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Cheltenham - a town of sanctuary

Cheltenham - a town of sanctuary

“I had just been put in temporary accommodation and I was so grateful that I had somewhere safe to stay.  I wanted some food, I walked into the shop for bread, but I was so bewildered I had no idea how to order it and couldn’t speak a word of English so I couldn’t talk to the shopkeeper.”

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Why did our MP change his mind on ‘no deal’ Brexit?

Why did our MP change his mind on ‘no deal’ Brexit?

In politics I don’t ever resort to personal attacks and I will stick to the facts. But I reserve the right to point out when I think opponents are getting it wrong. Particularly on the biggest issues facing our country.

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Climate breakdown – Cheltenham says it’s an emergency

Climate breakdown – Cheltenham says it’s an emergency

The sight of thousands of school pupils leaving lessons to protest about climate breakdown gave many of us pause for thought.

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EU citizens in Cheltenham face 110-mile round trip to register for settled status

EU citizens in Cheltenham face 110-mile round trip to register for settled status

The Liberal Democrats have slammed the Conservative Government for their “unfair treatment” of EU citizens after the Home Office released guidance on the new EU Settlement Scheme.

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Schools funding crisis

Schools funding crisis

Schools and education is always a hot topic on the doorstep for local councillors. Whether it’s catchment areas, the 11+ or education funding, nearly everyone has a view.  

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Theresa May's Brexit deal is dead

Cheltenham Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate Max Wilkinson has said the Tories’ Brexit Deal is dead.  

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Max Wilkinson

I am passionate about solving the housing crisis, improving public health through walking and cycling, and the protecting the environment. I live in Cheltenham town centre with my partner and in my spare time I enjoy watching sport, reading fiction and real ale.

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