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MP welcomes new service for older people at Lister

A new service is now in place at the Lister hospital that means frail older people brought in to the hospital’s emergency department, frequently by ambulance, are now referred quickly for assessment by a specialist, consultant-led multidisciplinary team.

A busy day at Westminster

At a Parliamentary information session on Wednesday, Sir Oliver met Govia Thameslink Railway Chief Executive Officer Charles Horton and his team and was updated on progress in delivering GTR’s modernisation programme and upcoming improvements in 2018/19.

MP Presses for Finn's Law

On Tuesday 5 December, North East Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald, will put forward a motion in the House of Commons for permission to bring in a Bill, The Service Animals Offences Bill, which would make it an offence to attack service animals, including police dogs and horses, and to make certain off

MP Receives Assurance About School Merger

North East Herts MP Oliver Heald received a briefing from the Royston Schools Academy Trust on its plans to merge the schools. Also present were County Councillors Fiona Hill and Steve Jarvis.

MP Welcomes Movement on Rail Timetable

North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald has welcomed news that Govia are considering making improvements to the proposed timetable for Royston.  In a letter, Katherine Cox of Govia has told Sir Oliver that there may be a possibility of starting one Thameslink service an hour in the mornings from Roy

MP attends new priest, Theresa’s, first Eucharist

North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald joined other dignitaries, family, friends and the congregation of St John the Baptist Parish Church in Royston on Sunday morning for the first Eucharist celebrated by Revd Theresa Musiwacho.  Theresa had been priested the previous day at St Alban’s Abbey.

MP presses for re-think over Baldock bank closure

Following representations from constituents in Baldock and recent coverage in the Comet newspaper, North East Hertfordshire MP Sir Oliver Heald is to hold a meeting at Westminster with senior executives from Barclays Bank.