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Chancellor optimistic on growth for the economy

This week saw the Chancellor deliver the first Spring Statement, a chance to update the House and country on the latest Office for Budget Responsibility economic growth forecasts.  In a break with tradition, there was no ‘mini-budget’, with no major policy or tax and spending announcements.  Inst

Newbury Electrification

This week (Monday 12th – Thursday 15th) is the first of the line closures affecting rail passengers at Bedwyn and Pewsey as Network Rail and Great Western Railway undertake improvements to the rail infrastructure to enable electrification of the line to Newbury.

Gazette & Herald Column: Farmers need to be on best possible footing for future

Thank you!  I know that many local people want to say a huge and heartfelt thank you to everyone who helped deliver essential medical and care services last weekend, and to the Police, Wiltshire Council, Army and to local farmers who helped to clear the roads and rescue stranded motorists.  There

Press Release: Claire Perry Marks National Apprenticeship Week

Claire Perry today marked National Apprenticeship Week along with her current and former apprentices, Mitchell Reason and Georgia Mundy.  National Apprenticeship Week is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service and is designed to celebrate apprenticeships.

Press Release: Claire Perry Welcomes New Homes for Military Families

Claire Perry welcomed the news that 322 brand new homes for military families have been officially opened on the Ashdown Estate in Tidworth.  The homes have been designed with families in mind, with three or four bedrooms and large green spaces for children to play.  The announcement is part of t

Newbury Line Closure 2018

The next few months will see a number of rail line closures affecting passengers at Pewsey and Great Bedwyn, as Network Rail and Great Western Railway undertake improvements to the rail infrastructure to enable electrification of the line to Newbury.