On Friday (30th June) GWR announced that they were entering into Year 3 of their Customer Communities Improvement Fund (CCIF) and have £750,000 to award in grants. They are looking for projects that will start in April 2018 and conclude by March 2019.
One of the biggest concerns people talk to me about is transport. In a rural area like ours we need a good train service, good road connections and a reliable bus service. But we also need motorist friendly policies as despite all of that, we are very dependent on our cars.
I welcome the Prime Minister's announcement that she will seek a General Election on June 8th. It is right to seek a mandate to deliver Brexit and re-establish a program for government drafted by our current Prime Minister.