Chris Elmore pledges support for UK arable sector

Chris Elmore MP has pledged to support the UK’s arable sector by raising the profile of its contribution to the nation’s economy, food supply and environment. At the #YourHarvest parliamentary event led by the National Farmers’ Union, Mr Elmore committed to visiting farmers in his constituency and working with them to champion the work farmers do in producing quality, safe and affordable food alongside maintaining and enhancing the environment. Mr Elmore said: “A thriving arable sector is in the interest of all my constituents and every single person that eats British food. It is important that we fully appreciate how much the sector provides for the nation and I fully support this new ini


Chris Elmore, MP for Ogmore, this week met up with former Strictly Come Dancing Head Judge, Len Goodman, 73, to talk about a campaign he is fronting for Santander to address the issue of scams targeted at the over 60s. Earlier this year, Len became the first graduate of Santander’s SAS (Scam Avoidance School), a free class offered all over the UK to help people avoid being taken in by scammers. The initiative was launched by the bank in March and since then around 800 classes have been held at branches and other local community centres across the UK, taking around 12,000 people through a syllabus of how to avoid online, impersonation, cashpoint and card cons. Aside from wanting to do all he

Oppose wildlife crime: Local MP

Chris Elmore MP is backing calls by the League Against Cruel Sports to oppose wildlife crime across the UK. The MP joined representatives from the League at its annual reception at the Houses of Parliament last week. Mr Elmore said: “I am proud to join the League in standing against all wildlife crime. All animals deserve protection from abuse so it’s essential that we act to stop horrific ‘sports’ such as fox hunting and badger baiting.The public, police and politicians all have a vital role to play in truly consigning cruel ‘sports’ to the history books.” Interim League Against Cruel Sports Chief Executive Andrew Knott MBE spoke at the event about it being the most promising time eve

District Diary Column

'My column for The Diary is always an opportunity to reflect on the diverse nature of events and the various comings together of communities across our local area. We are blessed to have truly excellent shows, performances and even a carnival and music festival in recent weeks to bring together people from across the age range, often organised by volunteers who focus all their energies to ensuring our diaries are full of fun occasions for all to enjoy. I want to pay tribute to all the volunteers, young and slightly older for their continuing dedication throughout the year, no matter how small their contribution, from hosting to organising or supporting events, I know very many people appreci

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