Martin Horwood MP backs local apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are one of the coalition government's real success stories, claims local Lib Dem MP Martin Horwood. 

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6% OF HOUSEHOLDS IN CHELTENHAM ELIGIBLE FOR HOME HEATING HELP

New research from Home Heat Helpline shows as many as 3000 households are eligible for help to keep their home warm this winter.

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Guide Dogs wish Martin Horwood MP a Cracking Christmas

Martin Horwood MP met with staff, volunteers and puppies from the charity Guide Dogs yesterday to receive a custom-made Christmas cracker, thanking them for their support this year.

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Cheltenham MP joins campaigners to call for UK leadership to end AIDS

Martin Horwood this week joined UK, international and student activists at a STOPAIDS parliamentary event to mark World AIDS Day on 1 December.

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Cheltenham MP takes local workers’ fair redundancy fight to the top

The on-going campaign to get a fair deal for the hundred local workers who will lose their jobs due to the closure of Vibixa in Cheltenham by owners Weetabix was today taken to Westminster by Martin Horwood MP.

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Flood insurance - more action needed

Cheltenham MP Martin Horwood is calling for action on the availability and affordability of flood insurance.

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Parents to get help with childcare costs

Working families will get thousands of pounds to ease the cost of childcare as part of a major tax-free childcare package that is to be rolled out in 2015.

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Fire in their bellies! Free school meals will help our kids perform

Cheltenham’s MP Martin Horwood has welcomed the introduction of free school meals for hundreds of children in the town. From September this year all reception, Year 1 and Year 2 pupils are entitled to a free meal at lunchtime.

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Good news on apprentices and jobs in Cheltenham

Well over 2,000 apprenticeships have started in Cheltenham since 2010.

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Lib Dems plan boost to High Street

Liberal Democrat-led Cheltenham Borough Council has agreed to allocate half a million pounds towards improving the High Street, especially the paving.  The money will come from the proceeds of recent sales of council land.

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