Month: July 2012

Anna Soubry MP calls on Council to withdraw Core Strategy

There are also recently published Household Projection figures which cast doubt on the target voted for by Lib Dem and Labour Councillors. The Core Strategy is now out for public consultation which ends on Monday July 23rd. Contact Anna for more details on

Midland Mainline electrification at last!

Anna had a meeting with the Transport Secretary, Justine Greening, a few weeks ago and explained the considerable benefits a modern railway line to London and up to Sheffield will bring to Broxtowe (in particular Beeston) and Greater Nottingham. This is the third major investment in our local infrastructure. “In

Anna Soubry MP welcomes Midland Mainline electrification

An announcement will be made on Monday and Anna added “I hope we also get good news about reopening the railway station at Ilkeston.” “I saw the Secretary of State for Transport, Justine Greening, again on Thursday to press the case and we had a very positive conversation. I had

Anna Soubry calls on Broxtowe to withdraw “Core Strategy”

In the debate, Anna explained how the current plan, with a housing target of 6,150, would mean thousands of houses would be built on what remains of the Borough’s Green Belt land. Anna also spoke of how there is widespread opposition to the Borough Council’s plans, with hundreds of people

Anna Soubry MP secures debate on future of Broxtowe’s Green Belt

Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry has secured a debate in Parliament about the double threat to Green Belt land in the constituency on Friday July 13th. “We have UK Coal’s application for an opencast mine on Green Belt land between Trowell and Cossall and the Borough Council’s plans to allow thousands

Anna Soubry MP Meets with Transport Secretary to Discuss Midland Mainline

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has met again with Transport Secretary, Justine Greening as part of the campaign to upgrade and electrify the Midland Mainline. Anna and a number of other Conservative East Midlands MP’s met Justine and afterwards Anna said  “There is a clear and compelling economic case to improve the

Commemorating Chilwell Shell Explosion

Members of the the Beeston and District Civic Society, the Beeston and District Local History Society, the Stapleford and District Local History Society, the Bramcote Conservation Society and the Bramcote History Group joined senior officers from Chetwynd Barracks and the Deputy Mayor, first at St. Mary’s Church Attenborough and then