Local News

£1million for Cornwall Air Ambulance welcomed

Local MP Sheryll Murray joined Cornwall Air Ambulance Chief Executive Paula Martin and Minister Rob Wilson MP to celebrate the news that Cornwall Air Ambulance have received £1 million from Libor Fines to contribute towards a new generation Air Ambulance helicopter.

Rail plan welcomed

Local MP Sheryll Murray joined fellow South West MPs and Rail Minister Paul Maynard to launch the report ‘Closing the Gap’ prepared by the Peninsula Rail Task Force which outlined a 20 year plan for investment into the South West Peninsula’s strategic rail network.

Growth Charter given to PM

Local MP Sheryll Murray joined fellow South West MPs from across the political divide to deliver a ‘South West Growth Charter’ to Downing Street on Tuesday.

The document entitled ‘A new Partnership for the South West’ outlines the following commitments:

Liskeard School in Parliamentary Review

Local MP Sheryll Murray and Liskeard Mayor Jane Pascoe where pleased to visit Liskeard School and Community College to celebrate their inclusion in the Secondary Education Edition of The Parliamentary Review.  The only school in Devon and Cornwall to be featured.

Award for Liskeard NCS

Local MP Sheryll Murray and Liskeard Mayor Jane Pascoe joined local young adults who took part in the National Citizenship Service scheme over the Summer to celebrate their achievement.  Liskeard School and Community College received an award as a ‘Champion College 2015/16’.

ChildLine 30 years celebrated

Local MP Sheryll Murray joined TV celebrity Esther Rantzen in Parliament to celebrate 30 years of Childline.  ChildLine was launched in 1986 after Esther Rantzen suggested it whilst being the host of the ‘That’s Life’ TV programme.

Flu Jab can save lives

Local MP Sheryll Murray, as a former local doctors receptionist, is reminding people to get their flu jab.  The injected flu vaccine is offered free of charge on the NHS to people who are at risk. This is to ensure they are protected against catching flu and developing serious complications.

Environmental Campaigner thanks MP for support

Local campaigner Robert Arnold met Sheryll Murray MP at one of her regular Surgeries in Liskeard. Mr Arnold explained how shocked he was by the number of plastic bottles on the local beaches in South East Cornwall. Mr Arnold then decided to take matters into his own hands and clean up the plastic himself.