Local News

Bayeux Tapestry Bid

Representatives from English Heritage, Battle Abbey School and Battle Town Council joined Huw Merriman MP and visitor attraction and design industry experts this week to discuss the next stages in the bid for Battle to become the temporary UK home for the Bayeux Tapestry.

Battle News at the Doorstep

It has been great to meet so many residents whilst delivering my newsletter through the letterboxes of Battle and surrounding villages.

Huw praises progress of North Bexhill Access Road

Bexhill MP, Huw Merriman, was impressed with the progress being made on the new North Bexhill Access Road and the next office building – High Weald House — for the Bexhill Enterprise Park, when he visited the construction sites during August.

Huw praises free museum in Pevensey

Huw called into Pevensey Court House Museum and Gaol during the summer to see the latest additions to the museum’s collections and the restored prison cells of this small but significant building in Pevensey.

Huw visits valued rural pharmacy in Ticehurst

Huw Merriman MP for Bexhill and Battle visited Ticehurst Community Pharmacy to hear about the work the pharmacy team are doing to help residents in Ticehurst to stay well.

Pevensey Bay Day

My day, organised by Pevensey Bay District Councillor, Cllr Lin Clark, begins with a visit to the team who run Pevensey Bay Country Market, a co-operative enterprise selling local produce.

MP brings EU Debate to Bexhill and Battle 

Huw held public meetings last week in Bexhill, Battle and Heathfield to explain the process of the UK leaving the EU and discuss the options with residents. The meetings were attended by over 500 people who gave their views to their MP.