Local MP David Amess has visited the Royal National Institute of Blind People's futuristic sight loss simulator to experience at first hand common sight conditions and find out how he can work with RNIB to reduce the risk of sight loss for people in Southend West.
David Amess MP met Dr Brian May at this year’s Conservative Party Conference. Dr May, made famous as part of the band Queen, went on in later life to earn a PhD in astrophysics and is currently campaigning against badger culling. Dr May is also a life-long Conservative supporter.
This year’s Social Action Zone at the Conservative Party conference focused on a ‘Support our Soldiers’ theme. Boxes were packed and will be sent in time for New Year to bring soldiers some ‘cheer for the New Year’. David Amess MP took part, along with other delegates including the Prime Minister.
Vote for Lily and Beau, the Pugs belonging to David Amess, as they seek victory in the 20th Westminster Dog of the Year competition on Thursday 25th October, at Victoria Tower Gardens in London’s Westminster.
Maya’s World Buffet & Bar held their 1st Anniversary Party on the 27th September, with a host of celebrities turning out to help them celebrate. Southend United showed up, with Freddie Eastwood and Chris Barker seemingly enjoying the food on offer. David Amess was in attendance and particularly enjoyed making his own stir fry at the live wok station.
Iveagh Hall saw a gathering of 15 local and special people on the 20th September; all of whom who had reached or even passed the centenarian landmark. This now annual event was enjoyed by all, with tea and cake consumed en masse. Centenarians were treated to classic karaoke and shared wonderful life stories.