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VILLIERS RALLIES SUPPORT FOR CLIMATE CHANGE WEEK

In the run up to Climate Change Week in March, Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has urged schools, charities, businesses and individuals across Chipping Barnet to get involved by running an event or activity to show their support for positive action to combat climate change.

VILLIERS WELCOMES EXTRA SECURITY FUNDING FOR JEWISH SCHOOLS

MP for Chipping Barnet, Theresa Villiers, has welcomed an announcement by the Education Secretary, Michael Gove, to grant two million pounds of funding to help step up security measures at state-funded Jewish Schools across Britain amid concerns about anti-semitic threats to pupils and staff.

VILLIERS WELCOMES ACADEMY STATUS FOR THE RAVENSCROFT SCHOOL

MP for Chipping Barnet, Theresa Villiers, has written to the Head Teacher of The Ravenscroft School, Paul Ferrie, to congratulate teachers and pupils on achieving Academy status. The Ravenscroft School is the third school in Chipping Barnet to be awarded Academy status and is set to open as an Academy at the beginning of the next academic year.

VILLIERS CONGRATULATES ASHMOLE SCHOOL ON ACHIEVING ACADEMY STATUS

MP for Chipping Barnet, Theresa Villiers, has written to the Head Teacher of Ashmole School, Derrick Brown, to congratulate teachers and pupils on making it into the first wave of schools to convert to academy status. Ashmole School is the second school in Chipping Barnet to achieve academy status and officially opened as an academy on the 1st October 2010.

VILLIERS SUPPORTS BOWEL CANCER SCREENING AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has thrown her support behind a campaign by the North London Cancer Network to raise awareness of the importance of being tested for bowel cancer. Bowel cancer screening is available free of charge to all residents over the age of sixty who are registered with a doctor, but uptake of the screening service in North London has been low - just forty-two percent compared to the national average of fifty-three per cent.

VILLIERS SUPPORTS CAMPAIGN TO SAVE WATER

MP for Chipping Barnet, Theresa Villiers, has joined forces with North London water provider, Veolia Water, to support their campaign to encourage customers to save water. This follows a particularly dry summer when demand for water rose by twenty percent across North London, creating problems for a number of customers who experienced interruptions to their water supply and low pressure.