Local News

Rebecca Pow gets Shirty!

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow called into her local William Hill shop on Friday (27th) to support their ‘Football Shirt Friday’ initiative.

Rebecca Pow MP Meets with Local Farmers

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow met with the NFU and local farmers at Hornshay Farm in Nynehead this week to see the environmental ways in which they are managing their land. Robin and Carol Darby, who own the farm, focus on beef and arable farming, but also do a lot in respect of the Countryside.

Rebecca Pow visits The Life House

Taunton Deane MP met with residents, staff and volunteers at the Life House this week, to learn more about how the charity is supporting single mothers in Taunton and across the UK.

Rebecca Pow MP welcomes ban on ivory sales

Today, Environment Secretary Michael Gove confirmed that the UK will introduce a ban on ivory sales.

The proposed ban will be the toughest in Europe and amongst the toughest in the world – helping to protect elephants for future generations. 

Success for Musgrove Funding Bid

The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, has announced today that Musgrove Park Hospital’s £79m funding bid for a new Surgical Centre has been successful.

Rebecca Pow MP welcomes greater protection for ancient woodland

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow’s tireless campaign to gain more protection for ancient woodland has borne fruit with the Prime Minister’s announcement this week that there are plans to overhaul England’s planning policy to provide far more robust protection for this special habitat.

Great News for Staplegrove Spine Road

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has welcomed the Government’s announcement that the bid for the Housing Infrastructure Fund for £7.2m for the Staplegrove Spine Road has been successful.