall their recollection of Christmas that year is one of misery and flooding.

Cornwall Expo 2015

Really enjoyed my day at the Cornwall EXPO highlighting the investment in Cornwall's infrastructure and opportunities for local businesses to access support to grow their businesses.

Sarah Newton MP welcomes new Cigarette Butts Recycling Scheme.

 Smoking related rubbish is the most common form of litter, found at almost three-quarters (73%) of sites surveyed by anti-litter campaigners, and making up more than a third (35%) of the items of waste that have been dropped. Cigarette butts are to be recycled into new plastic products under a scheme that aims to cut litter and landfill, it has been announced.

Minister for High Streets visits Falmouth & Truro

Minister for High Streets visits Falmouth & Truro. It was a great pleasure to welcome The Minister for Town Centres and the High Street, Marcus Jones MP to Falmouth & Truro over the past two days.

The War Against Ebola

Today, I joined the PM in welcoming into Parliament our brave armed service women and men and NHS staff who served in Sierra Leone in the war against Ebola.

TalkTalk Digital Hero Awards 2015

Congratulations to Sam Heather from Probus for winning the Next Generation Digital Hero category in the TalkTalk Digital Hero Awards 2015.