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MP Interviewed by Weston College's budding broadcast journalists

Budding broadcast journalists at Weston College were given the opportunity to grill their local MP, John Penrose, during a visit to the Media Unit this week as part of their radio production course.


Weston Mercury Article: Are you bored of GE2015 yet?

Just under 100 days to go before the election and the question is: ‘are you bored to tears with it all yet?’ Now we’ve got fixed term Parliaments, everyone knows exactly when polling day will be so election campaigns start miles earlier than they used to....


UK Housing News: Knightstone showcases into work offer and local investment to MP

UK Housing News reports on John Penrose MP's visit to Knightstone Housing's offices in Worle. Whilst there John was shown the positive impact Knightstone's investment is having in and around North Somerset.


Weston Mercury: Three Jobs Clubs to combine resources and help even more Westonians to find work

Westonworks, Weston College and John Penrose MP's Jobs Clubs, which each offer advice and support for those finding employment, have teamed up to work more closely together.


MP encourages Weston to give opinion on new Post Office

John has been in close contact with Royal Mail in Weston-super-Mare to ensure that a new Post Office is brought back to the town centre as quickly as possible. After news that the relocation in Regent Street would no longer be possible, the company has quickly announced a consultation that should see a new Post Office on Alexandra Parade very soon!


Weston’s MP praises good ambulance performance during winter pressures on A&E services

Weston’s MP John Penrose has declared himself delighted by new local ambulance performance figures showing ambulance crews have hit their emergency call target in the last few weeks, even though the rest of the NHS has been under huge extra pressure across the country during the winter...


Weston Mercury: MP and Council support calls to "Save Birnbeck Pier"

John Penrose, North Somerset Council and local Conservatives have been quick to voice their support of the "The Let’s Save Birnbeck Pier" group.


MP applauds Winscombe Community event which raised £2,000 for Weston Hospicecare

Reports are in for a community event that John Penrose attended over Christmas - it turns out that Winscombe Community Choir's festive event brought in over £2,000 for Weston Hospice.


Mercury Article: The Beasts of Westminster...

People often describe politics as a ‘dog-eat-dog’ kind of world and, leaving aside the fact that it’s a rather gratuitous insult to man’s best friend, I’m not sure it’s really true anyway. But there’s at least one area of Parliament where the dogs are, literally, in charge...


MP joins PM in Congratulating Weston's Veteran Life-Saver, Richard Spindler

A veteran life-saver has been handed a prestigious award by the Prime Minister to mark his lifelong commitment to the RNLI.


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