Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week

This week is Dementia Action Week. It is run by the Alzheimer’s Society, and it is Britain’s longest running awareness campaign. I am myself a Dementia Champion and will continue to do all I can to raise awareness on this very important matter. Research shows that the...
Commonwealth War Graves Reception

Commonwealth War Graves Reception

We have 44 graves here in Aldridge-Brownhills, across 5 different cemeteries, that are covered by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, and ahead of Commonwealth War Graves Week (21-28 May), I attended their recent reception in Parliament to thank them for the...
Youth Sport Trust Reception

Youth Sport Trust Reception

It was a pleasure to attend the Youth Sport Trust Reception in Parliament last week alongside the wonderful, Mr Downie, headteacher of Streetly Academy.   It was also great to meet Shaunagh Brown, the England Rugby Prop, to discuss the vital importance of sport in the...
Pelsall Carnival Royalty Selection

Pelsall Carnival Royalty Selection

I was delighted to join the Pelsall Carnival Committee recently for the judging of the Carnival Royalty Competition. Back with a bang after 2 missed years, Pelsall Carnival will return on Saturday 2nd July 2022. I hope to see as many of you as possible at the event...
Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Mental health problems can affect anyone and Mental Health Awareness Week is a good time to have a chat with a friend, family member or colleague. It is also a good time to have a think about our own wellbeing too. I was very...
Ablewell 10th Anniversary

Ablewell 10th Anniversary

It was a pleasure to be able to attend the 10th Anniversary Service of the Ablewell Advice Centre, to hear an update on the work they do and the support they give to people right across the Walsall Borough, whilst recognising how much they have achieved during this...