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Latest News

Local MP delighted as Boulevard Post Office will re-open next month

Weston’s MP John Penrose has welcomed the news today that a new Post Office branch is due to open after the old Boulevard branch closed a year ago. The new branch will be based in the Spar shop on the High Street, and will offer extended opening hours and be open on Sundays.



Weston Mercury Article: Fragile Reputations and The Recall Bill

In this week's article for The Weston Mercury, John talks about reputations, how very fragile they can be and the new Recall Bill that will force misbehaving MPs to face the music with their electors immediately...


Big Hospitality: Former Tourism Minister calls for VisitEngland refocus

Big Hospitality reports on the news that Former Tourism Minister and MP for Weston-super-Mare John Penrose has said VisitEngland should be independent from VisitBritain and gradually move away from government funding...


Former Tourism Minister & Seaside Town MP John Penrose calls for Full Independence for Visit England

As the Triennial Review of tourism quangos Visit Britain and Visit England gets underway, former tourism Minister and seaside town, John has written to Triennial Review boss Mark Fisher recommending full independence for Visit England.


Triennial Review Submission by John Penrose MP

Submission to the Triennial Review by John Penrose MP where former Tourism Minister & Seaside Town MP John Penrose calls for full independence for VisitEngland.


MP: 'Going back to Avon County Council would be a disaster'

In response to calls from George Ferguson to redefine the area surrounding Bristol, John Penrose MP has suggested that council's working together is a far better solution and that going back to the days of 'Avon Country Council' would be a disaster.


Just Congresbury: MP joins fight against Barratts

Local MP John Penrose has joined the fight against Barratts plan as the number of objections soared to more than 200.


Mercury Article: Weston should be proud of huge improvements in local schools

In this week's article for The Weston Mercury, John talks about how any parent, wherever or whoever they are, wants a good education for their children and how Weston's schools are ensuring that this is the case for local families...


Bristol Evening Post: Joy as trust is only bidder for hospital

The Bristol Evening Posts reports on the positive news that just one health trust has bid to take over the running of Weston General Hospital, which was too small to achieve foundation status on its own...


Weston Mercury: MP Joins FC Locking to Celebrate Opening of Clubhouse

John joined Weston's young football fanatics to celebrate the opening of their new clubhouse this week...


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