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Jack meets D-Day Veterans

Had the great privilege yesterday to attend Blind Veterans D-Day Commemorative Lunch with John Maloney, Chair of Stoke Gifford Royal British Legion as my guest.

It was inspirational to meet so many D-Day and other veterans and hear about the work of this important charity.

Carrier Strike - HMS Prince of Wales - June 2019

The most powerful and impactful things in the world can often be traced to their local roots. Behind all of the worthiest projects are dedicated people whose efforts stand invisibly behind to create something spectacular.

Jack Lopresti MP visits new restaurant in Pilning

Had lunch today at All'angelo, the new Italian restaurant in Pilning.

The service was good and the  welcome very friendly.

The food was excellent. I would really recommend it. Please support a great new local business.

Jack Lopresti visits 'The Wave' which is under construction

Great to have a tour around The Wave by James and Craig.

This pioneering project will be the first surfing facility of its kind in the world right on our doorstep in Easter Compton.

Can't wait to see it open later this year I may even give it ago! 

Visiting the Great Western Air Ambulance Base in Almondsbury

Visited the new Great Western Air Ambulance Base today in Almondsbury.

Great to see this fantastic essential service move forward;  training future paramedics and using the most up to date equipment to provide us with expert lifesaving treatment when it is needed the most.  

Visit to the HMS Prince of Wales, our newest aircraft carrier

Fantastic day yesterday visiting HMS Prince of Wales in Rosyth.

Very proud of the engineering excellence and expertise from our area which has helped make this aircraft carrier a magnificent symbol of our country's global reach.

Positive impact on social mobility by our armed forces

Speaking during an evidence session on our armed forces in Wales,  I enquired about the impact they have on social mobility.

The panel highlighted the positive impact regular, reserve and cadet forces have on aspiration, local communities and apprenticeships.