Supporting local communities and businesses

We are lucky to live in one of the most beautiful places in Britain and we need to work together to keep our towns and villages vibrant. I work closely with Parish Councils and community groups throughout the constituency to ensure that our towns and villages are great places to live, work and visit. 

News

Greg sees high-tech apple harvesting in action

Apple picking was in full swing when Greg visited Adrian Scripps Ltd – one of the UK’s largest fruit growers who are based in Five Oak Green.   The harvest has been revolutionised by the use of state-of-the-art picking platforms which increases the speed of picking by around 25%.

Welcoming the return of sport

Following the disruption of the Covid-19 pandemic, Greg uses his column in the Times of Tunbridge Wells to welcome the return of sport and to call for greater investment in local sporting facilities in order to support local clubs and boost participation. 

Quirky Quilters commemorate Covid

Kent’s experience of Covid-19 will be forever commemorated after a group of Speldhurst volunteers took up the call to contribute to the Parliamentary Coronavirus Memorial Quilt project.

Toasting the opening of Totally Natural Solutions

Greg officially opened the new premises of the Paddock Wood-based company Totally Natural Solutions today.

At 6,500 square feet, the warehouse will allow the company - which specialises in producing concentrated hop extract - to increase its headcount to 30.

Greg secures update from Minister on waste collections

The Minister of State for Regional Growth and Local Government, Luke Hall, confirmed that he has written to Urbaser to ask them to outline in detail how they plan to improve their waste collection service in Tunbridge Wells after Greg met with him to discuss constituents' concerns about the servi