Community Notices:

Singing can have great physical and mental health benefits, so if you’re interested in joining the Corby Male Voice Choir, do phone Steve Jackson, Choir Secretary on 01832 734259, or email

Ensuring a smooth transition to the new East Midlands Railway franchise:

During an Urgent Question on the bidding process for the new East Midlands Railway franchise, I asked what benefits the new contract will deliver for rail users in Corby & East Northamptonshire, and sought assurances that the transition from the old contract to the new will be seamless.

Meeting with Urban & Civic about the Priors Hall development:

It was good to meet with Nigel Hugill, the Chief Executive at Urban & Civic, and be taken on a tour of the rapidly growing Priors Hall development. We discussed the progress of the different stages of the development and talked about the future phases and the plans for them.

Meeting local residents in the Lloyds area of Corby:

On Friday and Saturday last week, I was out and about in the Lloyds area of Corby, knocking on doors and chatting to local residents about their concerns and ideas for the future of our community and our country. Great to meet so many of you and hear your views. Listening to you!