Local News

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. 

Neil Parish MP joins the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall on their visit to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage HQ

Neil Parish MP joined The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall as they visited River Cottage HQ in East Devon on Tuesday 15th July. The royal couple toured Park Farm – which is a working organic smallholding and also the base for all River Cottage courses and events – in the company of River Cottage founder, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. As well as observing, at close-hand, the workings of the operation, they chatted to staff and members of the River Cottage team.