Probably most of us make an effort to clean up the house when we are expecting visitors, but people in Chesham made an extra special effort to clean up the town on Saturday 8th September, ahead of the Open Heritage Day on Sunday 9th September.
Across south Buckinghamshire, the roll out of Universal Credit is taking place in a couple of areas this September. In High Wycombe, the process began on 5 September, and in my own constituency the start date is 26 September.
Rt Hon Dame Cheryl Gillan MP popped in for an early autumn visit to Chiltern Open Air Museum on 7th September – when she was delighted to meet Sam Hatfield, Museum Director, and Elbee, one of the resident goats at the popular museum.
We have quite a few small and locally-based charities, so, when I read the announcement of funding for a range of free and low-cost training opportunities, devised specifically for the smaller charities, I thought I would take this opportunity to raise awareness about it.
The All Party Parliamentary Groups are a way that parliamentarians can work across the political divides to influence and change policy on important areas. They also act as a prime liaison point between various sectors and parliament and are now regulated to increase transparency.