Wallington’s first ever festive lights switch-on

On Thursday 4th December Tom Brake MP joined Wiktor, the winner of his Christmas Card Competition to turn on the Christmas lights in front of Wallington old Town Hall. Community-spirited locals, supported by Sutton Council, had organised Wallington’s first ever festive lights switch on.

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Vince Cable backs local businesses

Vince Cable and Tom Brake MP visited businesses in Carshalton and Wallington last Friday, in the lead up to ‘Small Business Saturday,’ a nationwide project to celebrate independent local busine​​​​sses.

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Tom Brake celebrates campaign success as Carshalton station earmarked for access improvements

Tom Brake MP has expressed his delight at news that Carshalton station has been included in the ‘Access for All’ programme.

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MP calls for musicians to enter Rock The House

Tom Brake MP is taking part in the biggest parliamentary live music competition, Rock the House, and invites all young people in Carshalton & Wallington to contact him and nominate themselves.

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New Sutton eye test scheme offers life-changing benefits to people with learning disabilities

Last Wednesday local MP for Carshalton and Wallington, Tom Brake, attended the launch of the enhanced eyecare scheme for people with learning disabilities, at Wallington Opticians on Woodcote Road.

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Local MP hosted first nationwide Disability Confident Event

On Friday, 28 November, Tom Brake MP hosted the second ever Disability Confident event at St. Michael’s Centre in Milton Road in Wallington. The event was aimed at encouraging employers to become more confident about employing disabled people.

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MP ‘Summits’ with Everest Mountaineer

Tom Brake MP met with a local resident and Jo Bradshaw, leading female mountain guide, in Westminster last week. Jo met the local while hiking Kilimanjaro in August, and they will be returning for a second shot at the top in February. Jo will then be making a bid for Everest’s summit, with 360 Expeditions, to raise funds for the charity, Place2Be.

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Mud, Glorious Mud!

key_mud_slog.jpgMud crawls, hills, trenches, and electrified fences are just some of the obstacles local MP for Carshalton and Wallington, Tom Brake and his three other teammates, endured in the Mud Slog 10k run near Guildford recently.

 

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Chris Donovan Trust Annual Awards

On Thursday, 13 November, Ray and Vi Donovan hosted their annual awards for their charity, the Chris Donovan Trust at the Trinity Centre, in Maldon Road, Wallington. The event was attended by many supporters of the charity, including Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington.

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First Aid Skills: A lifesaving difference

Last week, local MP for Carshalton and Wallington, Tom Brake, visited the cadets at St. John Ambulance in Harrow Road, Carshalton.

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