MP praises local pupils getting a taste of university

Local MP Rebecca Harris visited Year 7 and 8 pupils at The Cornelius Vermuyden School this week to hear about their progress as part of The Scholars Programme – a prestigious national scheme which gives school pupils an opportunity to experience university-style learning.

Historic Half Crown adds value to Benfleet Town

The historic 18th century ‘Half Crown’ on Benfleet’s High Street, a pub as famous for its community spirit as its namesake, had a special visit from Rebecca Harris MP when it reopened last week Friday (23rd March) following it’s recent makeover.