Weston’s MP Welcomes Government Cash to Boost Local Walking and Cycling

Weston’s MP, John Penrose, has welcomed £310,000 Government cash for two projects to make central Weston safer and reduce car use by improving walking and cycling routes instead. The first project is developing a ‘Liveable Neighbourhood’ in central Weston, where people can live within walking or cycling distance of work,…

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FE NEWS: Financial Education Summit held in Parliament to advocate for greater early financial education

Today, MPs and Peers came together with the financial education community to highlight the severe and tragic consequences of the refusal of successive Governments to tackle the issue of financial education and literacy head on. The result is that children, especially those from lower socio-economic backgrounds are having their life…

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John Penrose MP Opens New Weston Employment Centre

A new Employment Centre to give hundreds of jobseekers better access to employment skills and training programmes, has opened opposite College’s Knightstone Campus in central Weston. The new site – Weston Employment Centre – has been delivered in collaboration with Weston College, and Seetec Pluss who are delivering the government’s…

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Weston’s MP Calls for Faster Progress on Improving Local Special Educational Needs

Weston’s MP John Penrose today called for North Somerset Council and local health chiefs to move faster in fixing the troubled Special Education Needs & Disabilities service, after Ministers issued an ‘Improvement Notice’ because previously-identified problems aren’t being solved fast enough.  In 2018 a joint inspection by Ofsted and CQC the service…

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