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Latest News

BBC Foreign Correspondents visit Winscombe & meets with John Penrose MP

Local boy, Richard Lister and his wife Philippa, both senior BBC foreign correspondents came to Winscombe to tell local residents entertaining tales of their extensive travels in aid of The Friends of St James Church. John Penrose MP chaired the event, which raised funds for projects that will improve Winscombe and that was hailed a great success by those who attended.


Penrose welcomes improvement in Weston's bathing water

Weston’s MP John Penrose has welcomed the sharply-improved quality of bathing water on Weston Beach which was announced by DEFRA at the Cleaner Seas Forum.


Weston’s MP needs YOUR help to pick David Cameron’s Christmas Card

Every year, Weston's MP offers local schoolchildren the chance to showcase their artistic talents by creating a festive card for him to send to his Parliamentary contacts - including the Prime Minister, David Cameron. This year, John's asking for help choosing the winner!


MP opens new auto centre

Weston MP, John Penrose, was invited to Carbase’s new Aisecombe Way HQ building to officially open the family run business that has enjoyed rapid expansion in and around Weston.


5 Actions for Local Tourism by John Penrose MP

In this month's issue of Hotel Industry Magazine, John Penrose - former Tourism & Heritage Minister and MP to a seaside town - gives his top 5 actions for local tourism.


MP John Penrose celebrates as Government agrees with his key policy proposals to bring energy bills down

John Penrose, MP for Weston-super-Mare, is celebrating today’s announcement by Energy Secretary Ed Davey of new measures to bring down energy bills, many of which are very similar to those in John’s Policy Paper ‘We Deserve Better’.


Weston Mercury Article: Why I can't talk about Energy Bills anymore...

In this week's article for The Weston Mercury, John discusses the sad fact that many are facing expensive energy heating bills this winter as utility companies continue to put up their prices.


Weston Mercury Article: Why a Government reshuffle is a bit like Christmas

In his fortnightly column for the Weston Mercury John discusses why a Government reshuffle is a bit like Christmas... You know it’s coming; everyone gets very excited; but you can never be quite sure what you’re going to get!


Penrose hails drop in local crime

Weston MP John Penrose has welcomed news that local crime is falling sharply, and hailed the police who have helped to achieve it.


Weston MP welcomes news that direct trains to London are safe

The Transport Minister has written to Weston's MP John Penrose to confirm that the town's direct services to and from London will be retained under the new rail franchise.


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