I’m delighted to have been made the Conservative Party’s Vice Chairman for women. Having women around the table changes the conversation. Women’s life experiences aren’t more or less important than men’s – but they are different.
Jack and the Beanstalk is a story about planting magic beans and starting an adventure – it’s a great metaphor for reading. I saw first-hand how books can sow seeds of imagination in children’s minds when I visited Platt’s Heath Primary School a few weeks ago.
The Rec is right at the heart of Faversham and it’s valued by so many people for so many reasons, but it’s high time it had some investment – so it's great news that Swale Borough Council secured £1.6 million of Heritage Lottery Funding to revamp it.
It's great that Brenley Corner has been resurfaced and so many of the dreadful potholes fixed - but the job is one half done! I wrote to Highways England asking why, and received this reply, saying that it is due to "a delay with design planning".
Headcorn has a timeless charm, but that doesn’t mean it’s stuck in the past. Though sometimes, when struggling to make a call or send an email in the village, it can feel like you’re back in the last century.