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Shas Sheehan

Shas Sheehan, Vince Cable MP, Ed Davey MP and Susan Kramer delivering petition to 10 Downing Street to save local NHS services.

Shas delivering petition to save local NHS services, together with Vince Cable MP, Ed Davey MP and Susan Kramer. They were accompanied by Raynes Park mum Francesca Woodhouse and baby Isabella, who was born at Kingston hospital.

Parliamentary candidate for Wimbledon, 2010 General Election.

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Recent updates

  • Petition: Dec 9, 2013
  • 20's Plenty for Merton
    Article: Nov 18, 2013

    Come join 20's Plenty for Merton!

    Fri 22 Nov from 1pm to 2.30pm at Morden Baptist Church in Crown Lane.

    Jeremy Leach, London Campaign Manager for 20's Plenty for Us will speak about the bigger picture across London.

    We will then march to the Civic Centre to hand in our petition with hundreds of signatures to Merton Council. A light lunch and refreshments will be served.

  • Petition: Nov 12, 2013
  • Article: Nov 8, 2013

    Shas Sheehan, who has an academic background in Environmental Technology, welcomed warmly Nick Clegg's important speech to the Green Alliance this morning, making the case that what seemed like a cross-party consensus on the issue of climate change has now crumbled, leaving the Liberal Democrats as the only major party still committed to preventing the catastrophic warming of the planet.

  • Merton's road casualty figures
    Article: Oct 16, 2013

    Shas Sheehan has condemned Merton Council's decision to reject 20mph limit on residential roads in Merton. She has challenged the council to explain their decision in the light of figures released by The Department for Transport that show that the number of people reported killed or seriously injured in Merton has risen by 44% between 2011 and 2012 . http://www.travelindependent.org.uk/area_108.html

  • WCFG coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support
    Article: Oct 15, 2013

    Shas Sheehan and the fantastic team at the Wimbledon Cancer Friendship Group (http://www.wimbledoncancerfriendship.blogspot.co.uk/) raised hundreds of pounds in aid of Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning. The £881 raised will help fund a Merton Cancer Nurse Specialist. They were well supported by local businesses, who donated generous raffle prizes. Thank you everyone who came along and helped make it such brilliant success!

  • Article: Sep 25, 2013

    Free school meals for infants in England

    From September 2014 all infant school pupils, including 7,495 in Merton, will benefit from a free hot and healthy meal at lunchtime.

    Last week Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced that every child in infant school in England will receive a free school lunch.

  • Article: Sep 23, 2013

    Statement by Simon Hughes MP - and Shas wholly endorses:

    "On Sunday at the Liberal Democrat conference the party debated our latest policy paper on the environment and the economy. The paper included a range of cutting-edge and innovative environmental policies designed to kick-start green growth and green job creation. In the paper was a section on nuclear power and whether we should maintain our existing policy of not creating a new generation of nuclear power stations; or whether we should consider developing new power stations subject to the safe removal of nuclear waste and there being no public subsidy. The party voted for the second of these. I profoundly disagree with the use of nuclear power as part of our energy mix - and have done all my life. Like many Liberal Democrats and others my opposition to nuclear power will continue. And my determination that not a penny of public money will be used to finance new UK nuclear power stations is now stronger than ever. I believe we must focus our attention on new green technologies that can help save our planet and provide new jobs for people in my constituency and around the country."

  • TNT depot - 75 new jobs in Wimbledon
    Article: Sep 23, 2013

    TNT creates 75 new jobs in Wimbledon

    Shas went along to see for herself the new distribution depot in Wimbledon, where TNT have created 75 new jobs in Wimbledon. The Wimbledon team impressed Shas with their quiet efficiency and thorough knowledge of the complex system that makes the operation run smoothly.

  • The Challenge Network Merton Raynes Park High School
    Article: Sep 23, 2013

    Shas in the Dragon's Den with Merton Challenge Network

    Shas spent an inspiring afternoon in August being a 'dragon' for the Merton Challenge Network - an organisation that challenges 15-16 year olds to put their heart and soul into stuff they've never done before.

    Each group presented their plan for a worthwhile community project/issue, working out how they would raise awareness of it in the wider community. This weekend (21-22 Sep) you'll have seen them if you were out and about in Merton. Projects ranged from raising awareness of crime, to mental health issues amongst the young to the benefit volunteering for your local community can bring.