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Karen Bradley Supports the Meadows School

Students at the new Meadows Community Special School in Leek welcomed Karen Bradley MP on Friday 24 September for a fact-finding visit to the £6 million new school.

Karen Bradley Joins Moorlands Tiffin Cup Hopeful Qarma at London Launch

Karen Bradley MP and Mo Ahmed from Leek's Qarma restaurant joined the launch of the Newby Teas Tiffin Cup 2010. Qarma was the top restaurant voted for by constituents in Staffordshire Moorlands and Karen nominated them for the cup. A record 73 other MPs also nominated restaurants from their constituencies to find Britain's Best South Asian restaurant.  The competition is in aid of World Vision.

Karen Bradley Supports Gary Lineker's Shot at Better Global Education

Karen Bradley, MP for Staffordshire Moorlands, joined Gary and Danielle Lineker at the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday last week (14th September) to show support for the 1 GOAL campaign. Gary is an Ambassador for 1GOAL which is an initiative which aims to mobilise support for education for all by using football to get through to a worldwide audience.  During the World Cup Dani Lineker joined 1 GOAL on an education trip to Khayleitsha, one of the fastest growing townships in South Africa, where opportunities for children are very limited.

Waterfall Puts On Its Bank Holiday Fete

On Bank Holiday Monday Waterfall residents opened their village to all-comers to enjoy the festivities at their annual fete. Karen Bradley visited with her family to join in the celebrations.

Celebrations for Newpool Meadows Opening

On Saturday night, Karen Bradley joined the celebrations at the formal opening of the Newpool Meadows village green in Knypersley. After much campaigning and agreement to protect the area, local residents enjoyed a get together on the green,

Rain and Fundraising Smiles at Ipstones Show

Karen Bradley visited Ipstones Agricultural Show on Saturday to join hundreds of visitors enjoying themselves in the rain. Karen said:
"Ipstones is always a great event. We enjoyed the gymkhana before the rain came and at least when we took refuge in the main tent there were some amazing prize winners. The flowers were beautiful. It was especially pleasing to see the Marie Curie cancer stall had sold all their tombola tickets so I hope they raised a lot of money!"

A Taste of the Olympics in Staffordshire Moorlands

Karen Bradley donned her baker's outfit for a visit to the Taste of the Moorlands bakery in Warslow this week. She was supporting owner Sarah Gayton's campaign to get the 2012 London Olympics to benefit rural businesses in Staffordshire. 

Karen Bradley Joins Moorlands Hospital Summer Fayre

Karen Bradley visited the League of Friends of Leek Moorlands Hospital on Saturday for their summer fayre. Many hardy visitors braved the rain to support the fundraising event. Karen said:
"The League of Friends do a great job in supporting friends and staff of the Moorlands hospital and I know this is an important event for them. The organisers have done a great job in the face of unseasonal weather - but there were lots of bargains for the dedicated supporter!"

Karen Bradley Supports Caudwell Children

Karen Bradley joined supporters of the Caudwell's Children's charity on Saturday at Tittesworth reservoir for their family fun day. Hundreds of people braved the rain to enjoy the stalls and attractions at the lake to raise money for sick and disabled children in the Moorlands.

Moorlands Restaurant Provides Hot Competition in the Tiffin Cup

The Qarma Tandoori restaurant in Leek is celebrating winning a place in the regional final of the Newby Teas Tiffin Cup 2010. The national competition is held each year to find the best South Asian restaurant in the country and Karen Bradley MP chose Qarma this year to represent Staffordshire Moorlands.