Jo welcomes new project for Riverside Gardens

Work has started on an exciting project to turn the old paddling pool in Riverside Gardens, off St Mary Cray High Street, into a fantastic new sand and water play area for local children.

Funding boost for Orpington sport zone project

The old and vandalised pavilion and its surrounding area in Goddington Park, Orpington, is one step closer to being revamped after a funding boost from The Veolia Environmental Trust.

Jo Johnson attends Pratts Bottom Village Fete

Jo enjoyed all the fun of the Pratts Bottom Village Fete on Saturday and was pleased to judge a closely-contested Scarecrow Competition, eventually awarding the prize to a scarecrow which had already been at work in an allotment, made by Derek Scutt.

FT: Cameron shakes up No 10 policy unit

Jo Johnson, younger brother of London mayor's, Boris Johnson, will on Thursday be given a ministerial role as head of the Downing Street policy unit, in a significant shake-up of David Cameron's political operation.