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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Priti visits Lime Tree Place

Witham MP Priti Patel has visited Lime Tree Place in Witham, a new residential development by Equinox Living and Inspired Homes providing 98 one and two bedroom apartments. The site, off Collingwood Road, is where former NHS offices were located and is being converted by Essex-based contractors Phelan Construction. The …

Posted on: February 8, 2019

Priti calls for responses to libraries consultation

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on residents and community groups to respond to Essex County Council’s consultation on the future of library services, which closes later this month on 20 February. The plans recommend the closure of four out of eight libraries in the Witham constituency and the closure …

Posted on: February 8, 2019

Priti Patel MP chairs business meeting with Transport Secretary

Witham MP, Priti Patel, chaired a meeting of the Essex Chambers of Commerce Business, Transport and Infrastructure Forum on Monday evening with the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling MP, as guest speaker [4 February 2019]. The meeting was well attended by a number of Essex businesses and the …

Posted on: February 8, 2019

Priti Patel MP calls for action on Witham Health Centre

Priti Patel, Member of Parliament for Witham, chaired a meeting with Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Witham Town GPs on Friday afternoon to press for action to secure the delivery of a new multi-purpose health centre in Witham [Friday 25 January 2019]. Priti has previously expressed her concerns …

Posted on: February 7, 2019

Priti calls on Council to hold planning meeting in Witham

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Chief Executive of Braintree District Council to hold in the Town the planning committee meeting which will determine the proposals for housing on the Gimsons and River Walk site. The planning application has attracted hundreds of response and objections from local residents …

Posted on: February 1, 2019

Witham MP visits Templars Academy

Witham MP, Priti Patel, popped into Templars Academy on Thursday afternoon to meet with pupils and teachers from across year groups [Thursday 31 January 2019]. Priti spoke with pupils about their school projects and their ideas for Get Witham Reading 2019. First launched in 2012, Get Witham Reading is now …

Posted on: January 31, 2019

Campaign against Gimsons growing in strength

Witham MP Priti Patel, local campaigners and councillors have met to discuss the next steps to take in opposing the large housing development plans for the Gimsons site. Hundreds of local residents across Witham have been lobbying Braintree District Council to reject the plans for a wide range of reasons …

Posted on: January 31, 2019

Priti meets residents at Lunch Club

Witham MP Priti Patel has visited the Witham Town Lunch Club, whose membership numbers were boosted following Priti’s Advice and Information Fair held last year. The Lunch Club meets three times a week where meals are available to local residents in the community and they now have eight new members. …

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