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Latest News

Weston Mercury: Minister and John agree ‘Fantastic’ £15m scheme was long overdue

MILLIONS of pounds should have been spent on improving transport infrastructure around Weston years ago, according to a Government minister, with John agreeing that “It’s already saving thousands of hours of travel time for local people working in Bristol and for visitors to our town too."


New airport railway link is welcomed by MP

BUSINESSES in Weston will have ‘better links to global markets’ following changes to the national rail network.


Weston Mercury: Town will always have ‘police base’ says Penrose

The Weston Mercury reports on John Penrose MP's meeting with Police Crime Commissioner, Sue Mountstevens, and Chief Constable, Nick Gargan. In the meeting, which John held to discuss his concerns over the station's future, John has said that it was made absolutely clear to him that Weston needs and will have a proper base in Weston for 'as long as the town exists'.


MP Welcomes North Somerset's £5m flood defence boost

John Penrose MP has welcomed the news that millions of pounds will be spent in the next two years to improve flood defences and reduce the chances of villages being submerged under water.


Politician in "smoke filled rooms" exercise with Fire Brigade

Weston's MP, John Penrose, recently donned full firefighter breathing apparatus and searched for casualties in a smoke-filled house as part of a training exercise with members of White Watch.


Weston Police Station Will Stay Open Says Penrose

Weston's MP John Penrose has spoken personally with Avon and Somerset Police Commissioner, Sue Mountstevens and Chief Constable Nick Gargan, to confirm that the town's Police Station will remain open, even if it moves to a different building in Weston in future.


Official opening for Weston Package

John Penrose was joined by Sajid Javid, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, to officially open the £15m transport improvements scheme, known as 'The Weston Package'.


Penrose welcomes direct rail link to Heathrow

Weston's MP, John Penrose, has welcomed Network Rail's announcement last week of plans for a new direct route for rail journeys from the West Country to Heathrow.


Weston Mercury: Penrose Joins Trop Trust's ‘Enabling Team’

The Weston Mercury reports on John Penrose having become part of the Trop Trust's 'enabling team' that has been set up in order to help the Tropicana succeed with their £1m funding bid...


ITV News: Tory MP praises Immigration Minister's move to resign

John Penrose, Conservative MP for Weston-super-Mare, has told Dermot Murnaghan on Sky News that it was refreshing that former Immigration Minister, Mark Harper, stood down on a point of principle after recognising his mistake.


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