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Winter Weather: Our community is pulling together

This article is being written as the UK is in the grip of the worst winter weather for many years. There was initial concern that the weather forecasters might have got it wrong, but the system of issuing weather alerts seems to have worked well on this occasion.

Local concerns must be heard in Heathrow consultation

Since the Beaconsfield constituency shares a border with Heathrow Airport, I want to draw  residents’ attention to the further short consultation, running now, about the proposal for a third runway.

Supporting volunteers and fundraisers

People in this area have an excellent record of being involved with community activities and this often means volunteering to help with charities. 

Dominic Grieve: My Local Manifesto

I was recently invited to come and join a group of volunteers In Richings Park, Iver, who had decided that their village needed a clean up. On a Sunday morning some 50 of them turned out to do just that. It was described as a “litter pick”, but it was much more than that.

Moderate freedom of expression needs to be nurtured

Every generation develops its own taboos, subjects that simply do not get discussed, as they are deemed too controversial or offensive to public order. Those people who do attempt to talk about them can find themselves both criticised and ostracised.