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ITV NEWS: Weston Hospital won't be sold to private bidders

Controversial plans to sell off Weston General Hospital to another NHS Trust or a private organisation have been dropped. MP for Weston-super-Mare John Penrose says its a move that will benefit the hospital...


John Penrose MP Recognised for Twitter Growth

Weston's MP, John Penrose, has been recognised as having one of the largest increases in followers on Twitter during the April 2013-2014 period.


MP pleased with hospital’s NHS ruling

KILLING any fears over privatisation of Weston General Hospital is good news for the town, according to its MP....


Penrose welcomes increase in front line police

Weston's MP John Penrose has hailed figures released today showing a substantial planned increase in the number of Police Officers and Support Officers on Weston's streets....


NHS only Merger Partners selected for Weston Hospital

In a move which will secure Weston Hospital’s long term future local health chiefs will today announce an NHS only shortlist of potential merger partners which will contain the names of nearby NHS Hospitals such as Taunton, Yeovil, or Bath. Weston's MP responds...


College's Apprenticeship success ‘excellent’ says MP

John Penrose has praised initiatives led by Weston College that have seen the number of apprenticeships available to young people in Weston and North Somerset grow rapidly.


Weston Mercury: MP Praises Police as crime falls by a quarter

Weston's MP has praised police following the news that 3,500 fewer crimes happened in North Somerset last year than three years previously.


Bristol Evening Post: Euro elections could learn from Eurovision

In his article for The Bristol Evening Post, John discusses how the two competitions - Eurovision and the European Election - are more similar than you'd think... 


John Penrose meets local campaigners in Parliament to discuss cancer strategy

Weston MP, John Penrose, met with Simon and Gail Nancholas in Parliament last week at an event organised by Macmillan, the cancer charity, to talk about their experience and discuss their concerns around cancer care.


Weston Station wins cash for improving disabled access

IMPROVEMENTS to Weston railway station are imminent after it was granted funding by the Government.


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