Local News

Lincroft Admissions Consultation

I have been contacted by a number of parents in relation to the consultation being carried out by Sharnbrook Academy Federation into admission arrangements for Lincroft Academy.

Shortstown Primary School - Update

I know constituents with an interest in Shortstown Primary School remain very concerned about the proposed restructuring being carried out by HEART Trust, and I wanted to update you with what actions I have been taking in relation to this.

HEART Academies Trust - Restructuring Proposals

I have had conversations this week with representatives from the Trust and Local Governing Body of Shortstown Primary School. The Trust will shortly be writing to parents to explain the decisions which have been taken and to offer opportunities for face to face meetings.

Biggleswade Station - One Step Closer to Redevelopment

Following a number of meetings held over the last year, led by Alistair Burt MP, and joined by a range of stakeholders, Biggleswade Station will shortly be nominated to the ‘Access for All’ scheme to help create step-free access solutions; as well as wider improvements to parking and public trans

Rail Reforms

The Government has today launched a major review into rail reforms, recognising the need for radical change. The Secretary of State for Transport has today set out his approach which you can read in the attached documents.

Biggleswade Police Update - September 2018

A number of constituents have contacted me in relation to a recent spate of car crimes in the Kings Reach area of Biggleswade. I have raised your concerns with Bedfordshire Police and received an informative response from Assistant Sergeant Rachael Welch.

Government Announce Funding to Improve Railway Station Accessibility

The Government has today launched its Inclusive Transport Strategy, which sets out plans to ensure disabled people have the same access to transport and opportunities to travel as everyone else, irrespective of whether their impairment is visible or less visible.