Local News

Michael supports the National Citizen Service

On Friday 31st August, I visited the National Citizen Service (NCS), a hugely successful and popular scheme which helps 16 and 17-year-olds make new friends, improve their confidence and acquire important life skills.

Michael’s Update on Queen Eleanor Cross

The Northampton Eleanor Cross is an extremely important piece of British history, constructed over 700 years ago in the year 1291, to mark one of the twelve stopping points of the funeral cortege of Queen Eleanor of Castile, wife of King Edward I.

Michael Buries a Time Capsule!

On Sunday, 26th August I buried a time capsule to mark 40 years of the St George’s Avenue Conservative Club.

The Club is a friendly social club for people to use and meet which first opened in 1978.

Michael Supports Local Disability Confident Scheme

I have long been a supporter of initiatives to help people with disabilities and health conditions into employment.

Recent figures show record numbers of people in employment, in fact the best since the 1970’s.

Michael Supports Retail in Northampton

As part of Great British High Street week I visited several retail stores in Northampton. I went to Weston Favell Shopping Centre and St Giles’s Street to meet shopkeepers and show my support for British retail.