OBITUARY: Tribute to former Leamington mayor and councillor Mota Singh

Mota was born in early January or February 1939 (exact date unrecorded but he always said ‘during the sugar cane season’) in Rajasthan in northern India. Of his life as a youth, Mota wrote: “By now, simple living of Mahatma...

Warwick vaccination centre aims to hit 700-jab milestone amid ramp up

MP Matt Western has praised Warwick vaccination centre staff as they aim to reach a 700-jab per day milestone. The Labour MP visited the clinic at The Warwickshire Golf and Country Club in Leek Wootton on Saturday (February 6). He...

WESTMINSTER DIARY: Artists’ EU touring visas and support for armed forces personnel

This week in Parliament I raised the plight of Leamington performing arts company Motionhouse along with other groups and artists faced with rising costs and restrictions caused by Brexit. The damage of Brexit is already clear to see for many...

MP hails vaccination centres for reaching 1,000 daily jabs milestone as efforts ramp up 

MP Matt Western has hailed health professionals in Warwick and Leamington who last week hit a milestone of 1,000 vaccines in a day. The Labour MP visited the Leamington Rehabilitation Hospital in Heathcote Lane, Whitnash, on Sunday (January 24) to...