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George supports work of Addaction charity

Posted on: 17th March 2015

Andrew George MP, top right, pictured with Jason Williams, Bruce Arnott, Helen Hampton and Richard Evans   Andrew George, MP, visited Addaction’s Penzance base at the weekend to learn more about the charity’s work to eliminate Hepatitis C from the county. Addaction Charity, a pioneer in the field of drug and alcohol rehabilitation. It has […]

Andrew George MP to take part in “Race for Wildlife” Sunday 7th December

Posted on: 2nd December 2014

Local MP, Andrew George, will take part in the Race for Wildlife 7 mile run organised by Mounts Bay Harriers for the Cornwall Wildlife Trust this coming Sunday, 7th December. The race commences from Penwith College at 10 am. Mr George is sponsored by local retailer Seasalt to complete the 7 miles. Mr George explained, […]

George: Government should scrap VAT levy on lifesaving charities

Posted on: 10th November 2014

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has stepped up his call for the VAT levy on charities raising money for essential lifesaving work, including public access defibrillators, to be lifted. Mr George said, “I previously raised the unfairness of VAT being levied on charities which raise money for defibrillators with the Treasury and Health Ministers. I’ve […]

Thanks to Helston-based charities helping in the Philippines

Posted on: 15th November 2013

Local MP, Andrew George, is congratulating Helston based charities who are providing emergency relief to communities in the Philippines stricken as a result of Typhoon Haiyan. Mr George said: “Tom Henderson has told me that his Shelter for Humanity charity has a six man team working out there and Alison Wallace of Shelterbox has confirmed […]

Andrew George MP supports Water Aid

Posted on: 27th September 2011

Local MP, Andrew George, visited Archie Brown’s health food shop, therapy space and café in Penzance yesterday (Monday 26th September), to recognise their achievements in raising funds for people in the developing world without clean water or sanitation. Since 2009, customers of Archie Brown’s have raised over £1500 (£400 of which was raised during the […]