On 6 March Rob attended the Berkshire Apprenticeship Adventure 2014 event at the Madejski Stadium to speak to local employers recruiting apprentices, as well as current and prospective apprentices and their parents.
On 28 February Simon Burns, Member of Parliament for Chelmsford, was guest speaker at Rob’s Portcullis Club event held in Microsoft’s UK HQ campus in Thames Valley Park.
On Friday 28 February 2014 Rob joined members of the Older People’s Social Club at the Amersham Road Community Centre for a drink and a chat.
Rob co-chaired a summit meeting at Westminster on Monday aimed at making a breakthrough regarding proposals for a third Thames Bridge to relieve pressure on Reading’s two existing bridges.
Rob is calling for more local businesses to consider taking on an apprentice during National Apprenticeship Week after new research revealed the extent of the benefits involved.
Rob is backing a campaign to give all babies the meningitis B vaccine - after meeting families left devastated by the disease.
Sport England is today announcing a special £5 million flood relief fund to help restore pitches and repair sports facilities damaged by the recent floods and storms.
The Government has announced that a further £250 million will be allocated to improve the availability of superfast broadband nationwide. Of this £250 million, £3.56 million will be allocated to Berkshire councils.
Rob has welcomed figures that show a significant rise in annual net company growth during 2013 in Reading.
On 15th February 2014 Rob officially opened the new hair salon Kool Kidz Kutz; a salon designed specifically for children and young people and situated on Wokingham Road.