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Grantham Journal column: District council sets its sights on delivery

Grantham Journal column: District council sets its sights on delivery

Grantham Journal column: District council sets its sights on delivery

05 August 2017

I’m very grateful to the Journal for giving me a regular opportunity to update you about news from South Kesteven District Council – and some of the things on the horizon.


Grantham Journal column: I am struck by the level of some court fines

Grantham Journal column: I am struck by the level of some court fines

Grantham Journal column: I am struck by the level of some court fines

29 July 2017

Each week the Journal meticulously gives us the details of Grantham-area residents brought before magistrates in Lincoln.


Grantham Journal column: Concerns over garden village of 3,700 homes

Grantham Journal column: Concerns over garden village of 3,700 homes

Grantham Journal column: Concerns over garden village of 3,700 homes

22 July 2017

At this week’s meeting in South Kesteven District Council of the Development Management Committee a number of residents spoke out raising concerns regarding the significant expansion plans for Grantham.


Grantham Journal column: It’s worth taking time to get Brexit right

Grantham Journal column: It’s worth taking time to get Brexit right

Grantham Journal column: It’s worth taking time to get Brexit right

15 July 2017

The most important thing that will be happening in Parliament for the next two years is the negotiation of Britain’s departure from the European Union.


Grantham Journal column: DUP deal is criminal!

Grantham Journal column: DUP deal is criminal!

Grantham Journal column: DUP deal is criminal!

08 July 2017

Criminal!


Grantham Journal column: Carnival volunteers’ vital role

Grantham Journal column: Carnival volunteers’ vital role

Grantham Journal column: Carnival volunteers’ vital role

02 July 2017

Unlike last week’s correspondent David Holmes apparently, I was not disappointed that there weren’t more floats taking part in this year’s Grantham Carnival parade.


Grantham Journal column: I want to hear your views on agricultural support post-Brexit

Grantham Journal column: I want to hear your views on agricultural support post-Brexit

Grantham Journal column: I want to hear your views on agricultural support post-Brexit

01 July 2017

As we leave the European Union one of the biggest questions for a rural area like Lincolnshire will be how a British government should support farmers after we have taken back control of this crucial area of policy making.


Grantham Journal column: We have challenges – if we work together we can be a better trust

Grantham Journal column: We have challenges – if we work together we can be a better trust

Grantham Journal column: We have challenges – if we work together we can be a better trust

24 June 2017

As a trust we are always working to improve our services to ensure they are safe and are providing the best possible care for our patients.


Grantham Journal column: My invitation to Donald Trump

Grantham Journal column: My invitation to Donald Trump

Grantham Journal column: My invitation to Donald Trump

18 June 2017

My wife and I are so ashamed of those people who want to ban US President Donald Trump from making a state visit to this country that we have decided to issue an invitation of our own.


Grantham Journal column: Politics has given me an extended lesson in humility

Grantham Journal column: Politics has given me an extended lesson in humility

Grantham Journal column: Politics has given me an extended lesson in humility

18 June 2017

I am not a patient man. I am an even less patient patient.


Grantham Journal column: Hustings was not a democratic process

Grantham Journal column: Hustings was not a democratic process

Grantham Journal column: Hustings was not a democratic process

11 June 2017

Whatever the outcome of the general election and the best efforts of the organisers of the so-called hustings in St Wulfram’s Church, the fact remains that a large part of the Grantham and Stamford constituency voters were effectively disenfranchised.


Grantham Journal column: May God wipe tears from the eyes of the people of Manchester

Grantham Journal column: May God wipe tears from the eyes of the people of Manchester

Grantham Journal column: May God wipe tears from the eyes of the people of Manchester

28 May 2017

Bodies and blood.


Grantham Journal column: An exciting 25 years as MP

Grantham Journal column: An exciting 25 years as MP

Grantham Journal column: An exciting 25 years as MP

23 April 2017

Twenty-five years ago, I was first elected the Conservative Member of Parliament for Rutland and Melton. Six parliaments later, my role remains as challenging, exciting and busy as it has ever been.


Grantham Journal column: Encourage great new buildings and preserve the old

Grantham Journal column: Encourage great new buildings and preserve the old

19 March 2017

Encouraging good design for our new buildings is important but we also think it is important to preserve and study the oldest buildings we have.


Grantham Journal column: How will our MP vote on Bill which could undo health harm

Grantham Journal column: How will our MP vote on Bill which could undo health harm

Grantham Journal column: How will our MP vote on Bill which could undo health harm

04 March 2017

SOS Grantham Hospital wishes to thank everyone who took part in the F4GH protest on Saturday, February 25, and who came to lend their support at the SOS Grantham Hospital stall.


Grantham Journal column: There are huge risks attached to plan to alter care funding

Grantham Journal column: There are huge risks attached to plan to alter care funding

Grantham Journal column: There are huge risks attached to plan to alter care funding

28 January 2017

During this week’s meeting of Lincolnshire County Council’s communities and public health scrutiny committee, officers advised councillors that fundamental changes to future funding of supported housing schemes are under public consultation.


Grantham Journal column: It’s vital to plan ahead

Grantham Journal column: It’s vital to plan ahead

21 January 2017

There has been a lot in the news regarding patients in hospital beds across the country who don’t require hospital care.


Grantham Journal column: District’s volunteers work tirelessly for those less fortunate

Grantham Journal column: District’s volunteers work tirelessly for those less fortunate

Grantham Journal column: District’s volunteers work tirelessly for those less fortunate

21 January 2017

The Christmas and new year break is nothing more than a memory now, but it did give me time to reflect on all the good things about Grantham and South Kesteven.


Grantham Journal column: It must be cold outside 10 Downing Street late at night

Grantham Journal column: It must be cold outside 10 Downing Street late at night

Grantham Journal column: It must be cold outside 10 Downing Street late at night

15 January 2017

In common with many of you, I watch the national TV news late in the evening. The scene often shifts to Downing Street or some other great office of state, palace or even Scotland Yard.


Grantham Journal column: First aid training in every school

Grantham Journal column: First aid training in every school

Grantham Journal column: First aid training in every school

07 January 2017

I have been working to support Nick Boles MP for two months now, making sure that his office is still heavily involved in local issues and campaigns whilst he undergoes his cancer treatment. Recently, at a constituency surgery I was lucky enough to meet two ladies from the charity LIVES, who train and provide first responders across the county.


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