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Suffolk MP to champion plight of Turtle Doves

The RSPB's warning that there's been a sharp decline in the number of Turtle Doves in the east and they've been placed on the list of threatened species.

Numbers of Turtle Doves breeding in Britain have dropped by 94 per-cent over the last 20 years.

RSPB Owl Box Donation

On Friday I donated an owl box that had been made for me by a local RSPB volunteer to Bentley Primary School. I hope that an owl takes to opportunity to re-settle in this new home so that the pupils can learn more about these fascinating creatures.

June Article

Last month I was delighted to host a meeting with Councillors from South Suffolk’s parishes regarding neighbourhood plans. The meeting, which was held at Hadleigh Town Hall, was well attended with representatives from many of the villages across the constituency.

Suffolk Show 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed the first day of the Suffolk Show. Interesting discussions about rural crime with NFU and wildlife crime officers from Suffolk Constabulary.

Meeting with Barclays Bank, Hadleigh

Following the announcement that the Hadleigh branch of Barclays will be closing, I wrote to request a meeting between local businesses and Barclays officials to discuss the impact that this decision will have on their customers.

Update from South Suffolk Taskforce

On Friday morning I chaired a session of the South Suffolk Taskforce in Sudbury Town Hall on the Sudbury Delphi site which is scheduled to close in 2020.