Local News

Neil Parish MP welcomes funding for Axminster’s Flamingo Swimming Pool

Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton and Honiton, has welcomed the news that Axe Valley Swimming Association will receive up to £50,000 for the Flamingo Pool Aqua Gym project through the Big Lottery Fund’s People’s Millions 2014 initiative. The project is one of 76 projects who won the public vote in the People’s Millions television vote-off on Tuesday 25th November. 

Neil Parish MP visits Lyme Bay Winery

On the 4th October Neil Parish MP, along with local Councillor Iain Chubb, met with local wine and cider producer Nigel Howard who runs Lyme Bay Winery based in Shute, Axminster. Lyme Bay Winery produces an award-winning selection of ciders, country wines, meads, fruit liqueurs and cream liqueurs.

Neil Parish MP Officially Opens New £1.8M Extension For Local GP Surgery

 A new-look Clare House Surgery located in Newport Street, was officially opened by Neil Parish MP in a ribbon cutting ceremony following the completion of a project costing the practice £1.8m. The substantial building programme overseen by lead consultants Haldons Limited and built by contractors Morgan Sindall.  The extension has created a significant expansion of the surgery, allowing Clare House to increase its provision of services and resulting in the creation of several new jobs. This includes additional receptionist staff, a prescription manager, a strategic manager and a new apprentice, taking the current number of employees to over 40.