Local News

Help For Community Sports Groups

As the country deals with coronavirus (Covid-19), know sport and physical activity organisations are facing a hugely difficult period of time. To help combat this, Sport England have launched a £20 million hardship fund. 

COVID-19 Information & FAQ

The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

Everyone must now stay at home except in exceptional circumstances, only leaving for the following very limited purposes:

Covid-19: Does your neighbour need your help?

Gloucestershire's community help hub telephone number is live!

As you know, we must do all we can to help those in our communities that are likely to become more isolated as measures are put in place to delay the spread of Covid-19.

Tewkesbury Foodbank

Tewkesbury Foodbank are running low on supplies and need your support. Over 90% of the food distributed by foodbanks in network is donated by the public – that’s why your food donations are vital!

Funding for the A417 - Budget Statement 2020

I welcome todays budget statement which announced that investment will reach record levels over the next five years, benefitting families and businesses in all corners of the country. 

Flooding update

The Environment Agency encourage all those who may be at risk of flooding to remain vigilant and take steps to protect themselves by:

IR35 Tax changes

The Government announced a review of changes to off-payroll (IR35) working rules on 7 January 2020 to determine if any further steps can be taken to ensure the smooth and successful implementation of the reform due to come into force in April 2020.

Local Government Finance Settlement (2020/2021)

I welcome the announcement that Tewkesbury Council will see its budget increased by 8.9% this year, part of the government’s commitment to level up local services across the country.

Christmas Card Competition 2019

I am pleased to announce that the 2019 Christmas card competition winner is…

Jasmine aged 6 with her Colourful nativity scene design!

There were so many wonderful designs this year which made it difficult to choose a winner, but Jasmine’s colourful design really stood out.

General Election

I was very pleased and honoured to be re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Tewkesbury. It is a great area and I’ll continue to do my best for the people who live here.