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Free DIT workshops on export markets

The Department for International Trade East Midlands are running another free workshop to help local businesses explore export markets.

Refurbishment of Kettering General Hospital

I am delighted to report that Kettering General Hospital is launching a four month refurbishment of its A&E department to improve facilities for patients and staff.

Cash for NCC to fill potholes

I welcome the new dedicated funding from the Government to tackle potholes which will see Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) receive an estimated £1,600,000.

Speeding in Sywell Village

I have been contacted by many concerned constituents regarding speeding in the village of Sywell. I am able to provide an update on this issue for all those interested.

Welton Academy success

Daventry’s Welton Academy has been recognised as one of the best primary schools in the country for pupil attainment in SATs.

Openreach recruitment

Openreach plans to recruit 3,500 new frontline engineers in 2018. This will allow BT to upgrade, maintain and install new broadband services across the country and constituency.

Winter pressures at Northampton General Hospital

I recently discussed the pressures that Kettering General Hospital were facing at the moment, the same can also be said for Northampton General Hospital (NGH), which is experiencing unprecedented demand with more than 400 people a day attending the department, up 30% from last year.