18 AUG 2014

Painting Project at St George's Hall, Deal

It was great fun giving St George's church hall in Deal a new lick of paint this afternoon. I was joined by friends Wayne Elliott and Adrian Friend in this social action community project to get St George's hall looking its best. The hall at St George's is a great community asset for Deal and can cater for up to 120 people. It also has a large commercial kitchen and a stage and dance floor for community events. I really enjoyed helping out on the painting project...

07 AUG 2014

Trouble Corner on Deal Beach Street

I was glad to bring Kent County Council Cabinet Member for Roads and Highways, Cllr David Brazier, to Beach Street in Deal to look at a dangerous section of the road. Cllr Brazier also met with local residents and business owners and to see the site. There was a serious accident earlier this year on this area of Beach Street and many concerned residents contacted me about this dangerous bend. When I lived on Beach Street I saw first-hand the speeds that cars can...

07 AUG 2014

Deal with New High Streets Minister

It was great to welcome new High Streets Minister, Penny Mordaunt, to Deal to show her our award-winning High Street. We have a great mixture of independent stores, from artisan cheese shops to art galleries. Now that we have won the battle for all-day high speed trains to Deal, it will be even easier for more people to come and experience all that makes our High Street great – and that made it High Street of the Year 2013. I also talked to Penny about what...

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