Local News

The RNLI UK Match Aid Appeal needs your help!

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution campaign 'End Global Drowning' aims to reduce mortality of under-5s in Bangladesh, where drowning is the leading killer of children. The Department for International Development has announced it recognises the campaign and will match pound for pound donations made by the UK public. Sir Robert Syms, MP for Poole: "I hope people give generously to this important appeal."

Poole Campaign Team

Poole Conservatives are excited that we have selected our prospective candidates for the upcoming local elections in May.  A great campaign team and great prospective candidates with long experience of delivery and new faces to the Poole Conservative Team. 

Big Decision for Parliament in January

Sir Robert Syms, Member of Parliament for Poole, spoke in the House of Commons debate on the Withdrawal Agreement last Wednesday, saying that with a heavy heart he would be voting against the deal, as he has concerns about the impact of the Northern Ireland backstop, and in particular on the lack of a time limit for its termination.

Funding for Mental Health in Poole

Sir Robert Syms, Member of Parliament for Poole, welcomes the announcement by Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, that as part of the Government's long term plan for the NHS he is funding the Mental Health Estate Development scheme with new investment of up to £5.932 million, which will deliver an additional Older Age Mental Health Unit on the Alderney site in Poole.

Poole leads the way on modern career training

Sir Robert Syms, MP for Poole, today visited The Training Room at Fleets Corner. He talked with CEO Andrew Powell and other senior TTR employees about the business and its exciting present and future contributions to the wider community. Sir Robert: "I'm delighted that Poole is leading the way in such a dynamic and innovative sector and wish the company every success in its activities."

SW Railway Access: Have Your Say

Sir Robert Syms, your MP for Poole, invites you to submit any feedback you may have to help South Western Railway make their network more accessible. The Department for Transport is making funds available for railway station access improvements and SW Railway hopes to direct its efforts to the areas of greatest need. They need to know from you, the rail passengers, about any accessibility issues that bother you.

Poole High Street shortlisted for award

Poole High Street has been shortlisted in the Champion category for the 2018 Great British High Street Award. The news came in a letter from Jake Berry MP, the minister responsible for local growth and high streets in the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government.

Keeping Our Beaches Clean and Tidy

A series of photos showing the Mayor of Poole and local councillors at Whitecliff and Baiter participating in the National Great British Beach Clean last Saturday.