Local News

Kent MPs join forces to call for medical school

Winter is the toughest time for the NHS, and organisations in Kent are facing critical challenges. One of the biggest reasons local hospitals are struggling is because they can’t recruit enough doctors.

Take my survey on mobile and broadband coverage

I recently tested out Ofcom's new checker on mobile and broadband availability, but it told me that areas with poor coverage like Headcorn and Doddington received 4G mobile and superfast broadband.

Stop East Kent Recycling Plant expanding

Expansion of the Recycling Works at Oare could mean thousands more lorries driving through Oare, Ospringe and Davington. There are already too many lorries thundering through these villages, rattling homes and historic buildings and contributing to pollution.

Illegally parked lorries to be clamped and fined

Kent County Council and Ashford Borough Council are clamping down on illegally parked HGVs, following my campaign for a ban on fly-parking.

The new scheme being launched today will allow authorities to clamp and fine drivers, for first time offences.