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National Apprenticeships Week

I’m delighted to be supporting National Apprenticeships Week 2020, which runs from the 3rd-7th February, ahead of my own ‘Apprenticeships Fair’ on the 6th March 2020, which I am holding at Corby’s Tresham College campus, more details for which are to follow, but which will be a great chance for l

Young Carers Awareness Day

This year, Young Carers Awareness Day was held on the 30th January 2020 and it is important that we recognise that every day across the UK, thousands of young people help to look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled, or misuses drugs or alcohol.

Supporting grassroots football

I’m proud to be supporting the FA’s campaign to strengthen grassroots football in our community - not least because we have so many superb local clubs!

Visit to the University of Northampton

Last Friday, I was delighted to visit the new campus at the University of Northampton to meet with the Vice-Chancellor and other executive university staff.

This Girl Can

I’m proud to be supporting Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ campaign to get more women and girls active and participating in sport. The record numbers of women playing sport shows that ‘This Girl Can’ has really struck a chord, but there’s always more to do.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

On Thursday, I was honoured to sign the Holocaust Educational Trust’s ‘Book of Commitment’, and again pledged my commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day; honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust, as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to

Works to the Chowns Mill Roundabout are to begin

Having campaigned hard to secure the commitment to this much-needed major road infrastructure project, works are due to start on the Chowns Mill Roundabout upgrade in early February and will be completed by the winter of 2021/22.