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How good is mental health care in Faversham and Mid Kent?

It can be difficult to get a true picture of how our area is doing when it comes to mental health services.

So I'm pleased that Mental Health Watch, a new website which makes scrutinising spending and performance easy, has been launched by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Restored Preston footbridge is a step forward for Faversham Station

It’s been closed for six months - making it harder for people living south of the railway to get into town - so I was delighted to re-open the Preston footbridge.

It’s been spruced up and strengthened so it can now stay open during the hop festival and other town events.

How I've voted on Brexit

There is no escaping the fact that we find ourselves in a difficult and divisive situation as a country, and this puts MPs in a difficult position too, as we try to work out the best way forward for our constituencies and our country.

Have we finally seen the back of Operation Stack?

We had a reminder of how bad Operation Stack could be when high winds caused problems at the ports a few weeks ago. That should be the last time we have to put up with the closure of the motorway, as Operation Stack has now been replaced by Operation Brock.