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From left: Bradley Quirk from FareShare, Priti Patel MP with Tina Townsend from The Witham Hub & Witham Community Fridge.
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Priti praises key workers and volunteers on visit to Witham Community Hub

On Friday 3rd July, Witham MP Priti Patel visited The Witham Hub which runs the Witham Community Fridge to meet key workers and volunteers who have worked hard throughout the pandemic to ensure that local people who were shielding received vital food packages and medicines.  The work was carried out …

Posted on: February 7, 2020

Over 6,000 Apprenticeship starts in Witham since 2010

Witham MP Priti Patel has Welcomed National Apprenticeship Week, praising the Government and businesses for creating over 6,000 apprenticeship opportunities for Witham residents since 2010. Figures released by the Government show that from the last quarter of the 2009/10 academic year, through to the first quarter of the current 2019/20 …

Priti Patel MP (right) with Emma Palmer, CEO of Greenfields Community Housing Ltd
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Priti meets up with Greenfields Community Housing CEO Emma Palmer

The Witham MP, Priti Patel has today (24th January) had a meeting with Emma Palmer, the Chief Executive of Greenfields Community Housing Ltd, at their offices in Braintree. Under discussion were the proposed merger between Greenfields and Colne Housing which could generate a £500 million investment to build thousands of …

From left. Frank Saunders, Team Leader – Rivenhall Incinerator, Priti Patel MP, Simon Hawkins, the Environment Agency’s Area Director for East Anglia and James Mason, Team Leader – Flood Alleviation scheme.
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Priti questions Environment Agency over Rivenhall Incinerator

Witham MP Priti Patel has today (24.01.20) questioned the Environment Agency over the Rivenhall incinerator and the Agency’s intention to grant a permit to operate. The incinerator is widely opposed across the Witham constituency and the local area. While meeting the Agency’s Area Director for East Anglia,, Simon Hawkins, Priti …

Posted on: December 16, 2019

Public views sought on Newlands Centre Regeneration and Health Centre

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham, is calling on the public to give their views on proposals to regenerate the Newlands Shopping Centre and include in the plans a new health centre facility. The proposals are being developed by Centre owners New River Retail and have been shared with Witham …

Priti Patel with staff from Osbon Chemists and the One Stop shop, officiating at the ribbon cutting ceremony
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Small business day in Witham for Priti Patel

The Rt Hon. Priti Patel has spent Friday morning (8th November) linking up with a series of small businesses to discuss business growth and expansion in the Witham Constituency. She began her day by formally opening the new Osbon Chemist in Potter Court, Flemming Way. Previously based at The Elms …

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 …

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