Local News

Andrew, Medic welcomes new Cancer Scanners

Dr Andrew Murrison has welcomed the announcement this week by Health Secretary Matt Hancock of new CT and MRI scanners for 78 NHS Trusts including 12 in the south west and a MRI scanner at Salisbury District Hospital.

Imber Open Day

On Saturday I went to the Imber open day. I’ve been involved with the deserted village on and off over the years and particularly when we were persuading the fantastic Churches Conservation Trust to take on the only remaining building in one piece which is St Giles. 

Andrew disappointed by incinerator latest

Andrew Murrison has received a letter from minister Kit Malthouse declining his request to call in an application for the proposed Westbury gasification plant (attached).

Andrew meets Ruksak

Andrew Murrison was delighted to meet Rory Donaldson today to discuss the charity he is setting up to provide essentials like toiletries in a rucksack to vulnerable young people based in Trowbridge.

Andrew deeply disappointed by Larkrise decision

Andrew Murrison says he will back all the way the campaign to prevent the closure of special schools and their replacement with a ‘mega school’ near Devizes.

He said;

Andrew writes to minister about homelessness

Andrew Murrison has been looking into rough sleeping in his area and has visited a hostel in Trowbridge run by Wiltshire Council and the charity Alabare and funded under the government’s Rough Sleeper Initiative.

Andrew to hold Commons debate on Special Educational Needs in Wiltshire

Andrew has secured a debate tomorrow in the chamber of the House of Commons on special needs in Wiltshire. It follows Wiltshire Council’s plans to close Larkrise School in Trowbridge and St Nicholas in Chippenham in order to build a new larger special school at Rowde near Devizes.