A week today a private members bill will go into its second reading. Labour’s Jim McMahon MP is proposing the ‘Young People’s Enfranchisement and Education Bill’ which will see the voting age lowered to 16. He collaborated with Oldham Youth Council to create the Bill. At present 314 MPs support extending the franchise to…

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I was glad to speak to Thames Valley TV today about how we’ll be celebrating Older People’s Day in Reading.  Older people make a tremendous contribution to the local community.   We hold an annual event that aims to celebrate these achievements and offer residents a chance to try a variety of fun and interesting…

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Bring a picnic and join our Great Get Together in Whitley Wood Saturday 17 June 12pm-2pm Whitley Wood Community Centre Come along to meet your neighbours. Rain or shine we can go ahead. Children welcome and no charge. We are doing this as part of the Jo Cox Foundation’s Great Get together – we really…

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