27 JUL 2014

Remembering the Dover Patrol

Ealier today, I paid my respects to those brave serviceman of the Dover Patrol at the Patrol Memorial on Leathercote Point, St Margaret's Bay. These heroes kept our nation safe during the darkest of hours. We forever remember those heroes of the patrol and the amazing St George's Day raid on Zeebrugge. The Patrol Monument, along with its fellow monuments in Calais and in New York Harbour, symbolise the strength of our alliance across the Atlantic. Of the bonds...

26 JUL 2014

Talking energy at Tilmanstone Fete

Every year I look forward to the Tilmanstone Fete. I always enjoy seeing the community come together and support a fantastic event which raises money for the local church. With live music and classic fete activities such as bouncy castles and a tombola, I wasn't surprised to see so many people pop along. However, the work of an MP doesn't stop for community events, and I had many local residents come up to me to raise their concerns about energy generation. These...

26 JUL 2014

Dover Regatta

Today, I stopped by the Dover Regatta. Organised by the Dover Harbour Board and Dover District Council, and sponsored by the Dover Mercury, it was an excellent feel-good event. It had a fantastic vintage car show, live music and concluded with an air display. I was really impressed by the number of local residents who came out and enjoyed the sunshine at the Regatta. After the Dover Music Festival, there is no doubt as to the strength of our community spirit....

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