Rainhill Trials Exhibition

In March, Marie visited the longstanding Rainhill Trials Exhibition. The Exhibition is a reminder of the huge role that Rainhill played in modern transport. At the trials, George Stephenson’s Rocket was the only locomotive to complete them all.  Marie said: “I had a great time visting the Rainhill Trials Exhibition. Thanks to Paula for being […]

Supporting local pubs

Marie pledged support for the Long Live the Local campaign to help pubs and breweries in St Helens South and Whiston recover and thrive. There are over 170,000 members of the public who have signed the petition so far. Marie said: “Pubs are at the heart of local communities. They are wonderful to celebrate family […]

Official Glass Futures handover

The Glass Futures handover in St Helens took place in March. Construction of the £54 million Glass Futures building  is complete.  It has been handed over to Glass Futures ready for the internal fit out works to commence next month. The building is expected to be operational later this year. It was a fantastic occassion that […]

Year 2 Cronton pupil invites Marie to school

Ralph, a year 2 Cronton Primary School pupil, invited Marie to visit his school earlier this year. Marie was delighted to accept the invitation and visit the school to meet Ralph and the rest of the school council. During her visit, Marie was able to look around the school and speak with pupils about her […]

Marie visits primary school in Prescot

Marie was delighted to visit St Mary and St Paul’s CE Primary in Prescot. She was shown around the school by headteacher Mr Parks.  During her visit, Marie was able to speak with pupils about her role as a Member of Parliament. Marie said: “I had a wonderful time speaking with pupils and Mr Parks. […]

Paying respect to our heroes

On Remembrance Sunday 2022, Marie attended the service at the St Helens Cenotaph. Marie laid a wreath and paused to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of our nation. Marie said: ” It was an honour to be at the Remembrance Sunday service at the St Helens Cenotaph. “We paused to remember those who […]

Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

I can still remember the street party we held for the Queen’s coronation. Even all these years later. I remember the sheer joy of the occasion and the smiles on everyone’s faces. Throughout the Queen’s childhood she was never expecting to wear the crown. Even after her father unexpectedly became King, she could not have […]

Shakespeare North Grand Opening

Marie was delighted to attend the Grand Opening of Shakespeare North Playhouse in her constituency in Prescot. And after more than ten years of planning, the Grand Opening eventually occurred on Friday 15th July. People from across the area were invited to enjoy a weekend of fun, celebrations, performances, and joy. The ground-breaking new venue, […]

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy’s historical address to the House of Commons

Marie was delighted to witness the historical address of Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in the House of Commons. It was an emotional occasion that saw President Zelenskyy become the first foreign leader to address the Chamber. Zelenskyy evoked the words of Churchill to express that Ukraine would “fight till the end,” and never surrender. Marie Rimmer […]

Marie welcomes Shadow Business Secretary to Pilks

Marie welcomed Labour’s Shadow Business Secretary, Jonathan Reynolds MP, for tour around a Pilkington factory to address the increasing concern of rising energy bills for heavy manufacturers. The Shadow Business Secretary was joined by the Shadow Minister for Energy and Manufacturing Bill Esterson MP on the 13th January. The global energy crisis, brought about by […]