Worcester’s MP visits leading insurance broker to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Worcester MP, Robin Walker has today visited SJL Insurance as they celebrated the great achievement of taking on their 25th apprentice during National Apprenticeship Week.  Robin visited SJL Insurance to recognise their highly successful record of helping local people get professional apprenticeships; 11 employees at the firm began their careers…

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Walker welcomes funding announcement to dual Southern Link

Walker welcomes funding announcement to dual Southern Link Worcester MP, Robin Walker welcomes today’s announcement of almost £55 million of government funding approved for the Southern Link Road under the Large Locals Major Fund. Today saw the funding approved by Roads Minister Jesse Norman, signaling the green light for the…

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Worcester’s High Street is Strides Ahead – Walker welcomes increased footfall from Christmas trading period

Worcester’s MP, Robin Walker has welcomed positive news from Worcester Business Improvement District (BID) that Worcester bucked the national trend, and saw an increase in footfall during the busy Christmas retail period. Increasing footfall when most cities have faced a significant decline is a huge achievement for Worcester, which enjoyed…

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Worcester MP hails £3million of funding for Culture and Creativity

Robin Walker MP has welcomed the news that Worcester will receive £3 million from the government’s Cultural Development Fund to help drive local economic growth through investment in culture, heritage and the creative industries, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has announced today. Worcester Cultural Partnership will use the funding to restore…

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