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Liskeard Lip Smacking pies praised

Sheryll was very pleased to join Cornish Olympian Annie Vernon to promote Liskeard Lip Smacking pies. Three local retailers have got together with the Portas project to promote the town.

Solar project for MP's school

It was back to school for MP Sheryll Murray on Friday as she visited Millbrook School, which she attended as a young girl, to hear about a new solar panel project. Sheryll was joined by Olympic medallist Annie Vernon to hear about the project which, through Solar Schools, hopes to raise £10,000 for solar panels for the school.

Tony Hogg proposes rapid helicopter coverage for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

In an open letter to the Operations Director of the Police Air Authority, the decorated naval helicopter pilot and Conservative Candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner, Tony Hogg, has called for a formal agreement between Devon and Cornwall Police and RNAS Culdrose to ensure rapid emergency helicopter response to the whole force area:

Young Farmers asked for input as local MP is elected to EFRA Committee

Following her election to the select committee for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs local MP Sheryll Murray was pleased to attend the Callington Young Farmers Annual Dinner Dance.  The election to the Committee was held following the promotion of colleague Amber Rudd MP who became the Private Parliamentary Secretary to George Osborne MP. Sheryll contested the role with Simon Hart MP (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire) and Mark Spencer MP (Sherwood).

Congratulations to award winners

On Friday Sheryll Murray attended the Unlocking Cornish Potential awards in the Keay Theatre in St Austell. Sheryll made the award for 'Best Use of ICT'.  Since 2004, Unlocking Cornish Potential has worked with over 600 business owners by matching graduates with Cornish companies. They also help graduates develop employability skills, get work experience and, where appropriate, supported them in starting their own businesses.

Don’t let time flu by

Last week, in Parliament, Sheryll Murray MP paid to have a flu jab and encouraged others, especially those who qualify to have a free immunisation, to do so now.

Thanks for Liskeard Clean up

On Saturday, local MP Sheryll Murray, joined volunteers in Fore Street as part of the Portas Clean Up Liskeard weekend. Projects included painting, planting and cleaning.

Tony Hogg pledges new incentives to boost recruitment of Police Specials

The Conservative Candidate to be Devon and Cornwall’s first Police and Crime Commissioner, Tony Hogg, has praised the work of the force’s Special Constables and will look to recruit at least 200 more if he is elected on the 15th November. He has also pledged to increase the incentives on offer, calling for Devon and Cornwall to follow the example of the force in Hull, where Specials are offered a discount on their Council Tax bills. 

Model 'fitting tribute' to husband Neil

On Sunday Sheryll Murray attended a moving dedication ceremony to her late husband Neil as part of the thanksgiving service for the Harvest of the Sea. The service was conducted by Sheryll's sister-in law, Rev Jill Murray, at the Cawsand Congregational Church.

New Maritime Cadets welcomed in Saltash

Sheryll Murray MP was delighted to join Saltash Mayor Martin Gee at an open day for the newly formed Saltash Maritime Cadets. The cadets will offer young people aged 12-18 the opportunity to experience many activities including boating, sports, first aid, water safety and seamanship skills. They also hope to start up a group of junior cadets aged 10-12.