Local News

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. 

Tiverton Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair Coming Soon!

Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton and Honiton, is holding the Mid Devon Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair on Friday 3rd October at Tiverton High School in association with the National Apprenticeship Service and Jobs Centre Plus. The Jobs fair will help school leavers and job seekers find work and get careers advice to give young people the experience and skills they need to enter the workplace. 

Neil Parish MP welcomes more real jobs in Devon

 Neil Parish MP has welcomed new figures showing that 373 fewer people are claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in Tiverton and Honiton since 2010, a drop of 41%. This means more people in work, with the security of a regular pay packet and a brighter future ahead of them.  

Neil Parish MP presents cheque to Tiverton Transport Charity

 Neil Parish, Tiverton & Honiton MP, joined Richard Jones Chairman Tiverton Constitutional Club and Philip Gibbs Treasurer Tiverton Constitutional to present a cheque for £720.00 to Faye Ashton, Office Manager of Tiverton and District Community Transport Association, a local charity whose transport services are aimed at increasing the independence, mobility and peace of mind of older and disabled people; helping to combat the problems of loneliness and isolation. 

Axe Valley Community College Pupils get tour of Parliament!

On Thursday 17th July, ten ASPIRE students from the Axe Valley Community College embarked on an exciting trip to The Capital.  The ten students had taken part in the ASPIRE Law project run by the college in partnership with Exeter University for year 5 to year 13 ASPIRE students.