John Baron MP and colleagues read for Wickford Talking Newspapers

August 6, 2012

MP congratulates the team on excellent work


John Baron MP and other local MPs and Cllrs recently joined forces to help Wickford Talking Newspapers with its work of taping local newspaper cuttings which are then distributed to visually impaired and blind people. John, Stephen Metcalfe MP, Mark Francois MP, Cllr Mo Larkin and Cllr Danny Lawrence all gathered at The George Hurd Centre, Basildon and met with the team led by Mike Ballinger.

John said:

“The team at Wickford Talking Newspapers do a great job in getting the news to visually impaired people, which helps those who perhaps feel a little isolated. They deserve our fullest thanks.”


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Date: 6th August 2912

Notes to Editors

The attached photos show MPs and Cllrs with the team at the George Hurd Centre.

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