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Priti Patel MP on her tour of the Oakwood Meadows site in Stanway. From left: David Jenkinson, CEO of Persimmon, Priti Patel MP, Louise Trail, Head of Sales, Philip Standen, Managing Director, Essex and Martyn Clark, Divisional Director.
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Priti visits new homes site in Stanway

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham has visited the Charles Church property development Oakwood Meadows on London road, Stanway, (Friday, 11th October), escorted by Persimmon Home’s Chief Executive David Jenkinson, and the South-Eastern Regional Managing Director Martyn Clark. Persimmon Homes owns the Charles Church brand. In a comprehensive tour, Priti was …

From left, Rod Lane, RNIL, Priti Patel MP, Lisa Jane, Manager of the Tea Rooms, Witham, Mary Stote RNLI Fundraising Group and the Mayor of Witham, Cllr Clare Lager
Posted on: October 14, 2019

MP praises £1,000 success of Tea Rooms’ RNLI fundraising effort

On Friday (11th October) Witham MP, Priti Patel, visited the Tea Rooms in the Newlands Centre, Witham, alongside Witham Mayor, Cllr Clare Lager, to present Manager, Lisa Jane with a special certificate from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), represented by Rod Lane, for collecting their first £1,000 for the …

Priti Patel MP with the Silver End Surgery team
Posted on: October 12, 2019

Priti Patel MP visits Silver End Surgery

The MP for Witham, Priti Patel, has been visiting the Silver End Surgery for a tour and discussion of the latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection in April, which has indicated improvements have been made and given the practice an overall rating of ‘good’.  This follows a very critical report …

Chelmsford based Window Company (Contracts) Ltd receive their certificates for achieving ISO standards as audited by Auva Certification Ltd
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Priti hails success of local firm

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham, has today (11th October) visited Auva Certification Ltd in Little Braxted to help the firm celebrate its being awarded a certificate of accreditation from the UK Accreditation Service, UKAS for ISO 17021-1:2015, which is a major success for the company. Priti formally presented Graham …

Priti Patel opens Gelato Temptations in Newlands Street, Witham
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Priti Patel MP boosts small businesses in Witham and Coggeshall

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has spent Friday morning, (6th September) in her constituency visiting small businesses.  She performed a formal opening ceremony for two new shops in Witham, Gelato Temptations in Newlands Street, which is a brand new business providing the ultimate in tasty deserts, and christened the new …

Posted on: September 5, 2019

Priti Patel MP secures cash boost for Essex schools

Schools across the Witham constituency are set to benefit from a significant cash boost in their budgets, thanks to the efforts of Witham MP, Priti Patel. Priti has tirelessly campaigned for the introduction of a strategic long-term funding plan for schools and has welcomed this week’s announcement that the Government …

Posted on: September 2, 2019

Priti Patel MP visits Museum of Power

During her visit to the Museum of Power on Friday (30th August 2019), the Witham MP, Priti Patel was invited to become a patron of the Museum by its Chairman and Trustees.  Ms Patel was at the Museum for one of her regular catch-up and tour sessions and was delighted …

Posted on: August 27, 2019

Priti Patel MP congratulates local pupils on strong set of GCSE results

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has offered her congratulations to students across the Witham constituency who have collected their GCSE results in the last few days. Priti said: “Many congratulations to all students who received their GCSE results just before the Bank Holiday weekend. We have seen some strong results locally …

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Priti calls for dance studio planning application to be approved

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has called on Braintree District Council to approve a planning application for a dance studio in Witham. Complete Dance are looking for new premises and have applied to develop an industrial unit that has been vacant for more than five years into a dance and …

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Witham MP supports calls for new orthopaedic centre at Colchester Hospital

Witham MP, Priti Patel, is supporting calls for a new specialist orthopaedic centre to be built at Colchester Hospital. East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust is currently considering proposals to invest £30 million into a new orthopaedic centre at either Colchester Hospital or Ipswich Hospital. All orthopaedic patients …

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