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 […]
Looking forward to speaking with Girl guides tonight and hearing about their think resilient badge! Well done ladies resilience is a great and very important skill in these times of constant change. Can you do it…yes you can!
Cllr Afzal Shah takes up new leading role Councillor Afzal Shah has joined Bristol City Council’s Cabinet, with Mayor Marvin Rees also announcing changes to responsibility for some of the city’s highest profile portfolios. Cllr Shah, the Labour member for Easton, takes up a new role as Member for Climate, Ecology and Sustainable Growth, joining his nine other colleagues and leading the council’s response to the climate and ecological emergencies. Recognising the relationship of social and environmental justice, Cllr Shah’s portfolio will include being a specific lead for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals overseeing markets, high streets, retail centres, and […]
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
BBC News menu Magistrates: What’s it like being a justice of the peace? By Jenny Rees BBC Wales home affairs correspondent 30 August 2019 Wales Phillips was a corporate lawyer who started her career in nursing Most of us will hope never to set foot in one, but thousands end up appearing in court each year. What is it like in Wales’ 14 magistrates courts – and how are they working? In the final piece in our series, we look at the magistrates themselves. “We need to dispel this myth that it’s only for retired people.” Agnes Xavier-Phillips has just […]