In November, Jo visited Orpington railway depot to speak with local apprentices who are training to become the next generation of railway engineers. The apprentices spoke to Jo about the skills and experience they have gained through their apprenticeships.
Last month, Jo visited Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, a youth group in Orpington. Jo learnt about the group’s commitment to the values of the Hindu religion through exercise and education. The group provided demonstrations of the activities and games they hold at their weekly meetings.
Last Saturday was Small Business Saturday, a day to appreciate the important role small businesses play in our local economy. The high streets and parades across the Orpington constituency are home to a wide selection of small businesses.
On Friday, the Google Digital Garage visited Orpington, giving local residents and businesses the chance to improve their digital skills. Jo came along to see the group and individual sessions held to help educate people about online security, social media and conducting business online.