Karen takes part in annual Club Day celebrations in Leek.

Local MP, Karen Bradley was pleased to join in the annual Club Day celebrations in Leek, an event that has been going strong for over 200 years.
This year it was the turn of Trinity Church to lead the worship in the Market Place and the procession around the town. After a colourful and vibrant service on the theme of “Walking the Way” by Trinity’s minister, Richard Pope, Karen walked in the procession with the lead church, as well as with the Mayor Cllr Sue Coleman, Town Crier Bill Lomas and Chairman of the District Council Cllr Keith Flunder.

Karen visits Biddulph Churches Together Open Café’

Moorlands MP, Karen Bradley was delighted to visit the Biddulph Churches Together Open Café during the Biddulph Festival.
Karen visited some of the stalls and was pleased to talk to some of the many stallholders and people supporting the Café’.

Karen helps clean up Westwood Rec in Leek

Local MP, Karen Bradley joined local Conservatives recently at a litter pick in Leek.
Litter blights our towns and roadsides and spoils our enjoyment of the countryside. It is also incredibly expensive, costing local councils hundreds of millions of pounds a year to clear up. Those who drop litter, even if it is just a cigarette end or chewing gum, can be fined or face prosecution.

Weekly Column 10.07.19

Saturday 29th June was Armed Forces Day and I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to the 11,300 people working in our Armed Forces and crucial defence jobs in the West Midlands.
It was the eleventh Armed Forces Day, and it is an opportunity to say thank you to those around the world who are in the regular service, the reserves, the cadets and those who served in uniform, our brave veterans. It is a chance to recognise the great sacrifice they have made for their country – often spending long periods of time away from home.

Weekly Column 03.07.19

I know that the many animal lovers in Staffordshire Moorlands will join me in welcoming the Environment Secretary Michael Gove’s new bill, introduced in Parliament last week, to enable tougher prison sentences for the worst animal abusers.  

Weekly Column 26.06.19

The consultation on the Future of Local Health Services and in particular the future of Leek Moorlands Hospital closed on 17 March 2019 and I would like to update local residents on the situation. The many responses have been analysed and a report has been produced which can be accessed on the CCGs website.

Karen joins local Headteachers at Summer Conference

Moorlands MP, Karen Bradley joined Headteachers of Primary, Middle and Secondary schools from Leek and the surrounding area at the Leek Education Partnership Summer Conference.
Karen met Andrew Shaw, CEO of the Talentum Learning Trust prior to the Conference in Westminster to discuss some of the Headteachers’ concerns and was pleased to be invited to the Conference.