John Whittingdale opened the new Coffee Room at Bradwell Community Shop and Post Office: 

The new Coffee Room has been built to provide a meeting place for members of the village with the help of Essex Community Foundation and Bradwell Windfarm Community Fund. John met residents of the village including a number of those from Down Hall Residential Home.

John is pictured with Chairman, Brian Main,  with joint Shop Managers, Rachael Smith and  Carol Fennell, and Eric behind the Counter.