Getting through this crisis together

First of all, I hope you and your loved ones are keeping well. I know these are strange time, and that many of you will be missing friends and family, or worried about the future of your job or business. Secondarily, I’m sure you’ll be wondering when you’ll be able to have a drink at your local a

Local children get creative to mark VE Day

Youngsters across Halesowen & Rowley Regis were busy last week drawing, colouring, gluing and sticking as they answered James’s call to mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day by creating a picture. 

Let’s pull together to defeat Coronavirus

There is no doubt we are now facing a great challenge over the coming weeks and months where our everyday lives will change. Many of us will never have experienced the measures that our country are taking, and I appreciate that many people will be very anxious at this time. 

James shows his support for Children’s Mental Health Week

James met with young people and mental health experts from Action for Children recently, as part of Children’s Mental Health Week. Children of all ages can be affected by mental health, and the latest NHS figures show that one in eight 5-19 year olds in England have at least one disorder.

James supports call for more Shell Corner parking

James is supporting a petition from Halesowen North Councillor Joe Roberts for more parking at Shell Corner, to boost local business and make the roads safer for pedestrians.

James honours Holocaust victims on 75th Anniversary

James signed the Holocaust Education Trusts’ Book of Commitment this week to remember those killed in the Holocaust and support the Trust’s ongoing work to educate young people on what happened.