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MP launches Best of the High Street awards

Coinciding with British High Streets Week, Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow has launched her ‘Best of the High Street Awards’ competition.

There are 8 categories for best independent businesses and people are encouraged to vote for their favourite.

James Heappey MP welcomes third runway at Heathrow

Wells MP James Heappey has welcomed the approval of a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport. Approval was given in Parliament last Monday when the plans were approved by a huge majority of MPs

Major NYO fundraising campaign launched, chaired by David Warburton MP

The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain has announced its first ever tour to the USA in Summer 2019, including a debut at Carnegie Hall in New York, cultural exchange with fellow teenagers, side-by-side projects and a performance at the Ravinia Festival, the oldest and most diverse outdoor

MP’s Support For Children's Reading Campaign

MP Ian Liddell-Grainger is supporting the latest phase of a campaign to get primary school children reading more.

It’s run by charity The Reading Agency, whose Summer Reading Challenge launches across England and Wales on July 14.

Somerset WI visit Parliament

Fifty members of the Women’s Institute from across Somerset visited Westminster for a tour of Parliament and to catch up with the county’s MPs yesterday (Monday).