gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP opens new respite care facility in Stowmarket

Monday, 3 October, 2011

David Ruffley MP opened the new 7A Respite Service Summerhouse in Stowmarket on 30th September 2011.

The Summerhouse is to form part of the respite service to accommodate adults with learning disabilities and associated conditions including autism, cerebral palsy and epilepsy.

The service was opened in 1995 and continues to provide short break respite to 35 families, encouraging users to develop new life skills.

The Summerhouse was completed with the aid of The Prince's Trust and Stowmarket Lions.

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP speaks at the Bury Society Anniversary Dinner

Friday, 30 September, 2011

David Ruffley MP spoke at the Bury St Edmunds Society's 40th Anniversary Dinner at the Athenaeum Club on Saturday 1st October.

The Bury Society remains committed to ensuring that while the town continues to grow and prosper, it continues to be a beautiful place in which to live, work or visit.

David spoke to the society on the dinner's theme of 'Success in the Past and Future'.

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley backs call for Police and Crime Commissioner candidates

Friday, 9 December, 2011

David Ruffley MP has called for candidates for the Police and Crime Commissioners elections to be held next year to come forward.

David Ruffley said: 'Police and Crime Commissioners will be elected in every police force area across England and Wales - outside of London - on 15 November 2012.

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP unveils new sign in Bradfield Combust

Saturday, 10 December, 2011

David Ruffley MP will be unveiling a new sign in the centre of Bradfield Combust on Saturday 10 December at 11am.

David Ruffley said: 'I am very pleased to be unveiling the new sign to commemorate the history of the village.

The sign has been constructed by residents and staff of HMP Highpoint Prison Community and the artwork has been contributed by local school children. This is an excellent example of how communities can help offenders serving prison sentences to engage with society in a productive manner.

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP "Better broadband in Suffolk vital to local economy"

Wednesday, 14 September, 2011

David Ruffley MP has welcomed announcements by British Telecom and the Secretary of State for Media, Culture, Sport and the Olympics, Jeremy Hunt on investment of broadband provision to homes and businesses in the Bury St Edmunds constituency.

David Ruffley said:

'BT announced on Tuesday that it would be developing twelve more exchange areas in Suffolk, one of which will directly benefit residents in Stowmarket. I am pleased to hear that BT expect the work to be completed by autumn next year.

gjhfgjhhDavid Ruffley MP calls for members of the Armed Forces to get higher priority on Suffolk council housing lists

Friday, 26 August, 2011

David Ruffley has written to the Leaders of both St Edmundsbury Borough Council and Mid Suffolk District Council and the Chief Executive of Havebury Housing to ask that they consider adjusting their assessment for housing needs in favour of former members of the Armed Forces and their families.

gjhfgjhhThree steps that will transform our police (Daily Telegraph article)

Wednesday, 3 August, 2011

Please click here to download the article on Police Reform written in the Daily Telegraph on 12th August 2011.