Marie congratulates Whiston school on success

Marie has the honour of attending Whiston Willis Primary School to congrulate them on their success at the National School Awards. At the awards in December 2023, the school was named ‘School of the Year’. Marie said: “Whiston Willis is a great example of a school that is doing the best by its local community. […]

Holocaust Memorial Day 2024

On Holocaust Memorial Day 2024, Marie lighted a candle in memory of those who lost their lives during the worst crime against humanity. The event took place at St Helens Town Hall and she joined political and civic leaders from the town. Marie said: “It was honour to attend the Holocaust Memorial Day service at […]

Marie awarded Freedom of the Borough

Marie Rimmer was one of four recipients of the Freedom of the Borough announced at the Borough of Culture launch event alongside Saints star James Roby, World Darts Champion Michael Smith and The Duke of Lancaster Regiment. Marie said: “It has been an honour and a privilege to serve the people of my hometown. I […]

Paying respect to our fallen heroes

Ahead of the Challenge Cup finals, Marie  represented Parliament at the Rugby League memorial event at the Cenotaph. Joined by The Speaker of the house of Commons, Marie laid a wreath to remember their sacrifice on behalf of the rugby league community. Marie said: “May we always remember those that made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. “Many […]

Listening to local veterans

Marie was honoured to host an event for local veterans on 7th July 2023. During the event, the group expressed their opinions on how veterans have been treated both nationally and locally. Marie said: “I was lucky to be able to sit down with our veterans and discuss the challenges that they faced during their […]

Welcoming Carmel to Parliament

Marie was delighted to welcome the politics and history students of Carmel College to Parliament. During the visit, the students had a tour of Parliament, followed by a Q&A with Marie and her team about politics and working in Parliament. Marie said: “I had a wonderful time welcoming students of Carmel to Parliament. They were […]

Men’s Mental Health

During the debate on the mental health in Parliament, Marie raised the issue of men’s mental health. Marie said: “Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50. I spoke in Parliament calling for a national mental health strategy that offers better and more accessible care. “There also has to be a change in society […]

World Champions Civic Reception

St Helens town hall played host to the town’s world champions for a civic reception. Saints and darts champion Michael Smith were honoured at the occasion. Marie said: “It was a wonderful honour to be at the civic reception. Michael and the Saints lads have done our town proud. “We have always been a town […]

St Helens Borough of Culture

On Saturday 29th April, hundreds of people paraded in St Helens town centreĀ  as the town celebrated its history, heritage, culture, and future. With the Liverpool City Region’s ‘Borough of Culture’ title returning to St Helens this year, the ‘One Amazing Day’ event was organised as a key feature of the programme. Marie said: “It […]

Workers Memorial Day 2023

International Workers’ Memorial Day, held on 28 April every year, brings together workers and their representatives from all over the world to remember the dead and fight for the living. Every year more people are killed at work than in wars. Most don’t die of mystery ailments, or in tragic “accidents”. They die because an […]