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Priti Patel welcomes Black Notley development appeal refusal

Published on 21st January 2022 Published in Local News

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has welcomed the decision taken by an independent planning inspector to throw out an appeal by speculative land developer Gladman, for 90 dwellings on a site in the countryside adjacent to Brain Valley Avenue, Black Notley. The development would have had a harmful impact on …

Priti Patel opens Flamin’ Moe’s Restaurant in Witham – June 2021

Priti Patel backs small businesses ‘the lifeblood of our local communities’

Published on 6th December 2021 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on local residents to shop locally and support small businesses across the constituency this month, to tie in with Small Business Saturday 2021 (4th December). Small businesses are the backbone of the UK economy, and it should not be underestimated how challenging the past …

All of the Acorn Academy pupils who took part in the Christmas card competition with Priti Patel MP

4 year-old Acorn Academy pupil claims top prize in MP’s Christmas card design competition

Published on 3rd December 2021 Published in Local News

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham, has today (3rd December 2021) called in to Acorn Academy in Witham to present prizes to the winner and two runners up, in the MP’s own annual Christmas card competition for 2021. The MP received more than 70 entries for her competition, from seven …

Cllr Mark Durham (left) and Priti Patel MP with concerned local resident, Andrew Reid, during her inspection of accident blackspots on Witham Road, Wickham Bishops.

Priti Patel inspects accident blackspots on Witham Road, Wickham Bishops

Published on 2nd November 2021 Published in Local News

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has been inspecting accident blackspots on the Witham Road in Wickham Bishops with local resident, Andrew Reid and local Councillor, Mark Durham. Mr Reid had contacted Priti regarding local concerns about the increasingly heavy traffic on the Witham Road, as well as vehicles speeding, following …

Priti with Tom Stentiford, a supportive volunteer at Lauriston Farm, who presented her with a sheep’s wool handbag, which he made for her himself, in the Farm’s workshop.

Priti Patel gets a tour of social farm following £10,000 National Lottery grant for improved facilities

Published on 1st November 2021 Published in Local News

During a busy afternoon in the constituency, Witham MP Priti Patel, took time out to call into Lauriston Farm, on the Blackwater Estuary near Goldhanger. The Farm is a charitable, community owned social farming business and works with people who have learning disabilities. The Farm is a safe environment in …

Priti Patel MP with Cllr Nick Unsworth (left) and Cllr Ross Playle at their meeting on Saturday (30th October) to plan their opposition to the Rivenhall incinerator.

Witham MP joins forces with local councillors to oppose the Rivenhall incinerator

Published on 1st November 2021 Published in Local News

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, Witham Northern Division County Councillor Ross Playle and Coggeshall District Councillor Nick Unsworth have met to discuss their continued opposition to the latest planning application for the Rivenhall Incinerator by Indaver. They got together on Saturday (30th October) at the Witham Library meeting room. This …

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