Jobs & Skills Fair 2016

Over two-hundred and fifty jobseekers flocked to the fourth Halesowen & Rowley Regis Jobs and Skills Fair, organised by local MP James Morris, at the Zion Christian Centre in Halesowen. This was the 9th jobs and skills event James has organised since 2010.

MP’s Mental Health Forum Success

Halesowen and Rowley Regis MP, James Morris, organised a local Mental Health Forum for those affected by mental illness, charities, carer groups, and statutory organisations to meet and discuss how the challenges of the future can be resolved.

Clean up in anti-social behaviour hotspot

Halesowen and Rowley Regis MP, James Morris, joined local councillors Simon Phipps and David Vickers in cleaning up James Grove Recreation Ground, a well-known spot for local anti-social behaviour. 

Practical Action to help Caparo workers

Halesowen & Rowley Regis MP, James Morris, has been taking a leading role in helping to protect local jobs in the crisis hit Caparo steel company and to develop a plan for the industries future, in order to provide job security for workers.

Local unemployment fallen by 51% since 2010

Halesowen & Rowley Regis MP James Morris has welcomed news that unemployment within the constituency has fallen by 51% since 2010.

This news comes at the same time that average wages have risen by 3%.

Over 700 people sign petition to save Halesowen Police Station

Over 700 people have now signed Halesowen & Rowley Regis MP James Morris’ petition to save Halesowen Police Station.

The campaign to save the town’s only station was launched two weeks ago by MP James Morris following the decision by West Midlands Police to review its estate.

Save Halesowen Police Station

Halesowen & Rowley Regis MP, James Morris, has launched a petition to fight the proposed closure of Halesowen Police station by West Midlands’ Police.

The plans have been put together by West Midlands Police, and will need to be signed off by Police and Crime Commissioner.

Latest Halesowen News Column - Local sports

It has been a busy summer of sport in Halesowen and Rowley Regis.  I ran in the Black Country Fun Run at the beginning of July.  Organised by the Halesowen and Rowley Regis Rotary Club – who do a fantastic job – this event has become an annual fixture.  It was inspiring to see well over 1000 runn