Local News

Reef Youth Centre

Michael was delighted to attend the Community Open Day at the Reef Youth Centre. The Reef was celebrating its first anniversary since opening in September 2016.

Meeting with MoreBus

Michael recently had a very productive meeting with Andrew Wickham, Managing Director of MoreBus. MoreBus buses serve communities across Mid Dorset and North Poole.

Michael meets local residents

Michael was pleased to have been invited to meet and chat to local residents in Magna Care home.

The residents quizzed Michael and local Poole councillor Jane Newell about a variety of local and national issues.

Michael pledges to reduce waste

Michael was delighted to attend a Coffee Cup Awareness Day this week hosted by ‘Wimborne War on Waste’, to highlight the damage disposable coffee cups have on the environment.

Swanage Railway

Michael waves off the returning Wareham to Swanage train service for the first time in 45 years.

March News

As I was driving home the other day, I saw some early daffodils defying the cold and gloomy weather to provide a small glimpse of spring starting. The start of the year was both cold and wet, and I look forward to better weather!

Michael visits award winning pub

Michael was delighted to visit the Sandford Pub to congratulate Jamie and Zanda Perry for being the Regional Winner in the Enterprise Community Hero Awards.  They are working hard to make the pub as welcoming as possible, to involve the local community.


Michael welcomes reduction in crime

Michael has welcomed news that traditionally-measured crime has continued to fall, now down by a third since 2010, and remaining at historically low levels, according to the independent Crime Survey for England and Wales.

Michael said: