Weston Mercury: North Somerset residents hear local proclamation of new king

CROWDS gathered in Weston yesterday, September 11, to hear a rare proclamation of the new King, Charles III. Scores of people attended the once-in-a-lifetime event, at the Italian Gardens, as the local Accession Proclamation was heard for North Somerset residents.  The Proclamation of a new sovereign is an ancient tradition that can be traced back hundreds…

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CAPX: It’s time for a dose of the same medicine that cured the ‘Sick Man of Europe’

This article was written by John Penrose MP for CAPX. It was published on 12th August 2022. The new Prime Minister will inherit an in-tray from hell: double-digit inflation; a predicted recession; anaemic productivity growth; a war in Europe; and the ticking time-bomb of the Northern Ireland Protocol to boot.…

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Weston MP’s Slams First Bus & North Somerset Council for Axing Services After £48M Government ‘Bus Back Better’ Cash in April

Weston’s MP John Penrose has criticised First Bus and North Somerset Council for axing key bus routes just months after accepting £48M in Government cash to improve local bus services. In April, North Somerset Council was granted £48million with a further £57.5million to be used as a pooled revenue fund with…

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