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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 …

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: 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: July 31, 2019

Priti welcomes third Witham Industrial Watch BID mandate

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has warmly welcomed the vote in support of Witham Industrial Watch (WIW) receiving a third Business Improvement District mandate. Firms based on the industrial estates in Witham have voted overwhelmingly for the BID mandate to continue. Priti, who has consistently worked with WIW to support businesses …

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