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Morton Post Office and Stores

Andrew and Julie Jones, the proprietors of Morton Post Office & Stores, were recently the winners of the My shop is Your Shop Community Retailing Award.  This prize was awarded for providing services to their community and supporting their neighbourhood in ways that the national chains struggle to manage.  It includes taking care of elderly customers, arranging events and parties, responsible retailing of age-restricted goods, helping to tackle anti social behaviour and playing a role in local decision making.  Nick and Cllrs Sue Wooley are pictured here presenting the certificate to Mr and Mrs Jones. 

Nick Boles visits EnvionCom Grantham

EnvironCom is one of the largest and most advanced recycling specialis in Europe and has a 10 acre site on the outskirts of Grantham.  Nick is seen here with Sean Feeney, the Chief Executive.

South Witham Community Primary

Nick was delighted to visit South Witham Community Primary School where he was treated to a wonderful sing-along, with all pupils taking part. Afterwards, the elected school councillors had the opportunity of interrogating him on various subjects.

Nacro Stamford

Nacro is the largest charity in England and Wales dedicated to reducing crime, helping over 83,000 people each year. Their team of over 2,000 staff and volunteers work with a network of partners through projects in 300 communities. Nacro want to do something about the destructive impact of crime on individuals and communities and feel that by changing lives they can reduce crime and by reducing crime they change countless more lives for the better. Nick recently visited the Stamford branch of Nacro and is shown here with Jordon Wass and some of the other young people using the service.

Professor Alistair Burns

Nick invited Professor Alistair Burns, the National Clinical Director for Dementia, to talk to carers and sufferers of Alzheimer's in the constituency. The meeting took place at the Guildhall Arts Centre in Grantham.

Christians Against Poverty

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is an award-winning debt counselling charity. CAP's headquarters are in Bradford and there is a growing network of over 150 centres through the UK. Nick was delighted to be welcomed in to the Stamford CAP centre. Here is Nick with debt coach, Lisa Garwood, and CAP centre manager, Simon Jary.

Evergreen Care Trust

Nick cut the ribbon during a ceremony in the summer to officially open the Evergreen Care Trust's new offices.  The Trust has expanded to take over four extra rooms at Stamford Hospital.  The Trust looks after elderly and vulnerable people by providing cleaning, meals and befriending services.