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Save Elm Park

On  Tuesday, Jack visited Elm Park in Filton to see the progress that had been made since my last visit to the Community Garden.

Severn Bridge Half Marathon for CLIC Sargent

Yesterday Jack completed the Severn Bridge Half Marathon on behalf of CLIC Sargent. Over the years Jack has run several half marathons to raise money for charities such as Action for Children, Barnardo’s, Blesma, The Julian Trust and Great Western Air Ambulance Charity, but this was probably the

Pilning Flower Show

Jack ended his Saturday at St Peter’s School in Pilning for their Flower Show.

Royal British Legion Car Boot Sale

On Saturday, Jack went to Little Stoke Park to support the Royal British Legion car boot sale as Vice-President of Stoke Gifford RBL Branch.

Bradley Stoke Carnival

Over the August Bank Holiday, Jack spent the weekend attending some fantastic community events in the constituency.

Save Pilning Station Campaign

At my regular surgery this week Jack Lopresti MP met with Olga from Pilning regarding the local train station.

Visit to Bean Tree Cafe

After a morning of meetings, Jack Lopresti MP visited the new community café in Page Park in Staple Hill. Bean Tree Café opened at the beginning of August after receiving a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Parks for People fund and is open daily for all to enjoy.

Traveller Camp at The Tumps

On Friday, Jack Lopresti MP went to The Tumps in Patchway to view the damage caused by the traveller camp. Thankfully they have now moved on but the damage will have to be paid for and Jack would like to work towards a solution that avoids a repeat of recent events.

Jack meets with Stoke Gifford Councillors about Traveller Camps

On Friday morning, Jack Lopresti MP met with Cllr. Ernie Brown, Cllr. Brian Allinson and Cllr. Keith Cranney of Stoke Gifford ward to discuss the recent incidents regarding illegal traveller camps at Forty Acres that resulted in £3800 of damage.

Jack visits Brooks Community Cafe

Last week Jack visited the Brooks Café at Coniston Community Centre in Patchway for breakfast before a day of constituency visits and surgery appointments.