City status for Colchester is welcomed by Priti Patel MP

Category: Local News Published: 20th May 2022 - 9:30 am

Priti Patel MP has joined residents, businesses and other MPs in Essex in celebrating the announcement that Colchester is one of the eight new cities created to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Colchester was one of 38 places considered for this honour and becomes the third place in …

Priti Patel MP with Dr Andy Jones (left) and Professor Tan Arulampalam, Consultant General Surgeon and Oaks Hospital Clinical Governance Chair outside the MRI and CT suite at Oaks Hospital, Colchester.

Priti Patel tours Oaks Hospital and sees new state of the art CT scanner

Published on 25th June 2021 Published in Local News

Witham’s MP, Priti Patel, has today (25th June) been given a tour of privately owned Oaks Hospital, Mile End Road, Colchester which is part of the independent hospital operator group, Ramsay Health Care. Patients from Witham routinely go to Oaks Hospital for specialist private and NHS healthcare treatment and the …

Priti Patel (centre) with left to right: Paul Banks, CEO of Chelmsford Learning Partnership, Cllr Ray Gooding, Essex CC Cabinet Member for Education & Learning, Koulla Anslow, Headteacher of Lakelands Primary School and Jason Grimble, Senior Site Manager for Barnes Contruction

Priti visits the new Lakelands Primary School in Stanway

Published on 11th September 2020 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has today (11th September) visited the new 420-place Lakelands Primary School in Wagtail Mews, Stanway, Colchester. Construction of the £6.5million school, which has been part-funded by Essex County Council (ECC) and S106 funding, started in October 2019 but Barnes Construction were required to pause works during …

Priti comments on future of garden communities in north Essex

Category: Local News Published: 20th May 2020 - 10:56 am

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has responded to the report issued by planning inspector Roger Clews (19.05.20) on the examination of the local plan proposals for garden communities in north Essex.  Mr Clews’ report found that the proposed Braintree/Colchester Borders Garden Community in the Witham constituency was not deliverable or …

Backing local business: Priti opens the newly refurbished McDonald’s in Tollgate

Published on 2nd November 2018 Published in Local News

Priti Patel MP was delighted to join McDonald’s owner and Managing Director Craig Newnes at the opening of his newly refurbished store in Tollgate [Tuesday 30 October 2018]. The Tollgate area in Stanway has seen rapid growth and development over the last ten years including a growing customer base for …

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