Latest updates from Daniel

Certificates for Harlescott Toy Library's Volunteers

Daniel visited the volunteers who run the Harlescott Toy Library and presented them with certificates.

The volunteers provide toys to children - and peace and quiet to their parents. The toy library has been running since 1991 and hires toys for pre-school children.

Based in Harlescott Community Centre, Kynaston Road, the library attracts people from all over Shrewsbury. As well as toys, the library lends books and arranged special days and trips out.

Daniel Helps Riding for the Disabled Charity

Daniel is writing to the county council to ask them to provide some land for an organisation providing riding for the disabled.

The Perry Riding and Driving Group is looking for a more permanent base for their riding activities. It particularly wants to find an indoor arena where the children can ride in all weathers.

Daniel Steps in to Help Woman Waiting Four Years for Surgery

An elderly lady, who has almost lost the power to walk, says she has been forced to drag herself upstairs and has been unable to bathe or shower for four years - because she hasn´t had the proper facilities fitted.

Rosemary Marshall, aged 71, says she has been waiting for Severnside Housing to install a stairlift and an easy access shower for as long as four years - and now Daniel is campaigning for the work to be done as soon as possible.

Daniel Arranges Important Health Meeting

Daniel has secured a meeting with Secretary of State for Health, the Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt MP, to meet with senior directors of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

Daniel meets with Sundorne residents

Daniel is meeting with concerned residents in Sundorne, to discuss their concerns over the delay in having replacement doors and windows fitted to their properties.

Daniel said, "some of these residents are elderly and I would not like them to go through a winter where their doors and windows are leaking, and letting in the cold. I call upon the Council to do everything they can to carry out these replacements at the earliest opportunity."

Daniel raises concerns about Dobbies' Island

Daniel has written to Alistair Darling, Secretary of State for Transport, outlining his concerns regarding safety at "Dobbies" island on the A5/A49 junction.

Traffic levels on one of Shropshire's most notorious roundabouts are 'unsustainable' and need urgent attention as the road cannot cope with the traffic.

Daniel has written to the Transport Secretary Alastair Darling to demand a traffic survey is carried by the Government department on the traffic island, which he described as Shropshire's 'main artery'.

Daniel meets the homeless in Shrewsbury

Daniel spent an evening delivering soup and sandwiches to the homeless in Shrewsbury and has pledged support to the people he met.

He said "I was introduced to seven different people and what was interesting was that not a single person that I met was from Shrewsbury. They had all come from outside the town, from Accrington, Hereford, Ireland, Cardiff and Crewe."

MP's Mobile Surgeries

Throughout the summer Daniel Kawczynski will be holding surgeries across the constituency where members of the public can come and talk to him.

Daniel is hiring a caravan and tour the Shrewsbury and Atcham area allowing constituents to come and see him in their area rather than the usual procedure where people come to his central office.

Daniel Meets North Shrewsbury Friendly Neighbours

Daniel Kawczynski, MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham, recently visited the North Shrewsbury Friendly Neighbours, who have recently moved into their new premises in Castlefields.

Pledge to Save Shrewsbury´s Local Fire Control Room

Daniel Kawczynski this week pledged that Conservatives will campaign to protect the local Fire Control Room in Shrewsbury and save Shropshire Fire and Rescue service from abolition. Under plans from John Prescott, fire authorities are to be restructured at a distant regional level, and local fire control rooms will be shut down.