While I have made no secret of the fact that I would rather we were not leaving the European Union, as a democrat I respect the result of the Referendum and believe it is now important that we depart in an orderly fashion.
A number of residents have recently contacted me about an increase in antisocial behaviour being committed by people riding mopeds and motorbikes, which in some instances has led to cases of more serious crime.
Following the cessation of the clearance works at the Waste 4 Fuel site on Cornwall Drive earlier this year, I am pleased that the clear-up operation has begun again this week to remove the remainder of the waste, estimated to be around 9,000 tonnes.
Having persistently lobbied for additional rolling stock on Southeastern metro routes over the last couple of years, I am delighted that the Department for Transport has today announced that passengers in our area will, from this morning, begin to see 68 extra carriages added to commuter trains g
Since my last update on 28 April, I have continued to press Southeastern, Network Rail and the Department for Transport on a number of points, also seeking answers on the concerns and complaints local residents have brought to my attention.