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Champions stepping up to save turtle doves in 2018

June has been a BIG month for turtle doves. One of the UK’s (and Europe’s) most threatened birds, their plight has inspired farmers, politicians, birders and nature-lovers to step up to help save them.

NFU South Suffolk Farmers meeting

Last Friday I met with a group of South Suffolk farmers in Polstead to discuss the current issues and opportunities that they are encountering in their work. A big thank you to the NFU for organising the meeting and to the Lock family for hosting and providing delicious bacon sandwiches.

Suffolk Day 2018

I was pleased to work with my Westminster colleagues to highlight the things that we love most about our brilliant county. There has been a fine array of Suffolk producers on display in Parliament's Jubilee Room. In Suffolk there has been hundreds of events especially for Suffolk day.

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.