Invited to the Palace for the first time representing Bristol City Council as City Councillor. I am honoured.
Delighted to have been appointed today as ; Deputy Cabinet Member (DCM) to Deputy Mayor Cllr Asher Craig by Marvin Rees Elected Mayor of Bristol. On the same day as Mayor Rees being announced the best Politician in the UK! I am humbled and honoured… Bristol 24/7 writes Rees appointed a number of new deputy members to his cabinet team: Celia Phipps, deputy cabinet member for adult social care; Paul Goggin, homes; Carole Johnson, communities, equalities & public health; Tim Rippington, transport; Lucy Whittle, climate, ecology & sustainable growth; Brenda Massey, education & skills; Tom Brook, city design. “Right across […]
Congratulations are in order! Very proud to be part of this administration… Bristol is becoming well known as a City of great ” firsts”… Blood sweat and tears sometimes but we are making a difference! Well done Marvin. Marvin Rees named UK politician of the year (Bristol24/7) Marvin Rees has been named politician of the year in the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2020. Bristol’s mayor won the award for the politician “who has done the most to advance the cause of the green economy in the past year”. Rees’ success was not the only accolade for Bristol, with The Wave winning […]
Important keys – Official Handing over of Fire Engine with equipment and keys from UK to The Gambia.
12 October In the Presidential Suite with the Chief Fire Officer Mick Crennel and The High Commissioner of Gambia Sharon Walder ..waiting for our audience with His Excellency President Adama Barrow. I have quite a lot that I would like to discuss with the President if I get the chance and so I find myself excited as opposed to fearful. I really believe in this project and I want to share my passion but also talk about ways of moving forward to an even more excellent service. I was indeed able to speak with him at length, I put forward […]
I am proudly an Authority member of Avon Fire and Rescue who through the Charity GAFSIP have had a working relationship with Gambia for decades. We not only donate equipment but also provide fire safety training. I hope to visit next year and I look forward to hearing all about the trip
Your Excellency Adama Barrow Meets with GAFSIP At His Royal residence. Very humbling to have been invited an audience with the President of Gambia on our second day here. It represents amongst other things the recognition of the great work GAFSIP are doing and the importance of this partnership. Long may it continue.
GAFSIP Gambia here we come! October 2019
Avon Fire and Rescue Service accused of ‘deception’ over BME stats https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/avon-fire-rescue-service-accused-2646981 Prisoners being let down by health services, Bristol councillor says https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/prisoners-being-down-health-services-2885086 The BME Powerlist: Bristol’s 100 most inspiring Black and Minority Ethnic people https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/bristol-bme-power-list-100-2061960 The 100 most influential women in the West https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/who-wests-most-influential-woman-1309449 Campaigners for St Andrew’s Park pool think council should dip into emergency reserves…
Kate Green MP Speaking to my 2018/9 COTL mentees yesterday in Manchester very inspiring. I am truly honoured to be organising/facilitating/ mentoring on this national programme alongside Sara Hyde and Mike Buckley. Awesome group!