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Puss Bank School Pupils Say ‘Send My Friend to School!’

When pupils from Puss Bank School Council visited Parliament they used the visit as an opportunity to ask David Rutley MP to ‘send my friend to school.’ The request follows the pupils’ project on human rights. Year 3/4 focused on the right to education and used the Send My Friend to School campaign to find out more about the role education plays in children’s lives across the world.

Something to THINK! about

David Rutley MP and the Wilson family from Poynton have met with Transport Minister Stephen Hammond MP to raise awareness of the dangers of drink driving. Following the tragic death of their son, Matt, in 2010, just two days short of his 22nd birthday, the Wilson family has campaigned tirelessly to raise awareness of the dangers of drink driving.

Launch of Macclesfield Barnaby Festival 2013 a Great Success

The fourth Macclesfield Barnaby Festival (and the biggest yet) officially launched on Friday 14 June 2013, at the historic town centre venue of Christ Church - dormant for the last 30 years but brought back to life as the flagship venue of this year’s celebrations.

No Place Like Home, Macclesfield

When the Macclesfield Express asked Heather Bamber, owner of No Place Like Home in Macclesfield, who she would most like to visit her shop she replied David Rutley.  It was an invitation the Macclesfield MP could not refuse.

Satellites Making a Splash!

Macclesfield MP David Rutley was delighted to give his full support to the Satellites of Macclesfield Swimming Club’s annual open meeting. Satellites is based in Macclesfield, but takes swimmers from a number of local towns, including Congleton, Leek and Biddulph.

Dreams Realised at Dreamcatcher Farm

David Rutley MP is giving his full support to the Listening Out Loud (LOL) Foundation and its work at Dreamcatcher Farm in Bosley. LOL is a voluntary organisation, which works to support homeless ex service personnel in Cheshire and the North West.

Fallibroome Academy Students in Westminster

David Rutley MP for Macclesfield took time out of his busy Parliamentary diary to lead question and answer sessions with students from the Fallibroome Academy. The group of 32 Year 8 students had travelled to Westminster to find out more about how Parliament works.

Bringing Parliament to Poynton High School Sixth Form

David Rutley MP brought a taste of Parliament to sixth formers at Poynton High School to complement their studies on the British political system. The Year 12 and 13 students are studying politics as part of their General Studies course.

Destination Bollington

David Rutley visited Bollington during Tourism Week to highlight what makes the town a real destination. David regularly promotes the tourism sector and is a keen supporter of the English Tourism Week campaign, organised by VisitEngland. It encourages people to explore England and highlights the importance of tourism to local economies.

Urgent Action Needed on Hurdsfield Road

Macclesfield MP David Rutley is working with local councillors to take action to address road safety at a notorious accident blackspot on Hurdsfield Road. In the past year, there have been eight accidents on Hurdsfield Road, the latest of which led to the tragic death of pensioner Jean de Silva Jayasundera.