Mike Wood is MP for Dudley South

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Mike Wood is MP for Dudley South and a member of the Conservative party.

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Well done to all of staff, governors and parents at Brockmoor Primary who helped put on such a fun and enjoyable Summer Fete today!

Great to join @kfordbritishlegion, Morrisons Community Champion and Cllr Shaz Saleem for Armed Forces Day fundraising at Morrisons Kingswinford this morning.

The team are here till 3pm today.

The event is completely free to attend, so please get in touch with my office if you would like to book a place for your local charity or group ๐Ÿ‘‡ โœ‰๏ธ โ˜Ž๏ธ

Frankie (our new family rescue pup) had a fantastic time at the Oakfield Community Centre Over 60s group jubilee party!

Well done to Dawn, Bill and all the team for putting on such a fantastic party! ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‘‘

A big thank you to everyone who came along to my Older People's Information Fair today!

Especially the organisations who gave their time to provide information about advice, support and connections for our local older people... which is what this event is all about!

Please make sure your older relatives know about my Older People's Information Fair happening TOMORROW in Wordsley!!! ๐Ÿ‘‡ ๐Ÿ‘‡ ๐Ÿ‘‡

Wiltshire Farm Foods are another name who will be at my Older People's Information Fair tomorrow to offer information about their services.

Wondering what social groups are out there locally?

Pop along to find out more!

On the day:
- Sgt Pepper's Friendship Club
- Wordsley Men's Leisure Group
- Dudley South Ladies Luncheon Club
- Wordsley History Society
- Knitt & Knatter

Barclays Bank and Dudley Council's Trading Standards team will be offering advice as to how you can avoid scams and fraud.

Don't miss out ๐Ÿ‘‡

Representatives from various Dudley Council support services will be at my Older People's Information Fair this Friday to offer advice and support.

Make sure your older relatives don't miss out on this chance to get more information ๐Ÿ‘‡

West Midlands Police are just one of the names who will be at my Older People's Information Fair this Friday. They will be on hand to offer advice on how to help keep you and your home safe from crime.

Really great to welcome @NigelHuddlestonMP to the new Stourbridge Glass Museum. Our glass-making heritage in Wordsley, Brierley Hill & Stourbridge isnโ€™t just something to be proud of locally, but also something that can be celebrated more widely across the region and the country.

Gutted to have been sanctioned by Putinโ€™s vile regime in Russia ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ Apparently Iโ€™m not allowed to go on holiday to Russia this summer. Not sure that this will damage Ukraineโ€™s valiant resistance as much as Putin imagines.

94 days until @birminghamcg22 Commonwealth Games open and there are thousands of jobs in security, catering, hospitality, logistics, and cleaning.
Find out more & how to get them at tomorrowโ€™s #b2022 jobs fair at Duncan Edwards Leisure Centre in Dudley:

Happy Orthodox Easter to everybody celebrating today, but particularly those in Ukraine who are onserving the festival in such difficult circumstances this year.

The government must do everything it can to deal with the cost of living challenges faced by people in the UK.

Thatโ€™s what the Prime Minister told MPs tonight and he was completely right.

Together we will get on with the job and focus on the peopleโ€™s priorities.

It was a pleasure to be at the official opening of @WHEFC new church building last weekend ahead of the start of Holy Week.

This new build has been a long time in the making, and the end result is a true testament to the passion of all involved.

At a handshake distance. @BorisJohnson and @ZelenskyyUa walked through the center of Kyiv and talked to ordinary Kyivans. This is what democracy looks like. This is what courage looks like. This is what true friendship between peoples and between nations looks like.

The Kingswinford Methodist Church Coffee Morning meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. They're a really great chance to enjoy a cuppa, cake and chat with others - and it was especially good to speak with newer members of the group who said how welcome they felt!

And my last school visit of the week was to the brilliant Crestwood Park Primary School.

The children were so proud to show off their arts and crafts, and it was great to hear about the children getting stuck in with local issues such as litter picks!

The pressure's always high when you're asked to pick the winners in a children's Easter egg/Easter bonnet decorating competition... especially when there are as many brilliant entries as there have been at Bell Vue Primary this year!

It was so great to meet Netherton C of E Primary School's Wellbeing Ambassadors earlier this week.

It was also fantastic to see the 'Our Heritage' work which each year group do to learn about the local area and the lives that would have been lived by generations past.

It was great to finally meet the new Brockmoor Primary School cabinet earlier this week!

