In advance of Drowning Prevention Week 2018, Edward has met with the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the drowning prevention charity and leading provider of water safety education, to hear about their work & campaigns to help keep people safe around water, and prevent drowning.
Edward has met with supporters of the charity Guide Dogs in Parliament to get a further update on the charity's campaign to tackle pavement parking, and to express his continued support for the charity's work to ensure that blind and partially-sighted people can get along a pavement free from dan
Edward has joined representatives of the British Red Cross and Aviva to meet volunteers and support their new scheme called community Reserve Volunteers, which will create a national network of people ready to help in a local emergency.
Edward has joined the team from the Alzheimers Society at an event in Parliament, where he added his support to their campaign to ensure we all 'Unite to Fix Dementia', and seize the opportunity offered by the Government's Social Care Green Paper this year.
Edward has visited the successful Rearsby-based local business, W.F.Howes Ltd, the UK's leading audiobook, digital services, and large print publisher to hear about the business, meet staff, and record part of an audiobook.
Leicestershire delicacies like Cheddar cheese and Melton Mowbray pork pies are renowned as traditional British foods and are exported across the world, and at an event in Parliament this week Edward took the opportunity to hear more about the Protected Name Products scheme which gives them specia
Edward has joined the fund-raising team from St Leonard's Church, Swithland along with bell-ringers, parishioners, and local people, for the church's open morning to add his support to the campaign to raise money for the restoration of the church's bells and to attract new bell-ringers to the tea
Edward has joined representatives of Parkinson's UK and fellow parliamentarians for the launch of a new report: Mental Health Matters Too on the care of people with Parkinson's experiencing anxiety, depression, and mental health issues.