21 JAN 2015

Visiting Relate East Kent

I really enjoyed visiting Relate East Kent to hear about their counselling service and work with young people in our area. I talked to counsellors about how Relate is supporting young people across East Kent who have difficulties, both at home and at school. They also do great work with couples and families to keep relationships together. Helping young people to work through their problems early in life helps set them up for a brighter future as they grow into...

11 JAN 2015

Deal Pier Tribute to Victims of Paris Atrocity

I joined 200 residents at Deal Pier on Sunday in tribute to the victims of the Paris atrocity. We show our support for people in Paris and were proud to raise 'Je Suis Charlie' signs to show solidarity for staff at Charlie Hebdo magazine, where staff were murdered for publishing satirical cartoons. It was fantastic to see over 200 people attend the tribute. People in Deal stand shoulder to shoulder with Parisians after these horrific attacks. The attack in Paris...

11 JAN 2015

Deal Festival 2015 Launch Event

It was great to join organisers of the Deal Festival of Music and Arts at their New Year Launch Event on Sunday. We heard all about the organisers' exciting plans for the festival in 2015. Deal Festival celebrates its 33rdanniversary this year and continues to go from strength to strength. This year's festival will run from 27th June to 12th July and will feature concerts and events from world class artists. Deal is a vibrant centre for culture and the arts in...

Charlie's long standing campaign for Human Rights Reform is now being taken up by the Conservatives. Here Charlie makes the case for reform on the Daily Politics.

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