MPs Column

Our Cornish lanes are a feast of variety, colour and smell at the moment, the flowers in the hedgerows are as impressive as ever. For me West Cornwall at its best.

MPs Column

More than two million people in the UK are living with sight loss. The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) estimates that around 50% of sight loss is preventable.

Funding boost for brain tumour research

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas, who chairs the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Brain Tumours, has welcomed the Government decision to double its investment in brain cancer research to £40m a year in honour of former cabinet minister Dame Tessa Jowell.

Reducing childhood obesity

MP Derek Thomas has called for tougher measures to protect the health of children in West Cornwall by pledging to work with Government to push for policies that will reduce childhood obesity.

Derek Thomas visits care homes to celebrate National Care Home Open Day

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas paid two separate visits to Penzance care homes on Saturday to celebrate National Care Home Open Day.

First stop was St Mary’s Haven where Mr Thomas chatted to residents and their families while being entertained by two local entertainers.