I was delighted to officially open the new DEBRA charity furniture shop on the A6 in Heaviley (just near the Peugeot garage). DEBRA supports families affected by a painful genetic skin blistering condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa – it’s a national charity which relies on public generosity to carry out its work, including funding vital research to find a cure for this horrible condition.
Local MPs gathered in Westminster this week with ChildLine volunteers and schoolchildren to see how a groundbreaking service is helping primary school children understand more about abuse and how to stay safe.
Ann Coffey local MP for Stockport was one of those who attended the House of Commons event in which volunteers from the ChildLine Schools Service demonstrated an assembly they deliver to year five and six pupils.
Heaton Norris singer/songwriter Rachel Kern was delighted when her local MP Ann Coffey nominated her to take park in Rock the House, the Parliamentary live music competition which celebrates up-and-coming unsigned British artists.