National Volunteering Week

I joined local volunteers for National Volunteering Week, as part of a day to raise awareness for volunteering and to encourage others to take part in local schemes.


I was shown around Wetwheels, a charity based in Gunwharf Quays, to learn more about the work it does to support local disabled people.

T Levels

Fareham College will become a provider for the Government’s new flagship qualification, T Levels.

On Sunday, the Government announced the providers that have been successful and will deliver the new T Levels from September 2020. Included on the list was Fareham College.

RBS update

I wrote to RBS, calling on the bank to stop its planned closure of the branch in Fareham town, and have received a response from an RBS spokesperson 

Community Transport

The Department for Transport (DfT) has released details on its next steps following a consultation on community transport permits.

Mental Health Awareness Week

This year for Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May), the focus is on stress.

Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress has been identified as a key factor in this.