Global Education Trust

Great to be here at the Global Educational Trust FREE Book Shop on Redcar High Street.

Colin and the team voluntarily run a fantastic asset in our community helping people from all walks of life, get access to books and educational material.

The Youth of Today, Future of Tomorrow


I am determined to improve the opportunities for young people in Redcar & Cleveland and these are great first steps from the Government.

Pavement Parking Ban?

Pavement Parking Ban?

Problem parking on pavements is something I get asked about all the time.

Personally I‘m wary of a blanket ban. Redcar Council should be given the powers to make these decisions on a street by street basis.

Back In Parliament

Just arrived at Kings Cross.

After 5 weeks away from Westminster, we’re back in the House of Commons from tomorrow.

It’s been a great summer back up North and I’ve really enjoyed being back out and meeting people again after being restricted for so long.

Unveiling of 'Drew's Wonderwall' at the Worx Cafe, Dormanstown

Great to join Ben Houchen at the unveiling of Drews wonder wall's latest work in the Worx Café in Dormanstown.

Drew was commissioned by Andy & Claire (pictured) to create this mural to our Steel works in Andy’s cafe following its refurbishment over lockdown.

A Rainy Walk in Eston Square

Out in a rainy Eston Square today talking to some of our great local businesses.

Some of them were able to stay open during the lockdown and change their working practices, others had to shut up shop completely and it was a difficult few months.

Tributes Paid to Former Mayor of Redcar and Cleveland

Tributes paid to former mayor and “passionate advocate for the people of our community” Cllr Dennis Teasdale

Tributes have been paid to a much-loved former mayor and serving councillor who has died this week.

Jacob Supports the Float to Live Campaign

Following these 5 basic #FloatToLive steps could save your life if you get into trouble in the water:

1. Fight your instinct to swim hard or thrash about

2. Lean back, extend your arms and legs

3. If you need to, gently move your arms and legs to help you float