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Posted: 27/11/2021

The Darlaston 1874 FC community is shocked at the untimely passing away of Leon Taylor, a striker.  He was just 36 years old. He will be sadly missed. 

On Saturday 27 November 2021 I laid flowers at a memorial for him at the Paycare Ground alongside other tributes. Leon was an important member of the team.

Posted: 27/11/2021

The Great Christmas Fayre at St. Margaret's Church in Great Barr was all set for Saturday 27 November 2021. Then the weather took a turn and snow fell making everything look glorious but some stallholders found it difficult to bring their stalls to St Margaret' Church. So a message was sent out that the Christmas

Posted: 26/11/2021

I attended a meeting organised by the Beacon Action Group to discuss the proposed Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) on Chapel Lane. The meeting was held at the Great Barr Memorial Hall and was well attended.  The proposal is to build a battery storage system on the Green Belt and in a conservation area. The

Posted: 26/11/2021

On Friday 26 November 2021 I visited the Joseph Leckie Academy and met the new head James Ludlow. The new building looked amazing. The original funds which were allocated 2010 under the Building Schools for the Future fund was withdrawn by the incoming Coalition Government. This was very disappointing for the children and the staff

Posted: 25/11/2021

I tabled two written parliamentary questions to the Department of Health and Social Care on 22 November 2021 relating to GP and dentist recruitment in Walsall. 

I asked the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care:

How many GPs are registered in the (a) Walsall Clinical Commissioning Group and (b) Walsall South constituency.

I received a response on

Posted: 24/11/2021

I joined MPs and musicians in Parliament Square on Wednesday 24 November 2021 in showing our support for a Bill which would ensure musicians are fairly paid. The Copyright (Rights and Remuneration of Musicians, etc) Bill, sponsored by Kevin Brennan MP, would make sure musicians are rewarded fairly and properly for their music through streaming

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