Cradley Heath & Old Hill
James Morris leads a Parliamentary debate on psychological therapies and calls on the Government to commit to a 28 day waiting time target for access to psychological therapies. read more »
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More than one and a half thousand local jobseekers attended the second Halesowen & Rowley Regis Jobs Fair, organised by local MP James Morris, at the Cradley Heath Salvation Army building.
The event attracted 1,640 people from Halesowen, Rowley Regis and surrounding areas – more than double the 762 who attended last year’s Jobs Fair. There were several hundred queuing outside when the doors opened at 11am. read more »
After Phillip Simelane admitted to stabbing Leasowes High School pupil Christina Edkins, James Morris repeated his demands for tougher sentences for people caught carrying knives, and also called for more to be done to identify and support people with psychotic conditions. read more »
Halesowen & Rowley Regis MP James Morris has welcomed the first patients to the newly-reopened Eliza Tinsley ward at Rowley Regis Hospital, nearly three and a half years after the old ward closed its doors.
The new ward is providing care for - mainly elderly - patients who are medically fit to be discharged from hospital but who are not yet well enough to return home. read more »
The second annual Halesowen & Rowley Regis Jobs Fair has received a massive boost with confirmation that Tesco will be using the event to recruit for their new superstore in Stourbridge.
The Jobs Fair, which is being organised by Halesowen & Rowley Regis Member of Parliament James Morris, will be held on Thursday 26th September at the Cradley Heath Salvation Army in Meredith Street. read more »
Local MP James Morris is calling on jobseekers in the area to join him for the second Halesowen & Rowley Regis Jobs Fair as part of his crusade to help local people into work.
The event will be held from 11am-3pm on Thursday 26th September at the Salvation Army building in Cradley Heath and aims to bring people who are looking for a job together with employers who have vacancies on offer.
It follows on from last summer’s Jobs Fair at St Michael’s High School in Rowley, which was one of the largest events of its kind in the area and attracted more than 700 people. read more »
James is teaming up with the Lion Farm Action Centre and Sandwell Employment Network to holding a special Help into Employment event for people in Rowley at the Brickhouse Community Centre between 11am and 3pm today.
There will be a number of different organisations there with local vacancy listings and people who can advise on how to get any training that you may need to find the work that you want.
If you are looking for work, please do come along today to see what help is on offer. If you know of anybody in the area who is looking for work, please do let them know.
James Morris has welcomed the latest employment figures, which shows a continuing improving in the local jobs market.
Mr Morris, who organised a local Apprenticeship Fair in May and is organising a Jobs Fair for this autumn, said:
"There is still a long way to go, but today’s figures are very encouraging and a sign that things are moving in the right direction. read more »
Halesowen and Rowley Regis MP James Morris has taken his campaign for a new Sandwell “super hospital” to the top.
The MP met with Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt to lobby for the Government to provide some of the funding towards building the new Midland Metropolitan Hospital.
Local health chiefs have already bought the land for the new hospital, which will be built on a derelict site in Smethwick and hope to begin work next year subject to funding and approval from the Department for Health. read more »