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Priti Patel MP lighting the Witham beacon, to celebrate HM the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Priti Patel lights up Witham’s Platinum Jubilee beacon

Published on 4th June 2022 Published in Local NewsPublished in National News

Priti Patel, Witham’s MP, was in town on Thursday night (2nd June 2022) to light Witham Town Council’s Platinum Jubilee beacon. The MP joined the Jubilee celebrations on River Walk and lit the beacon at 9.45pm. Witham’s beacon is one of more than 2,000 across the country that were lit …

Priti Patel MP and Cllr Lee Scott inspect the decaying road surface in Church Road.

Priti Patel MP and ECC Cabinet Member for Highways meet in Tiptree to inspect the Village’s deteriorating roads

Published on 5th May 2022 Published in Local News

At a special summit meeting organised by the Office Priti Patel MP, the Essex County Council Cabinet Member for Highways Maintenance and Sustainable Transport, Cllr Lee Scott, Tiptree Parish Councillors, Sue Allen-Shepherd, Jonathan Greenwood and Stuart Gulleford and Colchester Borough Councillor Roger Mannion have met with Priti to discuss the …

Priti Patel talks to GCSE Citizenship students at The Stanway School with Head Teacher Jonathan Bland

Priti Patel MP visits The Stanway School in Colchester, Essex to talk to students about the key issues

Published on 5th May 2022 Published in Local News

Priti Patel, the Member of Parliament for the Witham constituency, which includes Stanway, has paid a visit to the Stanway School in Winstree Road, to chat to students about their GCSE Citizenship work and projects. Several students contacted Priti with questions on young people in poverty and homelessness which were …

Priti Patel MP unveils the Blue Plaque commemorating the life of Joy Laurey.

Priti Patel MP unveils Blue Plaque to commemorate the life of Tiptree resident Joy Laurey

Published on 1st May 2022 Published in Local News

Tiptree’s local MP, Priti Patel has unveiled Tiptree’s first ever Blue Plaque in celebration of the life of renowned puppeteer and local resident Joy Laurey.  Ms Laurey lived at Well Cottage, Maldon Road, Tiptree for 36 years, where the Plaque was unveiled in a special ceremony on Saturday (30th April …

Priti Patel MP with the new North Local Area Commander, Chief Superintendent Claire Talbot.

New Essex Police Local Area Commander meets up with Witham MP

Published on 27th April 2022 Published in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has met Essex Police’s new North Local Area Commander, Chief Superintendent Claire Talbot.  Chief Superintendent Talbot, based in Braintree, took up her new appointment very recently and asked for an introductory meeting with Priti, which took place in central Witham on Saturday. They had a full …

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