British Steel Jobs Being Lost

While steel production in the UK is being lost, the contract for steel for the replacement Trident submarines has been awarded to the French Continue reading

WASPI petition

Yesterday, I presented a number of WASPI petitions to parliament Continue reading

25th anniversary of colliery closure

In November, there will be a commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the closure of Gedling Colliery. Continue reading

Aviva Community Fund

Aviva Community Fund applications must be submitted by 11th October.  Take a look and see if your group could apply: http://www.aviva.co.uk/good-thinking/community-fund/  

Britannia Court

Fantastic refurbishment of Britannia Court in Netherfield by Gedling Homes

Willows Medical Centre

You will have seen the press coverage regarding the Willows Surgery in Carlton - and its closure following a damning report from the Care Quality Commission. It's important to realise that this is a very rare case, but there are very great concerns raised and I am seeking an urgent meeting with the Secretary of State for Health to discuss what can be done to ensure such a situation never arises again. The report from the CQC can be seen here: http://www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-533768076 Gedling Borough Council's statement is here: http://www.gedling.gov.uk/…/councilleadershockedandsaddened…

Ibstock Brick

I recently visited Ibstock Brick in my constituency and had a very interesting tour of the site and a presentation about the work they do. Continue reading

Age Concern Summer Fair

Carlton Hill Age Concern always have a fantastic summer fair. Continue reading

National Citizen Service

Last week I was delighted to meet up with participants in the National Citizen Service programme being held at Nottingham University. Continue reading