Each post is democratically elected by the other children - helping them to understand the democratic process from a young age.

Another fantastic primary school visit - this time to Woodside.

Thank you to all the children on the school council for such interesting and important questions about all sorts of topics.

I had the pleasure of meeting the full school council at the Glynne Primary School, followed by a tour of the school led by council representatives Francesca, Freya and Will. All three are such fantastic role models for their classmates!

Every Tuesday @SgtFriendship meets at Wall Heath Community Centre between 10:30 and 12:30 for tea, coffee, cake, biscuits, entertainment... and plenty of laughs!

Roger and the team provide such a valuable service. A real example of community!

After 2 long years, it was really great to welcome a coach full of constituents back to Parliament this week!

Thanks to everyone who came along - it was fantastic to show you around where I work on your behalf... and try to answer some pretty tough questions in a Q&A session!

Jobseekers in Dudley South have met face to face with businesses and organisations at my latest annual Apprenticeships & Skills Fair. There were over 597 opportunities available โ€” we need good quality jobs and training for local people. Give this film a ๐Ÿ‘ if you agree!

Fancy joining in on my next constituent's visit to Parliament?

To book or find out more, just contact my office... while spaces last!

A big thank you to all the employers and course providers who came along to my Apprenticeship & Skills Fair last Thursday.

I hope some of the connections made will lead to some really successful careers!

Fantastic day of events in Brierley Hill on Saturday as part of #HugYourHiStreet heritage fun day with Brierley Hill Community Forum, Brierley Hill Market Hall, Brierley Hill Culture, Dudley borough, Black Country Radio. Great work everyone involved.

**Don't forget my Apprenticeship & Skills Fair is TODAY!!!**
Location: Richardson Hall, 20 Lawnswood Rd, DY8 5PG (parking will be available next door at the former Mere Education Centre, Lawnswood Rd, DY8 5PQ)
Times: Fair open from 3pm till 5pm
Cost: Free of charge

Dudley Building Society will be at my Apprenticeship & Skills Fair TOMORROW to tell you about some of the fantastic apprenticeships they have on offer right now. Don't miss out!

Considering a career in the music industry?

Come along to my Apprenticeship and Skills Fair this Thursday and hear more from one of the country's best music industry qualification providers!

West Midlands Ambulance Service apprenticeships offer the chance to enter employment while gaining a qualification and continuing learning.

Hear more about these opportunities from the Officialwmas team at my Apprenticeships & Skills Fair this Thursday!

Have you heard about Police Degree Apprenticeships?

West Midlands Police will be at my Apprenticeship & Skills Fair THIS THURSDAY to tell you more!

This Thursday, come and have a chat to some of our local colleges about the Apprenticeships they have on offer!

Date: Thursday 3rd March, 2022
Location: Richardson Hall, 20 Lawnswood Rd, Wordsley, DY8 5PG
Times: Fair open from 3pm till 5pm
Cost: Free of charge

SPREAD THE WORD - Apprenticeship & Skills Fair - NEXT WEEK (THURSDAY 3RD MARCH)

Hundreds of career opportunities will be available at my annual Apprenticeship & Skills Fair next week. Make sure your friends and family don't miss out! Details below ๐Ÿ‘‡

Great to catch-up with the team at Energy Saving Glass in Dawley Brook, Kingswinford.

The team are discussing ambitions for greener production through the use of renewable energy - potentially making this Black Country firm a leader in the glass manufacturing industry.

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day, where we remember the millions of people murdered in the Holocaust and other genocides.

It was a privilege to sign the @HolocaustUK Book of Commitment, and pay tribute to the extraordinary survivors who work tirelessly to educate people today.

Very sad news that Erdington MP Jack Dromey has died. We disagreed on much but Jack was a model of decency with allies and opponents alike. He cared deeply about Birmingham and the wider West Mids. Thoughts and prayers with @HarrietHarman and their family at this difficult time.

This is the right decision, and desperately needed by many firms in the hospitality and leisure industries who have seen trade collapse.
This package delivers the support they need, but a return to furlough would only have made the problems worse.

.@sajidjavid says that there must always be an option for a lateral flow test โ€œand I would not support a vaccines only optionโ€.

Runner-up #6

Abbie-Rose Silk, Year 6, Ashwood Park Primary

Last but certainly not least, thank you Abbie-Rose for working so hard on this super entry ๐Ÿ‘ ๐ŸŽ„

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