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From left, Derrick Louis, Chairman of Provide, Witham MP, Priti Patel and John Niland, CEO of Provide during their meeting.
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Priti Patel meets major provider of health and social care in Essex

The Witham MP, Priti Patel has today (16th August) met with Derrick Louis, Chairman and John Niland, Chief Executive of Provide, the health & social care provider that supplies services across the East of England.  Subjects under discussion included dealing with the Group A Streptococcal outbreak in north Essex, in …

Posted on: August 7, 2019

Priti Patel encourages Witham shops to compete for Best Small Shop award

Priti Patel MP is calling on the Witham Constituency’s shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in the local community. The Competition is open to any small shop* operating in the UK. It is free to enter …

Posted on: July 31, 2019

Priti welcomes third Witham Industrial Watch BID mandate

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has warmly welcomed the vote in support of Witham Industrial Watch (WIW) receiving a third Business Improvement District mandate. Firms based on the industrial estates in Witham have voted overwhelmingly for the BID mandate to continue. Priti, who has consistently worked with WIW to support businesses …

Posted on: July 27, 2019

Priti Patel MP opens Lime Tree Place

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has today (27th July) formally opened Lime Tree Place, the new apartment complex in Collingwood Road, Witham. Developed by Inspired Homes and Equinox Living, Lime Tree Place consists of 75 one bedroom and 22 two-bedroom apartments that have been created from the conversion of the …

Posted on: July 23, 2019

Priti Patel MP welcomes new police team for Witham town

Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed the introduction of a dedicated policing team for Witham Town, which will focus on local crime issues. The town team, consisting of two constables, will be one of 23 set up across the County by Essex Police, following additional resources provided to them, that …

Posted on: July 19, 2019

Priti Patel meets up with Realise Futures Social Enterprise

The MP for Witham, Priti Patel has today (19th July) met with Oscar Marsh, Engagement Co-Ordinator at the Realise Futures Social Enterprise, which is dedicated to finding work for disabled people in Essex and Suffolk.  They help with training and the development of new skills and operate six social businesses …

Posted on: July 19, 2019

Priti’s support for local children’s charity Brainwave

Witham’s MP, Priti Patel has caught up with Brainwave, the children’s charity, at their Essex Centre in Witham today, (19th July). Priti has supported Brainwave and helped with their fundraising activities for many years. She was joined for a briefing meeting on the charity’s latest activities by Cllr Ron Ramage, …

Posted on: July 16, 2019

Regional businesses surveyed on A120 dualling campaign

Businesses across the East of England are being surveyed over the A120 dualling proposals between Braintree and the A12 in support of the campaign to secure investment for the long-awaited and much-needed dualling scheme. The survey, which has been sent out this week, was developed by the Essex Chambers of …

Posted on: July 16, 2019

Priti Patel keeps up the pressure for Marks Tey upgrade

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, is keeping the pressure on Government and key stakeholders for a much needed upgrade to Marks Tey Station.  Greater Anglia nominated the station in November for highest priority Access for All Funding but it was turned down in April.  Priti has since made several representations …

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