Prime Minister’s award for 90-year-old Betty from Fareham

Fareham resident Betty Richards has given 50 years to helping out in the local community, through volunteering. In response the Prime Minister has given her a Points of Light award, which recognises outstanding individuals who have or who are making a difference to their community.

Broadband in Fareham

Broadband in the UK has been evolving at a rapid pace. As recently as 2004 only 50% of UK households had internet connection. Even in 2010, only 45% of households had access to superfast services in the UK.

Visit to mental health charity Moving On

I spent an afternoon talking with the staff of a local charity that helps young people with mental health problems. The Moving On Project is a charity operating in Fareham and Gosport which provides help for young people aged 11-25 to improve their lives.

Fareham residents meet health bosses

I organised a Health Summit  for constituents to meet with local health service bosses and to talk about how our services are run in the area.

Have your say on local health services

I am urging local people to attend my Health Summit at Fareham Community Hospital, where they will have the opportunity to raise issues they have experienced with local healthcare provision. The summit is running between 6-9pm at Fareham Community Hospital on Thursday 20th July.